2015 Publications

Babette Brumback, Ph.D.

Bergstrand  K, Mayer B, Brumback B, Zhang Y (2015). “Assessing the relationship between social vulnerability and community resilience to hazards.”  Social Indicators Research, 122:391-409.

Cai Z*, Brumback BA.  (2015). “Model-based standardization to adjust for unmeasuredcluster-level confounders with complex survey data.” Statistics in Medicine, 34(15): 2368-2380.

Myron Chang, Ph.D.

Jabbar HR, Abbas A, Ahmed M, Klodell CT Jr, Chang MN, Dai Y and Draganov PV (2015). The incidence, predictors and outcomes of gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with left ventricular assist device (LVAD) (2015). PubMed PMID: 26072320. Dig Dis Sci DOI 10.1007/s10620-015-3743.4

Chang MN, Li Y and An Q (2015). Alternative Designs for Phase II Clinical Trials when attained Sample Sizes are Different from Planned Sample Sizes. Journal of Biometrics and Biostatistics. 6.2 (2015): 1-8.

Huaihou Chen, Ph.D.

Chen, Huaihou, Clare Kelly, F. Xavier Castellanos, Ye He, Xi-Nian Zuo, and Philip T. Reiss. “Quantile rank maps: A new tool for understanding individual brain development.” NeuroImage 111 (2015): 454-463.

Kantrowitz, Joshua T., Scott W. Woods, Eva Petkova, Barbara Cornblatt, Cheryl M. Corcoran, Huaihou Chen, Gail Silipo, and Daniel C. Javitt. “D-serine for the treatment of negative symptoms in individuals at clinical high risk of schizophrenia: a pilot, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomised parallel group mechanistic proof-of-concept trial.” The Lancet Psychiatry 2, no. 5 (2015): 403-412.

Yueh-Yun Chi, Ph.D.

Walz AL,  Ooms  A,  Gadd  S,  Gerhard  DS,  Smith  MA,  Guidry  Auvil  JM, Meerzaman D, Chen QR, Hsu CH, Yan C, Nguyen C, Hu Y, Bowlby R, Brooks D, Ma Y, Mungall AJ, Moore RA, Schein J, Marra MA, Huff V, Dome JS, Chi YY, Mullighan CG, Ma J, Wheeler DA, Hampton OA, Jafari N, Ross N, Gastier – Foster   JM,   Perlman   EJ   (2015)   Recurrent   DGCR8,   DROSHA,   and   S IX homeodomain mutations in favorable histology Wilms tumors. Cancer Cell, 27, 286-197. PubMed PMID: 25670082.

Lathi RB, Chi YY, Liu J, Saravanabavanandhan B, Hegde A, and Baker VL (2015) Frozen Blastocyst Embryo Transfer Using A Supplemented Natural Cycle Protocol Has A Similar Live Birth Rate Compared to A Programmed Cycle Protocol. Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, DOI 10.1007/s10815-015-0499-x.

Kirst M, Li E, Alfant B, Chi YY, Walker C, Magnusson I, a nd Wang G  (2015) Dysbiosis  and  alterations  in  predicted  functions  of  subgingival  microbiome  in chronic  periodontitis. Applied and Environmental Microbiology , 81, 783-793. PubMed PMID: 25398868; PMCID: PMC4277562

Rios-Avila L,  Coats  B,  Chi YY,  Midttun  O,  Uelan  PM,  Stacpoole  PW,  abd Gregory  JF   (2015)   Metabolite  Profile   Analysis   Provides   Insights   into   the Association    of    Vitamin    B-6    with    One-Carbon    Metabolism,    Tryptophan Catabolism  and  Inflammation  in  Oral  Contraceptive  Users  and   Reveals  the Effects of Oral Contraceptives on these Processes. Journal of Nutrition, 145, 87- 95. PubMed PMID: 25527663.

Somnath Datta, Ph.D.

Datta, So. Empirical Bayes, In Wiley StatsRef: Statistics Reference Online, Wiley, DOI: 10.1002/9781118445112.stat00257. pub2 (2015).

Datta, So., Lorenz, D., and Datta, Su.  Approximate U‐statistics for state waiting times under right censoring. In Modern Nonparametric, Robust and Multivariate Methods (K. Nordhausen, S. Taskinen, Eds.), Springer, pp. 31‐46 (2015).

Dey, P., Bible, J.*, Dey, S. and Datta, So.     Applications of feature selection and regression techniques in materials design: A Tutorial. In Computational Approaches to Materials Design: Theoretical and Practical Aspects, (Shubhabrata Datta,  ed),  IGI  Global, Hershey, USA, to appear (2015).

Kong, M., Xu, S.*, Levy, S. and Datta, So. GEE type inference for clustered zero‐inflated negative binomial regression with application to dental caries. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 85, 54‐66 (2015).

Lorenz, D. J. and Datta, So. A  Nonparametric analysis of waiting times   from   a multistate model using   a novel linear hazards model approach. Electronic Journal of Statistics, 9, 419‐443 (2015).

