ISRT is pleased to inform you that faculty member Dr. Anower Hossain (Associate Professor) has been selected to receive the 2020 ISI Young Ambassador to IBS-IBC funding. ISRT family congratulates him for his success! As one of the recipients, Dr. Hossain is supposed to attend the International Biometrics Conference (IBC 2020) in Seoul but amid … [ Read More ]
NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Former director of ISRT, Dr. M. Monowar Hossain has passed away on March 6, 2020. Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un. Dr. Hossain was the director of ISRT long ago in the tenure: 01/1968-01/1971. ISRT family express their heartfelt condolences and pray for his departed soul for eternal peace. … [ Read More ]
ISRT beat the Institute of Nutrition and Food Science (INFS) by seven wickets in the second round of the inter-department cricket tournament 2019-20 of the University of Dhaka on March 12, 2020 at central playground of the University of Dhaka. In their first innings, INFS scored a total of 136 runs in 20 overs, The … [ Read More ]
Professor Dr. M. Shafiqur Rahman has been appointed as the new Director of ISRT on 26 February 2020. He took over the responsibility from the former Director Professor Dr. M. Israt Rayhan in the presence of ISRT faculty members. The ISRT family congratulate Professor Dr. M. Shafiqur Rahman on his new journey and thank Professor Dr. M. … [ Read More ]
ISRT gave farewell to our esteemed and distinguished faculty member Dr. Pk. Md. Motiur Rahman on February 24, 2020 with a simple ceremony. He joined ISRT as a Professor on March 3, 1993 and worked here for over 20 years until June 30, 2013, continuing to work as a Supernumerary Professor after his tenure. He … [ Read More ]
Recent Faculty Publications (Selected)
Rafiqul I. Chowdhury and M. Ataharul Islam (2020). Regressive models for risk prediction of repeated multinomial outcomes: An illustration using Health and Retirement Study data. Biometrical Journal, 2020; 1-18, D OI: 10.1002/bmj.201800101
Rafiqul I. Chowdhury and M. Ataharul Islam (2019). Prediction of risks of sequence of events using multistage proportional hazards model: a marginal-conditional modelling approach. Statistical Methods & Applications, pp 1-31.
Alam, M. I., Coad, D. S. and Bogacka, B. (2019). Combined criteria for dose optimisation in early phase clinical trials. Statistics in Medicine, 38(21): 4172 – 4188.
Alam, M. I. and Sultana, Jafrin (2019). Isotonic design for phase I clinical trials: can we improve further? Austrian Journal of Statistics, 48: 34-44.
Ali, M., Salehnejad, R. and Mansur, M. (2019). Hospital Productivity: The Role of Efficiency Drivers, International Journal of Health Planning and Management, published online, volume 34, issue 2, pp. 806-823.
M.H.R. Khan, A. Bhadra and T. Howlader (2019). Stability Selection for Lasso, Ridge and Elastic Net Implemented with AFT Models. Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology, 18(5), 20170001, https://doi.org/10.1515/sagmb-2017-0001.
M.B. Hossain, S.K. Mistry, M. Mohsin and M.H.R. Khan (2019). Trends and determinants of perinatal mortality in Bangladesh. PLoS ONE, 14(8): e0221503. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0221503.
M. S. Alam, S.S. Hossain, F. F. Sheela (2019). Spatial smoothing of low birth weight rate in Bangladesh using Bayesian hierarchical model. Journal of Applied Statistics 46 (10), 1870-1885.
Roy PK, Khan MHR, Akter T and Rahman MS (2019). Exploring socio-demographic-and geographical-variations in prevalence of diabetes and hypertension in Bangladesh: Bayesian spatial analysis of national health survey data. Spatial and Spatio-temporal Epidemiology Vol 29: 71-83
Rahman MS, Rumana AS (2019). A model-based concordance-type index for evaluating the added predictive ability of novel risk factors and markers in the logistic regression models. Journal of Applied Statistics (Early view).