Role: Statistician/Research Associate
Previous Academic Training: PhD in Statistics (University of British Columbia), MA in Statistics (York University), BSc in Information Science and Management (University of Science and Technology of China)
Research interests: MS and related co-morbidities, real-world drug effectiveness and safety, analysis of administrative data, and statistical learning of high dimensional administrative data, microbiome in MS
Current projects: DRUMS: Prescription Drug Safety and Effectiveness in Multiple Sclerosis, From bugs to brains: the gut microbiome in pediatric MS
- Statistical modelling and inference for discrete and censored familial data. Vancouver, Canada: University of British Columbia. 2004. Supervisor: Harry Joe.
- Zhao Y and Kondo Y. Fit negative binomial mixed-effect regression model (V1.2). 2013; http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/lmeNB