Evaluation of medical tests and biomarkers


13Oct2017 10:00 - 11:00

PhD defence ceremony

Medical tests and biomarkers are used to discriminate between people who do have a certain target condition or disease (diagnosis) and those who do not. Tests may also be used to discriminate between people who will have a certain event (prediction or prognosis) and those who will not. Junfeng Wang focuses on the evaluation of medical tests and biomarkers, in both primary studies and in systematic reviews and meta-analyses. She presents a number of test evaluations and methodological developments to improve the methods for such evaluations.

J. Wang: Evaluating Medical Tests and Biomarkers: in Primary Studies and Systematic Reviews.


Prof. P.M.M. Bossuyt
Prof. A.H. Zwinderman


Dr M.M.G. Leeflang
Dr R.B. Geskus


  • Agnietenkapel

    Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231 | 1012 EZ Amsterdam
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