Harvard Biostatistics Multiple Lecture Courses

Dose-response analysis

Dose-Response Analysis Using R

Source: Ritz C, Baty F, Streibig JC, Gerhard D. Dose-Response Analysis Using R. Xia Y, ed. PLoS ONE. 2015;10(12):e0146021. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0146021.

How to access: Free access via the PubMed Central

Contents: The paper has a nice overview of dose-response analysis. It covers general concepts with concrete examples. It also introduces R packages to implement the methods introduced in this paper. This would be very useful resource especially for R users.

Example(s) used in this: Dose-response data on the effect of a herbicide in growth of perennial ryegrass; the potency of the two herbicides glyphosate and bentazone in white mustard; earthworm tests data; and toxicity of Selenium Types data.

Prior math/stat knowledge to fully understand materials: Likelihood, logistic regression, ANOVA, calculus