Donglin Zeng

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Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Semiparametric transformation models with random effects for joint analysis of recurrent and terminal events
    Donglin Zeng
    Department of Biostatistics, CB 7420, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7420, USA
    Biometrics 65:746-52. 2009
  2. pmc Maximum likelihood estimation for semiparametric transformation models with interval-censored data
    Donglin Zeng
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, U S A
    Biometrika 103:253-271. 2016
  3. pmc SEMIPARAMETRIC TRANSFORMATION MODELS WITH RANDOM EFFECTS FOR CLUSTERED FAILURE TIME DATA
    Donglin Zeng
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7420, U S A E Mail
    Stat Sin 18:355-377. 2008
  4. pmc Estimating treatment effects with treatment switching via semicompeting risks models: an application to a colorectal cancer study
    Donglin Zeng
    Department of Biostatistics, CB 7420, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516, U S A
    Biometrika 99:167-184. 2012
  5. pmc A semiparametric additive rate model for recurrent events with an informative terminal event
    Donglin Zeng
    Department of Biostatistics, CB 7420, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7420, U S A
    Biometrika 97:699-712. 2010
  6. pmc Gamma frailty transformation models for multivariate survival times
    Donglin Zeng
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, 3105 D McGavran Greenberg Hall, Campus Box 7420, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 27516, U S A
    Biometrika 96:277-291. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous modelling of survival and longitudinal data with an application to repeated quality of life measures
    Donglin Zeng
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7420, USA
    Lifetime Data Anal 11:151-74. 2005
  8. pmc Adjustment for missingness using auxiliary information in semiparametric regression
    Donglin Zeng
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, USA
    Biometrics 66:115-22. 2010
  9. pmc Additive transformation models for clustered failure time data
    Donglin Zeng
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Lifetime Data Anal 16:333-52. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Radiologist evaluation of an X-ray tube-based diffraction-enhanced imaging prototype using full-thickness breast specimens
    Laura Faulconer
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7000, 4030 Bondurant Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Acad Radiol 16:1329-37. 2009

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  1. pmc Semiparametric transformation models with random effects for joint analysis of recurrent and terminal events
    Donglin Zeng
    Department of Biostatistics, CB 7420, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7420, USA
    Biometrics 65:746-52. 2009
    ..Extensive simulation studies demonstrate that the proposed inference procedures perform well in realistic settings. Applications to two HIV/AIDS studies are presented...
  2. pmc Maximum likelihood estimation for semiparametric transformation models with interval-censored data
    Donglin Zeng
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, U S A
    Biometrika 103:253-271. 2016
    ..Finally, we demonstrate the performance of our procedures through simulation studies and application to an HIV/AIDS study conducted in Thailand...
  3. pmc SEMIPARAMETRIC TRANSFORMATION MODELS WITH RANDOM EFFECTS FOR CLUSTERED FAILURE TIME DATA
    Donglin Zeng
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7420, U S A E Mail
    Stat Sin 18:355-377. 2008
    ..We develop the corresponding likelihood-based inference procedures. Simulation studies demonstrate that the proposed methods perform well in practical situations. An illustration with a well-known diabetic retinopathy study is provided...
  4. pmc Estimating treatment effects with treatment switching via semicompeting risks models: an application to a colorectal cancer study
    Donglin Zeng
    Department of Biostatistics, CB 7420, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516, U S A
    Biometrika 99:167-184. 2012
    ..The proposed method is applied to data from a colorectal cancer clinical trial...
  5. pmc A semiparametric additive rate model for recurrent events with an informative terminal event
    Donglin Zeng
    Department of Biostatistics, CB 7420, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7420, U S A
    Biometrika 97:699-712. 2010
    ..Simulation studies demonstrate that the proposed inference procedure performs well in realistic settings. Application to a medical study is presented...
