Publications

      Statistical methodology papers: 
  1. Cheng, H. and Wei, Y. (2016), “A Fast Imputation Algorithm in Quantil Regression”, under revision for the Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics.
  2. Song, X., Li. G., Ionita-Laza, I. and Wei, Y. (2016). “A Novel Quantile Regression Approach for eQTL Discovery.” In print for Bioinformatics, bioRxiv 070052; doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/070052.
  3. Wei, Y., Song, X. Y., Liu, M. L., and Ionita-Laza, I. (2016), Secondary Case-Control Quantile analysis with applications to GWAS. Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 111, 344-354. (Click here to view the article )

  4. Song, X., Ionita-Laza, I. and Wei, Y. (2016), A general and robust framework for secondary traits analysis.  Genetics. Vol. 202, No.4, 1329-43.

  5. Belloni, A., Chernozhukov, V. and Wei, Y.(2016), Post-Selection Inference for General- ized Linear Models With Many Controls. In press for Journal of Business & Economic Statistics. DOI: 10.1080/07350015.2016.1166116

  6. Belloni, A., Chernozhukov, V., Chetverikov, D., and Wei, Y. (2015). Uniformly Valid Post-Regularization Confidence Regions for Many Functional Parameters in Z-Estimation Framework. Under revision for Annuals of Statistics. arXiv preprint arXiv:1512.07619.

  7. Zhang, W. F. and Wei, Y. (2015), Regression Based Principal Component Analysis For Sparse Functional Data With Applications To Screening Growth Paths. The Annals of Applied Statistics. Vol. 9(2), 597-620. (Click here to view the article)

  8. Zhao, Z., Wei, Y. and Lin, D.K. (2014), Asymptotics of nonparametric L-1 regression models with dependent data. Bernoulli, Vol. 20(3), 1532-1559.

  9. Wei, Y. and Yang, Y. J. (2014), Quantile Regression with Missing Covariates. Statistica Sinica, Vol 24, 1277-1299.

  10. Wei, Y., Ma, Y, and Carroll, R. J. (2012), Multiple Imputation in quantile regression. Biometrka, 1-16. (Click here to view the article)

  11. Ma, Y. and Wei, Y. (2012), Quantile analysis on residual life with longitudinal mea- surements. Statistica Sinica, Vol. 22, 47-68.

  12. Wei, Y., Zhao, Z. and Lin, D. K. (2012), A general class of nonparametric L-1 regression with its application to profile control charts. The Annals of Applied Statistics, Vol. 6(1), 409-427.

  13. Li, C., Wei, Y., Chappell, R. J. and He, X. (2011), Bent Line Quantile Regression with Application to an Allometric Study of Land Mammals’ Speed and Mass. Biometrics, Vol. 67, 242-249.

  1. Wei, Y.(2010), Discussion: Multivariate Quantiles and Multiple-Output Regression Quantiles: from L-1 Optimization to Half-space Depth. The Annals of Statistics, Vol. 38, 670-675.

  2. Wei, Y. and Carroll, R. J. (2009), Quantile Regression with Measurement Error. Journal of the American Statistical Association. Vol. 104, 1129-1143. (Click here to view the article)

  3. Chu, H., Cole, S., Wei, Y., and Ibrahim, J. (2009), Estimation and Inference for Case-Control Studies with Multiple Non-Gold Standard Exposure Assessments: with an Occupational Health Application. Biostatistics. Vol. 10, 591-602.

  4. Mu, Y. and Wei, Y. (2009), A Dynamic Quantile Regression Transformation Model for Longitudinal Data. Statistica Sinica. Vol. 19 , 1137-1153.

  5. Salibián-Barrera, M. and Wei, Y. (2008), Weighted Quantile Regression with Non-elliptically Structured Covariates. Canadian Journal of Statistics, Vol. 36, 1-17.

  6. Wei, Y. (2008), An Approach to Multivariate Covariate-Dependent Quantile Contours with Application to Bivariate Conditional Growth Charts. Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 103, 397-409. (Click here to view the article)

  7. Chen, C., He, X. and Wei, Y. (2008), Lower Rank Approximation of Matrices Based on Fast and Robust Alternating Regression. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, Vol. 17, 186-200.

