Samuel S Wu

Samuel S Wu,

Associate Chair & Professor

Department: PHHP-COM BIOSTATISTICS
Business Phone: (352) 294-5910
Business Email: sw45@ufl.edu

About Samuel S Wu

Dr. Wu is Professor and Associate Chair in the Department of Biostatistics at University of Florida. He obtained BS degree from Peking University in 1989, MS degree from Nankai University in 1992, and Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1998. Dr. Wu serves as Director of UF CTSI Research Design and Data Coordinating Center. He has served as Director of Biostatistics Core at the VA Rehabilitation Outcome Research Center (2002-2012), the VA Brain Rehabilitation Research Center (2002-2014) and the UF Claude D. Pepper Older American Independence Center (2013-2018).

Accomplishments

Chattanooga Research Award
2018 · American Physical Therapy Association
Dean's Citation Paper Award
2018 · College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida
Privacy-preserving data collection, publication, and analysis (patent #10013569)
2018 · US Patent
University Term Professor
2016 · University of Florida

Research Profile

Dr. Wu has led the experimental design, data management and statistical analysis on numerous clinical trials funded by NIH, VA and industry. His methodological research expertise and interests are: adaptive design of clinical trials, simultaneous statistical inference, and data privacy technologies. Dr. Wu has published more than 180 peer-reviewed papers.