Meira‐Machado, L., Una‐Alvarez, J. and Datta, So. Conditional transition probabilities in a non‐Markov Illness‐death Model. Computational Statistics, 30, 377‐397 (2015).

Mertens, B. J. A., Datta, So., Brand, R. and Peul, W. Causal effect estimation strategies in a   longitudinal  study   with   complex  time‐varying confounders:  A tutorial. Statistical Methods in Medical Research, to appear (2015).    Epub     ahead     of    print     doi: 10.1177/0962280214545529, PMID:  25147227

Susmita Datta, Ph.D.

Datta, Su. and Gill, R. (2015). Statistical Analysis of DNA Microarray Data. Wiley StatsRef: Statistics Reference Online. 1–7. Update based on original article by Susmita Datta, Wiley StatsRef: Statistics Reference Online © 2014 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

Kujala M, Nevalainen J, März W, Laaksonen R, Datta Su. (2015) Differential Network Analysis with Multiply Imputed Lipidomic Data. PLoS ONE 10(3): e0121449.

Sikdar, S., Wosoba, C., H., Abdia, Y., Dutta, S., Gill, R., Datta, So., Datta, Su. (2015). AnIntegrative Exploratory Analysis of -omics Data from the ICGC Cancer Genomes Lung Adenocarcinoma Study. Systems Biomedicine 2:3, 1-9; April 1, 2015.

Sikdar, S., Gill, R., Datta, Su. (2015) Protein identification from tandem mass spectrometry data. Invited Paper in Briefings in Bioinformatics, July 3, 2015

Bible, J., Beck, J. D., and Datta, S. Cluster adjusted regression for displaced subject data (CARDS): marginal inference under potentially informative temporal cluster size profiles. Biometrics, Epub ahead of print doi: DOI: 10.1111/biom.12456

Datta, S. and Datta, S. A novel rank-sum test for clustered data when the number of subjects in a group within a cluster is informative.   Biometrics,   Epub ahead of print doi: 10.1111/biom.12447

Choo-Wosoba, H., Levy, S. M., and Datta, S.  Marginal regression models for clustered count data based on zero-inflated Conway-Maxwell-Poisson distribution with application to the Iowa Fluoride Study.  Biometrics, Epub ahead of print doi: 10.1111/biom.12436

Datta, So., Lorenz, D., and Datta, Su.  Approximate U‐statistics for state waiting times under right censoring. InModern Nonparametric, Robust and Multivariate Methods (K. Nordhausen, S. Taskinen, Eds.), Springer, pp. 31‐46 (2015).

Meenakshi Devidas, Ph.D.

Asselin BL, Devidas M, Chen L, Franco VI, Pullen J, Borowitz MJ, Hutchison RE, Ravindranath Y, Armenian SH, Camitta BM, Lipshultz SE. Cardioprotection and Safety of Dexrazoxane in Patients Treated for Newly Diagnosed T-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia or Advanced-Stage Lymphoblastic Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: A Report of the Children’s Oncology Group Randomized Trial Pediatric Oncology Group 9404. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Dec 23. pii: JCO608851. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26700126.

Moriyama T, Metzger ML, Wu G, Nishii R, Qian M, Devidas M, Yang W, Cheng C, Cao X, Quinn E, Raimondi S, Gastier-Foster JM, Raetz E, Larsen E, Martin PL, Bowman WP, Winick N, Komada Y, Wang S, Edmonson M, Xu H, Mardis E, Fulton R, Pui CH, Mullighan C, Evans WE, Zhang J, Hunger SP, Relling MV, Nichols KE, Loh ML, Yang JJ. Germline genetic variation in ETV6 and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: a systematic genetic study. Lancet Oncol. 2015 Dec;16(16):1659-66. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(15)00369-1. Epub 2015 Oct 28. PMID: 26522332.

Karol SE, Mattano LA Jr, Yang W, Maloney KW, Smith C, Liu C, Ramsey LB, Fernandez CA, Chang TY, Neale G, Cheng C, Mardis E, Fulton R, Scheet P, San Lucas FA, Larsen EC, Loh ML, Raetz EA, Hunger SP, Devidas M, Relling MV. Genetic risk factors for the development of osteonecrosis in children under age 10 treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Blood. 2015 Nov 20. pii: blood-2015-10-673848. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26590194.

Karol SE, Yang W, Van Driest SL, Chang TY, Kaste S, Bowton E, Basford M, Bastarache L, Roden DM, Denny JC, Larsen E, Winick N, Carroll WL, Cheng C, Pei D, Fernandez CA, Liu C, Smith C, Loh ML, Raetz EA, Hunger SP, Scheet P, Jeha S, Pui CH, Evans WE, Devidas M, Mattano LA Jr, Relling MV. Genetics of glucocorticoid-associated osteonecrosis in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Blood. 2015 Oct 8;126(15):1770-6. doi: 10.1182/blood-2015-05-643601. Epub 2015 Aug 11. PMID: 26265699.

