Dana Aeschliman

Statistical Consulting - Consultant en statistique

Data Science - Science des données

Mission statement

Using statistical methodology, I help teams define and solve problems.

Software Proficiencies

R, mysql, Python, Perl, HTML, UNIX/Linux tools (shell scripting, sed, awk), SAS products, C

Language Proficiencies

English, French and Spanish

Work experience

Nov 2021 - Present

Senior Staff Statistical Programmer

Eikon Therapeutics - Home-based in Montreal, Quebec

Eikon seeks to use the Nobel Prize winning technology of its founder Eric Betzig to discover novel drugs. I'm still learning what my job here will entail. Stay tuned!

Nov 2018 - Oct 2021

Principal Biostatistician -> Associate Director, Center for Statistics in Drug Development

GCE Solutions -> IQVIA - Home-based in Montreal, Quebec

Spent much of Oct 2020 to Oct 2021 writing the backend R code for the IQVIA software for adaptive trial design. My job was to choose the algorithm, code it in R, and work with a team from India to help build the GUI. We incorporated several Dose Escalation algorithms (3+3, i3+3, mTPI-2, and BOIN), one Recommended Phase 2 Dose algorithm (PRINTE), Anisimov's (2011) algorithm for predicting event counts in Time-To-Event trials, and wrapped the R package gsDesign.

Earlier tasks in this job:

Mar 2017- June 2018

Senior Biostatistician 2

Chiltern International -> Covance - Home-based in Montreal, Quebec

Jan 2013-Mar 2017

Business Intelligence Statistician

Seedbox Technologies, Inc - Montreal, Quebec

Oct 2009-Nov 2012

Statistician (Senior Associate Scientist)

Pharsight Consulting Services - Montreal, Quebec

Oct 2007-Oct 2009


Theratechnologies - Montreal, Quebec

Sept 2006-Oct 2007


Montreal Heart Institute - Montreal, Quebec

Jan 2006-Sept 2006


Charles River Laboratories - Montreal, Quebec

Jan 2003-Mar 2005


Statistics Department and Biotechnology Laboratory,
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia

Sept 2001-Dec 2002

Statistical Analyst

Providence Health Care St. Paul's Hospital
Vancouver, British Columbia

Sept 1999-Sept 2001

Teaching Assistant / Research Assistant

University of British Columbia Statistics Department

June 1999-Aug 1999

Statistician (Internship)

Compliance Solutions, Inc., Knoxville, TN

June 1988-June 1997

Math Teacher

June 1985-May 1988

Assistant Actuary

Lincoln-Cross Inc., Nashville, TN


Sept 1999-Sept 2001

M.Sc. Statistics - University of British Columbia

Sept 1998-Sept 1999

Student of statistics - University of Tennessee

Sept 1997-July 1998

Part time mathematics student - Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Jan 1983-May 1985

B.Sc. Math - Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

June 2016 - Sept 2016

Big Data and Social Analytics - MIT (Online through GetSmarter)

Oct 2016 - Mar 2017

Fintech: Future Commerce - MIT (Online through GetSmarter)



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