News

Nature

Posted on February 20, 2024

A collaborative paper on T2D appeared in Nature.

TreeLasso Paper Published

Posted on September 12, 2023

Our Tree Lasso paper is published in Biometrics.

EHR Paper Published

Posted on September 4, 2023

Front. Big Data published our grpahical modeling method paper for EHR.

Epilepsia Paper Published

Posted on May 11, 2023

Our first Epilepsy paper is published in the “leading, authoritative” journal Epilepsia.

PDUC Paper Published in JACMP

Posted on April 20, 2023

Our paper on simulating bad (intentionally) contours from cancer CT scans is published in JACMP.

MACC Paper to Appear in CSDA

Posted on October 14, 2022

Our Mutlilevel Mediation paper is to appear in CSDA. The R package is available on CRAN. This is a joint work with Yi Zhao from Indiana University. Yi also won ENAR student paper award for an earlier draft of this paper.

Yi's R01 Method Grant Funded

Posted on September 1, 2022

Congratulations to Yi Zhao for the 5-year NIH R01 grant on method development. Awesome news for the future collaborations with you and Brian!

Alcohol paper in Addiction Biology

Posted on July 12, 2022

Alcohol and Cannabis co-use paper is to appear in Addiction Biology. Joint work with James Yang and Anne Buu (UT Health), Elisa Trucco (FIU), and Chiang-shan R. Li (Yale).

PRS paper in BMC Bioinfo

Posted on January 10, 2022

Polygenic Risk Prediction paper is to appear in BMC Bioinformatics. Joint work with James Yang and Anne Buu (UT Health) and Elisa Trucco (FIU).

High-Dim CAP Paper to Appear in EJS

Posted on September 14, 2021

Our high-dimensional “CAP regression” theory paper is to appear in Electron. J. Statist.. This is a joint work with Yi Zhao from Indiana University, and Brian Caffo from Johns Hopkins.

Pathway Lasso in Stat and Its Interface

Posted on August 11, 2021

Our Pathway Lasso paper is to appear in Stat and Its Interface. The R package is available on Github. This is a joint work with Yi Zhao from Indiana University. Yi also won several student paper awards for an earlier draft of this paper from several conferences.

Big CAP paper in Brain and Behavior

Posted on November 18, 2020

Our paper on a whole-brain “CAP regression” is to appear in Brain and Behavior. This is a joint work with my wonderful collaborators Yi Zhao from Indiana University, Bingkai Wang and Brian Caffo from Johns Hopkins, and Chiang-shan R. Li from Yale University.

CAP Paper to Appear in Biostatistics

Posted on December 12, 2019

Our paper on “CAP regression” is to appear in Biostatistics, with an R package here. This is a joint work with my wonderful collaborators Yi Zhao from Indiana University, and Bingkai Wang, Stewart Mostofsky, and Brian Caffo from Johns Hopkins.

Jun Ke Defended His PhD Thesis

Posted on May 9, 2019

Congratulations to Jun Ke for defending his excellect PhD thesis. Best wishes for your bright future! Will miss working with you.

GMA Paper to Appear in Biometrics

Posted on April 22, 2019

Congratulations to Yi Zhao for her paper on “Granger Mediation” to appear in Biometrics, with an R package here. Yi is going to be a TT Assistant Professor at Indiana University. So proud of you!

CDN Paper to Appear in Frontiers

Posted on February 5, 2019

Congratulations to Xuefei Cao for her first paper on ODE based causal networks to appear in Frontiers in Neuroscience. Xuefei also wrote a nice PyPI package available here.

COD Paper to Appear in AoS

Posted on December 14, 2018

Our COD paper on variable clustering is to appear in The Annals of Statistics. Here are the preprint and software.

Research Highlighted By Boston Globe

Posted on October 13, 2018

Our research work on mobile phone data modeling reported by Boston Globe.

Xuefei Cao's OHBM Poster

Posted on April 19, 2018

PhD student Xuefei Cao’s poster is selected to present at OHBM 2018.

AHA Grants

Posted on April 1, 2018

Our group with PIs Dr Simin Liu and Dr Xiaochen Lin received two highly competitive AHA grants to use machine learning to uncover new patterns in cardiovascular disease.

Xuefei Cao's JSM Award

Posted on January 16, 2018

Congratulations to Xuefei Cao (PhD student) for winning a honorable mention for the Student Paper competition from the Mental Health Section of the American Statistical Association!

Yi Zhao's JSM Award

Posted on February 15, 2017

Congratulations to Yi Zhao (PhD student) for winning a Student Paper Award from the Mental Health Section of the American Statistical Association! She will present our paper at the 2017 Joint Statistics Meetings. She was also nominated for an award from the Statistics in Imaging Section of the American Statistical Association, but had to decline following the one-award policy.

Yi Zhao's Poster Award

Posted on November 1, 2016

Yi Zhao (PhD student) received a Travel Award to present a poster of our paper at the Women in Machine Learning Workshop. Congratulations!

NIH BRAIN R01 Grant

Posted on October 1, 2016

Our group received an NIH R01 grant under the BRAIN intiative. This support will help us develop big data methods for large neuroimaging data.

Yi Zhao's Travel Award

Posted on April 10, 2016

Yi Zhao (PhD student) received a Travel Award to present our paper at Challenges & Advances on Big Data in Neuroimaging conference. Congratulations!

Lacy's Paper Cited by Nature

Posted on February 1, 2016

PhD student Mary Lacy’s paper on predicting diabetes diagnosis is highlighted by Nature Reviews.

Big Data NSF Award

Posted on September 1, 2015

Our ABCD group received an NSF award, in partnership with the NIH Big Data to Knowledge initiative, on methods for Big Biomedical Data!

Yi Zhao's Poster Award

Posted on April 20, 2015

Yi Zhao (PhD student) won Runner up for Best Research Poster Award by PhD students, postdocs, and trainees, Public Health Research Day, School of Public Health, Brown University, 2015.

Yi Zhao's ENAR Award

Posted on April 1, 2014

Yi Zhao (PhD student) won 2015 ENAR Distinguished Student Paper Award, from the Eastern North American Region of The International Biometric Society. The paper is coauthored by Zhao and Luo.

Abi's Rhodes Scholar

Posted on March 1, 2014

Abi Kulshreshtha (Undergraduate, ‘15) was elected as 2015 Rhodes Scholar.

Abi's CFAR Award

Posted on February 1, 2014

Abi Kulshreshtha (Undergraduate, ‘15) won CFAR Undergraduate Research Internship Award from Brown/Tufts/Lifespan CFAR, for his work on a Data Science project in my group.

Ekaterina's Summer Award

Posted on January 1, 2014

Ekaterina Kryuchkova (Undergraduate, ‘17) was selected to attend Summer Space Program in Moscow, RUSSIA.

Xiaoxing's BIBS Award

Posted on January 1, 2013

Xiaoxing Chen (Masters student) received Brain Science Research Award, from Brown Institute for Brain Science at Brown University. The co-mentors for this award are Prof Jerome Sanes and Luo.

Ye Xu's Poster Award

Posted on April 20, 2012

Ye Xu (Masters student) won Best Graduate Research Poster Award, from Public Health Program of Brown University. The coauthors of the poster are Xu Ye, Xi Luo, Austin Huang, Joseph Hogan, and Rami Kantor.