Publications

2021
Clinical Trial Designs for Neuromodulation in Chronic Spinal Cord Injury Using Epidural Stimulation.
Neuromodulation : journal of the International Neuromodulation Society. 24(3):405-415 [DOI] 10.1111/ner.13381. [PMID] 33794042.
2021
Frontal White Matter Hyperintensities and Executive Functioning Performance in Older Adults.
Frontiers in aging neuroscience. 13 [DOI] 10.3389/fnagi.2021.672535. [PMID] 34262445.
2021
Functional Neural Correlates of a Useful Field of View (UFOV)-Based fMRI Task in Older Adults
Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991). [DOI] 10.1093/cercor/bhab332. [PMID] 34541604.
2021
Higher-order resting state network association with the useful field of view task in older adults.
GeroScience. [DOI] 10.1007/s11357-021-00441-y. [PMID] 34431043.
2021
Independent Contributions of Dorsolateral Prefrontal Structure and Function to Working Memory in Healthy Older Adults.
Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991). 31(3):1732-1743 [DOI] 10.1093/cercor/bhaa322. [PMID] 33188384.
2021
Patterns and predictors of referrals to allied health services for individuals with Parkinson’s disease: A Parkinson’s foundation (PF) QII study
Parkinsonism & Related Disorders. 83:115-122 [DOI] 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2020.11.024.
2020
Continuous Albuterol With Benzalkonium in Children Hospitalized With Severe Asthma
Pediatrics. 145(4) [DOI] 10.1542/peds.2019-0107. [PMID] 32165556.
2020
Contributions of Hippocampal Volume to Cognition in Healthy Older Adults.
Frontiers in aging neuroscience. 12 [DOI] 10.3389/fnagi.2020.593833. [PMID] 33250765.
2020
Pain relief for osteoarthritis through combined treatment (PROACT): Protocol for a randomized controlled trial of mindfulness meditation combined with transcranial direct current stimulation in non-Hispanic black and white adults with knee osteoarthritis
Contemporary Clinical Trials. 98 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cct.2020.106159. [PMID] 32992020.
2020
Structural Neural Correlates of Double Decision Performance in Older Adults
Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. 12 [DOI] 10.3389/fnagi.2020.00278. [PMID] 33117145.
2020
The Role of Resting-State Network Functional Connectivity in Cognitive Aging
Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. 12 [DOI] 10.3389/fnagi.2020.00177. [PMID] 32595490.
2020
Variations in hospitalization rates across Parkinson’s Foundation Centers of Excellence
Parkinsonism & Related Disorders. 81:123-128 [DOI] 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2020.09.006. [PMID] 33120073.
2019
Changes in Prescribing Practices of Dopaminergic Medications in Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease by Expert Care Centers from 2010 to 2017: The Parkinson’s Foundation Quality Improvement Initiative.
Movement disorders clinical practice. 6(8):687-692 [DOI] 10.1002/mdc3.12837. [PMID] 31745479.
2019
Spatial distribution of tuberculosis and its association with meteorological factors in mainland China
Bmc Infectious Diseases. 19(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12879-019-4008-1. [PMID] 31053104.
2018
Augmenting Cognitive Training in Older Adults (the Acting Study): Design and Methods of a Phase III Tdcs and Cognitive Training Trial
Contemporary Clinical Trials. 65:19-32 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cct.2017.11.017. [PMID] 29313802.
2018
Interval Estimation in Multi-Stage Drop-The-Losers Designs
Statistical Methods in Medical Research. 27(1):221-233 [DOI] 10.1177/0962280215626748.
2018
Optimal Screening for Prediction of Referral and Outcome (Ospro) for Musculoskeletal Pain Conditions: Results From the Validation Cohort
Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy. 48(6):460-475 [DOI] 10.2513/jospt.2018.7811.
2018
Optimal Screening for Prediction of Referral and Outcome (OSPRO) for Musculoskeletal Pain Conditions: Results From the Validation Cohort.
The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy. 48(6):460-475 [DOI] 10.2519/jospt.2018.7811. [PMID] 29629615.
2018
Prediction of Persistent Musculoskeletal Pain at 12 Months: a Secondary Analysis of the Optimal Screening for Prediction of Referral and Outcome (Ospro) Validation Cohort Study
Physical Therapy. 98(5):290-301 [DOI] 10.1093/ptj/pzy021. [PMID] 29669081.
2018
Predictors of clinically meaningful change in PDQ-39 in Parkinson’s disease.
Parkinsonism & Related Disorders. 56:93-97 [DOI] 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2018.06.034. [PMID] 30056039.
2018
Sex Disparities in Access to Caregiving in Parkinson Disease
Neurology. 90(1):E48-E54 [DOI] 10.1212/WNL.0000000000004764.
2018
What predicts falls in Parkinson disease?: Observations from the Parkinson’s Foundation registry.
