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Yiwang Zhou, PhD
Yiwang Zhou, PhD

Yiwang Zhou, PhD

Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty



BS (Biological Sciences) - Peking University, Beijing, China
MS (Molecular Genetics) - University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
MS (Biostatistics) - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
PhD (Biostatistics) - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Research Interests

  • Precision Medicine; Individualized Treatment Rules
  • Longitudinal Data Analysis
  • Spatialtemporal Data Analysis
  • Clinical Trials; Observational Studies

Selected Publications

Wyatt KD, Birz S, Castellino SM, Henderson TO, Lucas Jr JT, Pei Q, Zhou Y, ... & Flerlage JE. Accelerating pediatric hodgkin lymphoma research: the hodgkin lymphoma data collaboration (NODAL). JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute Jan 25, 2024, djae013. PMID: 38273668 DOI: 10.1093/jnci/djae013

Kaye EC, Smith J, Zhou Y, Bagatell R, Baker JN, Cohn,SL, ... & Mack, JW. Factors influencing parents’ choice of palliative treatment goals for children with relapsed or refractory neuroblastoma: A multi‐site longitudinal survey study. Cancer Dec 15, 2023. PMID: 38100619 DOI: 10.1002/cncr.35149

Zhou Y, Smith J, Keerthi D, Li C, Sun Y, Mothi SS, ... & Sharma A. Longitudinal clinical data improve survival prediction after hematopoietic cell transplantation using machine learning. Blood Advances Feb 13, 2024, 8(3), 686-698. PMID: 37991991 DOI: 10.1182/bloodadvances.2023011752 

Feraco, AM, Zhou, Y, Zheng, Y, Marks, LJ, Friedmann, AM, Weinstein, HJ, Link, MP, Flerlage, JE. Disease site number was not prognostic in a low-risk Hodgkin lymphoma combined modality trial: revisiting PHC HOD90. Blood Advances 2023. PMID: 37647596 DOI: 10.1182/bloodadvances.2023010944

Zhou Y*, Song PX. Longitudinal Self-Learning of Individualized Treatment Rules in A Nutrient Supplementation Trial with Missing Data. Statistics in Medicine May 9, 2023. doi: 10.1002/sim.9766 *Corresponding author

Purvis KN, Swanson HD, Niloy KK, Zhou Y, Panetta JC, Crews KR, Flerlage JE. Pharmacokinetics and Safety of Bendamustine in the BEABOVP Regimen for the Treatment of Pediatric Patients with Hodgkin Lymphoma. Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology May 7 18;1-6, 2023. PMID: 37199744 doi: 10.1007/s00280-023-04540-9

Rodríguez‐Carmona Y, Meijer JL, Zhou Y, Jansen EC, Perng W, Banker M, Song PX, Téllez‐Rojo MM, Cantoral A, Peterson KE. Metabolomics reveals sex‐specific pathways associated with changes in adiposity and muscle mass in a cohort of Mexican adolescents. Pediatric Obesity Jun;17(6):e12887, 2022. PMID: 35023314 doi: 10.1111/ijpo.12887

Zhan T, Zhou Y, Geng Z, Gu Y, Kang J, Wang L, Huang X, Slate EH. Deep historical borrowing framework to prospectively and simultaneously synthesize control information in confirmatory clinical trials with multiple endpoints. Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics Jan 2;32(1):90-106, 2022. PMID: 34632951 doi: 10.1080/10543406.2021.1975128

Zhou Y, Song PX, Fu H. Net benefit index: Assessing the influence of a biomarker for individualized treatment rules. Biometrics Dec;77(4):1254-1264, 2020. PMID: 32918486 DOI: 10.1111/biom.13373

Marino S, Zhao Y, Zhou N, Zhou Y, Toga AW, Zhao L, Jian Y, Yang Y, Chen Y, Wu Q, Wild J. Compressive Big Data Analytics: An ensemble meta-algorithm for high-dimensional multisource datasets. Plos One Aug 28;15(8):e0228520, 2020. PMID: 32857775 doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0228520

Zhou Y, Wang L, Zhang L, Shi L, Yang K, He J, Zhao B, Overton W, Purkayastha S, Song P. A spatiotemporal epidemiological prediction model to inform county-level COVID-19 risk in the United States. Harvard Data Science Review Aug 6, 2020. doi: 10.1162/99608f92.79e1f45e

Wang L, Zhou Y, He J, Zhu B, Wang F, Tang L, Kleinsasser M, Barker D, Eisenberg MC, Song PX. An epidemiological forecast model and software assessing interventions on the COVID-19 epidemic in China. Journal of Data Science Jul 1;18(3):409-32, 2020. doi: 10.1101/2020.02.29.20029421

Luo C, Fa B, Yan Y, Wang Y, Zhou Y, Zhang Y, Yu Z. High-dimensional mediation analysis in survival models. PLoS Computational Biology Apr 17;16(4):e1007768, 2020. PMID: 32302299 doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1007768

Ray D, Salvatore M, Bhattacharyya R, Wang L, Du J, Mohammed S, Purkayastha S, Halder A, Rix A, Barker D, Kleinsasser M. Zhou Y, Bose D, Song P, Banerjee M, Baladandayuthapani V, Ghosh P, Mukherjee B. Predictions, role of interventions and effects of a historic national lockdown in India’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic: data science call to arms. Harvard Data Science Review 2020(Suppl 1):10.1162/99608f92.60e08ed5, 2020. PMID: 32607504 doi: 10.1162/99608f92.60e08ed5

Zhou Y, Zhao L, Zhou N, Zhao Y, Marino S, Wang T, Sun H, Toga AW, Dinov ID. Predictive big data analytics using the UK Biobank data. Scientific Reports Apr 12;9(1):1-0, 2019. PMID: 30979917 doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-41634-y

Marino S, Xu J, Zhao Y, Zhou N, Zhou Y, Dinov ID. Controlled feature selection and compressive big data analytics: Applications to biomedical and health studies. PloS One Aug 30;13(8):e0202674, 2018. PMID: 30161148 doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0202674

Mui MZ, Zhou Y, Blanchette P, Chughtai N, Knight JF, Gruosso T, Papadakis AI, Huang S, Park M, Gingras AC, Branton PE. The human adenovirus type 5 E4orf4 protein targets two phosphatase regulators of the Hippo signaling pathway. Journal of Virology Sep 1;89(17):8855-70, 2015. PMID: 26085163 doi: 10.1128/JVI.03710-14

Last update: February 2024