  6. pmc Gamma frailty transformation models for multivariate survival times
    Donglin Zeng
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, 3105 D McGavran Greenberg Hall, Campus Box 7420, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 27516, U S A
    Biometrika 96:277-291. 2009
    ..Simulation studies show that the proposed estimation procedure provides asymptotically efficient estimates and yields good inferential properties for small sample sizes. The method is illustrated using data from a cardiovascular study...
  7. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous modelling of survival and longitudinal data with an application to repeated quality of life measures
    Donglin Zeng
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7420, USA
    Lifetime Data Anal 11:151-74. 2005
    ..Finally, simulation studies are conducted to examine the finite-sample properties of the proposed estimators and a liver transplantation data set is analyzed to illustrate our approaches...
  8. pmc Adjustment for missingness using auxiliary information in semiparametric regression
    Donglin Zeng
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, USA
    Biometrics 66:115-22. 2010
    ..A set of real data is used to illustrate our approach...
  9. pmc Additive transformation models for clustered failure time data
    Donglin Zeng
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Lifetime Data Anal 16:333-52. 2010
    ..We also provide goodness-of-fit test statistics for choosing the transformation. Simulation studies and real data analysis are conducted to examine the finite-sample performance of our estimators...
  10. doi request reprint Radiologist evaluation of an X-ray tube-based diffraction-enhanced imaging prototype using full-thickness breast specimens
    Laura Faulconer
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7000, 4030 Bondurant Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Acad Radiol 16:1329-37. 2009
    ..However, a lingering drawback to the clinical translation of DEI has been the requirement for synchrotron radiation...
  11. doi request reprint Comparison of image acquisition and radiologist interpretation times in a diagnostic mammography center
    Cherie M Kuzmiak
    Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7510, USA
    Acad Radiol 17:1168-74. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the acquisition and interpretation times of screen-film mammography and soft-copy digital mammography in a diagnostic mammography center...
  12. pmc The effects of healthy aging on intracerebral blood vessels visualized by magnetic resonance angiography
    Elizabeth Bullitt
    CASILab, CB 7062, Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, United States
    Neurobiol Aging 31:290-300. 2010
    ..Age-associated tortuosity increases were relatively mild. Our multi-modal image database has been made publicly available for use by other investigators...
  13. pmc Blood vessel morphologic changes depicted with MR angiography during treatment of brain metastases: a feasibility study
    Elizabeth Bullitt
    Computer Assisted Surgery and Imaging Laboratory, University of North Carolina, 247 Wing E, CB 7062, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Radiology 245:824-30. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint A comparative study of mobile electronic data entry systems for clinical trials data collection
    Elodia Cole
    University of North Carolina, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, CB 7515, Radiology Research Labs, 106 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Int J Med Inform 75:722-9. 2006
    ..To determine the speed, accuracy, ease of use, and user satisfaction of various electronic data entry platforms for use in the collection of mammography clinical trials data...
  15. pmc Computerized assessment of vessel morphological changes during treatment of glioblastoma multiforme: report of a case imaged serially by MRA over four years
    Elizabeth Bullitt
    CASILab, CB 7062, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Neuroimage 47:T143-51. 2009
    ..Quantitative measurements of vessel morphology as defined from MRA may provide useful insights into tumor development and response to therapy...
  16. ncbi request reprint A semiparametric additive rates model for recurrent event data
    Douglas E Schaubel
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan, M4039, SPH2, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Lifetime Data Anal 12:389-406. 2006
    ..Simulation studies demonstrate that the asymptotic approximations are accurate in finite samples. The proposed methods are applied to a state-wide kidney transplant data set...
  17. ncbi request reprint Kidney disease in life-course socioeconomic context: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    David A Shoham
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, and UNC Kidney Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7156, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 49:217-26. 2007
    ..Persons belonging to the working class or living in an adverse social environment at particular periods of their life course may have an increased risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  18. pmc Quantifying the average of the time-varying hazard ratio via a class of transformations
    Qingxia Chen
    Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 37232, USA
    Lifetime Data Anal 21:259-79. 2015
    ..Statist Med 28:2473-2489, 2009), with a similar magnitude of power loss when the hazards cross. The proposed estimates and test statistics are applied to a colorectal cancer clinical trial. ..
