Yuan Liu, PhD, MS


Titles and Roles

Assistant Research Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University
Assistant Research Professor, Bioinformatics and Biostatistics Shared Resource
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Research Program
Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics


Yuan Liu, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at Rollin School of Public Health. She joined the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource at Winship Cancer Institute in January 2010.

Dr. Liu has extensive collaborative experience with Winship investigators in the areas of breast cancer, lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer, head and neck cancer, hematology and radiation oncology. Her expertise includes study design, data management & analysis for retrospective studies, prognostic biomarker validation, survival/recurrence data analysis and propensity score approach.


Dr. Liu received her PhD in Biostatistics from the University of South Carolina. She also has a MS in Mathematics from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and a BS from the National HuaQiao University in China.


Dr. Liu's research areas include cancer prognostic biomarker development and validation, retrospective study design, propensity score methodology development, time-dependent biomarkers, analysis of survival and recurrent data, analysis of repeated measurement data, quantile regression and its application in cancer research, and adaptive cancer phase I clinical trial design.


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