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OARSI LIVE! First webinar on December 16 @ 9am Eastern!

Dear OARSI members,

As promised in last week’s President’s Message, we are pleased to announce the launch of the OARSI Live webinar series! 

Our first webinar in this series will be held on Wednesday, December 16 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern

The Art and Science of Sample Size Estimation: Basic Science and Clinical Research Considerations.

Moderator: Elena Losina, PhD
Brigham & Women's Hospital 


Panelist: Jamie E Collins, PhD
Brigham & Women's Hospita

Panelist: Aleksandra Turkiewicz, PhD
​Lund University

Whether you are conducting animal research or plan a large Phase 3 randomized controlled trials, one of the key parts of planning, conducting and reporting research – is sample size! In this session Statistical Editors of Osteoarthritis and Cartilage will offer their insights into ‘do’s and dont’s’ of sample size estimation for clinical and basic science research, discuss major pitfalls of sample size estimation, describe journal requirements regarding sample size justification and offer a few key practical lessons of how to ‘do it right’.

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Please feel free to send in suggestions for OARSI Live topics to Dan Lemyre ( and Jeff Katz (


Thank you for your continued support of OARSI!


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