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Understanding behavioral issues related to cancer intervention and prevention strategies.
Phone: (206) 667-6684
Fax: (206) 667-7264
Women's health, specifically pregnancy and surgical concerns related to breast cancer.
Phone: (206) 543-6352
Fax: (206) 543-8136
Member and Director, Public Health Sciences Division
Methods for multicenter studies of women's health.
Phone: (206) 667-4699
Fax: (206) 667-4142
Phone: (206) 667-6372
Professor of Epidemiology, University of Washington
Nutritional epidemiology and chronic disease prevention, specifically designed to improve the scientific basis for public health policy and recommendations concerning dietary intake, physical activity and intake of folic acid.
Phone: (206) 667-4793
Fax: (206) 667-5977
Occupational and environmental epidemiology of cancer with a focus in biomarkers of exposure, susceptibility and disease.
Phone: (206) 667-7803
Fax: (206) 667-4787
Associate Member, Human Biology Division
The Bielas Laboratory studies the fundamental and clinical implications of nuclear and mitochondrial DNA mutations in the pathogenesis of cancer and age-related disease.
Phone: (206) 667-3170
Fax: (206) 667-2537
Phone: (206) 667-7041
Fax: (206) 667-1319
Assistant Member, Basic Sciences Division
Alternative splicing and RNA processing
Phone: (206) 667-5662
Fax: (206) 667-1319
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Information transmission inside cells
Phone: (206) 667-1799
Fax: (206) 667-6522
National Wilms' Tumor Study Group (NWTSG) data and statistical center.
Phone: (206) 543-2035
Fax: (206) 616-2724
(1) Novel behavioral interventions (e.g. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) for changing health behavior delivered at the public health level; (2) natural psychoscocial influences on health behavior over the course of the lifespan.
Phone: (206) 667-5074
Fax: (206) 667-5977
Research Professor, Biostatistics, University of Washington
Graduate Faculty, Biostatistics, University of Washington
PI, Statistical and Data Management Center, Microbicide Trials Network
Phone: (206) 667-1731
Fax: (206) 667-4812
Professor and Chair, Department of Bioethics and Humanities, University of Washington
The social, ethical, and policy implications of genetic information, including studies of genetic counseling and the clinical utility to pharmacogenetic and other genetic tests, and the implications of genomic health care for medically underserved populations.
Phone: (206) 221-5482
Fax: (206) 685-7515
Identification and functional dissection of polymorphisms that correlate with common diseases and quantitative traits; assessing the functional impact of candidate SNPs on a variety of regulatory mechanisms, including promoter function and mRNA structure.
Phone: (206) 667-7034
Fax: (206) 667-7850
Associate Member, Clinical Research Division
Director, UCI/Hutchinson Center Cancer Alliance, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Director, Scientific Program on AIDS-Associated Malignancies and Infections, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Phone: (206) 667-4600
Fax: (206) 667-1965
Understanding of psychosocial modifiers of behavioral and physiological mechanisms of cancer prevention and control and development of culturally appropriate interventions for reduction of cancer health disparities.
Phone: (206) 667-7806
Fax: (206) 667-5977
Professor of Epidemiology, University of Washington
Affiliate Professor of Otolaryngology, University of Washington
Cancer susceptibility and molecular carcinogenesis.
Phone: (206) 667-6644
Fax: (206) 667-2537
Affiliate Professor, Biostatistics, University of Washington
Research focus: Development of statistical methods for analysis of survival and longitudinal data from clinical trials and epidemiological studies.
Phone: (206) 667-7051
Fax: (206) 667-4378
Assistant Member, Clinical Research Division
Cancer survivorship, with focus on childhood cancer survivors and hematopoietic cell transplantation survivors of all ages. My group is particularly interested in better understanding exposures that influence (both good and bad) a cancer survivor's subsequent risk for developing heart disease and related conditions.
Phone: (206) 667-4630
Associate Professor of Nursing, University of Washington
Older women's health. Clinical and research expertise include gerontology and healthy aging, postmenopausal hormone therapy, symptoms and symptom management, psychosocial oncology, cardiovascular nursing.
