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Ding-Geng Chen, PhD

Ding-Geng Chen

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255 Crittenden Blvd. Box SON Rochester, NY 14642
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Ph.D, 1995. University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, CA


Faculty Appointments: 11/2010 - Current. Professor in Biostatistics . Univeristy of Rochester Medical Center (Biostatistics). Rochester , NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 8/2009 - 12/2010. Karl E. Peace Endowed Emiment Scholar Chair in Biostatistics / Tenured Professor . Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University (Biostatistics). Statesboro, GA, US.

Faculty Appointments: 8/2008 - 8/2009. Tenured Professor . South Dakota State University (Mathematics and Statistics ). Brookings, SD, US.

Faculty Appointments: 8/2005 - 5/2008. Associate Professor . University of South Dakota, Stanford School of Medicine. Sioux Falls, SD, US.


Chen,D.G., Chen, X., Tang, W., & Lin, F.. (2014). Sample Size Determination to Detect Cusp Catastrophe in Stochastic Cusp Catastrophe Model: A Monte-Carlo Simulation-Based Approach. Lecture In W.G. Kennedy, N. Agarwal, & S. J. Yang (Eds.). SBP 2014, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8393, 35-41.

Chen, X. & Chen, D.G.. (2014). Mutual Information Technique in Assessing Crosstalk through a Random-Pairing Bootstrap Method. In W.G. Kennedy, N. Agarwal, and S.J. Yang (Eds.). SBP 2014, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8393 , 239-246.

Robertson-Blackmore, E., Groth, SW, Chen, D., Gilchrist, MA, O'Connor, TG, & Moynihan, JA. . (2013). Depressive symptoms and proinflammatory cytokines across the perinatal period in African American Women. Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology, Early Online, 1-8, DOI: 0.3109/0167482X.2013.868879.

Xie, C., Lu, X., Pogue, J., & Chen, D-G. (2013). Weighted Multiple Testing Correction for Correlated Binary Endpoints. Communications in Statistices - Simulation and Computation htt://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03610918.2012.674599.

Chen, D.G., Yu,L., Peace, K.E.,Lio, Y.L. & Wang, Y.. (2013). Approximating the baseline hazard function by Taylor Series for interval-censored time-to-event data. Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistis, 23 (3), 659-708.

Chen, D.G., Lio, Y.L., Jiang, Nan. (2013). Lower Confidence Limits on the Generalized Exponential Distribution Percentiles under Progressive Type-1 Interval Censoring. . Commuincations in statistics-Simulation and Computation, 42 (9), 2106-2117.

Baumgarten, K.M., Harvey A., Oliver, Jack Foley, Ding-Geng Chen, Peter Autenrid, Shanzhong Duan, and Patrick Heiser. (2013). Human Growth Hormone May Be Detrimental When Used to Accelarate Recovery from Acute Tendon-Bone Interface Injuries. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 95 (9), 783-789.

Chen, X., Stanton, B., Chen, D-G., and Li, X.. (2013). Intention to Use Condon, Cusp Modeling, and Evaluation of an HIV Prevention Intervention Trail. Nonlinear Dynamics, Psychology, and Life Scinces, 17 (3), 385-403.

Chen, D.G., and Peace, K.E.. (2013). Applied Meta-Analysis using R.(ISBN: 978-1-46-650599-5). Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series. FL: Boca Raton, 342 http://www.taylorandfrancis.com/books/search/author/din_chen.

Lin, F., Chen, D-G., Vance, D.E., Ball, K.K. & Mapstone, M.. (2012). Longitudinal relationships between subjectives fatigue, cognitive function, and everyday functioning in old age. International Psychogeriatrics. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23083533 Dr. Giovanni Schifitto and Dr. James McMahon were acknowledged for their contributions..

Samawi, H.M., Dunbar, M., & Chen, D-G(D). (2012). Steady-state Ranked Gibbs Sampler. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 82 (8), 1223-1238.

