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Danping Liu, Ph.D.


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Danping Liu, Ph.D.

Danping Liu, Ph.D.

Organization:National Cancer Institute
Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics, Biostatistics Branch
Address:NCI Shady Grove
Room 7E630


Dr. Liu received a Ph.D. in biostatistics from the University of Washington in 2010, and completed a two-year postdoctoral training at the National Alzheimer’s Coordinating Center, University of Washington. Dr. Liu was appointed as a tenure-track investigator at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), where his research focused on statistical methodology for analyzing biomarker data and complex longitudinal data, and collaborations in epidemiology and health behavior research. He joined NCI as a tenure-track investigator in the Biostatistics Branch in October 2017.

Research Interests

  • Statistical methods in biomarker evaluation and combination
  • Risk prediction with longitudinal biomarkers
  • Methods in analyzing complex longitudinal data
  • Missing data methodologies