Faculty members’ publications  (search via PubMed & Google Scholar)

Edmund Gehan - Emeritus Faculty 
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Ming T. Tan - Chair and Professor 
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Ruzong Fan - Professor
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George Luta - Associate Professor
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Kepher H. Makambi - Associate Professor
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Hongkun Wang - Associate Professor
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Hongbin Fang - Associate Professor
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Valeriy R. Korostyshevskiy - Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
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Ao Yuan - Associate Professor
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James Li - Assistant Professor
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Jaeil Ahn - Assistant Professor
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Xiaogang (Simon) Zhong - Assistant Professor
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  • Lin N, Zhu Y, Fan RZ, and Xiong MM (2017) A quadratically regularized functional canonical correlation analysis for identifying the global structure of pleiotropy with NGS data. Plos Computational Biology 13(10):e1005788. PubMed PMID: 29040274.

  • Chiu CY, Jung JS, Chen W, Weeks DE, Ren H, Boehnke M, Amos CI, Liu AY, Mills JL, Lee MLT, Xiong MM and Fan RZ (2017) Meta-analysis of quantitative pleiotropic traits for next-generation sequencing with multivariate functional linear models. European Journal of Human Genetics 25:350-359. PMID: 28000696 DOI: 10.1038/ejhg.2016.170.

  • Chiu CY, Jung JS, Wang YF, Weeks DE, Wilson AF, Bailey-Wilson JE, Amos CI, Mills JL, Boehnke M, Xiong MM, and Fan RZ (2017) A comparison study of multivariate fixed models and gene association with multiple traits (GAMuT) for next-generation sequencing. Genetic Epidemiology 41 (1):18-34. PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5154843; NIHMSID 821410.

  • Huang, H., Fang, H.B., and Tan, M.T. (2017). Experimental Design for Multi-drug Combination Studies Using Signaling Networks. Biometrics, DOI: 10.1111/biom.12777.

  • Wang, S., Yuan, A., Tang, L., Fang, H.B., Tan, M.T., and Chan, L. (2017). ROC analysis for Phase II group sequential basket clinical trial. International Journal of Statistics in Medical Research 6: 22-33.

  • Zhou W, Yuan A, Thieu T, Fang HB and Tan MT. (2017). Phase II basket group sequential clinical trial with binary responses. Austin Biometrics and Biostatistics 4(1): 1033.

  • Deng, D., Fang, H.B., Jahromi, K., Song, J. and Tan, M. (2017). Detecting the threshold points for gene expressions under multiple biological conditions. Statistics and Its Interface 10: 643-655.

  • Wan, W., Pei, X.Y., Grant, S., Birch, J. B., Felthousen, J., Dai, Y., Fang, H.B., Tan, M., and Sun, S. (2017). Nonlinear response surface in the study of interaction analysis of three combination drugs. Biometrical Journal 59: 9-24.  DOI: 10.1002/bimj.201500021.

  • Fang, H.B., Chen, X., Pei, X. Y., Grant, S. and Tan, M. (2017). Experimental Design and Statistical Analysis for Three-Drug Combination Studies. Statistical Methods in Medical Research 26(3): 1261–1280.  DOI: 10.1177/0962280215574320

  • Day TF, Mewani RR, Starr J, Li X, Chakravarty D, Ressom H, Zou X, Eidelman O, Pollard HB, Srivastava M, Kasid UN. “Transcriptome and Proteome Analyses of TNFAIP8 Knockdown Cancer Cells Reveal New Insights into Molecular Determinants of Cell Survival and Tumor Progression.” Methods Mol Biol. 1513:83-100. PMID: 27807832 (2017)

  • Su X, Fischer DL, Li X, Bankiewicz K, Sortwell CE, Federoff HJ. "Alpha-Synuclein mRNA Is Not Increased." Molecular Therapy (2017)

  • Friedman RB, Sullivan KL, Luta G, Snider SF, Jones KT. (2017) Leveraging the Test Effect to improve maintenance of the gains achieved through cognitive rehabilitation. Neuropsychology, 31, 220-228.

  • Tarp S, Furst DE, Boers M, Luta G, Bliddal H, Tarp U, Asmussen KH, Brock B, Døssing A, Jørgensen TS, Thirstrup S, Christensen R. (2017) Risk of serious adverse effects of biological and targeted drugs in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Rheumatology (in press).

  • Taylor KL, Hagerman, CJ,  Luta G, Bellini PG, Stanton C, Abrams, DB, Kramer JA, Anderson ED, Regis S, McKee A, McKee B, Niaura R, Harper H, & Ramsaier M.  (2017) Preliminary evaluation of a telephone-based smoking cessation intervention in the lung cancer screening setting: A randomized clinical trial. Lung Cancer (in press).

  • Kahlert J, Gribsholt SB, Gammelager H, Dekkers OM, Luta G. (2017) Control of Confounding in the Analysis Phase – An Overview for Clinicians. Clinical Epidemiology (in press).

  • Durá-Ferrandis E, Mandelblatt JS, Clapp JD, Luta G, Faul LA, Kimmick G, Cohen HJ, Yung R, Hurria A. (2017) Personality, Coping, and Social Support as Predictors of Long-Term Quality-of-Life Trajectories in Older Breast Cancer Survivors: CALGB Protocol 369901 (Alliance). Psycho-Oncology (in press).

  • Yuan, A., Giurcanu, M., Luta, G., Tan, M.T. (2017). U-statistics with conditional kernels for incomplete data models. Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, 69, 271-302.

