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Members:

Kaleab Z. Abebe, PhD

Associate Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine
Director, Center for Clinical Trials & Data Coordination (CCDC)

325 Parkvale Building
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Email: Kza3@pitt.edu



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THE THREE MOST SIGNIFICANT QUESTIONS THAT DEFINE YOUR RESEARCH PROGRAM:
What is the impact (safety, tolerability, efficacy) of metformin on slowing the progression of polycystic kidney disease?
What is the difference in perinatal outcomes between two predominant screening approaches for gestational diabetes?
What is the safety and tolerability profile of 12-week treatment with riociguat versus placebo in high-risk patients with sickle cell disease?

FIVE KEYWORDS THAT DESCRIBE YOUR AREAS OF INTEREST:
RCTs, comparative effectiveness research, pragmatic trials, data coordinating center, cluster RCTs

TECHNIQUES, MODELS, METHODS, ANALYTIC APPROACHES, ETC:
Data coordination of multisite RCTs
Generalized linear mixed models for longitudinal data
Shared parameter models for joint longitudinal and time-to-event data