Neurology. Clinical practice. 8(3):214-222 [DOI] 10.1212/CPJ.0000000000000461. [PMID] 30105161.
2017
Changes in Verbal Fluency in Parkinson’s Disease
Movement Disorders Clinical Practice. 4(1):84-89 [DOI] 10.1002/mdc3.12421. [PMID] 30713950.
2017
Enabling Reduction of Low-Grade Inflammation in Seniors Pilot Study: Concept, Rationale, and Design
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 65(9):1961-1968 [DOI] 10.1111/jgs.14965. [PMID] 28734043.
2017
Hospitalization and Rehospitalization in Parkinson Disease Patients: Data From the National Parkinson Foundation Centers of Excellence
PLoS One. 12(7) [DOI] 10.1371/purnal.pone.0180425.
2017
Progression marker of Parkinson’s disease: a 4-year multi-site imaging study.
Brain : a journal of neurology. 140(8):2183-2192 [DOI] 10.1093/brain/awx146. [PMID] 28899020.
2017
Resveratrol and Exercise to Treat Functional Limitations in Late Life: Design of a Randomized Controlled Trial
Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications. 6:58-63 [DOI] 10.1016/j.conctc.2017.03.002. [PMID] 28944303.
2017
The Optimal Screening for Prediction of Referral and Outcome (OSPRO) in patients with musculoskeletal pain conditions: a longitudinal validation cohort from the USA
BMJ Open. 7(6) [DOI] 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-015188. [PMID] 28600371.
2016
Applying Triple-Matrix Masking for Privacy Preserving Data Collection and Sharing in HIV Studies
Current HIV Research. 14(2):121-9 [DOI] 10.2174/1570162×13666151029102539. [PMID] 26511340.
2016
Biopsychosocial Influence on Shoulder Pain: Influence of Genetic and Psychological Combinations on Twelve-Month Postoperative Pain and Disability Outcomes.
Arthritis care & research. 68(11):1671-1680 [DOI] 10.1002/acr.22876. [PMID] 26945673.
2016
Concordance and Discordance Between Measured and Perceived Balance and the Effect on Gait Speed and Falls Following Stroke
Clinical Rehabilitation. 30(3):294-302 [DOI] 10.1177/0269215515578294. [PMID] 25810426.
2016
The Effects of Stroke Type, Locus, and Extent on Long-Term Outcome of Gait Rehabilitation: the Leaps Experience
Neurorehabilitation and neural repair. 30(7):615-625 [DOI] 10.1177/1545968315613851. [PMID] 26498434.
2015
Biopsychosocial Influence On Shoulder Pain: Risk Subgroups Translated Across Preclinical and Clinical Prospective Cohorts
Pain. 156(1):148-156 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pain.0000000000000012. [PMID] 25599310.
2015
Development of a Review-Of-Systems Screening Tool for Orthopaedic Physical Therapists: Results From the Optimal Screening for Prediction of Referral and Outcome (Ospro) Cohort
The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy. 45(7):512-526 [DOI] 10.2519/jospt.2015.5900. [PMID] 25996361.
2015
Implications of Early and Guideline Adherent Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain On Utilization and Costs
Bmc Health Services Research. 15 [DOI] 10.1186/s12913-015-0830-3. [PMID] 25880898.
2015
Incidence and Mortality Trends of Aspiration Pneumonia in Parkinson’s Disease in the United States, 1979-2010
Parkinsonism & Related Disorders. 21(9):1082-1086 [DOI] 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2015.06.020. [PMID] 26154915.
2015
Kaatsu Training to Enhance Physical Function of Older Adults With Knee Osteoarthritis: Design of a Randomized Controlled Trial
Contemporary Clinical Trials. 43:217-222 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cct.2015.06.016. [PMID] 26111922.
2015
Successful aging: Advancing the science of physical independence in older adults.
Ageing research reviews. 24(Pt B):304-27 [DOI] 10.1016/j.arr.2015.09.005. [PMID] 26462882.
2015
The Profile of Long-Term Parkinson’s Disease Survivors With 20 Years of Disease Duration and Beyond
Journal of Parkinsons Disease. 5(2):313-319 [DOI] 10.3233/JPD-140515. [PMID] 25720446.
2015
Weight Loss and Impact On Quality of Life in Parkinson’s Disease
PLoS One. 10(5) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0124541. [PMID] 25938478.
2014
A prospective test of the late effects of potentially antineuroplastic drugs in a stroke rehabilitation study.
International journal of stroke : official journal of the International Stroke Society. 9(4):449-56 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1747-4949.2012.00920.x. [PMID] 23088350.
2014
Acute and Chronic Mood and Apathy Outcomes from a randomized study of unilateral STN and GPi DBS.
PloS one. 9(12) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0114140. [PMID] 25469706.
2014
Adherence To Accelerometry Measurement of Community Ambulation Poststroke
Physical therapy. 94(1):101-110 [DOI] 10.2522/ptj.20120473. [PMID] 24029299.
2014
Cognitive Effects of Treatment of Depression With Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
. 27(2):77-87
2014