Vujkovic M, Wray L, Kersh L, McWilliams TK, Devidas M, Smith ST, Stork L, Aplenc R. Associations between genetic variants in folate and drug metabolizing pathways and relapse risk in pediatric acute lymphoid leukemia on CCG-1952. Leuk Res Rep. 2015 Jul 21;4(2):47-50. doi: 10.1016/j.lrr.2015.05.005. eCollection 2015. PMID: 26605150.

Fernandez CA, Smith C, Yang W, Mullighan CG, Qu C, Larsen E, Bowman WP, Liu C, Ramsey LB, Chang T, Karol SE, Loh ML, Raetz EA, Winick NJ, Hunger SP, Carroll WL, Jeha S, Pui CH, Evans WE, Devidas M, Relling MV. Genome-wide analysis links NFATC2 with asparaginase hypersensitivity. Blood. 2015 Jul 2; 126(1):69-75. doi: 10.1182/blood-2015-02-628800. Epub 2015 May  18. PubMed  PMID:  25987655;  PubMed  Central  PMCID: PMC4492197.

Winter SS, Dunsmore KP, Devidas M, Eisenberg N, Asselin BL, Wood BL, Leonard Rn MS, Murphy J, Gastier-Foster JM, Carroll AJ, Heerema NA, Loh ML, Raetz EA, Winick NJ, Carroll WL, Hunger SP. Safe integration of nelarabine into intensive chemotherapy in newly diagnosed T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia: Children’s Oncology Group Study AALL0434. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2015 Jul; 62(7):1176-83. doi: 10.1002/pbc.25470. Epub 2015 Mar 8. PubMed PMID: 25755211; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4433576.

Raetz EA, Cairo MS, Borowitz MJ, Lu X, Devidas M, Reid JM, Goldenberg DM, Wegener WA, Zeng H, Whitlock JA, Adamson PC, Hunger SP, Carroll WL. Re-induction chemoimmunotherapy with epratuzumab in  relapsed acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL): Phase  II results from Children’s Oncology Group (COG) study ADVL04P2. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2015 Jul; 62(7):1171-5. doi: 10.1002/pbc.25454. Epub 2015 Mar 2. PubMed PMID:25732247.

Borowitz MJ, Wood BL, Devidas M, Loh ML, Raetz EA, Salzer WL, Nachman JB, Carroll AJ, Heerema NA, Gastier-Foster JM, Willman CL, Dai Y, Winick NJ, Hunger SP, Carroll WL, Larsen E. Prognostic significance of minimal residual disease in high risk B-ALL: a report from Children’s Oncology Group study AALL0232. Blood. 2015 Jun 29. pii: blood-2015-03-633685. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26124497.

Xu H, Zhang H, Yang W, Yadav R, Morrison AC, Qian M, Devidas M, Liu Y, Perez-Andreu V,  Zhao X, Gastier-Foster JM, Lupo PJ, Neale G, Raetz E, Larsen E, Bowman WP, Carroll WL,  Winick N, Williams R, Hansen T, Holm JC, Mardis E, Fulton R, Pui CH, Zhang J, Mullighan CG, Evans WE, Hunger SP, Gupta R, Schmiegelow K, Loh ML, Relling MV, Yang JJ.  Inherited coding variants at the CDKN2A locus influence susceptibility to acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children.  Nat Commun.  2015 Jun 24; 6:7553. doi:10.1038/ncomms8553. PubMed PMID: 26104880.

Lindemulder SJ, Stork LC, Bostrom B, Lu X, Devidas M, Hunger S, Neglia JP, Kadan-Lottick NS. Survivors of standard risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia do not have increased risk for overweight and obesity compared to non-cancer peers: a report from the Children’s Oncology Group. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2015 Jun; 62(6):1035-41. doi: 10.1002/pbc.25411. Epub 2015 Feb 7. PubMed PMID: 25663378; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4405430.

Ma X, Edmonson M, Yergeau D, Muzny DM, Hampton OA, Rusch M, Song G, Easton J, Harvey RC, Wheeler DA, Ma J, Doddapaneni H, Vadodaria B, Wu G, Nagahawatte P, Carroll WL,  Chen IM, Gastier-Foster JM, Relling MV, Smith MA, Devidas M, Guidry Auvil JM, Downing JR, Loh ML, Willman CL, Gerhard DS, Mullighan CG, Hunger SP, Zhang J. Rise and fall of subclones from diagnosis to relapse in pediatric B-acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. Nat Commun.  2015 Mar 19; 6:6604. doi: 10.1038/ncomms7604. PubMed PMID: 25790293;PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4377644.

Salzer WL, Jones TL, Devidas M, Dreyer ZE, Gore L, Winick NJ, Sung L, Raetz E, Loh ML, Wang CY, De Lorenzo P, Valsecchi MG, Pieters R, Carroll WL, Hunger SP, Hilden JM, Brown  P. Decreased induction morbidity and mortality following modification to induction therapy in infants with acute lymphoblastic leukemia enrolled on AALL0631: a report from the Children’s Oncology Group. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2015 Mar; 62(3):414-8. doi: 10.1002/pbc.25311. Epub 2014 Nov 18. PubMed PMID: 25407157; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4480675.

