Yuanjia Wang

Yuanjia Wang

Yuanjia Wang

Associate Professor


722 West 168th Street, Rm 205New York NY USA 10032
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Dr. Wang works on developing data-driven approaches to explore relationship between biomarkers, clinical markers, environmental variables and health outcomes to assist discoveries in disease etiology and increased diagnostic capabilities of psychiatric and neurological diseases. Her methodological interests include statistical learning, predictive modeling, genetic epidemiology, functional data analysis, and semiparametric analysis. Her substantive research area includes psychiatric disorders, Parkinson's disease and Huntington's disease.



PhD, 2005, Department of Statistics, Columbia University
BA, 2001, University of Science and Technology of China

Columbia Affiliations

Department of Psychiatry
New York State Psychiatric Institute

Additional Affiliations

Member, American Statistical Association

Honors & Awards

Calderone Research Prize for Junior Faculty, 2006
Diversity Fellowship, 2009

Areas of Expertise

Biostatistical Methods, Clinical Trials, Large Data Sets, Statistical Genetics

Select Publications

Wang Y, Ottman R, and Rabinowitz D A Method for Estimating Penetrance from Families Sampled for Linkage Analysis. Biometrics 62 1081-1088 2006

Yip N, Kawut SM, Lederer DJ, Wilt JS, Wang Y, Sternberg D, D'Ovidio F, Sonett JR, Arcasoy SM Immunoglobulin G Levels Before and After Lung Transplantation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 173(8) 917-921 2006

Clark LN, Afridi S, Karlins E, Wang Y, Mejia-Santana H, Harris J, Louis ED, Cote LJ, Andrews H, Fahn S, Waters C, Ford B, Frucht S, Ottman R, and Marder K Case-Control Study of the Parkin Gene in Early Onset PD. Archives of Neurology 63(4) 548-552 2006

Clark LN, Wang Y, Karlins E, Saito L, Mejia-Santana H, Harris J, Louis ED, Cote LJ, Andrews H, Fahn S, Waters C, Ford B, Frucht S, Ottman R, and Marder K Frequency of LRRK2 Mutations in Early- and Late-onset Parkinson disease. Neurology 67(10) 1786-1791 2006

Yuanjia Wang, Yixin Fang, and Man Jin A Ridge Penalized Principal-Components Approach Based on Heritability for High-dimensional Data. Human Heredity To appear

Wang Y, Clark LN, Marder K, and Rabinowitz D Non-parametric Estimation of Genotype-specific Age-at-onset Distributions From Censored Kin-cohort Data. Biometrika To appear

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