Fri, April 28, 2023, 09:00 – 10:00AM (PDT), 12:00 – 1:00PM (EST)
Dr. Hobbs completed a doctoral degree in biostatistics at the University of Minnesota and then joined The University of Texas MD Anderson as an Assistant Professor of biostatistics. He was promoted to Associate in 2017, and then recruited to Cleveland Clinic to found a Section of Cancer Biostatistics. He joined The University of Texas Dell Medical School in August 2020 as a tenured Associate Professor. The Eastern North American Region of International Biometric Society selected his thesis paper for the John Van Ryzin Award in 2010. In 2016, Dr. Hobbs was selected by The University of Minnesota for the Emerging Leader Award, an honor bestowed on alumni on the basis of impactful contributions within 10 years of graduating from one of The School of Public Health’s 20 programs. Recognized as an expert in clinical oncology research methodology, in 2017 Dr. Hobbs was invited to lead the publication of National Cancer Institute’s Clinical Trials Design Task Force with the goal of providing national, consensus recommendations for first-in-human cancer drug trials that use seamless designs. In 2018, he co-founded Telperian Inc. where he currently contributes in the role of scientific advisor. In 2020, he was invited to contribute to an article for Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology describing the current state of tumor agnostic trials. In 2021, Dr. Hobbs was invited to review the landscape of basket trials in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Keywords: Bayesian, clinical trials, real-world data, seamless design, cancer