Dreyer ZE, Hilden JM, Jones TL, Devidas M, Winick NJ, Willman CL, Harvey RC, Chen IM, Behm FG, Pullen J, Wood BL, Carroll AJ, Heerema NA, Felix CA, Robinson B, Reaman GH, Salzer  WL, Hunger SP, Carroll WL, Camitta BM. Intensified chemotherapy without SCT in infant ALL: results from COG P9407 (Cohort 3). Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2015 Mar; 62(3):419-26. doi: 10.1002/pbc.25322. Epub 2014 Nov 14. PubMed PMID: 25399948.

Diouf B, Crews KR, Lew G, Pei D, Cheng C, Bao J, Zheng JJ, Yang W, Fan Y, Wheeler HE, Wing C, Delaney SM, Komatsu M, Paugh SW, McCorkle JR, Lu X, Winick NJ, Carroll WL, Loh ML, Hunger SP, Devidas M, Pui CH, Dolan ME, Relling MV, Evans WE. Association of an inherited genetic variant with vincristine-related peripheral neuropathy in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. JAMA.  2015 Feb 24; 313(8):815-23. doi:  10.1001/jama.2015.0894. PubMed PMID: 25710658; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4377066.

Hastings C, Gaynon PS, Nachman JB, Sather HN, Lu X, Devidas M, Seibel NL. Increased post-induction intensification improves outcome in children and adolescents with a markedly elevated white blood cell count (≥200 × 10(9) /l) with T cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia but not B cell disease: a report from the Children’s Oncology Group. Br J Haematol. 2015 Feb; 168(4):533-46.  doi: 10.1111/bjh.13160.  Epub  2014  Oct  13.  PubMed  PMID:  25308804; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4314336.

DuBois SG, Krailo MD, Gebhardt MC, Donaldson SS, Marcus KJ, Dormans J, Shamberger RC, Sailer S, Nicholas RW, Healey JH, Tarbell NJ, Randall RL, Devidas M, Meyer JS, Granowetter L, Womer RB, Bernstein M, Marina N, Grier HE. Comparative evaluation of local control strategies in localized Ewing sarcoma of bone: a report from the Children’s Oncology Group. Cancer. 2015 Feb 1; 121(3): 467-75. doi: 10.1002/cncr.29065. Epub 2014 Sep 23. PubMed PMID: 25251206; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4305012.

Perez-Andreu V, Roberts KG, Xu H, Smith C, Zhang H, Yang W, Harvey RC, Payne-Turner D, Devidas M, Cheng IM, Carroll WL, Heerema NA, Carroll AJ, Raetz EA, Gastier-Foster JM, Marcucci G, Bloomfield CD, Mrózek K, Kohlschmidt J, Stock W, Kornblau SM, Konopleva M, Paietta E, Rowe JM, Luger SM, Tallman MS, Dean M, Burchard EG, Torgerson DG, Yue F, Wang  Y, Pui CH, Jeha S, Relling MV, Evans WE, Gerhard DS, Loh ML, Willman CL, Hunger SP, Mullighan CG, Yang JJ. A genome-wide association study of susceptibility to acute lymphoblastic leukemia in adolescents and young adults. Blood. 2015 Jan 22; 125(4):680-6. doi: 10.1182/blood-2014-09-595744. Epub 2014 Dec 2. PubMed PMID: 25468567; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4304112

John Kairalla, Ph.D.

Kairalla J.A., Coffey C.S., Thomann M.A., Shorr R.I., Muller K.E. (2015) Adaptive Designs for Comparative Effectiveness Research Trials. Clinical Research and Regulatory Affairs, 32(1), 36-44.  doi10.3109/10601333.2014.977490.

Eben Kenah, Ph.D.

E. Kenah (2015). Semiparametric relative-risk regression for infectious disease transmission data. Journal of the American Statistical Association 110(509): 313-32 PMCID: PMC4489164

Yang, Y. Zhang, L. Fang, M. E. Halloran, M. Ma, S. Liang, E. Kenah, T. Britton, E. Chen, J. Hu, F. Tang, W. Cao, Z. Feng, and I. M. Longini, Jr. (2015). Household transmissibility of avian influenza A(H7N9) virus, China, February to May 2013 and October 2013 to March 2014. Eurosurveillance 20(10): 21056. PMCID: PMC4404303

Faming Liang, Ph.D.

Xu, G., Liang, F. and Genton, M. (2015). A Bayesian Spatio-Temporal Geostatistical Model with an Auxiliary Lattice for Large Datasets.  Statistica Sinica, 25, 61-79.

Song, Q. and Liang, F. (2015). A Split-and-Merge Bayesian Variable Selection Approach for Ultra-high dimensional Regression. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B, 77(5), 947-972.

Song, Q. and Liang, F. (2015). High Dimensional Variable Selection with Reciprocal $L_1$-Regularization. Journal the American Statistical Association, 110, 1607-1620.

Liang, F., Song, Q. and Qiu, P. (2015). An Equivalent Measure of Partial Correlation Coefficients for High Dimensional  Gaussian Graphical Models.  Journal of the American Statistical Association, 110, 1248-1265

Ira Longini, Ph.D.