  19. ncbi request reprint Comparison of full-field digital mammography to screen-film mammography with respect to contrast and spatial resolution in tissue equivalent breast phantoms
    Cherie M Kuzmiak
    Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Old Infirmary Builiding, Room 513, CB 7510, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Med Phys 32:3144-50. 2005
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  20. ncbi request reprint Power calculation for case-cohort studies with nonrare events
    Jianwen Cai
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7420, USA
    Biometrics 63:1288-95. 2007
    ..Our result generalizes the result in Cai and Zeng (2004, Biometrics60, 1015-1024), and it shows numerically that efficiency loss due to sampling only part of the events is very low under nonrare-events situation...
  21. pmc Efficient resampling methods for nonsmooth estimating functions
    Donglin Zeng
    Department of Biostatistics, CB 7420, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7420, USA
    Biostatistics 9:355-63. 2008
    ..Its usefulness is illustrated with heteroscedastic quantile regression and censored data rank regression. Numerical results based on simulated and real data are provided...
  22. ncbi request reprint Consensus review: A method of assessment of calcifications that appropriately undergo a six-month follow-up
    Cherie M Kuzmiak
    Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Acad Radiol 13:621-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine if consensus characterization of calcifications by two breast imaging experts using standardized criteria can establish that follow-up is a safe option...
  23. doi request reprint Effect of breast compression on lesion characteristic visibility with diffraction-enhanced imaging
    Laura S Faulconer
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Acad Radiol 17:433-40. 2010
    ..Because DEI possesses inherently superior contrast mechanisms, the current study assesses the effect of breast compression on lesion characteristic visibility with DEI imaging of breast specimens...
  24. doi request reprint Insurance status and the severity of breast cancer at the time of diagnosis
    Cherie M Kuzmiak
    Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 5120 Manning Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7510, USA
    Acad Radiol 15:1255-8. 2008
    ..To evaluate how the insurance status of women diagnosed with breast cancer correlates with size and stage at the time of diagnosis...
  25. doi request reprint Mammographic findings of partial breast irradiation
    Cherie M Kuzmiak
    Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7510, USA
    Acad Radiol 16:819-25. 2009
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  26. pmc Semiparametric proportional means model for marker data contingent on recurrent event
    Jianwen Cai
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7420, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599 7420, USA
    Lifetime Data Anal 16:250-70. 2010
    ..Simulation studies are conducted to examine the finite-sample properties of the proposed estimators and the proposed method is applied to a data set from the Vitamin A Community Trial...
  27. pmc Dedicated Three-dimensional Breast Computed Tomography: Lesion Characteristic Perception by Radiologists
    Cherie Marie Kuzmiak
    Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7510, USA
    J Clin Imaging Sci 6:14. 2016
    ..To assess radiologist confidence in the characterization of suspicious breast lesions with a dedicated three-dimensional breast computed tomography (DBCT) system in comparison to diagnostic two-dimensional digital mammography (dxDM)...
  28. pmc Detecting disease outbreaks using local spatiotemporal methods
    Yingqi Zhao
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Biometrics 67:1508-17. 2011
    ....
  29. pmc Additive mixed effect model for clustered failure time data
    Jianwen Cai
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7420, USA
    Biometrics 67:1340-51. 2011
    ..The small sample performance of our method is demonstrated via a large number of simulation studies. Finally, we apply the proposed model to analyze data from a diabetic study and a treatment trial for congestive heart failure...
  30. ncbi request reprint Sample size/power calculation for case-cohort studies
    Jianwen Cai
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7420, USA
    Biometrics 60:1015-24. 2004
    ..A number of simulation studies have been used to illustrate the efficiency of the tests for the case-cohort design. An example is provided on how to use the formula...
  31. pmc Reinforcement learning design for cancer clinical trials
    Yufan Zhao
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Stat Med 28:3294-315. 2009
    ..Moreover, there is significant potential of the proposed methodology for developing personalized treatment strategies in other cancers, in cystic fibrosis, and in other life-threatening diseases...
