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Deo Kumar Srivastava, PhD
Deo Kumar Srivastava, PhD

Deo Kumar Srivastava, PhD

Member, St. Jude Faculty



BS – MS University of Baroda, India (1982)
MA – University of Rochester, Rochester, NY (1989)
MS – MS University of Baroda, India (1984)
PhD – University of Rochester (1993)

Research Interests

  • Univariate and multivariate robust inference
  • Robust regression
  • Goodness-of-fit
  • Longitudinal analysis
  • Clinical trials design
  • Survival analysis

Selected Publications

Hu Q, Zhu L, Sun J, Srivastava DK, Robison LL. Nonparametric screening and feature selection for ultrahigh-dimensional case II interval-censored failure time data. Biometrical Journal (accepted), May 2020.

Zhu L, Tong X, Cai D, Li Y, Sun R, Srivastava DK, Hudson MM. Maximum likelihood estimation for the proportional odds model with mixed interval-censored failure time data. Journal of Applied Statistics, (accepted) June 2020.

Yen HJ, Eissa HM, Bhatt NS, Huang S, Ehrhardt MJ, Bhakta N, Ness KK, Krull KR, Srivastava DK, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Huang IC. Pateint-reported outcomes in survivors of childhood hematologic malignancies with hematopoietic stem cell transplant. Blood, May 21, 135(21), 1847-1858, 2020. DOI: (PMID: 32243495).

Karlson CW, Alberts NM, Liu W, Brinkman TM, Annett RD, Mulrooney DA, Schulte F, Leisenring WM, Gibson TM, Howell RM, Srivastava DK, Oeffinger KC, Robison LL, Armstrong GT, Zelter LK, Krull KR. Longitudinal pain and pain interference in long-term survivors of childhood cancer: A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Cancer, Jun 15; 126(12): 2915-2923, 2020. DOI: (PMID: 32227649).

Phillips NS, Hillenbrand CM, Mitrea BG, Yan J, Li C, Scoggins MA, Merchant TE, Armstrong GT, Srivastava DK, Pui CH, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Krull KR, Sabin ND. Cerebral micorbleeds in adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia treated with cranial radiation. Scientific Report, 10(1):692, 2020, DOI: (PMID: 31959839).

Olsson IT, Lubas MM, Li C, Mandrell BN, Banerjee P, Howell CR, Ness KR, Srivastava DK, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Krull KR, Brinkman TM. Insomnia and neurocognitive functioning in adult survivors of childhood cancer. JNCI Cancer Spectrum, Feb 19; 4(3): pkaa008, 2020. DOI: (PMID: 32382693).

Ogg S, Kolsky JL, Chemaitilly W, Srivastava DK, Wang Mingjuan, Carney G, Ojha R, Robison LL, Cox CL, Hudson MM. Breastfeeding practices among childhood caner survivors. Journal of Cancer Survivorship, Apr 14, 2020. DOI: (PMID: 32291564).

Ness KK, Plana JC, Joshi VM, Luepker RV, Durand JB, Green DM, Partin RE, Santucci AK, Howell RM, Srivastava DK, Hudson MM, Robison LL, Armstrong GT. Exercise intolerance, mortality, and organ system impairment in adult survivors of childhood cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 38(1), 29-42, 2020. DOI: (PMID: 31622133).

Chemaitilly W, Liu Q, van Iersel L, Ness KK, Li Z, Wilson CL, Brinkman TM, Klosky JL, Barnes N, Clark KL, Howell RM, Smith SA, Krasin MJ, Metzger ML, Armstrong GT, Bishop MW, van Santen HM, Pui CH, Srivastava DK, Yasui Y, Hudson MM, Robison LL, Green DM, Sklar CA. Leydig cell function in male survivors of childhood cancer: A report from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort study. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 37(32): 3018-3031, 2019. DOI: (PMID: 31557085).

