Aug 13, 2018 Meeting Notes

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Aug 13, 2018

Present First Name Last Name Affiliation
yes Kevin Snyder FDA
Elaine Thompson FDA
Kevin Cahill EPL
Bill Varady Boehringer-Ingelheim
Bob Friedman Xybion
Stephen MacMannis Pfizer
Fred Mura PDS
yes Anthony Fata SNBL
yes Hanming Tu Accenture
Yes Bill Houser Bristol-Myers Squibb
Atul Mishra Pfizer
yes Jared Slain MPI Research
Drashtti Vasant Bayer

As we discussed the topics for consideration this year, it became obvious that we each have different interests partly driven by our day-jobs. The proposal for going forward is to reduce our meeting frequency to monthly giving us more time to work on developing these scripts.

  • Safety pharm data set summarization for Latin square - Jared and Kevin.
    • Jared and Kevin meet separately and completed their analysis and attended the CDISC team.
    • Kevin shows the status of the app and will improve the
      • Algorithm description
      • Use ELTM instread of TPT
    • Jarad researched how to work with ISO 8601 in SAS. He wrote an adapter from their in-house solution. It is working well.
  • Send test data factory - Bob (unable to attend today)
    • Inquired about project with group leader but has yet to hear back
  • Programatic edit of xpt files and/or convert from xpt to excel and back to xpt - Bill
  • GroupSEND function - Kevin - nothing today.
  • Repository Index - Hanming - will show some next time.
  • xpt to csv and csv to xpt: Bill and Tony
    • can we read files from the PC? with choose file? - follow the example in Bob's script for TS
    • can we enable users to download the converted results?

Action items:

  • We created space for Project Design Notes to be uploaded for each project. - Complete.

Follow-up action from previous meetings:

  • Jared received permission to share his Excel to XPT script. He is planning to contribute it to ..\phuse-scripts\trunk\contributed\Nonclinical\SAS\Utilities - SEND_easyExcelXPT. He placed it there but it isn't yet visible to others.