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Celebrating our Past, Empowering our Future at CDISC International Interchange 2015

We’re headed to Chicago, Illinois for the 2015 CDISC International Interchange, November 9-13, 2015.  This year’s theme “Celebrating our Past, Empowering our Future” paves the way for some exciting discussions about modernizing drug development and upgrading the way we get things done in order to work smarter, more efficiently, and ultimately, save more lives. Industry… Read more »

4 Tips for Leading a Successful Clinical SAS Programming Project

The following post was submitted by Steve Michaelson, Senior Clinical SAS Programmer + Project Manager at SimulStat With 16+ years as a Clinical SAS Programmer and Project Manager Consultant for pharma and biotech companies, I’ve faced a lot of challenges. And by working through these challenges, I’ve come up with a list of four important… Read more »

Join SimulStat at the Premier Event for SAS Users

PharmaSUG 2015 is coming to Orlando, Florida. It’s known as the premier event for SAS users in the pharmaceutical, healthcare, and related industries – and we are excited to be a part of it! The two and a half day event happens May 17 – 20, 2015 at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld in Orlando,… Read more »

Happy Employees = Happy Clients!

We know that without our employees, we wouldn’t be here. That’s why we are always looking to improve employee perks and offer the best coverage possible when it comes to important things like health and dental insurance. We also offer competitive retirement options for 401k contributions. But at SimulStat, we go beyond the basics. We… Read more »

Talented Consultants + a Great Communication Plan; Keys to a Wildly Successful Project!

With so many successful biostatistical programming + consulting projects completed last year, we decided to take a step back, review, and share which organizational attributes led to the most time-efficient and cost-effective projects completed. Whether our project was a longer, in-depth project based solution, or a quicker temporary resource based solution, we’ve learned that a… Read more »

A Year of Success + Growth in Biostatistics

What a year it’s been! This year, we’ve experienced significant growth within SimulStat, brought aboard some new clients and staff, positioned ourselves to take on new industry trends and even had a little fun along the way. Part of our growth in 2014 was due to the addition of resources in the areas of business… Read more »

Meet SimulStat at the 2014 CDISC International Interchange

We’re getting ready to head to Bethesda, Maryland for the 2014 CDISC International Interchange. The annual event happens November 10-14 2014 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. This year’s theme “Embracing a Changing Landscape: Standards to Connect Research and Patient Care” provides inspiration for the in-depth courses on BRIDG, ODM Implementation, SDTM… Read more »

Statistical Programmers: What Challenges Do you Face on a Daily Basis?

We’ve been placing talented statistical programmers at top biotech and pharma companies throughout the US for years. From this experience, and one-on-one discussions with our staff and consultants, we’ve learned that even the most experienced biostatistical and SAS programmers run into problems, hassles and challenges on a daily basis. Some of the challenges we hear… Read more »

What does it take to land a challenging job in biostatistics?

SimulStat’s Senior Recruiter Ali Henderson shares career advice for Biostatisticians and SAS Programmers on what it takes to land a job with some of today’s most innovative pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies – as well as top CROs. Q: What types of projects are you most often recruiting SAS programmers and/or biostatisticians for? Most of the… Read more »