Phone: (206) 667-6814
Fax: (206) 667-4142
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Professor, Dental Public Health Services, University of Washington
Vertical integration in health services, integrated health systems, impact of financial incentives on physician.
Phone: (206) 616-2923
Fax: (206) 543-3964
Design and analysis of cancer clinical trials
Phone: (206) 667-4623
Fax: (206) 667-4408
Affiliate Assistant Professor, Biostatistics, University of Washington
Research focus: Statistical methods in HIV prevention trials and in genetic association studies.
Phone: (206) 667-6364
Fax: (206) 667-4378
Etiology and genetics of breast cancer.
Phone: (206) 667-4630
Fax: (206) 667-5948
Radiation epidemiology and circadian disruption
Phone: (206) 667-2750
Fax: (206) 667-2683
President and Director Emeritus, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Health promotion and disease prevention; screening for cancer; epidemiology; radiation; DNA methylation.
Phone: (206) 667-1700
Fax: (206) 667-1702
Research focus: Statistical methods in HIV prevention trials and in genetic association studies.
Phone: (206) 667-2093
Fax: (206) 667-7004
Research focus: Clinical trial design; Group and Cluster randomized; Analysis of sexual risk; Mediator analysis
Phone: (206) 667-5661
Fax: (206) 667-4378
Gynecological oncology; ovarian cancer.
Phone: (206) 667-7459
Fax: (206) 215-6201
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Professor of Epidemiology, University of Washington
Taste and food preferences, dietary choices, studies on obesity and eating disorders, new tools for assessing quality of the total diet, nutrition and cancer prevention.
Director for Scientific Affairs, HIV Vaccine Trials Network
Affiliate Professor, Epidemiology and Global Health, University of Washington
The development of an HIV vaccine and its implementation in the developing world.
Phone: (206) 667-7938
Fax: (206) 667-7711
Affiliate Assistant Professor, Biostatistics, University of Washington
Phone: (206) 667-4086
Fax: (206) 667-4378
Research focus: Development and implementation of statistical methods for prostate cancer studies.
Phone: (206) 667-6561
Fax: (206) 667-7264
Professor, Biostatistics and Statistics, University of Washington
Graduate Faculty, Biostatistics and Statistics, University of Washington
Fax: (206) 667-4812
Affiliate Assistant Professor, Biostatistics, University of Washington
Phone: (206) 667-1093
Fax: (206) 667-4378
The Galloway Lab studies the mechanisms by which human papillomaviruses contribute to cancer, with an emphasis on types most likely to progress to cervical cancer. They work to understand the natural history of genital HPV infections and why only a small subset of women infected with high-risk HPVs develop cancer.
Phone: (206) 667-4500
Fax: (206) 667-5815
Understanding how microenvironments within distant tissues regulate dormancy and growth of disseminated breast tumor cells.
Phone: (206) 667-7080
Fax: (206) 667-2537
Principal Investigator, Statistical Data Management Center, HIV Vaccine Trials Network
Research Professor, Biostatistics, University of Washington
Graduate Faculty, Biostatistics, University of Washington
Research focus: Clinical trials of vaccines
Phone: (206) 667-7299
Fax: (206) 667-4812
Lung cancer prevention, cancer prevention clinical trials, biomarkers of cancer risk.
Phone: (206) 386-2122
Fax: (206) 667-5964
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Phone: (206) 667-6533
Fax: (206) 667-6358
Affiliate Associate Professor, Statistics, University of Washington
Phone: (206) 667-4076
Fax: (206) 667-4378
Molecular and cell biology of gastrointestinal cancer; genetic and epigenetic alterations in cancer.
Phone: (206) 667-1107
Fax: (206) 667-2917
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Associate Member, Clinical Research Division
Phone: (206) 667-5595
Fax: (206) 667-4408
Professor, Biostatistics, University of Washington
Adjunct Professor, Applied Mathematics and Epidemiology, University of Washington
Director and Founder, Summer Institute in Statistics and Modeling in Infectious Diseases, University of Washington
Research focus: The design and evaluation of vaccine field trials; Modeling infectious disease dynamics and strategies for mitigation and control; Causal Inference in infectious diseases; Evaluating surrogates of protection.
