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Wei-Ting Hwang, Ph.D.

Wei-Ting Hwang, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor of Biostatistics in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
628 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-573-5946
Fax: 215-573-4865
B.S. (Mathematics)
National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan, 1995.
Ph.D. (Biostatistics)
Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health, 2001.
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Description of Research Expertise

Biostatistics, survival data analysis, longitudinal studies, cancer, clinical trials, translational research, epidemiology, psychosocial research, nursing

Selected Publications

Rogers AE, Hwang W-T, Scott LD, Aiken LH, Dinges DF: The working hours of hospital staff nurses and patient safety. Health Affairs 23(4): 202-212, 2004.

Harris EE, Christensen VJ, Hwang W-T, Fox K, Solin LJ: Impact of concurrent versus sequential tamoxifen with radiation therapy in early-stage breast cancer patients undergoing breast conservation treatment. Journal of Clinical Oncology 23(1): 11-16, 2005.

Harris EE, Correa C, Hwang W-T, Liao J, Litt HI, Ferrari VA, Solin LJ: Late cardiac mortality and morbidity in early-stage breast cancer patients after breast conservation treatment. Journal of Clinical Oncology 24(25): 4100-4106, 2006.

Pai AL, Patino-Fernandez AM, McSherry M, Beele D, Alderfer MA, Reilly AT, Hwang W-T, Kazak AE: The psychosocial assessment tool (PAT2.0): psychometric properties of a screener for psychosocial distress in families of children newly diagnosed with cancer. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 33(1): 50-62, 2008.

Hwang W-T*, Adams SF*, Tahirovic E, Hagemann IS, Coukos G: Prognostic significance of tumor-infiltrating T cells in ovarian cancer: a meta-analysis. Gynecologic Oncology 124(2): 192-198, Feb 2012 Notes: *Equal Contribution.

Rangiah K, Hwang W-T, Mesaros C, Vachani A, Blair IA: Nicotine exposure and metabolizer phenotypes from analysis of urinary nicotine and its 15 metabolites by LC-MS. Bioanalysis 3(7): 745-761, Apr 2011.

Wehr AY, Hwang W-T, Blair IA, Yu KH: Relative quantification of serum proteins from pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma patients by stable isotope dilution liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry. Journal of Proteome Research 11(3): 1749-58, Mar 2012.

Scholler J, Brady TL, Binder-Scholl G, Hwang W-T, Plesa G, Hege KM, Vogel AN, Kalos M, Riley JL, Deeks SG, Mitsuyasu RT, Bernstein WB, Aronson NE, Levine BL, Bushman FD, June CH: Decade-long safety and function of retroviral-modified chimeric antigen receptor T cells. Science Translational Medicine 4(132): 132ra53, May 2012.

Baumann BC, Guzzo TJ, He J, Keefe SM, Tucker K, Bekelman JE, Hwang W-T, Vaughn DJ, Malkowicz SB, Christodouleas JP: A novel risk stratification to predict local-regional failures in urothelial carcinoma of the bladder after radical cystectomy. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics 85(1): 81-8, Jan 2013.

Tebas P, Stein D, Binder-Scholl G, Mukherjee R, Brady T, Rebello T, Humeau L, Kalos M, Papasavvas E, Montaner LJ, Schullery D, Shaheen F, Brennan AL, Zheng Z, Cotte J, Slepushkin V, Veloso E, Mackley A, Hwang W-T, Aberra F, Zhan J, Boyer J, Collman RG, Bushman FD, Levine BL, June CH: Antiviral effects of autologous CD4 T cells genetically modified with a conditionally replicating lentiviral vector expressing long antisense to HIV. Blood 121(9): 1524-33, Feb 2013.

Tebas P, Stein D, Tang WW, Frank I, Wang SQ, Lee G, Spratt SK, Surosky RT, Giedlin MA, Nichol G, Holmes MC, Gregory PD, Ando DG, Kalos M, Collman RG, Binder-Scholl G, Plesa G, Hwang W-T, Levine BL, June CH: Gene editing of CCR5 in autologous CD4T cells of persons infected with HIV. New England Journal of Medicine 370(10): 901-10, Mar 2014.

Zhong Q, Peng HL, Zhao X, Zhang L*, Hwang W-T*: Effects of BRCA1- and BRCA2-related mutations on ovarian and breast cancer survival: a meta-analysis. Clinical Cancer Research 21(1): 211-20, Jan 2015 Notes: *Corresponding authors.

Schmitz KH, Williams NI, Kontos D, Kurzer MS, Schnall M, Domchek S, Stopfer J, Galantino ML, Hwang W-T, Morales K, Wu S, DiGiovanni L, Salvatore D, Fenderson D, Good J, Sturgeon K, Grant L, Bryan CJ, Adelman J: Women In Steady Exercise Research (WISER) Sister: Study design and methods. Contemporary Clinical Trials 41: 17-30, Mar 2015.

Porter DL, Hwang W-T, Frey NV, Lacey SF, Shaw PA, Loren AW, Bagg A, Marcucci KT, Shen A, Gonzalez V, Ambrose D, Grupp SA, Chew A, Zheng Z, Milone M, Levine BL, Melenhorst JJ, June CH: Chimeric Antigen Receptor T Cells Persist and Induce Sustained Remissions in Relapsed Refractory Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. Science Translational Medicine 7(303): 303ra139, Sep 2015.

Garfall AL*, Maus MV*, Hwang W-T, Lacey SF, Mahnke YD, Melenhorst JJ, Zheng Z, Vogl DT, Cohen AD, Weiss BM, Dengel K, Kerr ND, Bagg A, Levine BL, June CH, Stadtmauer EA: Chimeric Antigen Receptor T Cells against CD19 for Multiple Myeloma. New England Journal of Medicine. *: equal contribution, 373(11): 1040-7, Sep 2015.

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