Wei (Peter) Yang, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Biostatistics in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology

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Division of Biostatistics
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
629 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6021
Office: 215-573-7326
Fax: 215-573-4865
Education:
BS (Genetics)
Peking University, Beijing, China, 2001.
Ph.D. (Biostatistics)
State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany, Albany, NY, 2007.
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Selected Publications

Chen J, Budoff MJ, Reilly MP, Yang W, Rosas SE, Rahman M, Zhang X, Roy JA, Lustigova E, Nessel L, Ford V, Raj D, Porter AC, Soliman EZ, Wright JT Jr, Wolf M, He J; CRIC Investigators: Coronary Artery Calcification and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and Death Among Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease. JAMA Cardiology Mar 2017 Notes: [Epub ahead of print] doi: 10.1001/jamacardio.2017.0363.

Liang JJ, Yang W, Santangeli P, Schaller RD, Supple GE, Hutchinson MD, Garcia F, Lin D, Dixit S, Epstein AE, Callans DJ, Marchlinski FE, Frankel DS: Amiodarone Discontinuation or Dose Reduction Following Catheter Ablation for Ventricular Tachycardia in Structural Heart Disease. JACC Clinical Eletrophysiology Feb 2017 Notes: [Epub ahead of print] http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacep.2016.11.005.

Hsu JY, Roy JA, Xie D, Yang W, Shou H, Anderson AH, Landis JR, Jepson C, Wolf M, Isakova T, Rahman M, Feldman HI; Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study Investigators: Statistical Methods for Cohort Studies of CKD: Survival Analysis in the Setting of Competing Risks. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. [Epub ahead of print] DOI: 10.2215/CJN.10301016 (eds.). Feb 2017.

Dubin RF, Deo R, Bansal N, Anderson AH, Yang W, Go AS, Keane M, Townsend R, Porter A, Budoff M, Malik S: Associations of Conventional Echocardiographic Measures with Incident Heart Failure and Mortality: The Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 12(1): 60-68, Jan 2017.

Lam S, Bauer S, Yang W, Miano T: Statistics Myth Busters: Dispelling Common Misperceptions Held by Readers of the Biomedical Literature. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy Jan 2017 Notes: Epub ahead of print DOI: 10.1177/1060028016686356.

Yang W, Xie D, Pan Q, Feldman HI, Guo W: Joint Modeling of Repeated Measures and Competing Failure Events In a Study of Chronic Kidney Disease. Statistics in Biosciences Dec 2016 Notes: Epub ahead of print DOI:10.1007/s12561-016-9186-4.

Afshinnia F, Rajendiran TM, Karnovsky A, Soni T, Wang X, Xie D, Yang W, Shafi T, Weir MR, He J, Brecklin CS: Lipidomic Signature of Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease in the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort. Kidney International Reports 1(4): 256-68, Nov 2016.

Roy J, Shou H, Xie D, Hsu JY, Yang W, Anderson AH, Landis JR, Jepson C, He J, Liu KD, Hsu CY, Feldman HI; Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study Investigators: Statistical Methods for Cohort Studies of CKD: Prediction Modeling. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology Sep 2016 Notes: ]Epub ahead of print] pii: CJN.06210616.

Amdur R, Feldman H, Gupta J, Yang W, Kanetsky P, Shlipak M, Rahman M, Lash J, Townsend R, Akinlolu O, Roy-Chaudhury A, Go A, Joffe M, He J, Balakrishnan V, Kimmel P, Kusek J, Raj D: Inflammation and Risk for Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease Findings from the CRIC Study. Clinical Journal of American Society of Nephrology 11(9): 1546-56, Jun 2016.

Mills K, Chen J, Yang W, Appel L, Kusek J, Alper A, Delafontaine P, Keane M, Mohler E, Ojo A, Rahman M, Richardo A, Soliman E, Steigerwalt S, Townsend R, He J; Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study Investigators: Sodium Excretion and the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease. Journal of the American Medical Association 315(20): 2200-2210, May 2016.

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