Inflammatory Genes and Psychological Factors Predict Induced Shoulder Pain Phenotype
Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 46(10):1871-1881 [DOI] 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000328. [PMID] 24598699.
2014
Investigation of Central Pain Processing in Postoperative Shoulder Pain and Disability
Clinical Journal of Pain. 30(9):775-786
2014
Investigation of Gene X Gene Interactions in a Model of Exercise Induced Shoulder Pain
Journal of Pain. 15(4, 1)
2014
Likelihood of Myocardial Infarction During Stroke Rehabilitation Preceded By Cardiovascular Screening and An Exercise Tolerance Test: the Locomotor Experience Applied Post-Stroke (Leaps) Trial
International Journal of Stroke. 9(8):1097-1104 [DOI] 10.1111/ijs.12354. [PMID] 25156340.
2014
Mobility, Mood and Site of Care Impact Health Related Quality of Life in Parkinson’s Disease
Parkinsonism & Related Disorders. 20(3):274-279 [DOI] 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2013.10.004. [PMID] 24182524.
2014
Prediction of responders for outcome measures of locomotor Experience Applied Post Stroke trial.
Journal of rehabilitation research and development. 51(1):39-50 [DOI] 10.1682/JRRD.2013.04.0080. [PMID] 24805892.
2014
Prevention of low back pain in the military cluster randomized trial: effects of brief psychosocial education on total and low back pain-related health care costs
Spine Journal. 14(4):571-83 [DOI] 10.1016/j.spinee.2013.03.019. [PMID] 23608562.
2014
Response and prediction of improvement in gait speed from functional electrical stimulation in persons with poststroke drop foot.
PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation. 6(7):587-601; quiz 601 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pmrj.2014.01.001. [PMID] 24412265.
2014
Response to goal management training in veterans with blast-related mild traumatic brain injury.
Journal of rehabilitation research and development. 51(10):1555-66 [DOI] 10.1682/JRRD.2013.12.0266. [PMID] 25860148.
2014
Testing for Efficacy in Adaptive Clinical Trials With Enrichment
Statistics in Medicine. 33(16):2736-2745 [DOI] 10.1002/sim.6127. [PMID] 24577792.
2014
The Profile of Long-Term Parkinson’s Disease Survivors With 20 Years Disease Duration and Beyond
Movement Disorders. 29(14):1838-1839
2013
A Trial of Scheduled Deep Brain Stimulation for Tourette Syndrome Moving Away From Continuous Deep Brain Stimulation Paradigms
JAMA neurology. 70(1):85-94 [DOI] 10.1001/jamaneurol.2013.580. [PMID] 23044532.
2013
Catechol-O-Methyltransferase and Psychological Interactions Predict Exercise Induced Muscle Pain Phenotypes
Journal of Pain. 14
2013
Does Exercise Tolerance Testing At 60 Days Poststroke Predict Rehabilitation Performance?
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 94(7):1223-1229 [DOI] 10.1016/j.apmr.2013.01.031. [PMID] 23548545.
2013
Effect of two different exercise regimens on trunk muscle morphometry and endurance in soldiers in training.
Physical therapy. 93(9):1211-24 [DOI] 10.2522/ptj.20120152. [PMID] 23064733.
2013
Effects of Task-Specific and Impairment-Based Training Compared With Usual Care On Functional Walking Ability After Inpatient Stroke Rehabilitation: Leaps Trial
Neurorehabilitation and neural repair. 27(4):370-380 [DOI] 10.1177/1545968313481284. [PMID] 23504552.
2013
Foot Drop Stimulation Versus Ankle Foot Orthosis After Stroke 30-Week Outcomes
Stroke. 44(6):1660+-9 [DOI] 10.1161/STROKEAHA.111.000334. [PMID] 23640829.
2013
High rates and the risk factors for emergency room visits and hospitalization in Parkinson’s disease.
Parkinsonism & related disorders. 19(11):949-54 [DOI] 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2013.06.006. [PMID] 23835430.
2013
On Estimating the Mean of the Selected Normal Population in Two-Stage Adaptive Designs
Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference. 143(7):1207-1212 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jspi.2013.01.011.
2013
Taking a better history for behavioral issues pre- and post-deep brain stimulation: issues missed by standardized scales.
Neuromodulation : journal of the International Neuromodulation Society. 16(1):35-9; discussion 39 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1525-1403.2012.00477.x. [PMID] 22748071.
2013
Unilateral Versus Bilateral Deep Brain Stimulation Response
Journal of Neurosurgery. 119
2012
Characterization of Sequence Interruptions in Attct Repeat Expansions in Sca10
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2012
Characterizing and Identifying Risk for Falls in the Leaps Study a Randomized Clinical Trial of Interventions To Improve Walking Poststroke
Stroke. 43(2):446-452 [DOI] 10.1161/STROKEAHA.111.636258. [PMID] 22246687.
2012
