Paul Y. Peng

Title: Associate Professor of Statistics
Phone: 613-533-6000 Ext. 78525
E-Mail: pengp at queensu.ca
Webpage: http://meds.queensu.ca/medicine/comhepi/faculty/peng.html

Degrees

Ph.D. (University of Newcastle) 1998

Other Appointments

  • Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen's University
  • Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen's Cancer Research Institute

Research Areas

  • Cure models
  • Multivariate survival models
  • Statistical computing and Bayesian methods
  • Statistical genetics and microarray data analysis
  • ROC modeling
  • Statistical consulting

Graduate Students and Other Research Personnel

Dr. Peng has a continual interest in recruiting talented and dedicated students or graduates to work with him in biostatistics or related areas, either as graduate students or as research/post-doc fellows. If you are interested in this, you are welcome to contact him by any means.

Recent Publications

  • Yu, B. and Peng, Y., Mixture cure models for multivariate survival data, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis 2007, accepted.
  • Zhang, J. and Peng, Y., A new semiparametric estimation method for the accelerated failure time mixture cure model, Statistics in Medicine 2006, accepted.
  • Kalist, D. E. and Peng, Y., The determinants of longevity among major league baseball players, Death Studies 2006, accepted.
  • Zhang, J. and Peng, Y., An alternative estimation method for the accelerated failure time frailty model, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis 2006, accepted.
  • Wang, K. and Peng, Y., Quantitative-trait-loci mapping in the presence of locus heterogeneity, Annals of Human Genetics 2006, 70:882-892.
  • Balakrishnan, N. and Peng, Y., Generalized gamma frailty model, Statistics in Medicine 2006, 25:2797-2816.
  • Goodman, A., Peng, Y., Hankin, J., Kalist, D. and Spurr, S., Estimating episode lengths when some observations are probably censored: an application to substance abuse treatment, Statistics in Medicine 2004, 23:2071-2087.
  • Peng, Y. and Dear, KBG., An increasing hazard cure model, Handbook of Statistics, Chapter 31: Advances in Survival Analysis. Editor: N. Balakrishnan and C. R. Rao. Elsevier, North-Holland, 2004, 545--557.
  • Wang, K. and Peng, Y., Linkage analysis of systolic blood pressure: A score statistic and computer implementation, BMC Genetics, 2003, 4(Suppl 1):S77.
  • Peng, Y., Estimating baseline distribution in proportional hazards cure models, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 2003, 42:187--201.
  • Peng, Y., Fitting semiparametric cure models, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 2003, 41:481--490

Contact Info

Department of Math & Stats
Jeffery Hall, 48 University Ave.
Kingston, ON Canada, K7L 3N6
Phone: (613) 533-2390
Fax: (613) 533-2964
mathstat@mast.queensu.ca
Office Hours: 8:30am-12:00pm & 1:00pm-4:30pm

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