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Brent Vander Wyk, PhD

Biostatistician; Core Co-Leader, Geriatrics Staff

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Brent Vander Wyk, PhD


Dr. Vander Wyk is a biostatistician in the Yale OAIC Biostatistics Core. He provides expertise in study design, statistical analyses, and research programming. Since joining Yale’s Program on Aging in 2018, his work has focused on physical and cognitive changes related to aging and the development of methods and statistical analyses to address complex, multimodal datasets that arise in longitudinal studies, functional neuroimaging, administrative records, human immunology and animal models.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Carnegie Mellon Univ, Psychology (2006)
  • BSc
    University of Connecticut, Psychology (2000)

Professional Service

Gerontological Society of AmericaMember2018 - Present
Journal of Autism and Developmental DisordersEditorial Board Member2013 - 2018
Society for NeuroscienceMember2011 - 2018
Cognitive Neuroscience SocietyMember2010 - 2018
International Society for Autism ResearchMember2010 - 2018

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