Yu, Menggang

Menggang Yu
Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics
Room & Building: 
K6/436 CSC

meyu [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Education & Research: 

PhD, Biostatistics, University of Michigan, 2003

Research Interests
Failure time analysis; Clinical trial biostatistics; Cost-efficient sampling; Causal inference.

Selected Publications
M Yu, D Xie, MG Weiner, X Wang, RL Tannen (2012). Prior Event Rate Ratio (PERR) Adjustment: Numerical Studies of a Statistical Method to Address Unrecognized Confounding in Observational Studies. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. In press.
M Yu (2011). Buckley-James Type Estimator in Censored data with Covariates Missing by Design. Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 38, 252-67.
Z Zhao, M Yu, D Crabb, Y Xu, S Liangpunsakul (2011). Ethanol-Induced Alterations in Fatty Acid-Related Lipids in Serum and Tissues in Mice. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 35(2):229-234.
M Yu and B Nan (2010). Regression Calibration in Semiparametric Accelerated Failure Time Models. Biometrics, 66, 405-414.
J DeWitt, M Yu, MA Al-Haddad, S Sherman, L McHenry, J Leblanc (2010). Survival in patients with pancreatic cancer following the diagnosis of malignant ascites or liver metastases by EUS-FNA. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 71 (2), 260-265.
JS Carpenter, M Yu, J Wu, D Von Ah, J Milata, JL Otte, S Johns, B Schneider, AM Storniolo, R Salomon, Z Desta, J Cao, Y Jin, S Phillips, T Skaar (2009). Evaluating the Role of Serotonin in Hot Flashes after Breast Cancer Using Acute Tryptophan Depletion, Menopause: Journal of the North American Menopause Society, 16, 644-52.
B Nan, JD Kalbfleish and M Yu (2009). Asymptotic Theory for the Semiparametric Accelerated Failure Time Model with Missing Data. Annals of Statistics, 37, 2531-76.
M Yu, JMG Taylor, HM Sandler (2008). Individual Prediction in Prostate Cancer Studies Using a Joint Longitudinal-Survival-Cure Model. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 103, 178-187.
M Yu, S Kim, Z Wang, S Hall, and L Li (2008). A Bayesian Meta-Analysis on Published Sample Mean and Variance Pharmacokinetic Data with Application to Drug-Drug Interaction Prediction. Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics, 18, 1063-1083.
L Li, M Yu, DJ Robarge, C Shen, F Azzouz, HL McLeod, S Borges-Gonzales, A Nguyen, Z Desta, CJ Sweeney, and DA Flockhart (2008). A Mixture Model Approach in Gene-Gene and Gene-Environmental Interactions for Binary Phenotypes. Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics, 18, 1150-1177.
L Li, M Yu, R Chin, A Lucksiri, D Flockhart, and S Hall (2007). Drug-Drug Interaction Prediction: A Bayesian Meta-Analysis Approach. Statistics in Medicine, 26: 3700-3721.
Q Yu and M Yu (2007). Estimation with Modified Case Cohort Data under Linear Regression Models. Journal of Applied Probability and Statistics. 2, 49-70.
M Yu and Q Yu (2007). Buckley-James-type Estimators in Classical Case-cohort Studies. International Journal of Statistics and Management Systems. 1, 82-103.
Q Yu, GYC Wong and M Yu (2007). Buckley-James-type of Estimators under the Classical Case Cohort Design. Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics. 59, 675-695.
M Yu and B Nan (2006). A Hybrid Newton-Type Method for Censored Survival Data Using Double Weights in Linear Models. Lifetime data analysis, 12, 345-364.
M Yu and B Nan (2006). A Revisit of Semiparametric Regression Models with Missing Data. Statistica Sinica, 16, 1193-1212.
B Nan, M Yu and JD Kalbfleisch (2006). Censored Linear Regression for Case-Cohort Studies. Biometrika, 93, 747-762.
JMG Taylor, M Yu, HM Sandler (2005). Individualized Predictions of Disease Progression Following Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 23, 816-825.
M Yu, NJ Law, JMG Taylor, HM Sandler (2004). Joint Longitudinal-Survival-Cure Models and Their Application to Prostate Cancer. Statistica Sinica, 14, 835-862.
JMG Taylor and M Yu (2002). Bias and Efficiency Loss Due to Categorizing an Explanatory Variable. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 83, 248-263.

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Courses Taught
Clinical Trial Biostatistics (Mini Course taught in Shanghai, China)
Longitudinal Data Analysis (Short Course Series)
Introduction to Survival Analysis (Short Course Series)


Failure time analysis; Clinical trial biostatistics; Cost-efficient sampling; Causal inference.