  32. ncbi request reprint Early-life and adult socioeconomic status and inflammatory risk markers in adulthood
    Ricardo A Pollitt
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 137 E Franklin Street, Bank of America Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:55-66. 2007
    ....
  33. pmc Vessel tortuosity and brain tumor malignancy: a blinded study
    Elizabeth Bullitt
    Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, CASILab, 349 Wing C, CB 7062, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Acad Radiol 12:1232-40. 2005
    ..This report evaluates a computerized, statistical method of analyzing the shapes of vessels extracted from MRA in diagnosing cancer...
  34. pmc Hypothesis testing for two-stage designs with over or under enrollment
    Donglin Zeng
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, U S A
    Stat Med 34:2417-26. 2015
    ..The corresponding confidence intervals for the response rate are constructed by inverting the hypothesis test, and they have reasonable coverage while preserving the type I error...
  35. pmc Tumor therapeutic response and vessel tortuosity: preliminary report in metastatic breast cancer
    Elizabeth Bullitt
    CASILab, CB 7062, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 9:561-8. 2006
    ..In this preliminary study of 16 patients undergoing treatment for metastatic breast cancer we conclude that vessel shape may predict tumor response several months in advance of traditional methods...
  36. ncbi request reprint Pair chart test for an early survival difference
    Guosheng Yin
    Department of Biostatistics, M D Anderson Cancer Center, The University of Texas, Texas, USA
    Lifetime Data Anal 11:117-29. 2005
    ..This advantage is evaluated for finite sample sizes in simulation studies. Finally, the proposed method is illustrated with a real data example of patients with gastric cancer...
  37. pmc Comment
    Jingxiang Chen
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Am Stat Assoc 111:942-947. 2016
    ..The numerical studies show that these methods can be flexible and have advantages in some situations to handle treatment heterogeneity while being robust to model misspecification...
  38. pmc Multivariate recurrent events in the presence of multivariate informative censoring with applications to bleeding and transfusion events in myelodysplastic syndrome
    Donglin Zeng
    a Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Biopharm Stat 24:429-42. 2014
    ..We utilize the MDS clinical trial data to illustrate our proposed methodology. We also conduct a number of simulations to examine the performance of the proposed model...
  39. pmc A counterfactual p-value approach for benefit-risk assessment in clinical trials
    Donglin Zeng
    a Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Biopharm Stat 25:508-24. 2015
    ..We assess the proposed approach using simulated data with multiple efficacy and safety endpoints and compare its performance with a stochastic multi-criteria acceptability analysis approach. ..
  40. pmc Genetic association analysis under complex survey sampling: the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos
    Dan Yu Lin
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7420, USA Electronic address
    Am J Hum Genet 95:675-88. 2014
    ..We provide guidelines on the use of weighted and unweighted estimators, as well as the relevant software. ..
  41. pmc Preventing facial recognition when rendering MR images of the head in three dimensions
    Fran├žois Budin
    CASILab, CB 7062, 217 Wing E, Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, NC 27514, USA
    Med Image Anal 12:229-39. 2008
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  42. pmc Reinforcement learning strategies for clinical trials in nonsmall cell lung cancer
    Yufan Zhao
    Global Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Amgen Inc, One Amgen Center Drive, Thousand Oaks, California 91320, USA
    Biometrics 67:1422-33. 2011
    ..In addition, we demonstrate that the design reliably selects the best initial time for second-line therapy while taking into account the heterogeneity of NSCLC across patients...
  43. pmc Reinforcement Learning Trees
    Ruoqing Zhu
    Department of Biostatistics, CB 7420, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7420
    J Am Stat Assoc 110:1770-1784. 2015
    ..Last, we investigate asymptotic properties of the proposed method under basic assumptions and discuss rationale in general settings...
