Faculty

Bell - {position}

Douglas Bell

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  • Position

    Professor in Residence

  • Appts

    General Internal Medicine

  • Email

    dbell@mednet.ucla.edu

  • Degree

    MD, Harvard Medical School, 1990; PhD, UCLA 2000

  • Expertise

    Medical informatics and health services research

Chou - {position}

Tom Chou

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  • Position

    Professor

  • Appts

    Mathematics

  • Email

    tomchou [at] ucla.edu

  • Degree

    PhD (Physics), Harvard

  • Expertise

    Stochastic processes, theoretical biophysics, transport, viral entry and dynamics

D’Orsogna - {position}

Maria D'Orsogna

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  • Position

    Adjunct Associate Professor

  • Email

    dorsogna [at] csun.edu

  • Degree

    Ph.D. (Physics), UCLA, 2003

  • Expertise

    Collective behavior, stochastic processes, nucleation and growth, viral dynamics.

Elashoff - {position}

Robert M. Elashoff

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  • Position

    Professor

  • Appts

    Biostatistics

  • Email

    relashof [at] biomath.medsch.ucla.edu

  • Degree

    PhD (Statistics), Harvard 1963

  • Expertise

    Markov renewal models in survival analysis, random coefficient regression models.

Elashoff - {position}

David Elashoff

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  • Position

    Adjunct Professor

  • Appts

    Biostatistics

  • Email

    delashoff [at] mednet.ucla.edu

  • Degree

    PhD (Statistics), Stanford University 2000

  • Expertise

    Statistical genetics, analysis high-throughput microarray and proteomic data, design and analysis of cancer biomarker studies.

Engel - {position}

Eli Engel

  • Homepage Biomath profile
  • Position

    Adjunct Associate Professor

  • Degree

    MD, Buffalo, 1951; PhD (physiology), UCLA, 1975

  • Expertise

    Mechanisms for acid neutralization in gastric mucus, facilitated transport of oxygen, theory of intracellular microelectrodes.

Gang Li - {position}

Gang Li

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  • Position

    Professor

  • Appts

    Biostatistics

  • Email

    vli@ucla.edu

  • Degree

    Ph.D.

  • Expertise

    Survival analysis, nonparametric and semiparametric inference, clinical trials, high dimensional data analysis, longitudinal data analysis, analysis of receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curves, Bayesian analysis, and statistical methods and applications in cancer research.

Landaw - {position}

Elliot M. Landaw

  • Homepage Biomath profile
  • Position

    Professor

  • Email

    elandaw [at] biomath.ucla.edu

  • Degree

    PhD (Biomathematics), UCLA, 1980; MD, University of Chicago, 1972

  • Expertise

    Kinetic analysis, binding studies, nonlinear estimation, and optimization in pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics (PK/PD) and compartmental modeling; clinical applications in experimental design, PK analysis, and optimization/ individualization of therapeutic regimens.

Lange - {position}

Kenneth L. Lange

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  • Position

    Professor

  • Appts

    Human Genetics

  • Email

    klange [at] ucla.edu

  • Degree

    PhD (Mathematics), MIT, 1971

  • Expertise

    Statistical and mathematical methods for human genetics and population growth, image reconstruction algorithms.

Levine - {position}

Alex Levine

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  • Position

    Professor

  • Appts

    Chemistry & Biochemistry

  • Email

    alevine [at] chem.ucla.edu

  • Degree

    Ph.D.

  • Expertise

    Statistical mechanics, continuum mechanics, theoretical biology, cell membranes and cytoskeleton.

Li - {position}

Ning Li

  • Homepage Biomath profile
  • Position

    Adjunct Assistant Professor

  • Email

    nli [at] biomath.ucla.edu

  • Degree

    PhD (biostatistics), UCLA, 2005

  • Expertise

    Longitudinal analysis, missing data in longitudinal studies, joint modeling of longitudinal and time-to-event data.

