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Zhu Wang PhD

TitleSenior Advisory Biostatistician
InstitutionConnecticut Children's
DepartmentResearch
Address282 Washington Street
Phone860-837-6368
Fax860-545-8702
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    TitleAssociate Professor
    InstitutionUConn Health Center
    DepartmentPediatrics


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    1. Wael N Sayej, Antoine Ménoret, Anu S Maharjan, Marina Fernandez, Zhu Wang, Fabiola Balarezo, Jeffrey S Hyams, Francisco A Sylvester and Anthony T Vella. Characterizing the inflammatory response in esophageal mucosal biopsies in children with eosinophilic esophagitis. Clinical & Translational Immunology. 2016.
    2. Brownell EA, Smith KC, Cornell EL, Esposito PA, Wiley CC, Wang Z, Bushley AW, Lussier MM, Hagadorn JI. Five-Year Secular Trends and Predictors of Nonconsent to Receive Donor Milk in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Breastfeed Med. 2016 May 18. PMID: 27191772.
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    3. Cloutier MM, Wiley J, Wang Z, Grant A, Gorin AA. The Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Program (ECHO): an ecologically-based intervention delivered by home visitors for newborns and their mothers. BMC Public Health. 2015; 15:584. PMID: 26104068; PMCID: PMC4477472.
    4. Wang Z, Ma S, Wang CY. Variable selection for zero-inflated and overdispersed data with application to health care demand in Germany. Biom J. 2015 Sep; 57(5):867-84. PMID: 26059498.
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    5. Bühlmann P, Gertheiss J, Hieke S, Kneib T, Ma S, Schumacher M, Tutz G, Wang CY, Wang Z, Ziegler A. Discussion of "the evolution of boosting algorithms" and "extending statistical boosting". Methods Inf Med. 2014; 53(6):436-45. PMID: 25396219.
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    6. Sylvester FA, Draghi A, Menoret A, Fernandez ML, Wang Z, Vella AT. Distinctive colonic mucosal cytokine signature in new-onset, untreated pediatric Crohn disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2014 Nov; 59(5):553-61. PMID: 25000355.
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    7. Wang Z, Ma S, Wang CY, Zappitelli M, Devarajan P, Parikh C. EM for regularized zero-inflated regression models with applications to postoperative morbidity after cardiac surgery in children. Stat Med. 2014 Dec 20; 33(29):5192-208. PMID: 25256715; PMCID: PMC4227915 [Available on 12/20/15].
    8. Zhu Wang. R package mpath: Regularized Linear Models. 2014.
    9. Zhu Wang. bujar: Buckley-James Regression for Survival Data with High-Dimensional Covariates. R package version 0.1-3. 2014.
    10. Wang Z, Ma S, Zappitelli M, Parikh C, Wang CY, Devarajan P. Penalized count data regression with application to hospital stay after pediatric cardiac surgery. Stat Methods Med Res. 2014 Apr 17. PMID: 24742430.
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    11. G. Tunnicliffe-Wilson and Zhu Wang. cts: Continuous Time Autoregressive Models. R package version 1.0-19. 2014.
    12. Zhu Wang. Converting Odds Ratio to Relative Risk in Cohort Studies with Partial Data Information. Journal of Statistical Software. 2013; 55(5):1-11.
    13. Zhu Wang. orsk: Converting Odds Ratio to Relative Risk in Cohort Studies with Partial Data Information. R package version 1.0-1. 2013.
    14. Zhu Wang. bst: Gradient Boosting. R package version 0.3-3. 2013.
    15. Zhu Wang. cts: An R Package for Continuous Time Autoregressive Models via Kalman Filter. Journal of Statistical Software. 2013; 53(5):1-19.
    16. Wang Z, Brownell E. Household obesity prevention: take action-A group-randomized trial. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Feb; 21(2):217. PMID: 23404749.
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    17. Wang Z. Multi-class HingeBoost. Method and application to the classification of cancer types using gene expression data. Methods Inf Med. 2012; 51(2):162-7. PMID: 22378240.
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    18. Bravata DM, Ferguson J, Miech EJ, Agarwal R, McClain V, Austin C, Struve F, Foresman B, Li X, Wang Z, Williams LS, Dallas MI, Couch CD, Sico J, Fragoso C, Matthias MS, Chumbler N, Myers J, Burrus N, Dube A, French DD, Schmid AA, Concato J, Yaggi HK. Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Apnea in patients' homes: the rationale and methods of the "GoToSleep" randomized-controlled trial. J Clin Sleep Med. 2012 Feb 15; 8(1):27-35. PMID: 22334806; PMCID: PMC3266333.
