Analytics Thought Leader Lecture - Villanova University
Villanova University - 800 Lancaster Ave, Bartley Hall, Room 1011, Villanova, PA 19085
Katrina Adams, Predictive Analytics Practice lead at LPA Software Solutions will provide a review of a joint study with the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) to develop quantitative disease progression models for Parkinson’s disease using clinical data at the Medical Center.
There are no proven therapies that can delay, stop or reverse the clinical or neuropathological progression of Parkinson’s disease. This is primarily because Parkinson’s disease is slow and heterogeneous in symptomatic progression. Dr. Adams will describe the steps taken while building a model in an attempt to quantify and predict Parkinson’s disease progression, identifying patient attributes which may explain the heterogeneity of disease progression as measured by the Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS).
Katrina Adams is a co-founder of LPA, and serves as both Vice President of Operations and the Predictive Analytics Practice Lead. Previously, Katrina held positions in both project and development management in the U.K. and across the U.S., as well as driving operations for LPA. Katrina graduated from Queen's University in Belfast, Northern Ireland, with B.Sc. in Applied Mathematics & Statistics and a Ph.D. in Numerical Analysis.
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