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
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

Yang, W., Joffe, M.M., Hennessy, S., Feldman, H.I.: Covariance adjustment on propensity parameters for continuous treatment in linear models. Statistics in Mecicine 33(26): 4577-89, Nov 2014.

O'Byrne, M.L., Yang, W., Mercer-Rosa, L., Parnell, A.S., Oster, M.E., Levenbrown, Y., Tanel, R.E., Goldmuntz, E.: 22q11.2 Deletion syndrome is associated with increased perioperative events and more complicated postoperative course in infants undergoing infant operative correction of truncus arteriosus communis or interrupted aortic arch. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 148(4): 1597-605, Oct 2014.

Bansal, N., Hyre Anderson, A., Yang, W., Christenson, R.H., deFilippi, C.R., Deo, R., Dries, D.L., Go, A.S., He, J., Kusek, J.W., Lash, J.P., Raj, D., Rosas, S., Wolf, M., Zhang, X., Shlipak, M.G., Feldman, H.I.: High-Sensitivity Troponin T and N-Terminal Pro-B-Type Natriuretic Peptide (NT-proBNP) and Risk of Incident Heart Failure in Patients with CKD: The Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study. The Journal of the American Society of Nephrology Oct 2014 Notes: pii: ASN.2014010108. [Epub ahead of print]

Yang, W., Propert, K., Landis, J.R.: Estimating the efficacy of an interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome medication in a randomized trial with both non-adherence and loss to follow-up. Statistics in Medicine 33(20): 3547-55, Sep 2014.

Rahman, M., Yang, W., Akkina, S., Alper, A., Anderson, A.H., Appel, L.J., He, J., Raj, D.S., Schelling, J., Strauss, L., Teal, V., Rader, D.J.; CRIC Study Investigators: Relation of serum lipids and lipoproteins with progression of CKD: The CRIC study. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 9(7): 1190-8, Jul 2014.

Deo, R., Yang, W., Khan, A.M., Bansal, N., Zhang, X., Leonard, M.B., Keane, M.G., Soliman, E.Z., Steigerwalt, S., Townsend, R.R., Shlipak, M.G., Feldman, H.I.; CRIC Study Investigators: Serum aldosterone and death, end-stage renal disease, and cardiovascular events in blacks and whites: findings from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study. Hypertension 64(1): 103-10, Jul 2014.

Wing, M.R., Yang, W., Teal, V., Navaneethan, S., Tao, K., Ojo, A., Guzman, N.N., Reilly, M., Wolman, M., Rosas, S.E., Cuevas, M., Fischer, M., Lustigova, E., Master, S.R., Xie, D., Appleby, D., Joffe, M., Kusek, J., Feldman, H.I., Raj, D.S.; Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study: Race modifies the association between adiposity and inflammation in patients with chronic kidney disease: findings from the chronic renal insufficiency cohort study. Obesity (Silver Spring) 22(5): 1359-66, May 2014.

Wilson, F.P., Yang, W., Machado, C.A., Mariani, L.H., Borovskiy, Y., Berns, J.S., Feldman, H.I.: Dialysis versus nondialysis in patients with AKI: a propensity-matched cohort study. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 9(4): 673-81, Apr 2014.

Scialla, J.J., Xie, H., Rahman, M., Anderson, A.H., Isakova, T., Ojo, A., Zhang, X., Nessel, L., Hamano, T., Grunwald, J.E., Raj, D.S., Yang, W., He, J., Lash, J.P., Go, A.S., Kusek, J.W., Feldman, H., Wolf, M.; Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study Investigators: Fibroblast growth factor-23 and cardiovascular events in CKD. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 25(2): 349-60, Feb 2014.

Yang, W., Xie, D., Anderson, A.H., Joffe, M.M., Greene, T., Teal, V., Hsu, C.Y., Fink, J.C., He, J., Lash, J.P., Ojo, A., Rahman, M., Nessel, L., Kusek, J.W., Feldman, H.I.; CRIC Study Investigators: Association of kidney disease outcomes with risk factors for CKD: findings from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) study. American Journal of Kidney Diseases 63(2): 236-43, Feb 2014.

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