Yu,L., Yu, R., Liu, L., Chen, D.G.. (2012). Extended Quasi-Likelihood with Fractional Polynomials in the Frame of the ATF model. Statistics in Medicine, 31 (13), 1369-1379.

Chen, D.G., Sun, J., and Peace, K.E.. (2012). Interval-Censored Time-to-event data: Methods and application. Biostatistics Series.

Lin, F., Chen, D.-G., Vance, D., & Mapstone, M.. (2012). Laboratory-and Real World-Based Speed of Processing in Community-Dwelling Older Adults. The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbs075.

Chen D.G. (2010). Incorporating historic control information with Empirical Bayes. Computation Statistics and Data Analysis , 54, 1646-1656.

Aloia, J.F.; Chen, D.G.; Chen, H. (2010). The 25(OH)D/PTH Threshold in Black Women. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism , 95 (11), 5069-5073.

Zhang P.G., Cheng D.G., Roe T. (2010). Choice of Baselines in Clinical Trials: A Simulation Study from Statistical Power Presective . Communications in Statistics-Simulation and Computation, 39 (11), 1305-1317.

Chen D.G., Loi Y. (2010). Parameter Estimations for Generalized Exponential Distribution under Progressive Type-I Interval Censoring . Computation Statistics and Data Analysis , 54 (4), 1581-1591.

Chen, D. C and Peace, K. E. (2010). Clinical Trail Data Analysis using R. Chapman and Hall/CRC.

Peace, K. E. and Chen, D. G.. (2010). Clinical Trail Methodology. Chapman and Hall, CRC.

Wang, X.; Chen, D.G. (2009). Recombinant murine cytomegalovirus vector activities human monocyte-derived dendritic cells in a NF-_B dependent pathway . Molecular Immunology , 26, 3462-3465.

Chen, D.G.; Lio, Y. (2009). A Novel Estimation Approach for Mixture Transition Distribution Model in High-Order Markov Chains . Communications in Statistics-Simulation and Computation, 38 (5), 990-1003.

Lester, P.E.; Stafaanacci, R.G.; Chen, D.G . (2009). Nursing Home Procedures on Transitions of Care . Journal of American Medical Directors Association , 10 (9), 634-638.

Sutton, F.; Chen, D.G.; Ge, X.; Kenefick, D. . (2009). Cbf Genes of the Fr-A2 allele are differentially regulated between long-term cold acclimated crown tissue of freeze-resistant and- susceptible, winter wheat mutant lines . BMC Plant Biology , 9 (34).

Gup, X.; Rosa, A.; Chen, D.G.; Reeves, S.; Weaver, S.A. (2008). Molecular Mechanisms of Primary and Secondary Mucosal Immunity Using Avian Infectious Bronchitis Virus as a Model System . Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology , 121 (34), 332-343.

Chen, D.G.; Lio, Y.L. (2008). Comparative Studies on Frailties in Survival Analysis. Communications in Statistics. , 37 (8), 1631-1646.

Chen, D.G. (2007). Dose-time-response cumulative multinominal generalized linear model . Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics , 17 (1), 173-185.

Chen, D.G . (2007). Bootstrapping Estimation for Relative Potency in the Combinations of Bioassays . Computational Statistics and Data Analysis , 51, 4597-4604.

Chen, D.G.; Carter, E.M.; Hubert, J.J.; Kim, P.T. . (1999). Empirical Beyes Estimation for Combination of Multivariate Bioassays. Biometrics , 55 (4), 1035-1043.


Mutual Information technique in assessing crosstalkd through a random-pairing bootstrap method.
2014 International Conference, The 2014 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, and Prediction (SBP)

Sample Size determination to detect cusp catastrophe model: a Monte-Carlo simulation approach.
2014 International Conference, The 2014 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, and Prediction (SBP)

Statistical Power Analysis for the Polynomial Cusp Catastrophe Model: A Simulation-Based Approach.
23rd Annual Conference for Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and Life Sciences


American Statistical Association, Professional Member

Journal of Statistics and Computation and Simulation , Associate Editor

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