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Introduction to Signal Detection and Data Mining June 2010

Course Description

This course will cover the fundamentals of signal detection, and how signal detection can be augmented by the use of data mining techniques. The requirement for companies to perform signal detection is now mandatory in Europe and highly recommended in the US. Many simple techniques can be applied to the generation and review of potential signals, which can also be augmented by the application of sophisticated data mining algorithms.



Learning Objectives

  • Explain the basic concepts and principles of signal detection
  • Outline how to apply these techniques within their company
  • Employ data mining techniques to analyze large volumes of adverse event report
  • Perform analysis and visualization of potential signals
  • Define required data sources and formats for analysis
  • Develop data mining algorithms and apply them to risk assessment
Who Should Attend
  • Pharmacovigilance
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Regulatory affairs


Steve Jolley

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Course Length Time

2 hours; 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Eastern

Course Dates

June 28, 2010

Hold this course at your company!

For more information, contact Naila Ganatra at (215) 413-2471.