UCLA - Catherine Sugar, PhD
Director, Statistical Analytics
Catherine A. Sugar, PhD, is Associate Professor in the Departments of Biostatistics, (UCLA Fielding School of Public Health), Statistics (UCLA College of Letter, Arts and Sciences) and Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences (David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA). She is also the director of SIStat, the biostatistics core for UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, which will provide the statistical methodology and data analysis support for this consortium through the Data Acquisition and Analysis Core. Dr. Sugar directs the statistics and data cores for multiple major neuroscience centers at UCLA including the Autism Center of Excellence (ACE) on Biomarkers of Developmental Trajectories and Treatment in ASD, the ACE Network on Adaptive Interventions for Minimally Verbal Children with ASD, and the multi-site Research and Development initiative FAST FAIL Trials in Autism, as well as the recently completed Autism Intervention Research Network and the NIH roadmap Consortium for Neuropsychiatric Phenomics.