    19. Rogers SC, Bentley GC, Campbell B, Borrup K, Saleheen H, Wang Z, Lapidus G. Impact of Connecticut's graduated driver licensing system on teenage motor vehicle crash rates. J Trauma. 2011 Nov; 71(5 Suppl 2):S527-30. PMID: 22072040.
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    20. Chirag R. Parikh, Steven G. Coca, Heather Thiessen-Philbrook, Michael G. Shlipak, Jay L. Koyner, Zhu Wang, Charles L. Edelstein, Prasad Devarajan, Uptal D. Patel, Michael Zappitelli, Catherine D. Krawczeski, Cary S. Passik, Madhav Swaminathan, Amit X. Garg and for the TRIBE-AKI Consortium . Postoperative Biomarkers Predict Acute Kidney Injury and Poor Outcomes after Adult Cardiac Surgery. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011; 22(9):1748-1757.
    21. Shlipak MG, Coca SG, Wang Z, Devarajan P, Koyner JL, Patel UD, Thiessen-Philbrook H, Garg AX, Parikh CR. Presurgical serum cystatin C and risk of acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery. Am J Kidney Dis. 2011 Sep; 58(3):366-73. PMID: 21601336; PMCID: PMC3159705.
    22. Zappitelli M, Krawczeski CD, Devarajan P, Wang Z, Sint K, Thiessen-Philbrook H, Li S, Bennett MR, Ma Q, Shlipak MG, Garg AX, Parikh CR. Early postoperative serum cystatin C predicts severe acute kidney injury following pediatric cardiac surgery. Kidney Int. 2011 Sep; 80(6):655-62. PMID: 21525851; PMCID: PMC3312809.
    23. Wang Z. Letter to the editor. “Antibiotics and appendicitis in the pediatric population: an American Pediatric Surgical Association Outcomes and Clinical Trials Committee Systematic Review”. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Apr; 46(4):787-8; author reply 788. PMID: 21496559.
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    24. Wang Zhu. HingeBoost: ROC-Based Boost for Classification and Variable Selection. International Journal of Biostatistics. 2011; 7(1):Article13.
    25. Devarajan P, Krawczeski CD, Nguyen MT, Kathman T, Wang Z, Parikh CR. Proteomic identification of early biomarkers of acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery in children. Am J Kidney Dis. 2010 Oct; 56(4):632-42. PMID: 20599305; PMCID: PMC2943007.
    26. Wang Z, Wang CY. Buckley-James boosting for survival analysis with high-dimensional biomarker data. Stat Appl Genet Mol Biol. 2010; 9:Article24. PMID: 20597850; PMCID: PMC2904263.
    27. Wang Z. Tests for Paired Lifetime Data with Frailty Models. Communications in Statistics—Theory and Methods. 2010; 39(17):3122-3139.
    28. Schröppel B, Krüger B, Walsh L, Yeung M, Harris S, Garrison K, Himmelfarb J, Lerner SM, Bromberg JS, Zhang PL, Bonventre JV, Wang Z, Farris AB, Colvin RB, Murphy BT, Vella JP. Tubular expression of KIM-1 does not predict delayed function after transplantation. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010 Mar; 21(3):536-42. PMID: 20019169; PMCID: PMC2831861.
    29. Hall IE, Yarlagadda SG, Coca SG, Wang Z, Doshi M, Devarajan P, Han WK, Marcus RJ, Parikh CR. IL-18 and urinary NGAL predict dialysis and graft recovery after kidney transplantation. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010 Jan; 21(1):189-97. PMID: 19762491; PMCID: PMC2799276.
    30. Wang Z, Ng HKT. Design and Analysis of Analgesic Trials with Paired Time-to-Event Endpoints. In Peace KE (Ed) Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials with Time-to-Event Endpoints. 2009; 269-292.
    31. Wang Z, Woodward WA, Gray HL. The application of the Kalman filter to nonstationary time series through time deformation. Journal of Time Series Analysis. 2009; 30(5):559-574.
    32. Ng HKT, Wang Z. Statistical Estimation for the Parameters of Weibull Distribution based on progressively Type-I interval censored sample. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation. 2009; (79):145-159.
    33. Boxer RS, Wang Z, Walsh SJ, Hager D, Kenny AM. The utility of the 6-minute walk test as a measure of frailty in older adults with heart failure. Am J Geriatr Cardiol. 2008 Jan-Feb; 17(1):7-12. PMID: 18174754.
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    34. Wang Z, Ng HK. A comparative study of tests for paired lifetime data. Lifetime Data Anal. 2006 Dec; 12(4):505-22. PMID: 17053974.
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