Phone: (206) 667-2722
Fax: (206) 667-4378
Phone: (206) 667-7068
Fax: (206) 667-7004
HIV prevention trials
Phone: (206) 667-2685
Fax: (206) 667-7004
Associate Member, Clinical Research Division
The molecular and cellular origins of pancreas cancer.
Phone: (206) 667-6921
The Hockenbery lab studies programmed cell death (apoptosis) pathways that are defective in many cancer cells; and the role of cancer-cell metabolism in apoptosis, oncogene functions, and environmental/dietary risk factors, including excess supply of nutrients. After identifying cancer-selective targets, they carry out small-molecule screens for inhibitors to identify lead compounds as anticancer agents.
Phone: (206) 667-4611
Fax: (206) 667-6519
Women's reproductive health.
Phone: (206) 667-4776
Fax: (206) 667-4787
Principal Staff Scientist, Public Health Sciences Division
Research focus: Using differential and difference equations to model the biology of HIV and the immune system
Phone: (206) 667-6975
Fax: (206) 667-7004
Research focus: Statistical genomics, GWAS.
Phone: (206) 667-2854
Fax: (206) 667-7004
Affiliate Associate Professor, Biostatistics, University of Washington
Phone: (206) 667-4198
Fax: (206) 667-4378
Professor, Biostatistics, University of Washington
Graduate Faculty, Biostatistics, University of Washington
Phone: (206) 667-6014
Fax: (206) 667-4378
Affiliate Associate Professor, Biostatistics, University of Washington
Graduate Faculty, Biostatistics, University of Washington
Phone: (206) 667-6353
Fax: (206) 667-4378
The Kemp Lab studies tumor formation in mice to better understand how environmental and genetic factors interact to cause cancer. They also work to develop simple blood tests for early cancer detection by discovering biomarkers, the proteins that signal the earliest traces of disease.
Phone: (206) 667-4252
Fax: (206) 667-5815
Health communication interventions using new media for cancer prevention and control; Decision making in cancer screening; Mediators and moderators of behavior change; Obesity prevention; Health literacy and health disparity.
Phone: (206) 667-7182
Fax: (206) 667-7056
Progam Head, Biostatistics and Biomathematics Program, Public Health Sciences Division
Research focus: Adaptive function estimation for genomic data
Phone: (206) 667-7808
Fax: (206) 667-4142
Leukemia and leukemia biology and radiation epidemiology
Phone: (206) 667-2861
Fax: (206) 667-4408
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Associate Member, Clinical Research Division
Phone: (206) 288-7409
Fax: (206) 288-2054
The impact of dietary and genetic factors on energy balance, and the metabolic and molecular links between obesity and associated diseases such as type 2 diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, and certain types of cancer.
Phone: (206) 667-7362
Fax: (206) 667-7850
Associate Program Head, Cancer Prevention Program, Public Health Sciences Division
Identifying dietary risk factors for cancer and promoting healthful dietary behavior change.
Phone: (206) 667-7091
Fax: (206) 667-7850
Controlled dietary studies, nutrition interventions and phytochemicals.
Phone: (206) 667-6580
Fax: (206) 667-7850
Intercellular communication and the control of cell growth.
Phone: (206) 667-5408
Fax: (206) 667-2537
Statistical methods for clinical trials, adaptive and non-parametric regression models, survival analysis.
Phone: (206) 667-6089
Fax: (206) 667-4408
Methods of early detection in breast cancer.
Phone: (206) 288-2046
Fax: (206) 288-6556
Affiliate Professor of Biostatistics, University of Washington
Survivorship after cancer, clinical research related to stem cell transplantation, and statistical methodology for studies of diagnostic tests.
Phone: (206) 667-4374
Fax: (206) 667-6358
Breast cancer etiology and outcomes.
