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Johns Hopkins Medicine | Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center

Hao Wang Ph.D.

Research Summary: Hao Wang is an Associate Professor of Oncology. Dr. Wang is interested in developing statistical methods to address problems in biomedical research. Her areas of research include design of clinical trials, emphasizing on integrating biomarkers to identify subgroups of patients who will benefit from a therapy; methods for biomarker evaluations; longitudinal data; missing or coarsened data; and causal inference. She has also developed statistical methods to study the longitudinal smoking patterns and the self-reporting behaviors of smokers. In addition, Dr. Wang has involved in collaborative work in translational and clinical cancer research, and cancer prevention and control. In this capacity, she provides statistical support in study design and data analysis through the Kimmel Cancer Center Biostatistics Shared Resource. Prior to Hopkins, she worked as a statistician at the University of Pennsylvania and Fox Chase Cancer Center. She received her PhD in Biostatistics from the University of Pennsylvania in 2009.
Keywords: Clinical trial design, biomarkers, longitudinal data analysis, immunotherapy, prostate, GI, head and neck, cancer imaging.