Mao, Lu

Lu Mao, Assistant Professor
Faculty
Title: 
Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics
Room & Building: 
K6/428 CSC
Email: 

lmao [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Phone: 
263-5674
Education & Research: 

BS 2005 Tsinghua University, China
MS 2010 Drexel University
PhD 2016 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Research Interests
Survival analysis, semiparametric inference, design and analysis of clinical trials, nonparametric estimation under shape constraint.

Awards
ENAR RAB Poster Award, 2016

ASA Biometrics Section Travel Award, 2016

ASA Biopharmaceutical Section Student Paper Award, 2015

ENAR Distinguished Student Paper Award, 2015

Delta Omega Award for Academic Excellence, UNC Chapel Hill, 2012

Special Commendations for PhD Qualifying Exams, UNC Chapel Hill, 2011

Selected Publications
Zeng, D, Mao, L., and Lin, D.Y. (2016), Maximum likelihood estimation for semiparametric transformation models with interval-censored data. Biometrika, 103, 253-271.

Mao, L. and Lin, D.Y. (2016), Efficient estimation in semiparametric transformation models for the cumulative incidence of competing risks. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B, DOI: 10.1111/rssb.12177.
[An earlier version of this manuscript won the 2015 ENAR Distinguished Student Paper Award]

Mao, L. and Lin, D.Y. (2016), Semiparametric proportional rate regression for the weighted composite endpoint of recurrent and terminal events. Biostatistics, 17, 390-403.
[An earlier version of this manuscript won the 2015 ASA Biopharmaceutical Section Student Paper Award]

Gallo, P., Mao, L., and Shih, V.H. (2014). Alternative views on setting clinical trial futility criteria. Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics, 24, 976-993.

Rositch, A. F., Mao, L., Hudgens, M. G., Moses, S., Agot, K., Backes, D. M., Nyagaya E., Snijders P. J., Meijer C. J., Bailey R. C., and Smith, J. S. (2014). Risk of HIV acquisition among circumcised and uncircumcised young men with penile HPV infection. AIDS, 28, 745-752.

Summary: 

Survival analysis, semiparametric inference, design and analysis of clinical trials, nonparametric estimation under shape constraint.
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