Hui Zhang, PhD
Hui Zhang, PhD

Hui Zhang, PhD

Associate Member, St. Jude Faculty



BS – Nankai University
MS – Shanghai Institutes of Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences
MS – University of Rochester
PhD – University of Rochester

Research Interests

  • Missing data
  • Longitudinal discrete data analysis
  • U-statistics
  • Survival analysis
  • Computational neuroscience
  • Count data in next generation sequencing 

Selected Publications

Zhang Z, Chen R, Soon G, Zhang H. Treatment Evaluation for a Data-Driven Subgroup in Adaptive Enrichment Designs of Clinical Trials. Statistics in Medicine 37(1):1-11, 2018. doi: 10.1002/sim.7497

Zhang H*, He H, Lu N, Zhu L, Zhang B, Zhang Z, Tang L. A non-parametric model to address overdispersed count response in a longitudinal data setting with missingness. Statistical Method in Medical Research 26(3):1461-1475, 2017. doi: 10.1177/0962280215583397

Liu X, Winter B, Tang L, Zhang B, Zhang H*. Simulating comparisons of different computing algorithms fitting zero-inflated Poisson models for zero abundant counts. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation 87:2609-2621, 2017. DOI: 10.1080/00949655.2017.1327590

Conklin HM, Ashford JM, Clark KN, Martin-Elbahesh K, Hardy KK, Merchant TE, Ogg RJ, Jeha S, Huang L, Zhang H. Long-term Efficacy of Computerized Cognitive Training among Survivors of Childhood Cancer: A Single-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 42(2):220-231, 2017. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsw057 (the 2017 Diane J. Willis Award for Outstanding Article in the Journal of Pediatric Psychology)

Klosky JL, Huang L, Zhang H, Russell KM, Wasilewski-Masker K, Landier W, Leonard M, Albritton KH, Gupta AA, Casillas J, Colte P, Simmons JL, Kutteh WH, Schover LR. Prevalence and Predictors of Sperm Banking in Adolescents Newly Diagnosed with Cancer: Examination of Adolescent, Parent and Provider Factors Influencing Fertility. Journal of Clinical Oncology 35(34):3830-3836, 2017. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2016.70.4767

Huang L, Tang L, Zhang B, Zhang Z, Zhang H*. Comparison of Different Computational Implementations on Fitting Generalized Linear Mixed-effects Models for Repeated Count Measures. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation 87:2392-2404, 2016. doi: 10.1080/00949655.2015.1111376

Liu W, Zhang Z, Schroeder RJ, Zhang B, Zhang H, Ho M, Kotz R, Irony T. Joint Estimation of Treatment and Placebo Effects in Clinical Trials with Longitudinal Blinding Assessments. Journal of the American Statistical Association 111:538-548, 2016.

Conklin HM, Ogg RJ, Ashford JM, Scoggins MA, Zou P, Clark KN, Martin-Elbahesh K, Hardy KK, Merchant TE, Jeha S, Huang L, Zhang H. Computerized Cognitive Training for Amelioration of Cognitive Late Effects among Childhood Cancer Survivors: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Clinical Oncology 33(33): 3894-3902, 2015. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2015.61.6672

Pu J, Wang S, Yin Y, Zhang G, Carter RA, Wang J, Xu G, Sun H, Wang M, Wen C, Wei Y, Wang D, Zhu B, Lemmon G, Jiao Y, Duan S, Wang Q, Du Q, Sun M, Bao J, Sun Y, Zhao J, Zhang H, Wu G, Liu J, Webster RG. Evolution of the H9N2 influenza genotype that facilitated the genesis of the novel H7N9 virus. PNAS, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112:548-553, 2015. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1422456112.

Willard VW, Qaddoumi I, Chen S, Zhang H, Brennan R, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Wilson MW, Phipps S. Developmental and Adaptive Functioning in Children with Retinoblastoma: A Longitudinal Investigation. Journal of Clinical Oncology 32:2788-2793, 2014. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2013.53.1996.

Willard VW, Leung W, Huang Q, Zhang H, Phipps S. Cognitive Outcome After Pediatric Stem-Cell Transplantation: Impact of Age and Total-Body Irradiation. Journal of Clinical Oncology 32:3982-3988, 2014. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2014.56.2223.

Phipps S, Klosky J, Long A, Hudson M., Huang Q, Zhang H, Noll RB. Perception of Cancer as Traumatic Event, Posttraumatic Stress, and Psychological Growth in Children with Cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology 32(7):641-646, 2014. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2013.49.8212.

Zhang H, Holden-Wiltse J, Wang J, Liang H. A Strategy to Model Nonmonotonic Dose-Response Curve and Estimate IC50. Plos One 8(8):e69301, 2013. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0069301.

Guy CS, Vignali KM, Temirov J, Bettini M, Overacre AE, Smeltzer M, Zhang H, Huppa JB, Tsai YH, Lobry C, Xie J, Dempsey PJ, Aifantis I, Davis MM, Vignali DA. Distinct T cell receptor signaling pathways drive proliferation and cytokine production in T cells. Nature Immunology 14:262-270, 2013.

Zhu L, Zhao H, Sun J, Pounds S, Zhang H. Joint Analysis of Longitudinal Data and Recurrent Episodes Data with Application to Medical Cost Analysis. Biometrical Journal55:5-16, 2013.

Zhang H, Yu Q, Feng C, Gunzler D, Wu P, Tu XM. A new look at the difference between the GEE and the GLMM when modeling longitudinal count responses. Journal of Applied Statistics 39:2067-2079, 2012.

Pounds SB, Gao CL, Zhang H. Empirical Bayesian Selection of Hypothesis Testing Procedures for Analysis of Sequence Count Expression Data. Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology 11(5), 2012. doi: 10.1515/1544-6115.1773.

Zhang H, Lu N, Feng C, Thurston SW, Xia Y, Tu XM. On Fitting Generalized Linear Mixed-effects Models for Binary Responses using Different Statistical Packages. Statistics in Medicine 30:2562-2572, 2011.

Zhang H, Xia Y, Chen R, Lu N, Tang W, Tu XM. On Modeling Longitudinal Binomial Responses: Implications from Two Dueling Paradigms. Journal of Applied Statistics38:2373-2390, 2011.

Zhang H, Ameen N, Melvin JE, Vidyasagar S. Acute Inflammation Alters Bicarbonate Transport in Mouse Ileum. Journal of Physiology 581:1221-33, 2007.

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Last update: March 2018