Lloyd-Smith - {position}

James Lloyd-Smith

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  • Position

    Associate Professor

  • Appts

    Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

  • Email

    jlloydsmith [at] ucla.edu

  • Degree

    Ph.D.

  • Expertise

    Ecological, evolutionary and epidemiological dynamics of infectious diseases; cross-scale models of pathogen emergence; model-based inference from epidemiological, immunological and sequence data.

Phelps - {position}

Michael E. Phelps

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  • Position

    Professor

  • Appts

    Molecular & Medical Pharmacolgy

  • Email

    mphelps [at] mednet.ucla.edu

  • Degree

    PhD (Nuclear Chemistry), Washington (St. Louis), 1970

  • Expertise

    Positron emission tomography (PET), tracer kinetic modeling of biochemical and pharmacokinetic processes; biological imaging of human disease.

Piantadosi - {position}

Steven Piantadosi

  • Homepage Biomath profile
  • Position

    Professor

  • Degree

    PhD (Biomathematics), University of Alabama, 1982; MD, North Carolina, 1977

  • Expertise

    Clinical trials methodology, adaptive designs, translational and dose-finding studies in cancer.

Roper - {position}

Marcus Roper

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  • Position

    Associate Professor

  • Appts

    Mathematics

  • Email

    mroper [at] math [dot] ucla [dot] edu

  • Degree

    Ph.D. (Applied Math), Harvard , 2007

  • Expertise

    Mathematical modeling; fluid dynamics, fungal biology, asymptotic methods

Savage - {position}

Van M. Savage

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  • Position

    Associate Professor

  • Appts

    Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

  • Email

    vsavage [at] ucla.edu

  • Degree

    PhD (Physics), Washington (St. Louis), 2001

  • Expertise

    Physiological models of vascular systems, sleep, tumor growth; allometric scaling; ecological interactions and biodiversity

Sehl - {position}

Mary Sehl

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  • Position

    Adjunct Assistant Professor

  • Appts

    Hematology & Oncology

  • Email

    msehl [at] mednet.ucla.edu

  • Degree

    Ph.D. (Biomathematics), UCLA, 2009

  • Expertise

    Stochastic simulation, cancer stem cell population dynamics and niche regulation, cancer epigenetics

Sinsheimer - {position}

Janet S. Sinsheimer

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  • Position

    Professor

  • Appts

    Biostatistics; Human Genetics

  • Email

    janet@mednet.ucla.edu

  • Degree

    PhD (Biomathematics), UCLA, 1994

  • Expertise

    Statistical models of molecular evolution and genetics.

Suchard - {position}

Marc Suchard

  • Homepage Biomath profile, Personal homepage
  • Position

    Professor

  • Email

    msuchard [at] ucla.edu

  • Degree

    PhD (Biomathematics), UCLA, 2002; MD UCLA 2004

  • Expertise

    Evolutionary reconstruction, sequence analysis, medical time series and biocomputing.

Lecturers

Gornbein - {position}

Jeffrey Gornbein

  • Homepage

    http://gornbein.bol.ucla.edu/

  • Position

    Lecturer

  • Email

    gornbein [at] ucla.edu

  • Degree

    DrPH (biostatistics), UCLA, 1987

  • Expertise

    Repeated measure analysis, clinical trial design, receptor binding models, survival analysis.

Professors Emeriti

Afifi - {position}

Abdelmonem A. Afifi

  • Homepage

    http://www.biostat.ucla.edu/people/afifi

  • Position

    Professor Emeritus

  • Email

    afifi [at] ucla.edu

  • Degree

    PhD (Statistics), Berkeley 1965

  • Expertise

    Multivariate statistical analysis, with applications to biomedical and public health problems.

Huang - {position}

Henry Huang

Jennrich - {position}

Robert I. Jennrich

  • Homepage

    http://www.stat.ucla.edu/~rij/

  • Position

    Professor Emeritus

  • Email

    rij@math.ucla.edu

  • Degree

    PhD (Mathematics), UCLA, 1960.

  • Expertise

    Statistical methodology, computational algorithms, nonlinear regression, factor analysis, compartment analysis.