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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

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

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:

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

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), 2020. PMID: 32607504 DOI: 10.1162/99608f92.60e08ed5

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

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

Tang L, Zhou Y, Wang L, Purkayastha S, Zhang L, He J, Wang F, Song PX. A review of multi‐compartment infectious disease models. International Statistical Review Aug;88(2):462-513, 2020. PMID: 32834402 DOI: 10.1111/insr.12402

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:

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, Song PX, Fu H. Net benefit index: Assessing the influence of a biomarker for individualized treatment rules. Biometrics Sep 12, 2020. PMID: 32918486 DOI: 10.1111/biom.13373v

Last update: August 2021