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Wei Cheng, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Biostatistics; Yale Cancer Center, Yale School of Medicine

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Wei Cheng, PhD



Serving as an Associate Research Scientist, I am a member of the Biostatistics Shared Resources (BSR) team of the Yale Cancer Center and a reviewer of its Protocol Review Committee.

My expertise and research interests include: clinical trials methodology, clinical research based on electronic health records, generalized linear mixed models (e.g., usage in modeling clinical response, repeated measures), applied survival analysis, Bayesian approaches to health-care evaluation (e.g. hierarchical models, simultaneous evidence synthesis and cost-effectiveness modeling), comparative effectiveness research, systematic reviews and evidence synthesis methods (e.g. network meta-analysis, diagnostic / prognostic accuracy reviews), and so on.

Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (2018)
  • PhD
    Brown University, Biostatistics
  • BSc
    Beijing Normal University, Applied Mathematics

Professional Service

Protocol Review Committee, Yale Comprehensive Cancer CenterReviewer2020 - Present

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