Banerjee P, Rossi MG, Anghelescu DL, Wei L, Breazeale AM, Reddick WE, Glass JO, Phillips NS, Jacola LM, Sabin ND, Inaba H, Srivastava DK, Robison LL, Pui CH, Hudson MM, Krull KR. Association between anesthesia exposure and neurocognitive and neuroimaging outcomes in long-term survivors of childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. JAMA Oncology, [Epub. ahead of print] June 2019. DOI:  (PMID: 31219514).

van Iersel L, Li Z, Srivastava DK, Brinkman TM, Bjornard KL, Wilson CL, Green DM, Merchant TE, Pui CH, Howell RM, Smith SA, Armstrong GT, Hudson MM, Robison LL, Ness KK, Gajjar A, Krull KR, Sklar CA, van Santen HM, Chemaitilly W. Hypothalamic-pituitary disorders in childhood cancer survivors: prevalence, risk factors and long-term health outcomes. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 104(12), 6101-6115, 2019. DOI: (PMID: 31373627).

Huang IC, Bhakta N, Brinkman TM, Klosky JL, Krull KR, Srivastava DK, Hudson MM, Robison LL. Determinants and consequences of financial hardship among adult survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort study. Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 111(2), 189-200, 2019. DOI: (PMID: 30085213).

Brinkman TM, Ness KK, Li Z, Huang IC, Krull KR, Gajjar A, Merchant TE, Klosky JL, Partin RE, Olsson IT, Boop F, Klimo P, Chemaitilly W, Khan RB, Srivastava DK, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Armstrong GT. Attainment of functional and social independence in adult survivors of pediatric CNS tumors: A report from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort study. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 36(27), 2762-2769, 2018.  DOI: (PMID: 30091946).

Srivastava DK, Zhu L, Hudson M, Pan J, Rai SN. Robust estimation and inference on current status data with applications to phase IV cancer trial. Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods, 17(1), Article 18, 2018.

Rai SN, Ray HE, Pan J, Barnes C, Cambon AC, Wu X, Bonassi S, Srivastava DK. Phase II clinical trials: Issues and practices. Biometrics & Biostatistics International Journal 1(2):2014.

Zhu L, Tong X, Sun J, Chen M, Srivastava DK, Leisenring W, Robison LL. Regression analysis of mixed recurrent-event and panel-count data. Biostatistics 15(3):555-568, 2014.    

Mudholkar GS, Srivastava DK, Marchetti CE, Mudholkar AG. Trimmed analysis of variance: A robust modification of ANOVA. Some Recent Advances in Mathematics and Statistics, Editor: Yogendra P Chaubey, World Scientific, Singapore, 150-168, 2013.

Rai SN, Pan J, Yuan X, Sun J, Hudson MM, Srivastava DK. Estimating incidence rate on current status data with application to a phase IV cancer trial. Communications in Statistics – Theory and Methods 42:3117-3133, 2013.

Zhu L, Tong X, Zhao H, Sun J, Srivastava DK, Leisenring W, Robison LL. Statistical analysis of mixed recurrent event data with application to cancer survivor study. Statistics in Medicine 32(11):1954-1963, 2013.

Zhu L, Sun J, Tong X, Srivastava DK. Regression analysis of multivariate recurrent event data with a dependent terminal event. Lifetime Data Analysis 16(4):478-490, 2010.

Srivastava DK, Jianmin P, Sarkar I, Mudholkar GS. Robust Winsorized regression using Bootstrap approach. Communications in Statistics – Simulation and Computation 39(1):45-67, 2010.

Srivastava DK, Rai SN, Pan J. Robustness of an odds-ratio test in a stratified group sequential trial with a binary outcome measure. Biometrical Journal, 49(3), 351-364, 2007.

Srivastava DK, Boyett JM, Jackson CW, Tong X, Rai SN.  A comparison of permutation Hotelling’s T2 test and Log-Ratio test for analyzing compositional data.  Communications in Statistics – Theory and Methods, Volume 36 (2), 415-431, 2007

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Last update: July 2020