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Danping Liu Joins DCEG as a Tenure-Track Investigator

Posted on November 28, 2017

Danping Liu

Danping Liu, Ph.D., has joined the Biostatistics Branch as a tenure-track investigator. Most recently, he was a tenure-track investigator at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) where he specialized in the analysis of biomarker, diagnostic, and longitudinal data.

Dr. Liu received his Ph.D. in biostatistics from the University of Washington; his doctoral research focused on the development of new statistical methods in diagnostic testing. As a postdoctoral fellow, also at the University of Washington, he helped to develop statistical methodologies for the study of new diagnostic markers for Alzheimer’s disease. 

As a tenure-track investigator, Dr. Liu focuses on developing new statistical methodologies for combining cross-sectional and longitudinal biomarker data for disease prediction. He is also interested in environmental health, including the effects of air pollution, and the problem of ascertainment bias and missing data for population studies.