Phone: (206) 667-7444
Fax: (206) 667-5948
Associate Professor of Urology, University of Washington
Molecular mechanisms of prostate carcinogenesis.
Phone: (206) 667-1342
Fax: (206) 667-4663
Phone: (206) 667-5749
Fax: (206) 667-7004
Phone: (206) 667-4282
Fax: (206) 667-7004
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Fax: (206) 667-1319
Comparative effectiveness, health services and outcomes research
Phone: (206) 667-6670
Fax: (206) 667-6670
Assistant Member, Human Biology Division
The MacPherson Lab is focused on understanding the mechanisms through which cancer-mutated genes drive tumorigenesis. The lab studies two tumor types, small cell lung carcinoma (SCLC) and retinoblastoma. Genomic analyses of human tumors allow us to identify gene mutations that may contribute to tumor initiation, progression and metastasis.
Phone: (206) 667-6464
Fax: (206) 667-2917
Epidemiology of HPV-related cancer; Immunoepidemiology; Immunogenetics
Phone: (206) 667-4630
Fax: (206) 667-5948
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Research Associate Professor, Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington
Graduate Faculty, Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington
Phone: (206) 520-4316
Fax: (206) 520-4371
Program Head, Epidemiology, Public Health Sciences Division
Etiologic and prognostic determinants of breast cancer and its subsequent outcomes.
Phone: (206) 667-4632
Fax: (206) 667-5948
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Phone: (206) 667-7318
Fax: (206) 667-1319
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Professor, Department of Pharmacy, University of Washington
Personalized dosing of medications in cancer patients; Pharmacokinetics and population pharmacokinetics; Improved medication efficacy and safety
Phone: (206) 667-1977
Fax: (206) 543-3835
Psychological interventions; nervous, endocrine and immune system interactions.
Phone: (206) 667-7924
Fax: (206) 667-5977
Quantitative and substantive problems in cancer early detection
Phone: (206) 667-4612
Fax: (206) 667-7264
Prevention of new and recurrent breast and other cancer through physical activity, diet and chemoprevention.
Phone: (206) 667-7979
Fax: (206) 667-4787
Behavioral science in cancer clinical trials research: quality of life outcomes
Phone: (206) 667-4604
Fax: (206) 667-4408
Professor of Epidemiology, University of Washington
Environmental and occupational epidemiology of cancer, immune-related disorders, and intermediate biologic effects.
Phone: (206) 667-4630
Fax: (206) 667-5948
Dr. Peter Nelson's lab focuses on understanding the molecular, cellular and physiological events that lead to cancer initiation and progression. A particular emphasis involves hormonal carcinogenesis and prostate cancer with the goal of developing new strategies for diagnosis, prognosis and therapy.
Phone: (206) 667-3377
Fax: (206) 667-2917
Nutritional epidemiology, methods to improve diet and physical activity assessment, diet and physical activity in relation to energy balance, nutritional status and cancer risk. Lifestyle factors related to breast and prostate cancer prevention and survivorship.
Phone: (206) 667-4797
Fax: (206) 667-7850
Program Head, Cancer Prevention Program, Public Health Sciences Division
Practical and targeted prevention of breast and colon cancer; cancer survivorship
Phone: (206) 667-3476
Fax: (206) 667-7850
Assistant Professor of Health Services, University of Washington
Cancer prevention and control, community-based participatory research and social determinants of health.
Phone: (206) 685-8887
Research focus: Survival analysis, cure modeling, change-point problems, longitudinal and multivariate data analysis
Phone: (206) 667-5749
Fax: (206) 667-7004
The Overbaugh lab has a long-standing interest in understanding the mechanisms of HIV-1 transmission and pathogenesis. The lab is part of a larger team, comprising researchers in both Seattle and Kenya (The Nairobi HIV/STD Project). Trainees in the lab have opportunities to engage in studies of viral evolution, virus-host cell interactions, and viral immunology all within the context of international collaboration.