  44. pmc Attributable fraction functions for censored event times
    Li Chen
    Department of Biostatistics, CB 7420, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7420, U S A
    Biometrika 97:713-726. 2010
    ..Extensive simulation studies demonstrate that the proposed methods perform well in practical situations. A cardiovascular health study is provided. Connections to causal inference are discussed...
  45. pmc Assessing temporal agreement between central and local progression-free survival times
    Donglin Zeng
    Department of Biostatistics, CB7420, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, U S A
    Stat Med 34:844-58. 2015
    ..The proposed method is demonstrated to perform well in small samples via extensive simulation studies and is illustrated through a head and neck cancer trial...
  46. pmc Quantile Regression Models for Current Status Data
    Fang Shu Ou
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599
    J Stat Plan Inference 178:112-127. 2016
    ..The small sample performance of the proposed method is demonstrated via simulation studies. Finally, we apply the proposed method to analyze data from the Mayo Clinic Study of Aging...
  47. doi request reprint Whole Breast Ultrasound: Comparison of the Visibility of Suspicious Lesions with Automated Breast Volumetric Scanning Versus Hand-Held Breast Ultrasound
    Cherie M Kuzmiak
    Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina, Physicians Office Building, 170 Manning Drive, Room no 118, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7510 Electronic address
    Acad Radiol 22:870-9. 2015
    ..To assess how well radiologists visualize relevant features of lesions seen with automated breast volumetric scanning (ABVS) in comparison to hand-held breast ultrasound in women going to breast biopsy...
  48. doi request reprint Role of sonography in the differentiation of benign, high-risk, and malignant papillary lesions of the breast
    Cherie M Kuzmiak
    Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center C M K, Department of Medicine, Center for Gastro intestinal Biology and Disease M Q L, and Department of Biostatistics D Z, X L, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina USA
    J Ultrasound Med 33:1545-52. 2014
    ..The purpose of this retrospective study was to assess the sonographic features of benign, high-risk, and malignant papillary lesions of the breast...
  49. ncbi request reprint The effects of gray scale image processing on digital mammography interpretation performance
    Elodia B Cole
    Department of Radiology and Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, CB 7515, Radiology Research Labs, 106 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Acad Radiol 12:585-95. 2005
    ..To determine the effects of three image-processing algorithms on diagnostic accuracy of digital mammography in comparison with conventional screen-film mammography...
  50. ncbi request reprint Cytomegalovirus viremia, mortality, and end-organ disease among patients with AIDS receiving potent antiretroviral therapies
    David A Wohl
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 38:538-44. 2005
    ..To determine the association of cytomegalovirus (CMV) viremia with CMV disease and death in patients with AIDS...
  51. pmc Effects of healthy aging measured by intracranial compartment volumes using a designed MR brain database
    Benedicte Mortamet
    Department of Surgery, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 8:383-91. 2005
    ..The percentage of white matter increases with age. A carefully-designed healthy database should be useful in the statistical analysis of many age- and non-age-related diseases...
  52. ncbi request reprint Association of polymorphisms in the CRP gene with circulating C-reactive protein levels and cardiovascular events
    Leslie A Lange
    Department of Genetics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7264, USA
    JAMA 296:2703-11. 2006
    ..C-reactive protein (CRP) is an inflammation protein that may play a role in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  53. pmc Smoking and selected DNA repair gene polymorphisms in controls: systematic review and meta-analysis
    M Elizabeth Hodgson
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:3055-86. 2010
    ..Few studies have examined the occurrence of G-E association in published control group data...
  54. ncbi request reprint Structural inference in transition measurement error models for longitudinal data
    Wenqin Pan
    Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Biometrics 62:402-12. 2006
    ..An additional simulation study shows that the Bayesian information criterion (BIC) performs well in choosing the correct transition orders of the models...
  55. ncbi request reprint Risk factors and mechanisms of preterm delivery in Malawi
    Elizabeth T Abrams
    Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 52:174-83. 2004
    ..We examined risk factors and mechanisms of preterm delivery (PTD) in malaria-exposed pregnant women in Blantyre, Malawi...