[R] Use of R in clinical trials

Ista Zahn istazahn at gmail.com
Thu Feb 18 03:36:41 CET 2010

Agreed. The tables in the pdf the poster at
http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2008-01/msg00098.html links to
look terrible compared to the standard I am used to from
Hmisc::latex(). Just saying.


On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 9:33 PM, Frank E Harrell Jr
<f.harrell at vanderbilt.edu> wrote:
> Cody,
> How amazing that SAS is still used to produce reports that reviewers hate
> and that requires tedious low-level programming.  R + LaTeX has it all over
> that approach IMHO.  We have used that combination very successfully for
> several data and safety monitoring reporting tasks for clinical trials for
> the pharmaceutical industry.
> Frank
> Cody Hamilton wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> There have been a variety of discussions on the R list regarding the use
>> of R in clinical trials. The following post from the STATA list provides an
>> interesting opinion regarding why SAS remains so popular in this arena:
>> http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2008-01/msg00098.html
>> Regards,
>> -Cody Hamilton
> --
> Frank E Harrell Jr   Professor and Chairman        School of Medicine
>                     Department of Biostatistics   Vanderbilt University
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Ista Zahn
Graduate student
University of Rochester
Department of Clinical and Social Psychology

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