Daniel Zelterman, PhD

Professor of Biostatistics

Research Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health: Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS

Yale Cancer Center: Developmental Therapeutics

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Interests

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Biomarkers, Pharmacological; Biostatistics; Computational Biology; Epidemiology; Genetics; Statistics

Research Summary

Daniel Zelterman, Ph.D., Director of the Biostatistics Core is Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics) at the Yale School of Public Health and Associate Director of the Biostatistics Shared Resource for the Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Zelterman provides methodological expertise to the Core for the design and analysis of basic science and Phase I/II cancer studies, while still maintaining his collaborations with cancer center investigators on numerous basic and clinical studies. He also develops training activities for cancer center members and Core staff. Educationally, Dr. Zelterman teaches a biostatistics course to Radiation Therapy fellows each fall and is the instructor for the YSPH course on Statistical Thinking, attended by a number of medical students every year. His research focus is centered in applied statistics and covers survival analysis, modeling of cancer mechanisms, and discrete distributions. His interests in cancer epidemiology and genetics have brought him to examine the analysis of pedigrees, familial clusters of disease, and similar computationally intensive statistical methods. He is the author of five books on the statistical analysis of discrete data and associate editor of five scientific journals. He is an elected fellow of the American Statistical Association. Dr. Zelterman has collaborated with a large number of cancer center members including Joann Sweasy and Joanne Weidhass in laboratory studies, Peter Glazer on his DNA repair program project and Maysa Abu-Khalaf, Lindsay Harris and Deepak Narayan in clinical studies.

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Contact Info

Daniel Zelterman, PhD
Office Location
60 College Street, Ste 204
New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
BiostatisticsPO Box 208034
60 College Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8034