Phone: (206) 667-3524
Fax: (206) 667-6524
Associate Member, Human Biology Division
The Paddison Lab uses functional genetics to probe the underlying biology of mammalian stem/progenitor cells. We identify and characterize gene products affecting stem cell self-renewal, differentiation, proliferation, or survival through the use of RNAi knockdown technologies.
Phone: (206) 667-4312
Fax: (206) 667-4023
Professor, Department of Health Services, University of Washington
Outcomes in health policy and treatment effectiveness; biobehavioral cancer prevention, determinants and solutions for cancer health disparities; improving end-of-life care; community-level interventions, comparative effectiveness.
Phone: (206) 667-7042
Fax: (206) 667-7056
Research focus: Statistical evaluation of medical tests and biomarkers
Phone: (206) 667-7398
Fax: (206) 667-7004
Genetic and molecular epidemiology, common complex diseases, including cancer, obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, as well as intermediate traits, including inflammation and metabolic measurements.
Phone: (206) 667-2450
Fax: (206) 667-7850
Youth smoking research, correlated data, longitudinal projection, bias reduction in performance measures
Phone: (206) 667-2865
Fax: (206) 667-6184
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, University of Washington
Research interests span the fields of cancer epidemiology, molecular epidemiology, and clinical epidemiology.
Phone: (206) 667-7741
Fax: (206) 667-7850
The Porter Lab focuses on identifying and understanding the molecular events in normal and cancer cells that are associated with the initiation and progression of human cancer, with a focus on breast and ano-genital cancers. They also investigate the molecular profiles that distinguish different types of cancer or determine an individual's cancer risk.
Phone: (206) 667-3751
Fax: (206) 667-5815
Etiology and prevention of cancer, particularly colorectal and pancreas cancer; gene-environment interactions in cancer; intermediate biology in cancer; the role of plant foods in lowering cancer; the nature of carcinogenesis.
Phone: (206) 667-4683
Fax: (206) 667-7959
Research strategies and methods for disease prevention and epidemiology.
Phone: (206) 667-6756
Fax: (206) 667-4142
Alternations in cell proliferation and genetic instability in aging and in neoplastic progression
Phone: (206) 667-3761
Fax: (206) 667-5530
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Metabolomics
Phone: (765) 418-3200
Comparative effectiveness analysis; cost effectiveness analysis, health economics, cancer outcomes research.
Phone: (206) 667-7846
Fax: (206) 667-5977
Principal Staff Scientist, Public Health Sciences Division
Research focus: Methods for the analysis of high-dimensional, longitudinal and functional data, including array, spectral, image and network-based data.
Phone: (206) 667-1079
Fax: (206) 667-7004
Assistant Professor School of Nursing, University of Washington
Breast cancer, with particular interests in cancer prevention involving nutrition, exercise, and biomarkers of risk, as well as reducing racial disparities in breast cancer.
The Reid Lab is focused on understanding the mechanisms by which environmental exposures (i.e. aspirin or other nonsteroidal antiinflammatory agents) affect the evolution of clones that lead to the development of esophageal adenocarcinoma in patients with Barrett's esophagus.
Fax: (206) 667-6192
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Professor, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington
Genetic epidemiology of atherosclerotic, thrombotic, and cardiovascular disease; population biology and genomics
Phone: (206) 667-2710
Fax: (206) 667-4142
Research Professor, Biostatistics, University of Washington
Adjunct Research Professor, Global Health, University of Washington
Graduate Faculty, Biostatistics and Global Health, University of Washington
Statistical methods for analyzing infectious disease data
Phone: (206) 667-7788
Fax: (206) 667-4378
Associate Member, Human Biology Division
Directly assessing the human t-cell receptor repertoire
Phone: (206) 667-2571
Fax: (206) 667-1319
Research Associate Professor of Epidemiology, University of Washington
Epidemiology of ovarian cancer
Phone: (206) 667-5041
Fax: (206) 667-5948
The Salama lab studies the gastric bacterial pathogen Helicobacter pylori, which infects half the world's population and can cause ulcers and gastric cancer.
