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Tao Wang, PhD 

Associate Professor
Division of Biostatistics
Institute for Health & Society
Education: PhD, North Carolina State University, 2001


Phone: 414-955-4339
Fax: 414-955-6513
Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Tao Wang joined the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2002. He is currently an Associate Professor in Division of Biostatistics with an adjunct appointment at Human and Molecular Genetics Center in the Department of Physiology. Dr. Wang's main research interest is in statistical genetics with an emphasis on statistical modeling of quantitative trait loci and association analysis of SNPs and haplotypes. His collaborative work includes genetic studies on Crohn’s Disease, Juvenile type I diabetes, consomic and congenic rat models in mapping disease genes for hypertension, etc. He is also serving as a PhD statistician for the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR), and is involved as a Biostatistician for the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and Biostatistics Consulting Service at MCW.


Selected Publications:

Wang T. On coding genotypes for genetic markers with multiple alleles in genetic association study of quantitative traits. BMC Genetics. 2011 Sep 21;12:82. PMC3224146

Petersdorf EW, Malkki M, Gooley TA, Spellman SR, Haagenson MD, Horowitz MM, Wang T. MHC resident variation affects risks after unrelated donor Hematopoietic cell transplantation. Science Translational Medicine. 2012 Jul 25;4(144):144ra101. PMC3633562

Petersdorf EW, Malkki M, Horowitz MM, Spellman SR, Haagenson MD, Wang T. Mapping MHC haplotype effects in unrelated donor hematopoietic cell transplantation. Blood. 2013 Mar 7;121(10):1896-905. PMC3591807

Logan BR, Wang T. Pseudo-value regression models. Handbook of Survival Analysis (Editors: Klein JP, van Houwelingen HC, Ibrahim JG, Scheike TH), page 199-219. Chapman and Hall/CRC, 2013.

Mendolia F, Klein J, Petersdorf E, Malkki M, Wang T. Comparison of statistics in association tests of genetic markers for survival outcomes. Statistics in Medicine. 2013 Sep 18. [Epub ahead of print]
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