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Kendrick (Qijun) Li, PhD
Kendrick Li, PhD

Kendrick Li, PhD

Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty



  • PhD (Biostatistics) – University of Washington, Seattle Washington
  • BS (Biological Sciences) – Peking University, Beijing, China
  • BA (Applied Mathematics) – Peking University, Beijing, China

Honors & Awards

  • 2021  SPH Outstanding PhD Student in Biostatistics Award, University of Washington
  • 2016  National Outstanding Student Award, Peking University 

Research Interests

  • Causal inference
  • Cancer survivorship
  • Decision theory
  • Clinical trial
  • Infectious disease
  • Oncology
  • Semiparametric statistics
  • Survival analysis
  • Meta-analysis

Selected Publications

Li K, Shi X, Miao W, Tchetgen Tchetgen E. Double Negative Control Inference in Test-Negative Design Studies of Vaccine Effectiveness. Journal of American Statistical Association July 10, 2023.

Shi X, Li K, Mukherjee B. Current Challenges with the Use of Test-Negative Designs for Modeling COVID-19 Vaccination and Outcomes. American Journal of Epidemiology Feb 24;192(3):328-333, 2023.

Eiger, DS, Inoue LY, Li Q, Bardy G, Lee K, Poole J, Mark D, Samad Z, Friedman D, Fishbein D, Sanders G. Factors and outcomes associated with improved left ventricular systolic function in patients with cardiomyopathy. Cardiology Journal 29(6):978-984, 2022.

Li K, Rice K. Improved Inference for Meta-Analysis of Several Two-By-Two Contingency Tables. Research Synthesis Methods May;11(3):387-396, 2020.

Liu Y, Luo M, Li Q, Lu J, Zhao M, Qu H. CIGene: A literature-based online resource for cancer initiation genes. BMC Genomics Jul 25;19(1):552, 2018.

Last update: November 2023