Phone: (206) 667-1540
Fax: (206) 667-6524
Professor of Epidemiology, University of Washington
Genetic, lifestyle, and environmental determinants of neoplasia and its sequelae.
Phone: (206) 667-4660
Fax: (206) 667-5948
Associate Director and Member, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Professor, Biostatistics, University of Washington
Research focus: Longitudinal data analysis, survival time models, cancer prevention and screening trials, HIV vaccine evaluation.
Phone: (206) 667-4944
Fax: (206) 667-4378
Hormonal and environmental exposures that may alter cancer risk and how such risks may be modified by genetic predisposition.
Phone: (206) 667-2715
Fax: (206) 667-2717
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Associate Member, Clinical Research Division
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Washington
Gastrointestinal cancer prevention, including genetic and clinical predisposition, chemoprevention, and early detection.
Phone: (206) 288-2275
Fax: (206) 667-5899
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Biostatistical methods and applications in clinical trials and epidemiology
Phone: (206) 667-6151
Fax: (206) 667-6358
Non-parametric methods for analysis of covariance in randomized clinical trials.
Phone: (206) 667-2933
Fax: (206) 667-4408
Associate Member, Human Biology Division
The Taniguchi Lab's long-term research objective is to elucidate molecular mechanism of DNA damage response pathways, such as the Fanconi Anemia-BRCA (FA-BRCA) pathway, and their involvement in carcinogenesis.
Phone: (206) 667-7283
Fax: (206) 667-5815
Cancer control in minority populations.
Phone: (206) 667-5114
Fax: (206) 667-5977
Associate Member, Human Biology Division
Associate Member, Clinical Research Division
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Washington
MicroRNA regulatory networks and cancer
Phone: (206) 667-5165
Fax: (206) 667-4023
Studies of the causes of cancer and other diseases in women in Shanghai.
Phone: (206) 667-5133
Fax: (206) 667-4787
Cancer and health disparities; Community approaches to smoking cessation, dietary change and screening behaviors for cancer prevention.
Phone: (206) 667-4673
Fax: (206) 667-5977
Biostatistical design and methods, ethics in research, large multi-center research coordination (both centrally-managed trials and loose consortia of investigators)
Phone: (206) 667-2931
Fax: (206) 667-5964
Health Services Research Professor, University of Washington
Research on the promotion, surveillance and cost-effectiveness of cancer screening.
Phone: (206) 667-4677
Fax: (206) 667-7264
Etiology of cancers of the upper gastrointestinal tract and respiratory system.
Phone: (206) 667-5134
Fax: (206) 667-4787
Research focus: Statistical methods for measurement error models, missing data regression, nutritional epidemiology, semiparametric regression models, joint modeling of longitudinal and failure time data, high-dimensional biomarker data and classification.
Phone: (206) 667-6949
Fax: (206) 667-7004
Research focus: Modeling large-scale proteomics data in biomarker discovery studies, analyzing CGH array/microarray with statistical methods, and studying biology pathway networks based on multiple types of data.
Phone: (206) 667-4175
Fax: (206) 667-7004
Chair and Professor of Biostatistics, Genome Sciences, Universityof Washington
Phone: (206) 221-7947
Professor of Epidemiology, University of Washington
Determinants of cancer in women, with an emphasis on the possible role of hormonal therapies.
Phone: (206) 685-1788
Fax: (206) 543-8525
Professor of Epidemiology, University of Washington
Cancer epidemiology and prevention.
Phone: (206) 667-4685
Fax: (206) 667-5977
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Research focus: Estimating equation techniques, developing statistical methods for assessing genetic associations, gene-environment interactions including methods for haplotype-based methods, genome-wide association studies, time-varying phenotypes and sequence analysis
Phone: (206) 667-6927
Fax: (206) 667-2437
Research focus: Statistical methods for evaluating the ability of biomarkers or algorithms to identify cancer early, or signal disease prognosis; Statistical methods for family-based association studies
Phone: (206) 667-7580
Fax: (206) 667-5977
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