Differential Effects of Power Training Versus Functional Task Practice On Compensation and Restoration of Arm Function After Stroke
Neurorehabilitation and neural repair. 26(7):842-854 [DOI] 10.1177/1545968311433426. [PMID] 22357633.
2012
Foot Placement Variability as a Walking Balance Mechanism Post-Spinal Cord Injury
Clinical Biomechanics. 27(2):145-150 [DOI] 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2011.09.001. [PMID] 22000699.
2012
Generalized Energy-Efficient Algorithms for the Rfid Estimation Problem
IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking. 20(6):1978-1990 [DOI] 10.1109/TNET.2012.2192448.
2012
Gpi and Stn Deep Brain Stimulation Can Suppress Dyskinesia in Parkinson’s Disease
Parkinsonism & Related Disorders. 18(7):814-818 [DOI] 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2012.03.022. [PMID] 22525365.
2012
Low-Frequency Deep Brain Stimulation for Dystonia: Lower is Not Always Better
Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements. 2 [DOI] 10.7916/D85X27PH. [PMID] 23450104.
2012
Predictors of Occurrence and Severity of First Time Low Back Pain Episodes: Findings From a Military Inception Cohort
PLoS One. 7(2) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0030597. [PMID] 22355317.
2011
A longitudinal study of health service utilization for diabetes patients in a care coordination home-telehealth programme.
Journal of telemedicine and telecare. 17(3):123-6 [DOI] 10.1258/jtt.2010.100314. [PMID] 21163812.
2011
Body-Weight-Supported Treadmill Rehabilitation After Stroke
New England Journal of Medicine. 364:2026-2036
2011
Characterizing and Identifying Risk for Falls in the Leaps Study: a Randomized Clinical Trial
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2011
Do patient’s get angrier following STN, GPi, and thalamic deep brain stimulation.
NeuroImage. 54 Suppl 1:S227-32 [DOI] 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2010.09.077. [PMID] 20932923.
2011
Do stable patients with a premorbid depression history have a worse outcome after deep brain stimulation for Parkinson disease?
Neurosurgery. 69(2):357-60; discussion 360 [DOI] 10.1227/NEU.0b013e3182160456. [PMID] 21415789.
2011
Exercise Tolerance Test Performance in Subacute Stroke Across Severity Levels
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2011
Feasibility and Effectiveness of Circuit Training in Acute Stroke Rehabilitation
Neurorehabilitation and neural repair. 25(2):140-148 [DOI] 10.1177/1545968310384270. [PMID] 21051764.
2011
Fugl-Meyer Assessment of Sensorimotor Function After Stroke Standardized Training Procedure for Clinical Practice and Clinical Trials
Stroke. 42(2):427-432 [DOI] 10.1161/STROKEAHA.110.592766. [PMID] 21164120.
2011
Functional Walking Ability 2 To 6 Months After Stroke: Effects of Progressive Task-Specific and Impairment-Based Exercise Rehabilitation Programs Compared To Usual Care
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2011
Gene Therapy Prevents Photoreceptor Death and Preserves Retinal Function in a Bardet-Biedl Syndrome Mouse Model
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 108(15):6276-6281 [DOI] 10.1073/pnas.1019222108. [PMID] 21444805.
2011
Interval estimation in two-stage, drop-the-losers clinical trials with flexible treatment selection.
Statistics in medicine. 30(23):2804-14 [DOI] 10.1002/sim.4308. [PMID] 21823142.
2011
Medical Utilization and Cost Outcomes for Poststroke Veterans Who Receive Assistive Technology Devices From the Veterans Health Administration
Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. 48(2):125-133 [DOI] 10.1682/JRRD.2010.05.0081.
2011
Predictors of Web-Based Follow-Up Response in the Prevention of Low Back Pain in the Military Trial (Polm)
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 12 [DOI] 10.1186/1471-2474-12-132. [PMID] 21668961.
2011
Primary Results for Leaps: a Multi-Site, Phase Iii, Randomized Trial of Physical Therapy Interventions To Improve Walking Recovery Post-Stroke
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2011
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Treatment and Depression Are Associated With Poststroke Mortality
Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 45(7-8):888-897 [DOI] 10.1345/aph.1P478. [PMID] 21750310.
2011
Smile and Laughter Induction and Intraoperative Predictors of Response To Deep Brain Stimulation for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
NeuroImage. 54:S247-S255 [DOI] 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2010.03.009. [PMID] 20226259.
2011
Steady Or Not Following Thalamic Deep Brain Stimulation for Essential Tremor
Journal of neurology. 258(9):1643-1648 [DOI] 10.1007/s00415-011-5986-0. [PMID] 21442464.
2011
Step-Up Test With a Single Cutoff for Unreplicated Orthogonal Designs
Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference. 141(1):325-334 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jspi.2010.06.015.
2011
Unilateral Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery in Parkinson’S Disease Improves Ipsilateral Symptoms Regardless of Laterality
Parkinsonism & Related Disorders. 17(10):745-748 [DOI] 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2011.07.010. [PMID] 21856205.
2011
Weight Changes in Subthalamic Nucleus Vs Globus Pallidus Internus Deep Brain Stimulation: Results From the Compare Parkinson Disease Deep Brain Stimulation Cohort
Neurosurgery. 68(5):1233-1237 [DOI] 10.1227/NEU.0b013e31820b52c5. [PMID] 21273927.
2010
A Closer Look At Unilateral Versus Bilateral Deep Brain Stimulation: Results of the National Institutes of Health Compare Cohort
Journal of Neurosurgery-Spine. 113(6):1224-1229 [DOI] 10.3171/2010.8.JNS10312. [PMID] 20849215.
2010
An Evaluation of Rating Scales Utilized for Deep Brain Stimulation for Dystonia
Journal of neurology. 257(1):44-58 [DOI] 10.1007/s00415-009-5261-9. [PMID] 19639382.
2010
Brain penetration effects of microelectrodes and deep brain stimulation leads in ventral intermediate nucleus stimulation for essential tremor.
Journal of neurosurgery. 112(3):491-6 [DOI] 10.3171/2009.7.JNS09150. [PMID] 19663554.
2010
Cost, utilization, and policy of provision of assistive technology devices to veterans poststroke by Medicare and VA.
Medical care. 48(6):558-62 [DOI] 10.1097/MLR.0b013e3181bd4a11. [PMID] 20125048.
2010
Deep Brain Stimulation for Intractable Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Pilot Study Using a Blinded, Staggered-Onset Design
Biological Psychiatry. 67(6):535-542 [DOI] 10.1016/j.biopsych.2009.11.028. [PMID] 20116047.
2010
Demographic and clinical variation in Veterans Health Administration provision of assistive technology devices to veterans poststroke.
Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation. 91(3):369-377.e1 [DOI] 10.1016/j.apmr.2009.10.028. [PMID] 20298826.
2010
Effects of Traditional Sit-Up Training Versus Core Stabilization Exercises On Short-Term Musculoskeletal Injuries in Us Army Soldiers: a Cluster Randomized Trial
Physical therapy. 90(10):1404-1412 [DOI] 10.2522/ptj.20090389. [PMID] 20651013.
2010
Elementary, my dear Dr. Allen: the case of barium toxicity and Pa Ping.
Neurology. 74(19):1546-9 [DOI] 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3181e222ee. [PMID] 20458073.
2010
Interval Estimation for Drop-The-Losers Designs
Biometrika. 97(2):405-418 [DOI] 10.1093/biomet/asq003.
2010
Is rhinorrhea an under-recognized intrinsic symptom of Parkinson disease? A prospective pilot study.
The International journal of neuroscience. 120(4):258-60 [DOI] 10.3109/00207451003615755. [PMID] 20374072.
2010
Parameter estimation following an adaptive treatment selection trial design.
Biometrical journal. Biometrische Zeitschrift. 52(6):823-35 [DOI] 10.1002/bimj.200900134. [PMID] 21154898.
2010
Speech motor program maintenance, but not switching, is enhanced by left-hemispheric deep brain stimulation in Parkinson’s disease.
International journal of speech-language pathology. 12(5):385-98 [DOI] 10.3109/17549507.2010.491870. [PMID] 20586527.
2010
The impact of and the factors associated with drooling in Parkinson’s disease
Parkinsonism & Related Disorders. 16(7):475-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2009.12.003. [PMID] 20064737.
2010
The Relationship Between Anosmia, Constipation, and Orthostasis and Parkinson’s Disease Duration: Results of a Pilot Study
International Journal of Neuroscience. 120(1):67-70 [DOI] 10.3109/00207450903337721. [PMID] 20128674.
2009
A Small Pilot Study of Smile Induction in the Nih Ocd Dbs Cohort: a Potential Predictor of Therapy Response?
Annals of Neurology. 66:S78-S79
2009
Cognition and Mood in Parkinson’s Disease in Subthalamic Nucleus Versus Globus Pallidus Interna Deep Brain Stimulation: the Compare Trial
Annals of Neurology. 65(5):586-595 [DOI] 10.1002/ana.21596. [PMID] 19288469.
2009
Errorless Practice as a Possible Adjuvant To Donepezil in Alzheimer’s Disease
Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. 15(2):311-322 [DOI] 10.1017/S1355617709090201. [PMID] 19241637.
2009
Fundamental Frequency and Intensity Mean and Variability Before and After Two Behavioral Treatments for Aprosodia
Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology. 17:45-53
2009
Greater improvement in quality of life following unilateral deep brain stimulation surgery in the globus pallidus as compared to the subthalamic nucleus.
Journal of neurology. 256(8):1321-9 [DOI] 10.1007/s00415-009-5121-7. [PMID] 19363633.
2009
Long-term effect of home telehealth services on preventable hospitalization use.
Journal of rehabilitation research and development. 46(5):557-66 [PMID] 19882490.