Merler S, Ajell M, Fumanelli L, Gomes MFC, Pastore y Piontti A, Rossi L, Chao D, Longini IM, Halloran ME, Vespignani A: Spatio-temporal spread of the 2014 outbreak of Ebola in Liberia and the effectiveness of non-pharmaceutical interventions: a computational modelling analysis Lancet Infectious Diseases http://dx.doi:/10.1016/ S1473-3099(14)71074-6   (2015). PMCID: PMC4409131.

Yang Y, Kenah E, Fang L, Zhang Y, Halloran ME, Ma M, Liu K, Li X, Liang S, Britton T, Cao W, Feng Z, Longini IM:  Household transmissibility of Avian influenza A (H7N9) virus. Eurosurveillance, 20, Issue 10, 12 March 2015. http://www.eurosurveillance.org/ViewArticle.aspx?ArticleId=21056 PMCID: PMC4404303

Lipsitch M, Nir E, Halloran ME, Hernán MA, Longini IM, Perencevich EN, Grais RF:  Ebola and beyond:  Recent experiences in confronting the Ebola epidemic suggest principles for vaccine efficacy trials in challenging environments. Science, 348, 46-48 (2015). PMCID: PMC4408019.

Alam MT, Weppelmann TA, Longini IM, Rochars M, Morris JG , Ali A:  Increased isolation frequency of toxigenic Vibrio cholerae O1 from environmental monitoring sites in Haiti. PLoS One 10(4): e0124098. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0124098 (2015).  PMCID: PMC4390201

Chao DL, Park JK, Marks F, Ochiai RL, Longini IM, Halloran ME: The contribution of neighbors to an individual’s risk of typhoid outcome. Epidemiology and Infection 143, 3520-7 (2015).

Matrajt L, Britton T, Halloran ME, Longini IM:  One versus two doses: What is the best use of vaccine in an influenza pandemic? Epidemics 13, 17–27 (2015).  PMCID: PMC4664891

Schwartz LM, Halloran ME, Durbin AP, Longini IM:  The dengue vaccine pipeline: Implications for the future of dengue control. Vaccine 33, 3293–3298. doi: 10.1016 (2015) PMID: 25989449.  PMCID: PMC4470297

Longini IM coauthor from The Guinée Arrêt Ebola trialists. Ring vaccination for Ebola: A novel approach to evaluate vaccine efficacy and effectiveness during an outbreak. British Medical Journal 351 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h3740 (Published 27 July 2015).

Henao-Restrepo, A-M, Longini IM, Egger M, Dean NE, Edmunds WJ, Camacho A, Carroll MW, Doumbia M, Duraffour S, Enwere G, Grais R, Gunther S, Hossmann S, Kondé MK,  Kone S, KuismaE, Levine M, Mandal S, Norheim G,  Riveros X, Soumah A, Trelle S, Vicari AS, Watson CH, Draguez B, Kéïta S, Røttingen j-A, Kieny M-P  Efficacy of a recombinant live VSV-vectored vaccine expressing Ebola surface glycoprotein: Interim results from the Guinea ring vaccination cluster-randomized trial. The Lancet, 38, 857–866 (2015). PMID: 26248676

Kirpich A, Weppelmann TA, Yang Y, Ali A, Morris JG, Longini IM:  Cholera transmission in the Ouest region of Haiti: Dynamic modeling and prediction. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004153 (2015).

Xiaomin Lu, Ph.D.

Ali, A. K. (g), Hartzema, A. G., Hendeles, L., Lu, X., Winterstein, A. G. and Segal, R. (2015) Application of multi-category exposure marginal structural models to investigate the association between long-acting beta-agonists  and  prescribing  oral  corticosteroids  for  asthma  exacerbations  in  the  Clinical  Practice Research Datalink (CPRD). Value in Health. Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 260-70.

Alkhasawneh, A. (f), Reith, J. D., Toro, T. Z., Ayed, A., Lu, X., George, T. and Duckworth, L. V. (2015) Interobserver Variability of Mitotic index and Utility of PHH3 for Risk Stratification in Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors. American Journal of Clinical Pathology. Vol. 143, No. 3, pp. 385-92.

Chan, E., Duckworth, L. V., Alkhasawneh, A., Zuluaga-Toro, T., Lu, X., Ben-David, K., Hughes, S. J., Rossidis, G., Zlotecki, R., Lightsey, J., Daily, K., Dang, L., Allegra, C., King, B. and George, T. J. (2015) Discordant HER2 expression and response to neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy in esophagogastric adenocarcinoma. Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2078-6891.2015.071

Diouf, B., Crews, K. R., Lew, G., Pei, D., Cheng, C., Bao, J., Zheng, J., Yang, W., Fan, Y., Wheeler, H. E., Wing, C., Delaney, S. M., Komatsu, M., Paugh, S. W., McCorkel, J. R., Lu, X., Winick, N. J., Carroll, W. L., Loh, M. L., Hunger, S. P., Devidas, M., Pui, C., Dolan, E., Relling, M. V. and Evans, W. E. (2015) Association of an inherited genetic variant with vincristine-1 related peripheral neuropathy in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Journal of the American Medical Association. Vol. 313, No. 8, pp. 815-23. doi: 10.1001/jama.2015.0894. PubMed PMID: 25710658; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4377066.

