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Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Faculty Profile

  • Hao Liu, PhD

  • Professor
    Director of Biostatistics Shared Resource at the Cancer Institute of New Jersey

  • Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology

  • CV


Clinical trial design and analysis; precision oncology; statistical deep learning of real-world patient data; survival analysis; statistical methods for cancer research

Research Interests
Hao Liu obtained his PhD in Biostatistics from the University of Washington. He has more than 15 years of experience in applying biostatistics in cancer research and has been continuously funded by external NIH grants. Dr. Liu was fortunate to be part of many successful cancer center support grant applications, including building the biostatistics programs in two NCI cancer centers, where during his tenure, both achieved the prestigious NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center status. Perceiving statistical ideas and techniques as means for speeding up medical research, he has published many important statistical methodology papers in the areas of survival analysis, clinical trial designs, and the design and analysis of population-based studies. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, was on the many editorial boards including the Journal of Clinical Oncology and has participated in many NIH study sections. He has published widely in collaborative research and statistical methodology research, with more than 120 peer-reviewed publications.