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2009
Mental Health Symptoms in Combat Medic Training: a Longitudinal Examination
Military Medicine. 174:572-577
2009
Mortality risk for diabetes patients in a care coordination, home-telehealth programme.
Journal of telemedicine and telecare. 15(2):98-101 [DOI] 10.1258/jtt.2008.080803. [PMID] 19246611.
2009
Promoting Functional Improvement in Post-Acute Stroke: the Importance of Repetition and Progression
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2009
Psychosocial Education Improves Low Back Pain Beliefs: Results From a Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial (Nct00373009) in a Primary Prevention Setting
European Spine Journal. 18(7):1050-1058 [DOI] 10.1007/s00586-009-1016-7. [PMID] 19418075.
2009
Quetiapine Improves Visual Hallucinations in Parkinson Disease But Not Through Normalization of Sleep Architecture: Results From a Double-Blind Clinical-Polysomnography Study
International Journal of Neuroscience. 119(12):2196-2205 [DOI] 10.3109/00207450903222758. [PMID] 19916848.
2009
Score statistics for mapping quantitative trait loci.
Statistical applications in genetics and molecular biology. 8 [DOI] 10.2202/1544-6115.1386. [PMID] 19222383.
2009
The relationship between quality of life and swallowing in Parkinson’s disease.
Movement Disorders. 24(9):1352-8 [DOI] 10.1002/mds.22617. [PMID] 19425089.
2008
A Note On Step-Up Test in Orthogonal Saturated Designs
Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference. 138(10):3149-3156 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jspi.2007.12.006.
2008
Changes in Impairment Level, Functional Status, and Use of Assistive Devices By Older People With Depressive Symptoms
American Journal of Occupational Therapy. 62:9-17
2008
Determination of the Minimal Clinically Important Difference in the Lower Extremity Fugl-Meyer Motor Score in the First 60 Days Post-Stroke.
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2008
Epigenetic Blocking of An Enhancer Region Controls Irradiation-Induced Proapoptotic Gene Expression in Drosophila Embryos
Developmental Cell. 14(4):481-493 [DOI] 10.1016/j.devcel.2008.01.018. [PMID] 18410726.
2008
On Identification of the Number of Best Treatments Using the Newman-Keuls Test
Biometrical Journal. 50(5):861-869 [DOI] 10.1002/bimj.200710454. [PMID] 18932144.
2008
Response To Exercise Tolerance Testing in Subacute Stroke Across Severity Levels
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2007
Rationale, design, and protocol for the prevention of low back pain in the military (POLM) trial (NCT00373009).
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 8 [DOI] 10.1186/1471-2474-8-92. [PMID] 17868436.
2006
CIMT as a behavioral engine in research on physiological adjuvants to neurorehabilitation: the challenge of merging animal and human research.
Neurorehabilitation. 21(2):107-130 [PMID] 16917158.
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2006
Racial and gender differences in the viability of extremely low birth weight infants: A population-based study
Pediatrics American Academy of Pediatrics. 117(1):e106-e112 [DOI] 10.1542/peds.2005-1286. [PMID] 16396844.
2006
Testosterone therapy in men with Parkinson disease: results of the TEST-PD Study.
Archives of Neurology. 63(5):729-35 [DOI] 10.1001/archneur.63.5.729. [PMID] 16682542.
2004
Donepezil as an adjuvant to constraint-induced therapy for upper-limb dysfunction after stroke: an exploratory randomized clinical trial.
Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. 41(4):525-534 [DOI] 10.1682/JRRD.2003.07.0108. [PMID] 15558381.
2004
Risk factors for infant maltreatment: a population-based study.
Child abuse & neglect. 28(12):1253-64 [PMID] 15607768.
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2003
Quantitative trait loci for growth trajectories in Populus.
Genetics Research. 81(1):51-64 [DOI] 10.1017/S0016672302005980. [PMID] 12693683.
2002
A hierarchical statistical model for estimating population properties of quantitative genes.
Bmc Genetics. 3 [DOI] 10.1186/1471-2156-3-10. [PMID] 12097145.
2002
A logistic mixture model for characterizing genetic determinants causing differentiation in growth trajectories.
Genetics Research. 79(3):235-45 [DOI] 10.1017/S0016672302005633. [PMID] 12220131.
2002
Linkage mapping of sex-specific differences.
Genetics Research. 79(1):85-96 [DOI] 10.1017/S0016672301005389. [PMID] 11974606.
2001
A maximum likelihood-based method for mining major genes affecting a quantitative character.
Biometrics. 57(3):764-8 [PMID] 11550926.
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2001
A multivalent pairing model of linkage analysis in autotetraploids.
Genetics. 159(3):1339-50 [PMID] 11729174.
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Grants