Eldjerou, L. K., Cogle, C. R., Rosenau, E. H., Lu, X., Bennett, C., Sugrue, M. W., Hoyne, J., Lambert, A., Ashley, L., Sazama, K., Wingard, J. R. and Zubair, A. C. (2015) Vitamin D Effect on Umbilical Cord Blood Characteristics: A Comparison between African Americans and Caucasians. Transfusion. Vol. 55, No. 7, pp. 1766-71.

Esiashvili, N., Lu, X., Hunger, S., Merchant, T. E., Brown, P. A., Wall, D. A., Grupp, S. A. and Pulsipher, M. (2015) Higher lung dose received during total body irradiation for allogeneic hematopoetic stem cell transplantation in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia is associated with inferior progression-free and overall survival: A report from the Childrens Oncology Group. Selected for poster presentation American Society of Clinical Oncology. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 33(15) May 20 Supplement 2015: 10030

Lindemulder, S. J., Stork, L. C., Bostrom, B., Lu, X., Devidas, M., Hunger, S., Neglia, J. P. and Kadan-Lottick, N. (2015) Standard risk (SR) acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL): a report from the children’s oncology group (COG). Pediatric Blood and Cancer. Vol. 62, No. 6, pp. 1035-41. doi: 10.1002/pbc.25411. Epub 2015 Feb 7. PubMed PMID: 25663378; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4405430.

Nackers, L. M., Dubyak, P. J., Lu, X., Dutton, G. R., Anton, S. D. and Perri, M. G. (2015) Group dynamics are associated with weight loss in behavioral treatment of obesity. Obesity. Vol. 23, No. 8, pp. 1563-9.

Raetz, E. A., Cairo, M. S., Borowitz, M. J., Lu, X., Devidas, M., Reid, J. M., Goldenberg, D. M., Wegener, W. A., Zeng, H., Whitlock, J. A., Adamson, P. C., Hunger, S. P. and Carroll, W. L. (2015) Re-induction Chemoimmunotherapy with Epratuzumab in Relapsed Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults: Phase II Results from Childrens Oncology Group (COG) Study ADVL04P2. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. Vol. 62, No. 7, 1171-5. doi: 10.1002/pbc.25454. Epub 2015 Mar 2. PubMed PMID:25732247.

Wegman, M. P. (g), Guo, M. H. (g), Bennion, D. M., Shankar, M. N., Chrzanowski, S. M., Goldberg, L. A., Xu, J., Williams, T. A., Lu, X., Hsu, S. I., Anton, S. D., Leeuwenburgh, C. and Brantly, M. L. (2015) Practicality of Intermittent Fasting and its Effect on Markers of Aging and Oxidative Stress. Rejuvenation Research. Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 162-72.

Susan McGorray, Ph.D.

Ayuso E, Blouin V, Lock M, McGorray S, Leon X, Alvira MR, Auricchio A, Bucher S, Chtarto A, Clark KR, Darmon C, Doria M, Fountain W, Gao G, Gao K, Giacca M, Kleinschmidt J, Leuchs B, Melas C, Mizukami H, Uuller M, Noordman Y, Bockstael O, Ozawa K, Pythoud C, Sumaroka M, Surosky R, Tenenbaum L, van der Linden I, Weins B, Wright JF, Zhang X. Zentilin L, Bosch F, Snyder RO, Moullier P (2014). Manufacturing and characterizatio of a recombinant adeno-associated virus type 8 reference standard manual. Human Gene Therapy 25:977-87.

McManus CM, Levy JK, Andersen LA, McGorray SP, Leutenegger CM, Gray LK, Hilligas J, Tucker SJ (2014). Prevalence of upper respiratory pathogens in four management models for unowned cats in the Southeast United States. The Veterinary Journal 201:196-201.

Arlene Naranjo, Ph.D.

Eleveld, T.F., Oldridge, D.A., Bernard, V., Koster, J., Daage, L.C., Diskin, S.J., Schild, L., Bentahar, N.B., Bellini, A., Chicard, M., Lapouble, E., Combaret, V., Legoix-Né, P., Michon, J., Pugh, T.J., Hart, L.S., Rader, J., Attiyeh, E.F., Wei, J.S., Zhang, S., Naranjo, A., Gastier-Foster, J.M., Hogarty, M.D., Smith, M.A., Auvil, J.M.G., Watkins, T.B.K., Zwijnenburg, D.A., Ebus, M.E., van Sluis, P., Hakkert, A., van Wezel, E., van der Schoot, C.E., Westerhout, E.M., Schulte, J.H., Tytgat, G.A., Dolman, M.E.M., Janoueix-Lerosey, I., Gerhard, D.S., Caron, H.N., Delattre, O., Khan, J., Versteeg, R., Schleiermacher, G., Molenaar, J.J., and Maris, J.M. (2015). Relapsed Neuroblastomas Show Frequent RAS-MAPK Pathway Mutations. Nature Genetics. DOI:10.1038/ng.3333.

