Biostatistics Publications

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Li D, Lu W, Shu D, Toh S, Wang R. Distributed Cox Proportional Hazards Regression Using Summary-level Information. Biostatistics. (In Press)

Cook K, Wang R. Estimation of the conditional power for cluster randomized trials with interval-censored endpoints. Biometrics 2021, 77(3): 970-983.

Zhao L*, Chen T*, Novitsky V, Wang R. Joint penalized spline modeling of multivariate longitudinal Data, with application to modeling HIV RNA viral load levels and CD4 cell counts. Biometrics 2021, 77(3): 1061-1074. *: Equal contribution.

Shu D, Young JG, Toh S, Wang R. Variance estimation in inverse probability weighted Cox model. Biometrics 2021, 77(3): 1101-1117.

Wang R, DeGruttola V, Lei Q, Mayer KH, Redline S, Hazra A, Mora S, Willett WC, Ganmaa D, Manson JE. The vitamin D for COVID-19 (VIVID) trial: A pragmatic cluster-randomized design. Contemporary Clinical Trials 2021, 100, 106176.

Zeng S, Li F, Wang R,Li F.Propensity score weighting for covariate adjustment in randomized clinical trials. Statistics in Medicine, 2021, 40(4), 842-858.

Shu D, Han P, Wang R, Toh S. Estimating marginal hazard ratios by simultaneously using a set of propensity score models: a multiply robust approach. Statistics in Medicine, 2021, 40(5), 1224-1242.

Rabideau D, Wang R. Randomized-based confidence intervals for cluster randomized trials. Biostatistics 2021, 22(4): 913-927.

Rabideau DJ, Wang R. Randomization-based estimation of a marginal treatment effect in stepped wedge trials. Statistics in Medicine, 2021, 40(20): 4442-4456.

Harrison L, Wang R. Power calculation for cross-sectional stepped-wedge cluster randomized trials with binary outcomes. Statistics in Medicine 2021, 40(29): 6674-6688.

Caroff DA, Wang R, Zhang Z, Wolf R, Septimus E, Harris AD, Jackson SS, Polland RE, Hickok J, Huang SS, Platt R. The limited utility of ranking hospitals based on their colon surgery infection rates. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2021, 72(1): 90-98.

Little SJ, Chen TWang R, Anderson C, Pond SK, Nakazawa M, Mathews WC, DeGruttola V, Smith DM. Effective HIV molecular surveillance requires identification of incident cases of infection. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2021, 73(5): 842-849.

Samartsidis P, Martin N, De Gruttola V, De Vocht F, Hutchinsn S, Lok JJ, Puenpatom A, Wang R, Hickman M, and De Angelis D. Evaluating the power of the causal impact method in observational studies of HCV treatment as prevention. Statistical Communications in Infectious Diseases 2021, 13(1).

Park J, Park JS, Huang C, Jo A, Cook KWang R, Lin H, Deun JV, Li H, Min J, Yoon G, Choi G, Castro CM, Weissleder R, Lee H. An integrated magneto-electrochemical device for the rapid profiling of tumour extracellular vesicles from blood plasma. Nature Biomedical Engineering 2021, 5(7), 678-689.

Klompas M, Baker MA, Rhee C, Tucker R, Fiumara K, Griebach D, Bennett-Rizzo C, Salmasian H, Wang R, Wheeler N, Gallagher GR, Lang AS, Fink T, Baez S, Smole S, Madoff L, Goralnick E, Resnick A, Pearson M, Britton K, Sinclair J, Morris CA. SARS-CoV-2 cluster in an acute care hospital. Annals of Internal Medicine, 2021, 174(6): 794-802.

Klompas M, Ye S, Vaidya V, Ochoa A, Baker MA, Hopcia K, Hashimoto D, Wang R, Rhee C. Association between airborne infection isolation room utilization rates and healthcare worker COVID-19 infections in two academic hospitals. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2021, Oct 2, ciab849. Doi:10.1093/cid/ciab849.

Alrawashdeh M, Rhee C, Hsu H, Wang R, Horan K, Lee G. Assessment of federal value-based incentive programs and hospital-onset Clostridioides difficile infection rates. JAMA network open 2021, 4(10):e2132114. 

Rhee C, Wang R, Ye S, Baker M, Griebach D, Laskowski K, Klompas M for the CDC Prevention Epicenters Program. Decline in SARS-CoV-2 infections among healthcare workers at two hospitals following rollout and administration of mRNA vaccines. Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2021, 8(8):ofab204.

Rhee C, Yu T, Wang R, Kadri SS, Fram D, Chen H, Klompas MK for the CDC Prevention Epicenters Program. Association Between Implementation of the severe sepsis and septic shock early management bundle performance measure and outcomes in patients with suspected sepsis in U.S. hospitals. JAMA Network Open 2021, 4(12): e2138596.

Kahn R, Wang R, Leavitt S, Hanage WP, Lipsitch M. Leveraging pathogen sequence and contact tracing data to enhance vaccine trials in emerging epidemics. Epidemiology, 2021, 32(5): 698-704.

Sun JW, Wang R, Li D, Toh S. Use of Linked Databases for Improved Confounding Control: Considerations for Potential Selection Bias. American Journal of Epidemiology 2021, accepted for publication.

Li D, Hu JX, Wang R. Evaluating association between two event times with observations subject to informative censoring. Journal of the American Statistical Association 2021, published online: 30 Nov 2021.

Ye S, Wang R*, Zhang B*. Power and sample size calculation for interrupted time series analyses of count outcomes. Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology 2021, accepted for publication. *: Equal contribution.

Li F, Wang R. Stepped wedge cluster randomized trials: A methodological overview. World Neurosurgery 2021, accepted for publication.

Park J, Park JS, Huang C, Jo A, Cook KWang R, Lin H, Deun JV, Li H, Min J, Yoon G, Choi G, Castro CM, Weissleder R, Lee H. High-throughput profiling of extracellular vesicles to monitor cancer treatment. Nature Biomedical Engineering 2021, accepted for publication.

Nekui F, Galbraith AA, Briesacher BA, Zhang F, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D, Gurwitz JH, Madden JM. Cost-related Medication Nonadherence and Its Risk Factors Among Medicare Beneficiaries. Med Care. 2021 Jan;59(1):13-21. PMID: 33298705

Lewis KH, Callaway K, Argetsinger S, Wallace J, Arterburn DE, Zhang F, Fernandez A, Ross-Degnan D, Dimick JB, Wharam JF. Concurrent hiatal hernia repair and bariatric surgery: outcomes after sleeve gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2021 Jan;17(1):72-80. PMID: 33109444.

Wharam JF, Wallace J, LeCates RF, Madden JM, Zhang F, Ross-Degnan D, Lu CY. Out-of-Pocket Spending Inequity Among High-Deductible Health Plan Members with Bipolar Disorder. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Apr 12. PMID: 33846944.

Meiri A, Zhang F, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. Trends in Insulin Out-of-Pocket Costs and Reimbursement Price Among US Patients With Private Health Insurance, 2006-2017. JAMA Intern Med. 2020 Jul 1;180(7):1010-1012. PMID:32478823

Galbraith AA, Ross-Degnan D, Zhang F, Wu AC, Sinaiko A, LeCates RF, Wallace J, Peltz A, Wharam JF. Association of Controller Use and Exacerbations for High-Deductible Plan Enrollees with and without Family Members with Asthma. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2021 Feb 2 PMID:33529568

Lewis KH, Arterburn DE, Zhang F, Callaway K, Wallace J, Fernandez A, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. Comparative Effectiveness of Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Versus Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass for Diabetes Treatment: A Claims-based Cohort Study. Ann Surg. 2021 May 1;273(5):940-948 PMID: 31205064

Callaway K, Argetsinger S, Wharam JF, Zhang F, Arterburn DE, Fernandez A, Ross-Degnan D, Wallace J, Lewis KH. Acute Care Utilization and Costs Up to 4 Years After Index Sleeve Gastrectomy or Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: A National Claims-Based Study. Ann Surg. 2021 Jun 7:10 PMID: 34102668

Grummon AH, Petimar J, Zhang F, Rao A, Gortmaker SL, Rimm EB, Bleich SN, Moran AJ, Franckle RL, Polacsek M, Simon D, Greene JC, Till S, Block JP. Calorie Labeling and Product Reformulation: A Longitudinal Analysis of Supermarket-Prepared Foods. Am J Prev Med. 2021 Jun 5:S0749-3797(21)00224-5. PMID: 34103209.