  • Sheppard VB, Cavalli LR, Dash C, Kanaan YM, Dilawari AA, Horton S, Makambi KH. Correlates of Triple Negative Breast Cancer and Chemotherapy Patterns in Black and White Women With Breast Cancer. Clin Breast Cancer; 2017

  • Wang JHY, Ma GX, Liang W, Tan Y, Makambi KH, Dong R, Vernon SW, Tu SP, Mandelblatt JS.  Physician Intervention and Chinese Americans’ Colorectal Cancer Screening. To Appear: American Journal of Health Behavior; 2017

  • Ghosh S, Loffredo CA, Mitra, PS, Trnovec T, Murinova LP, Sovcikova E, Hoffman EP, Makambi KH, Dutta SK. PCBs exposure and potential future cancer incidence in Slovak children: An assessment from molecular finger printing by Ingenuity Pathway Analysis (IPA®) derived from experimental and epidemiological investigations ψ. To Appear: Environmental Science and Pollution Research; 2017

  • Jaehong Jeong, Tammey Naab, Martin Ongkeko, Kepher Makambi, Farhan A. Khan, Jan Blancato. Signficant DLX4 expression in inflammatory breast cancer tumors from African American patients [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2017; 2017 Apr 1-5; Washington, DC. Philadelphia (PA): AACR; Cancer Res 2017;77(13 Suppl):Abstract nr 737 (doi:10.1158/1538-7445.AM2017-737)

  • Oppong BA, Dash C, O’Neill S, Li Y, Makambi KH, Pien E, Markariou E, Coleman T, Adams-Campbell LL. Breast density in multi-ethnic women presenting for screening mammography. To Appear: The Breast Journal; 2017

  • Firl KC, King JS, Makambi KH, Loffredo CA. Changes in the diagnosis of congenital cardiovascular malformations during the 1st year of life: impacts on epidemiological risk factor associations. Cardiology in the Young 27(4):770-781; 2017

  • Taylor TR, Barrow J, Makambi K, Sheppard V, Wallington SF, Martin C, Greene D, Yeruva SLH, Horton S. A restorative yoga intervention for African-American breast cancer survivors: a pilot study. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities; 2017 (doi: 10.1007/s40615-017-0342-4)

  • Zhuang Y, Tan M and Chen PY. A Novel Rank-based Non-parametric Method for Longitudinal Ordinal Data. (in press). Statistical Methods in Medical Research. 2017.

  • Lynce FC, Barac A, Tan M, Asch, F, Smith KL, Dang C, Issacs C and Swain S. SAFE-HEART: Rationale and Design of a Pilot Study Investigating Cardiac Safety of HER2 Targeted Therapy in Patients with HER2 Positive Breast Cancer and Reduced Left Ventricular Function. The Oncologist. 2016. (in press). 2017 Mar 17. pii: theoncologist.2016-0412. doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2016-0412. [Epub ahead of print].

  • Yuan, A., Wang S and Tan M. Robust Estimate of Regional Treatment Effect in Multi-regional Randomized Clinical Trial in Global Drug Development. Stat. & Its Interface. In Press. 2017.

  • Yang Y, Fang HB, Roy A and Tan M. An Adaptive Oncology Phase I trial design of drug combinations with drug-drug interaction modeling. Statistics and Its Interface. (in press). 2017.

  • Zhou W, Yuan A, Thieu T, Fang H and Tan TM. Phase II Basket Group Sequential Clinical Trial with Binary Responses. Austin Biom and Biostat. 4(1): 1033. 2017.

  • Wang S, Yuan A, Tang L, Fang HB, Tan MT and Chan L. ROC Analysis for Phase II Group Sequential Basket Clinical Trial. International Journal of Statistics in Medical Research, 2017, 6, 22-33.

  • Yuan, A., Guo, Y., Shara, N.M., Howard, B.V., Tan, M.T. (2017). An additive Cox model for coronary heart disease study. Journal of Applied Statistics, In press.

  • Wang H, Wang Y, Kota KK, Sun B, Kallakury B, Mikhail NN, Sayed D, Mokhtar A, Maximous D, Yassin EH, Sun SX, Chen X, Loffredo CA, Zheng Y. Chromosomal aberrations in blood lymphocytes predict the risk of urothelial and squamous cell carcinoma of bladder. 2017. Scientific Reports. In Press.

  • Kim K, Jha R, Prins PA, Wang H, Chacha M, Hartley ML, He AR. Regorafenib in advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC): considerations for treatment. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2017. doi:10.1007/s00280-017-3431-5. PubMed PMID: 28932966.

  • Fu Y, Silverstein S, McCutcheon JN, Dyba M, Nath RG, Aggarwal M, Coia H, Bai A, Pan J, Jiang J, Kallakury B, Wang H, Zhang YW, Giaccone G, He AR, Chung FL. An endogenous DNA adduct as a prognostic biomarker for hepatocarcinogenesis and its prevention by Theaphenon E in mice. Hepatology. 2017. doi: 10.1002/hep.29380. PubMed PMID: 28718980.

  • Han, G., Huang, Y., Yuan, A. (2017). Bayesian-frequentist hybrid approach for skew-normal nonlinear mixed-effects joint models in the presence of covariates measured with errors. Statistics and Its Interface, In press.

  • Zheng, G., Xiong, J., Li, Q., Xu, J., Yuan, A., Gastwirth, J. (2017). Evaluating the accuracy of small p-values in genetic association studies using Edgeworth expansions. Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, In press.

  • Tang, L., Yuan, A., Collins, J., Che, X., Chan, L. (2017). Unified least squares methods for the evaluation of diagnostic tests with the gold standard. Cancer Informatics, 16, DOI:10.1177/1176935116686063