  8. Wei, Y. and He, X. (2006), Conditional Growth Charts (with Discussion). The Annals of Statistics, Vol. 34( 5), 2069-2097. (Click here to view the article)

  9. Wei, Y. and He, X. (2006), Rejoinder: Conditional Growth Charts. The Annals of Statistics, Vol. 34( 5), 2126 – 2131.

  10. Wei, Y., Pere, A., Koenker, R., and He, X. (2006), Quantile Regression Methods for Reference Growth Charts. Statistics in Medicine, Vol. 25, 1369-1382.

  11. Chen, C. and Wei, Y. (2005), On Some Computational Issues for Quantile Regression. Sankhya, Vol. 67( 2), 399-417

  12. Hu, T. and Wei, Y. (2001), Multivariate Stochastic Comparisons of Inspection and Repair Policies. Statistics and Probability Letters, Vol. 53, 315-324.

  13. Hu, T. and Wei, Y. (2001), Stochastic Comparisons of Spacings from Restricted Fami- lies of Distributions. Statistics and Probability Letters, Vol. 53, 91-99.

  14. Hu, T., Zhu, Z. and Wei, Y. (2001), Likelihood-Ratio and Mean Residual Life Orders for Order Statistics of Heterogeneous Random Variables. Probability in Engineering and Information Science, Vol. 15, 259-272.
      Collaborative papers: 
  1. Houghton, L. C., Ester, W. A., Lumey,  L. H., Michels, K. B., Wei, Y., Cohn, B. A., Susser, E. S. and Terry M. B. (2016), Maternal weight gain in excess of pregnancy guidelines is related to daughters being overweight 40 years later. In press for American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2016.02.034.

  2. Emin, M., Wang, G., Castagna, F., Rodriguez-Lopez, J., Wahab, R., Wang, J., Adams, T., Wei, Y. and Jelic S. (2016), Increased internalization of complement inhibitor CD59 may contribute to endothelial inflammation in obstructive sleep apnea. Science Translation Medicine. Vol. 8(320), 320ra1. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aad0634.

  3. Li, Y., Ryan, P., Wei, Y. and Friedman, C. (2015), A method to combine signals from spontaneous reporting systems and observational healthcare data to detect adverse drug reactions. Drug Safety. Vol. 38(10),  895-908.

  4. Wei , Y. and Terry, M. B. (2015). Re: “Quantile regression’s opportunities and challenges from a user’s perspective”. American journal of epidemiology, Vol. 181(2), 152-3.

  5. Dinkevich, E., Leid, L., Pryor, K., Wei, Y., Huberman, H., and Carnell, S. (2015), Mothers’ feeding behaviors in infancy: Do they predict child weight trajectories?  Obesity. Vol. 23(12), 2470-2476.

  6. Rabkin, M., Mutiti, A., Chung, C.,  Zhang, Y., Wei, Y. and  El-Sadr, W. (2015). Missed opportunities to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease amongst people living with HIV: High prevalence of untreated cardiovascular disease risk factors at an HIV clinic in South Africa. PLoS One, Vol. 10(10), e0140298.

  7. Adams, T., Wan, E., Wei, Y., Wahab, R., Castagna, F., Wang, G., Emin, M., Russo, C., Homma, S., Le Jemtel, T. H., and Jelic, S.(2015). Secondhand Smoking is Associated with Vascular Inflammation. Chest, Vol.148(1), 112-119.

  8. Emin, M., Wang, G., Castagna, F., Rodriguez-Lopez, J., Wahab, R., Wang, J., Adams, T., Wei, Y. and Jelic, S. (2016). Increased internalization of complement inhibitor CD59 may contribute to endothelial inflammation in obstructive sleep apnea. Science Translational Medicine, Vol. 8(320), 320ra1-320ra1.

  9. Sujirakul, T.,   Lin, M. K.,  Duong. J., Wei, Y.,  Lopez-Pintado, S. and  Tsang, S. H. (2015) Fundus autofluorescence and spectral domain optical coherence tomography detect Retinitis Pigmentosa disease progression in a 2 year mean follow up. American Journal of Ophthalmology, Vol. 160(4), 786-798.

  10. Jain, S.,  Jirau-Serrano, X., Zullo, K. M., Scotto, L., Palermo, C. F., Sastra, S. A., Olive, K. P., Cremers, S., Thomas, T., Wei, Y., Zhang, Y., Bhagat, G., Amengual, J. E., Deng, C., Karan, C., