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Biostatistics Division Publications 2022

Sun JW, Wang R, Li D, Toh S. Use of linked databases for improved confounding control: Considerations for potential selection bias. Am. J Epidemiol. 2022-01-06

Ye S, Wang R*, Zhang B*. Comparison of estimation methods and sample size calculation for parameter-driven interrupted time series models with count outcomes. Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology 2022, January. 22, 349-396.

Wang X, Turner EL, Li F, Wang R, Moyer J, Cook AJ, Murray DM, Heagerty PJ. Two weights make a wrong: Cluster randomized trials with variable cluster sizes and heterogeneous treatment effects. Contemporary Clinical Trials 2022, Mar. 114:106702. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2022.106702.

Gao S, Wu L, Yu T, Kouyos R, Günthard HF, Wang R. Nonlinear mixed-effects models for HIV viral load trajectories before and after antiretroviral therapy interruption, incorporating left censoring. Statistical Communications in Infectious Diseases 2022, published online April 4, 2022.

Yu PK, Radcliffe J, Taylor HG, Amin RS, Baldassari C, Boswick T, Chervin RD, Elden LM, Furth SL, Garetz SL, George A, Ishman SL, Kirkham EM, Liu C, Mitchell RB, Naqvi SK, Rosen CL, Ross KR, Shah J, Tapia IE, Young LR, Zopf DA, Wang R, Redline S. Neurobehavioral morbidity of pediatric mild sleep-disordered breathing and obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep 2022, May. 45(5), zsac035. doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsac035.

Li F, Wang R. Stepped wedge cluster randomized trials: A methodological overview. World Neurosurgery 2022, 161, 323-330. DOI: 10.1016/j.wneu.2021.10.136

Li F, Chen X, Tian Z, Esserman D, Heagerty P, Wang R. Planning three-level cluster randomized trials to detect treatment effect heterogeneity. Biostatistics 2022, Jul 21; kxac026. Online ahead of print. 

DeGruttola V, Goyal, R, Martin, N, Wang R. Network methods and design of randomized trials: Application to investigation of COVID-19 vaccination boosters. Clinical Trials 2022, Aug. 19(4): 363-374.

Zhao Y, Wang R, Gleason K, Lewis E, Quan S, Toth C, Song Y, Morrical M, Rueschman M, Murray M, Susan R. Effect of continuous positive airway pressure treatment on ambulatory blood pressures in high-risk sleep apnea patients. A randomized controlled trial and meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine 2022, Aug 1. 18(8): 1899-1907. doi: 10.5664/jcsm.10012.

Maleyeff L, Li F, Haneuse S, Wang R. Assessing exposure-time treatment effect heterogeneity in stepped wedge cluster randomized trials. Biometrics 2022, Nov 23. Doi: 10.1111/biom.13803.

Longini IM, Yang Y, Fleming TR, Muoz-Fontela C, Wang R, Ellenberg SS, Qian G, Halloran ME, Nason M, De Gruttola V, Mulangu S, Huang Y, Donnelly CA, Restrepo AH. A platform trial design for preventive vaccines against Marburg virus and other emerging infectious disease threats. Clinical Trials 2022, Dec. 19(6): 647-654. doi: 10.1177/17407745221110880.

Wang X, Turner EL, Li F, Wang R, Moyer J, Cook AJ, Murray DM, Heagerty PJ. Two weights make a wrong: Cluster randomized trials with variable cluster sizes and heterogeneous treatment effects. Contemporary Clinical Trials 2022, Mar. 114:106702. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2022.106702.

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

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. 2022 Jan. 191(2):349-359. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwab253.

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. January 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. Am. J Clin. Nutr. 2022-01-14

Sun JW, Young JG, Sarvet AL, Bailey LC, Heerman WJ, Janicke DM, Lin PD, Toh S, Block JP. Comparison of rates of Type 2 diabetes in adults and children treated with anticonvulsant mood stabilizers.  JAMA Netw. Open Vol. 5 (4), 2022-04-01

Stensrud MJ, Robins JM, Sarvet A, Tchetgen Tchetgen EJ, Young JG. Conditional separable effects. Journal of the American Statistical Association. 28 April 2022.

Sewak A, Lodi S, Li X, Shu D, Wen L, Mayer KH, Krakower DS, Young JG*, Marcus J* (*equal contributions). Causal effects of stochastic PrEP interventions on HIV incidence among men who have sex with men.  American Journal of Epidemiology. 2022 (In press)

Rojas-Saunero LP, Young JG, Didelez V, Ikram MA, Swanson SA. Considering questions before methods in dementia research with competing events and causal goals. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2022 (In press)

Klompas M, McKenna C, Ochoa A, Ji W, Chen T, Young J, Rhee C. Ultrashort course antibiotics for suspected pneumonia with preserved oxygenation. Clin. Infect. Dis. 2022-07-27

Chen T, Li W, Zambarano B, Klompas M. Small-area estimation for public health surveillance using electronic health record data: reducing the impact of underrepresentation. BMC Public Health Vol. 22 (1), 2022-08-09

Li D, Lu W, Shu D, Toh S, Wang R. Distributed Cox proportional hazards regression using summary-level information. Biostatistics 2022-02-23

Li D, Wong J, Li X, Toh S, Wang R. Imputing missing covariates in time-to-event analysis within distributed research networks: A simulation study. Pharmacoepidemiol. Drug Saf. 2022-11-15

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. Genes (Basel). 2022 Jan 6;13(1):112. PMID:35052450; PMCID:PMC8775060.

Lutz SM, Voorhies K, Wu AC, Hokanson J, Vansteelandt S, Lange C. The influence of unmeasured confounding on the MR Steiger approach. Genet Epidemiol. 2022 Mar;46(2):139-141. PMID:35170805; PMCID:PMC8915443.

Lutz SM, Voorhies K, Wu AC, Hokanson J, Vansteelandt S, Lange C. Selection bias when inferring the effect direction in Mendelian Randomization. Genet Epidemiol. 2022 Jul;46(5-6):341-343.   PMID:35500225; PMCID:PMC9632630.

Voorhies K, Bie R, Hokanson JE, Weiss ST, Wu AC, Hecker J, Hahn G, Demeo DL, Silverman E, Cho MH, Lange C, Lutz SM. Covariate adjustment of spirometric and smoking phenotypes: The potential of neural network models. PLoS One. 2022 May 11;17(5):e0266752. PMID: 35544468;  PMCID:PMC9094505.

Wang AL, Lahousse L, Dahlin A, Edris A, McGeachie M, Lutz SM, Sordillo SE, Brusselle G, Lasky-Su J, Weiss ST, Iribarren C, Lu MX, Tantisira KG, Wu AC. Novel genetic variants associated with inhaled corticosteroid treatment response in older adults with asthma. Thorax. 2022 May 2;thoraxjnl-2021-217674.  PMID: 35501119.

Boueiz A, Xu Z, Chang Y, Masoomi A, Gregory A, Lutz SM, Qiao D, Crapo JD, Dy JG, Silverman EK, Castaldi PJ, for the COPDGene Investigators. Machine Learning Prediction of Progression in Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 Second in the COPDGene Study. J COPD Foundation. 2022 Jul 29;9(3):349-365. PMID: 35649102; PMCID: PMC9448009.

Mathur R, F Fang, Gaddis N, Hancock DB, Cho MH, Hokanson JE, Bierut LJ, Lutz SM, Young K, Smith AV, NHLBI Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) Consortium, Silverman EK, Page GP, Johnson EO. GAWMerge expands GWAS sample size and diversity by combining array-based genotyping and whole genome sequencing. Nature Commun Biol. 2022 Aug 11;5(1):806. PMID: 35953715; PMCID: PMC9372058.

Lee S, Prokopenko D, Kelly R, Lutz S, Lasky-Su J, Cho M, Laurie C, Celedon J, Lange C, Weiss S, Hecker J, DeMeo D. Zinc Finger Protein 33B Demonstrates Sex-interaction with Atopy-related Markers in Childhood Asthma. Eur Respir J. 2022 Aug 11;2200479.  PMID: 35953101.

Hecker J, Prokopenko D, Moll M, Lee S, Kim W, Qiao D, Voorhies K, Kim W, Vansteelandt S, Hobbs B, Cho MH, Silverman EK, Lutz SM, DeMeo DL, Weiss ST, Lange C. A robust and adaptive framework for interaction testing in quantitative traits between multiple genetic loci and exposure variables. PLoS Genet. 2022 Nov 16;18(11):e1010464. PMID: 36383614; PMCID: PMC9668174.

Wilson AC, Bon JM, Mason S, Diaz AA, Lutz SM, Estepar RSJ, Kinney GL, Hokanson JE, Rennard SI, Casaburi R, Bhatt SP, Irvin MR, Hersh CP, Dransfield MT, Washko GR, Regan EA, McDonald ML. Increased Chest CT Derived Bone and Muscle Measures Capture Markers of Improved Morbidity and Mortality in COPD. Respir Res. 2022 Nov 15;23(1):311. PMID: 36376854; PMCID: PMC9664607.

Hecker J, Chun S, Samiei A, Liu C, Laurie C, Kachroo P, Lutz SM, Lee S, Smith AV, Lasky-Su J, Cho MH, Sharma S, Quirós MES, Avila L, Celedón JC, Raby B, Zhou X, Silverman EK, DeMeo DL, Lange C, Weiss ST. FGF20 and PGM2 variants are associated with childhood asthma in family-based whole-genome sequencing studies. Hum Mol Genet. 2022 Oct 18;ddac258. PMID:36255742.

Saunders GRB, Wang X, Chen F...Lutz SM, et al. Genetic diversity fuels gene discovery for tobacco and alcohol use. Nature. 2022 Dec;612(7941):720-724. doi: 10.1038/s41586-022-05477-4. Epub 2022 Dec 7. PMID: 36477530

Hoth KF, Voorhies K, Wu AC, Lange C, Potash JB, Lutz SM. The Role of Sex in Genetic Association Studies of Depression. J Psychiatry Brain Sci. 2022;7:e220013.

Lee S, Hahn G, Hecker J, Lutz SM, Mullin K, Hide W, Bertram L, DeMeo DL, Tanzi RE, Lange C, Prokopenko D. A comparison between similarity matrices for principal component analysis to assess population stratification in sequenced genetic data sets. Brief Bioinform. 2022 Dec 30. (In Press)

Yu H, Klompas M, Kofner A, Horvitz-Lennon M, Zhang F, McKernan S. COVID-19 vaccination: Concerning trends in primary care health professional shortage areas. Am. J Prev. Med. 2022-02-09

Mansur A, Zhang F, Lu CY. Genetic Testing and/or Counseling for Colorectal Cancer by Health Insurance Type. J Pers Med. 2022 Jul 15;12(7):1146. doi: 10.3390/jpm12071146. PMID: 35887643; PMCID: PMC9317363.

Mansur A, Zhang F, Lu CY. Association between health insurance type and genetic testing and/or counseling for breast and ovarian cancer. J Pers. Med. Vol.12 (8), 2022-07-31

Petimar J, Grummon AH, Zhang F, Gortmaker SL, Moran AJ, Polacsek M, Rimm EB, Roberto CA, Rao A, Cleveland LP, Simon D, Franckle RL, Till S, Greene J, Block JP. Assessment of calories purchased after calorie labeling of prepared foods in a large supermarket chain. JAMA Intern. Med. 2022-08-01

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. 2022 Aug 1;45(8):1754-1761. doi: 10.2337/dc21-0407. PMID: 34588211; PMCID: PMC9346988.

Lewis KH, Argetsinger S, Arterburn DE, Clemenzi J, Zhang F, Kamusiime R, Fernandez A, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. Comparison of Ambulatory Health Care Costs and Use Associated With Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass vs Sleeve Gastrectomy. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 May 2;5(5):e229661. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.9661. PMID: 35499829; PMCID: PMC9062690.

Hendricks-Sturrup RM, Zhang F, Lu CY. A Survey of Research Participants' Privacy-Related Experiences and Willingness to Share Real-World Data with Researchers. J Pers Med. 2022 Nov 17;12(11):1922. doi: 10.3390/jpm12111922. PMID: 36422098; PMCID: PMC9696408.

Lu CY, Zhang F, Wallace J, LeCates RF, Busch AB, Madden J, Callahan M, Foxworth P, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. High-Deductible Health Plans Paired With Health Savings Accounts Increased Medication Cost Burden Among Individuals With Bipolar Disorder. J Clin Psychiatry. 2022 Mar 9;83(2):20m13865. doi: 10.4088/JCP.20m13865. PMID: 35275453.

Garvey KC, Finkelstein JA, Zhang F, LeCates R, Laffel L, Wharam JF. Health Care Utilization Trends Across the Transition Period in a National Cohort of Adolescents and Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2022 Nov 1;45(11):2509-2517. doi: 10.2337/dc22-0152. PMID: 36001755; PMCID: PMC9679267.

Lowry KP, Callaway KA, Lee JM, Zhang F, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF, Kerlikowske K, Wernli KJ, Kurian AW, Henderson LM, Stout NK. Trends in Annual Surveillance Mammography Participation Among Breast Cancer Survivors From 2004 to 2016. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2022 Apr;20(4):379-386.e9. doi: 10.6004/jnccn.2021.7081. PMID: 35390766.

Lu CY, Hou L, Kolonoski J, Petrone AB, Zhang F, Corey C, Huang TY, Bradley MC. A new analytic tool for assessing the impact of the US Food and Drug Administration regulatory actions. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2023 Mar;32(3):298-311. doi: 10.1002/pds.5552. Epub 2022 Nov 15. PMID: 36331361.

Yu, P.K., Cook, K., Liu, J., …, Baldassari, C.M. Comparison of caregiver- and child-reported quality of life in children with sleep-disordered breathing. Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. PMID: 35259027. Link: []. March 8, 2022.

Cook, K., Perkins, N.J., Schisterman, E. and Haneuse, S. A multistate competing risks framework for preconception prediction of pregnancy outcomes. BMC Medical Research Methodology. PMID: 35637547. Link: []. May 30, 2022.

Cook K, Lu W, Wang R. Marginal proportional hazards models for clustered interval-censored data with time-dependent covariates. Biometrics 2022, Oct 31. Doi:10.1111/biom.13787.