Wang, L.L., Teshiba, R., Ikegaki, N., Tang, X.X., Naranjo, A., London, W.B., Hogarty, M.D., Gastier-Foster, J.M., Look, A.T., Park, J.R., Maris, J.M., Cohn, S.L., Seeger, R.C., Asgharzadeh, S., and Shimada, H. (2015). Highly Aggressive Neuroblastoma with Augmented Expression of MYCN or MYC Protein: A Children’s Oncology Group Study. British Journal of Cancer.

Geller, J.I., Ehrlich, P.F., Cost, N.G., Khanna, G., Mullen, E.A., Gratias, E.J., Naranjo, A., Dome, J.S., Perlman, E.J. (2015). Characterization of Adolescent and Pediatric Renal Cell Carcinoma, a Report from the Children’s Oncology Group Study AREN03B2. Cancer.

Temple, W., Mendelsohn, L., Kim, G.E., Nekritz, E., Gustafson, W.C., Lin, L., Giacomini, K., Naranjo, A., Van Ryn, C., Yanik, G.A., Kreissman, S.G., Hogarty, M., Matthay, K.K., and DuBois, S.G. (2015). Vesicular Monoamine Transporter Protein Expression Correlates with Clinical Features, Tumor Biology, and MIBG Avidity in Neuroblastoma: A Report from the Children’s Oncology Group. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging.

Qinglin Pei, Ph.D.

Pei, Q., Chen S, Xiao Y, Wu SS. Privacy-preserving Data Collection and Its Application in HIV Research, Current HIV research 2015.

Nadeau S, Dobkin B, Wu SS, Pei, Q., Duncan P. The effects of stroke type, locus and extend on long-term outcome of gain rehabilitation:  the LEAPS experience, Neurorhabilitation & Neural Repair 2015.

George SZ, Beneciuk JM, Bialosky JE, Lentz TA, Zeppieri G Jr, Pei, Q., Wu SS, 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, Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, July, 2015, 45(7):512-26.

Liphart J, Gallichio J, Tilson JK, Pei, Q., Wu SS, Duncan PW.  Concordance and discordance between measured and perceived balance and the effect on gain speed and falls following stroke, Clinical Rehabilitation, March, 2015.

Peihua Qiu, Ph.D.

Paynabar, K., Qiu, P., and Zou, C., (2015) A Change Point Approach for Phase-I Analysis in Multivariate Profiles Monitoring and Diagnosis, Technometrics, DOI:10.1080/00401706.2015.1042168.

Kang, Y., Gong, X., Gao, J., and Qiu, P., (2015) Jump Detection in Generalized Error-in-Variables Regression with an Application to Australian Health Tax Policies, Annals of Applied Statistics. 9(2): 883-900.

Zhang, J., Kang, Y., Yang, Y., and Qiu, P. (2015) Statistical modeling of the hand, foot, and mouth disease in China, Biometrics, 71(3): 841-850.

Liang, F., Song, Q., and Qiu, P. (2015) An equivalent measure of partial correlation coefficients for high – dimensional Gaussian graphical models, JASA, 110(511): 1248-1265.

Mukherjee, P.S.*, and Qiu, P. (2015), “Image Denoising by a Local Clustering Framework,” Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 24, 254-273.

Qiu, P., and Xiang, D. (2015), “Multivariate Dynamic Screening System For Identifying Irregular Longitudinal Patterns,” Statistics in Medicine, 34, 2204–2221.

Xia, Z., and Qiu, P. (2015), “Jump Information Criterion for Statistical Inference in Estimating Discontinuous Curves,” Biometrika, 102, 397–408.

Qiu, P., and Kang, Y. (2015), “Blind Image Deblurring Using Jump Regression Analysis,” Statistica Sinica, 25, 879–899.

Qiu, P., and Zhang, J. (2015), “On Phase II SPC In Cases When Normality Is Invalid,” Quality and Reliability Engineering International, 31, 27–35.

Qiu, P. (2015), “Technometrics Highlights: Dimension Reduction, Functional Data Analysis, Experimental Designs, Gaussian Processes Featured in February Issue,” Amstat News, February 2015, online.

Chakraborti, S., Qiu, P., and Mukherjee, A. (2015), “Editorial to the Special Issue: Nonparametric Statistical Process Control Charts,” Quality and Reliability Engineering International, 31, 1–2.

Samuel Wu, Ph.D.