Petimar J, Zhang F, Rimm EB, Simon D, Cleveland LP, Gortmaker SL, Bleich SN, Polacsek M, Roberto CA, Block JP. Changes in the calorie and nutrient content of purchased fast food meals after calorie menu labeling: A natural experiment. PLoS Med. 2021 Jul 12;18(7):e1003714. PMID: 34252088

Sinaiko AD, Gaye M, Wu AC, Bambury E, Zhang F, Xu X, Wharam JF, Galbraith AA. Out-of-Pocket Spending for Asthma-Related Care Among Commercially Insured Patients, 2004-2016. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2021 Dec;9(12):4324-4331. PMID: 34481128.

Madden JM, Bayapureddy S, Briesacher BA, Zhang F, Ross-Degnan,Soumerai SB, Gurwitz J, Galbraith AA Affordability of Medical Care Among Medicare Enrollees. JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(12):e214104. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.4104

Garabedian LF, Zhang F, LeCates R, Wallace J, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. Trends in high deductible health plan enrolment and spending among commercially insured members with and without chronic conditions: a Natural Experiment for Translation in Diabetes (NEXT-D2) Study. BMJ Open. 2021 Sep 13;11(9):e044198. PMID: 34518242

Wen L, Young JG, Robins JM, Hernán MA. Parametric g-formula implementations for causal survival analyses.  Biometrics.  2021; 77(2): 740-753.

Aris IM, Sarvet AL, Stensrud MJ, Neugebauer R, Li LJ, Hivert MF, Oken E, Young JG. Separating algorithms from questions and causal inference with unmeasured exposures: an application to birth cohort studies of early BMI rebound. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2021; 190 (7): 1414-1423.

Rifas-Shiman SL, Bailey LC, Lunsford D, Daley MF, Eneli I, Finkelstein J, Heerman W, Horgan CE, Hsia DS, Jay M, Rao G, Reynolds JS, Sturtevant JL, Toh S, Trasande L, Young J, Pi-I Lin, Forrest CB, Block JP (PCORnet Antibiotics and Childhood Growth Study Group). Early life antibiotic prescriptions and weight outcomes in children 10 years of age.  Academic Pediatrics. 2021; 21(2): 297-303. 

Stensrud MJ, Hernan MA, Tchetgen Tchetgen EJ, Robins JM, Didelez V, Young JG. A generalized theory of separable effects in competing event settings. Lifetime Data Analysis. 2021; 27(4): 588-631.

Gilsanz P, Young JG, Glymour MM, Tchetgen Tchetgen EJ, Eng CW, Koenen KC, Kubzansky LD. Marginal structural models for life-course theories and social epidemiology: definitions, sources of bias, and simulated illustrations.  American Journal of Epidemiology. 2021 (In press).

McGrath S, Young JG, Hernan MA. Revisiting the g-null paradox. Epidemiology. 2022; 33(1):114-120.

Vercammen K, Moran A, Carnethon M, McLain AC, Pool LR, Kiefe CI, Carson AP, Gordon-Larsen P, Steffen LM, Lee M, Young J*, Rimm EB*.  (*equal contributions).  A longitudinal analysis of food insufficiency and cardiovascular disease risk factors in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2022. 62(1): 65-76.

JimenezMP, ArisIM, Rifas-Shiman SL, Young J, Tiemeier H, Hivert MF, Oken E, James P. Early life exposure to greenness and executive function and behavior: an application of inverse probability weighting of marginal structural models. Environmental Pollution. 2022 (In press).

Switkowski KM, Aris IM, Gingras V, Oken E, Young JG. Estimated causal effects of complementary feeding behaviors on early childhood diet quality in a US cohort. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2022 (In press).

Young JG, Stensrud MJ. Identified versus interesting causal effects in fertility trials and other settings with competing or truncation events. Epidemiology. 2021; 32(4): 569-572.

Stensrud MJ, Young JG, Martinussen T.  Discussion on “Causal mediation of semicompeting risks” by Yen-Tsung Huang. Biometrics. 2021; 77(4): 1160-1164.

Voorhies K, Sordillo J, McGeachie M, Ampleford E, Wang AL, Lasky-Su J, Tantisira K, Dahlin A, Kelly RS, Ortega VE, Lutz SM*, Wu AC*. Age by SNP Interactions on Bronchodilator Response in Asthmatics. J Pers Med. 2021 Jan 19: 11(1):59. PMID:33477890; PMCID: PMC7833432. (*=co-senior authorship)

Hahn G, Lutz SM, Hecker J, Prokopenko D, Cho MH, Silverman EK, Weiss ST, Lange C. locStra: Fast analysis of regional/global stratification in whole genome sequencing (WGS) studies. Genet Epidemiol. 2021 Feb; 45(1):82-98. PMID:32929743; PMCID: PMC7856019.

Walsh R, Voorhies K, McDonald ML, McGeachie M, Sordillo JE, Lange C, Wu AC, Lutz SM. The Role of SNP Interactions when Determining Independence of Novel Signals in Genetic Association Studies: An Application to ARG1 and Bronchodilator Response. J Pers Med. 2021 Feb 19; 11(2):145. PMID:33669563; PMCID: PMC7922125.

Hahn G, Lutz SM, Laha N, Cho MH, Silverman EK, Lange C. A fast and efficient smoothing approach to Lasso regression and an application in statistical genetics: polygenic risk scores for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Stat Comput. 2021 April 17; 31(35).

Sordillo JE, Lutz SM, McGeachie MJ, Lasky-Su J, Weiss ST, Celedón JC, Wu AC. Pharmacogenetic Polygenic Risk Score for Bronchodilator Response in Children and Adolescents with Asthma: Proof-of-Concept. J Pers Med. 2021 Apr 20; 11(4):319. PMID:33923870; PMCID: PMC8073919.

Kim W, Prokopenko D, Sakornsakolpat P, Hobbs BD, Lutz SM, Hokanson JE, Wain LV, Melbourne CA, Shrine N, Tobin MD, Silverman EK, Cho MH, Beaty TH. Genome-wide Gene-by-smoking Interaction Study of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Am J Epidemiol. 2021 May 4; 190(5):875-885. PMID:33106845; PMCID: PMC8096488.

Lutz SM, Wu AC, Hokanson JE, Vansteelandt S, Lange C. Caution against examining the role of reverse causality in Mendelian Randomization. Genet Epidemiol. 2021 Jul; 45(5):445-454. PMID:34008876; PMCID: PMC8222166.

Tiwari A, Wang AL, Li J, Lutz SM, Kho AT, Weiss ST, Tantisira KG, McGeachie MJ. Seasonal Variation in miR-328-3p and let-7d-3p are Associated with Seasonal Allergies and Asthma Symptoms in Children. Allergy Asthma Immunol Res. 2021 Jul; 13(4):576-588. PMID:34212545; PMCID: PMC8255344.

Park J, Lutz SM, Choi S, Lee S, Park S, Kim K, Lee S, Weiss S, Hong S, Kim B, Won S. Multi-Omics analyses implicates EARS2 in Atopic Dermatitis Pathogenesis. Allergy. 2021 Aug; 76(8):2602-2604. PMID:33792063.

Ghildayal N, Fore R, Lutz SM, Cardenas A, Perron P, Bouchard L, Hivert MF. Early-pregnancy maternal body mass index is associated with common DNA methylation markers in cord blood and placenta: a paired-tissue epigenome-wide association study. Epigenetics. 2021 Aug 12; 1-11. Online ahead of print. PMID:34384032.