Sep 2021 ACTIVE
Defining Targets for Tic Detection and Suppression in Tourette Syndrome Deep Brain Stimulation
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NINDS
Sep 2021 ACTIVE
Southern HIV and Alcohol Research Consortium Biomedical Data Repository
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIAAA
Sep 2021 ACTIVE
Interventions to improve alcohol-related comorbidities along the gut-brain axis in persons with HIV infection
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIAAA
Sep 2021 ACTIVE
SCH: Enabling Data Outsourcing and Sharing for AI-powered Parkinsons Research
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NLM
Jul 2021 ACTIVE
FY22 VA IPA_Samuel Wu
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF VET AFF GAINESVILLE MED CTR
Jul 2021 ACTIVE
Together: Transforming and Translating Discovery to Improve Health
Role: Faculty
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NCATS
Jun 2021 ACTIVE
Mechanisms, response heterogeneity and dosing from MRI-derived electric field models in tDCS augmented cognitive training: a secondary data analysis of the ACT study
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIA
Apr 2021 ACTIVE
Web-based Automated Imaging Differentiation of Parkinsonism
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NINDS
Jan 2021 ACTIVE
Early intervention augmenting GABA-ergic pathways: The VIGAB-STAT – VIGABatrin in post-anoxic STATus epilepticus
Role: Project Manager
Funding: AMER HEART ASSOCIATION
Jul 2020 ACTIVE
Together Transforming and Translating Discovery to Improve Health
Role: Faculty
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NCATS
Mar 2020 – Feb 2021
2020 VA IPA- Samuel Wu
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF VET AFF GAINESVILLE MED CTR
Jun 2019 ACTIVE
Ethnic Differences in Responses to Painful Stimuli
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIA
Feb 2019 – Jul 2020
Data Coordinating Center for Parkinson Foundations PDGENE Study
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: PARKINSONS FOU
Feb 2019 – Jan 2020
VA IPA- Samuel Wu for HSR&D study,"Spanish Online and Telephone Intervention for Caregivers of Veterans with Stroke"
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF VET AFF GAINESVILLE MED CTR
Sep 2018 ACTIVE
University of Florida Resource Center for Minority Aging Research
Role: Other
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIA
Sep 2018 ACTIVE
Planning an Adaptive Clinical Trial of Cognitive Training to Improve Function and Delay Dementia
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: UNIV OF SOUTH FLORIDA via NATL INST OF HLTH NIA
Sep 2018 – Aug 2019
Parkinson's Foundation Contract
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: PARKINSONS FOU
Aug 2018 – Jul 2021
Design and Analysis of Vaccine Trials for Emerging Infectious Disease Threats
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIAID
Apr 2018 ACTIVE
Supraspinal Control of Human Locomotor Adaptation
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NINDS
Sep 2017 – Jul 2021
New Statistical and Computing Technologies for Bereaking the Barrier to Medical Data Sharing
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIGMS
Sep 2017 – Aug 2018
IPA Extension Chen
Role: Other
Funding: US DEPT OF VET AFF GAINESVILLE MED CTR
Aug 2017 ACTIVE
Health outcomes and cognitive effects of marijuana use among persons living with HIV/AIDS
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIDA
Jun 2017 – May 2020
Combining tDCS and neurorehabilitation to treat age-related deficits of mobility and cognition
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIA
Apr 2017 ACTIVE
University of Florida Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (OAIC)
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIA
Sep 2016 ACTIVE
Augmenting Cognitive Training in Older Adults – The ACT Grant
Role: Faculty
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIA
Sep 2016 ACTIVE
BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL INFLUENCE ON SHOULDER PAIN
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: DUKE UNIVERSITY via NATL INST OF HLTH NIAMS
Sep 2016 – Aug 2017
VA IPA_Chen
Role: Other
Funding: US DEPT OF VET AFF GAINESVILLE MED CTR
Aug 2016 ACTIVE
Scaling and Sequencing Motor Output in Humans: fMRI Study
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NINDS
Jul 2016 ACTIVE
The Human Thalamocortical Network in tourette syndrome
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NINDS
Apr 2016 – Mar 2017
Claude D Pepper Older Americans Independence Center
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIA
Sep 2015 – Aug 2019
Brain and cognition effects of cardio resynchronization therapy in heart failure
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NHLBI
Sep 2015 – May 2021
The ENRGISE Study
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIA
Jul 2015 – Jun 2016
Biostatistical Research support services
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL PARKINSON FOU
Apr 2015 – Mar 2016
Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIA
Jun 2014 ACTIVE
Obesity and Type-2 Diabetes: Bariatric Surgery Effects on Brain Function
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIDDK
Jan 2014 – Dec 2015
IPA for Qinglin Pei
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF VET AFF GAINESVILLE MED CTR
Sep 2013 ACTIVE
COM Deans Commitment Matching Funds for UF OAIC
Role: Project Manager
Funding: FL CLINICAL PRACTICE ASSO
Jan 2013 – Jan 2017
Creation of the Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Investigative Network (OPT-IN) for the Optimal Screening for Prediction of Referral and Outcome (OSPRO) Cohort Study
Role: Project Manager
Funding: AMER PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSOC
Oct 2011 – Sep 2016
Northern New Jersey Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems: 2011-2016
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: KESSLER FOUNDATION via US DEPT OF EDUCATION

Patents

Issued July 2018
Privacy-Preserving Data Collection, Publication and Analysis
#10,013,569 B2

Education

Ph.D., Statistics
1998 · Cornell University
MS, Probability and Statistics
1992 · Nankai University
BS, Probability and Statistics
1989 · Peking University

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2012-2015,2017-2021
PHC7979 Advanced Research
2014-2015,2017-2020,2019-2021
PHC7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation
2019
PHC6905 Independent Study
2018
EEL7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation
2018
EEL7979 Advanced Research
2018
PHA7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation
2012,2016-2018
PHC6063 Biostatistical Consulting
2017
PHC6946 Public Health Internship
2017
PHC6601 Seminar in Contemporary Public Health Issues
2016
PHC6945 Public Health Practicum
2014-2015
PHC6020 Clinical Trial Methods
2012-2013
GMS6827 Advanced Clinical Trial Methods
2010
GMS6861 Applied Biostats I
2007
GMS5905 Special Topics in Biomedical Sciences
2006
STA6934 Special Topics

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-5910
Emails:
Business:
sw45@ufl.edu