BufordTW, Fillingim RB, Manini TM, Sibille KT, Vincent KR, Wu SS. (2015). Kaatsu training to enhance physical function of older adults with knee osteoarthritis: Design of a randomized controlled trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 43:217-22. (PMID: 26111922)

George SZ, Beneciuk JM, Bialosky JE, Lentz TA, Zeppieri G Jr, Pei Q,Wu SS. (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. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy 45(7):512-26. (PMID: 25996361)

Childs JD, Fritz JM, Wu SS, Flynn TW, Wainner RS, Robertson EK, Kim FS, George SZ. (2015). Implications of early and guideline adherent physical therapy for low back pain on utilization and costs. BMC Health Serv Res. 15:150. (PMID: 25880898; PMC4393575)

George SZ,Wallace MR,Wu SS, MoserMW, Wright TW, Farmer KW, Borsa PA, Parr JJ, Greenfield WH 3rd, Dai Y, Li H, Fillingim RB. (2015). Biopsychosocial influence on shoulder pain: risk subgroups translated across preclinical and clinical prospective cohorts. Pain. 156(1):148-56. (PMID: 25599310)

Yang Yang, Ph.D.

Cao W-C, Liu K, Zhou H, Sun R-X, Yao H-W, Li Y, Wang L-P, Mu D, Li X-L, Yang Y, Gray G, Yin W-W, Fang L-Q, Yu H-J Yu, and Cui N. A National Assessment of the Epidemiology of Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome, China. Nature Scientific Report. 2015; 5: Article 9679.

Ma MJ, Yang Y, Wang H-B, Zhu Y-F, Fang L-Q, An X-P, Wan K-L, Whalen C.C., Yang X-X, Lauzardo M., Zhang Z-Y, Cao J-F, Tong Y-G, Dai E-H and Cao W-C. Transmissibility of tuberculosis among school contacts: an outbreak investigation in a boarding middle school, China. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 2015; DOI:10.1016/j.meegid.2015.03.001 (Co-First Author).

Zhang J-N, Kang Y-C, Yang Y, and Qiu P-H. Statistical Monitoring of the Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease in China. Biometrics. 2015; Accepted. DOI: 10.1111/biom.12301.

Yao H-W, Yang Y, Liu K, Li X-L, Zuo S-Q, Sun R-X, Fang L-Q and Cao W-C. The spatiotemporal expansion of human rabies and its probable explanation in mainland China, 2004-2013. PLoS NTD. 2015; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003502.

Yang Y, Zhang Y-P, Fang L-Q, Halloran ME, Ma M-J, Liang S, Kenah E, Britton T, Chen E-F, Hu J-Y, Tang F-Y, Cao W-C, Feng Z-J, Longini IM. Household Transmissibility of Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Virus. Eurosurveillance. 2015; 20(10):pii=21056

Baming Zou, Ph.D.

Zou, B. Jin, G.G. Koch, H. Zhou, S.E. Borst, S. Menon, and J.J. Shuster (2015) . “On Model Selections for Repeated Measurement Data in Clinical Studies”. Statistics in Medicine, 34(10): 1621-1633

P.J. Tighe, L. Le-Wendling, A. Patel, B. Zou, R.B. Fillingim. (2015) “Clinically derived early postoperative pain trajectories differ by age, sex, and type of surgery. Pain, 156(4): 609-617

M.J. Haller, S.E. Gitelman, P.A. Gottlieb, A.W. Michels, S.M. Rosenthal, J.J. Shuster, B. Zou,T.M. Brusko, M.A. Hulme, C.H. Wasserfall, C.E. Mathews, M.A. Atkinson, D.A. Schatz. (2015) “Anti-thymocyte globulin/G-CSF treatment preserves β cell function in patients with established type 1 diabetes”. J Clin Invest., 125(1): 448-455.

L. Villanueva, T. McCabe, E.F. Egelund, B. Zou, V. Vijayan, and C. Peloquin. (2015) “Voriconazole Monitoring in Children with Invasive Fungal Infections”. The Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 20(1): 17-23.

Fei Zou, Ph.D.

Yin, Z.*, Xia, K., Chung, W., Sullivan, F.P., and Zou, F. (2015) Fast eQTL Analysis for Twin Studies. Genetic Epidemiology. 39: 357–365.

Crowley, J.J., Zhabotynsky, V., Sun, W., Huang, S., Pakatci, I. K., Kim, Y., Wang, J. R., Morgan, A.P., Calaway, J. D., Aylor, D. L., Yun, Z., Bell, T. A., Buus, R. J., Calaway, M. E., Didion, J. P., Gooch, T. J., Hansen, S. D., Robinson, N. N., Shaw, G. D., Spence, J. S., Quackenbush, C. R., Barrick, C. J.,  Nonneman, R. J., Xie, Y., Valdar, W., Lenarcic, A. B., Wang, W., Welsh, C.E., Fu, C.P., Zhang, Z., Holt, J., Guo, Z., Threadgill, D. W., Tarantino, L. M., Miller, D. R., Zou, F.,  McMillan, L.*, Sullivan, P. F.*, Pardo-Manuel de Villena, F.* (2015) Pervasive Allelic Imbalance Revealed By Allele-Specific Gene Expression In Highly Divergent Mouse Crosses. Nature Genetics.  47:353-60 (*: co-senior authors.)

Wiltshire, T., Ervin, R.B., Duan, H., Bogue, M.A., Zamboni, W.C., Cook, S., Chung, W., Zou, F., and Tarantino, L.M . (2015) Initial locomotor sensitivity to cocaine varies widely among inbred mouse strains. Genes Brain Behav. 14:271-80.