Sordillo JE, Lutz SM, Jorgenson E, Irribarren C,  McGeachie M, Dahlin A, Tantisira K, Kelly R,  Lasky-Su J, Sakornsakoplat P, Moll M, Cho M, Wu AC. A Polygenic Risk Score for Asthma in a Large Racially Diverse Population. Clin Exp Allergy. 2021 Aug 30. Online ahead of print. PMID:34459047.

Lakshman Kumar P, Wilson AC, Rocco A, Cho MH, Wan E, Hobbs BD, Washko GR, Ortega VE, Christenson SA, Li X, Wells JM, Bhatt SP, DeMeo DL, Lutz SM, Rossiter H, Casaburi R, Rennard SI, Lomas DA, Labaki WW, Tal-Singer R, Bowler RP, Hersh CP, Tiwari HK, Dransfield M, Thalacker-Mercer A, Meyers DA, Silverman EK, McDonald MN. Genetic variation in genes regulating skeletal muscle regeneration and tissue remodelling associated with weight loss in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle. 2021 Sep 15. Online ahead of print. PMID:34523824.

Hahn G, Wu CM, Lee S, Hecker J, Lutz SM, Haneuse S, Qiao D, DeMeo D, Choudhary MC, Etemad B, Mohammadi A, Esmaeilzadeh E, Cho MH, Tanzi RE, Li JZ, Randolph AG, Laird NM, Weiss ST, Silverman EK, Ribbeck K, Lange C. Genome-wide association analysis of COVID-19 mortality risk in SARS-CoV-2 genomes identifies mutation in the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein that colocalizes with P.1 of the Brazilian strain. Genet Epidemiol. 2021 Oct; 45(7):685-693. PMID:34159627; PMCID: PMC8426743.

Juvinao-Quintero DL, Cardenas A, Perron P, Bouchard L, Lutz SM, Hivert MF. Associations between an integrated component of maternal glycemic regulation in pregnancy and cord blood DNA methylation. Epigenomics. Online ahead of print.

Kachroo P, Sordillo JE, Lutz SM, Weiss ST, Kelly RS, McGeachie MJ, Wu AC, Lasky-Su J. Pharmaco-metabolomics of Inhaled Corticosteroid Response in Individuals with Asthma. 2021. JPM (In press)

Sordillo JE, Kelly RS, Lutz SM, Lasky-Su J, Wu AC. Pharmacogenetics of Bronchodilator Response: Future Directions. 2021. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 21(12):47. (In Press)

Hahn G, Prokopenko D, Lutz SM, Kristina Mullin, Tanzi RE, Cho MH, Silverman EK, Lange C. A smoothed version of the Lassosum penalty for fitting integrated risk models using summary statistics or individual-level data. 2022. Gene. (In Press)

Yang Y, Lu L, Chen T, Ye S, Kelifa MO, Cao N, Zhang Q, Liang T, Wang W. Healthcare Worker's Mental Health and Their Associated Predictors During the Epidemic Peak of COVID-19. Psychol Res Behav Manag. 2021 Feb 23;14:221-231

Chen, T*, Tracy, S*, Uno, H. "OptBand: Optimal confidence bands for functions to characterize time-to-event distributions." Lifetime Data Analysis. 2021 Apr 13:1-8

Aris IM, Sordillo JE, Rifas-Shiman SL, Young JG, Gold DR, Camargo CA, Hivert MF, Oken E. Childhood patterns of overweight and wheeze and subsequent risk of current asthma and obesity in adolescence. Paediatr. Perinat. Epidemiol.2021-03-22

Lu CY, Busch AB, Zhang F, Madden JM, Callahan MX, LeCates RF, Wallace J, Foxworth P, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. Impact of high-deductible health plans on medication use among individuals with bipolar disorder. Psychiatr. Serv. 2021-05-11

Wharam JF, Wallace J, Argetsinger S, Zhang F, Lu CY, Stryjewski TP, Ross-Degnan D, Newhouse JP. Diabetes microvascular disease diagnosis and treatment after high-deductible health plan enrollment. Diabetes Care 2021-09-29