The aim of the symposium is to discuss recent developments in methodology for Mendelian randomization that are not central to all applications. Topics to be covered are multivariable Mendelian randomization (Jessica Rees), non-linear Mendelian randomization (Stephen Burgess), recent developments in robust methods (Jack Bowden on visualizing and detecting heterogeneity, Wes Spiller on Slichter regression for exploring interactions with a measured covariate).

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9.00   Registration
9.30   Session 1 - Stephen Burgess, non-linear MR
10.15   Session 2 - Jessica Rees, multivariable MR
11.00   Tea
11.20   Session 3 - Jack Bowden, visualizing and detecting heterogeneity
12.05   Session 4 - Wes Spiller, Slichter MR
12.50   Discussion
13.00   Lunch and finish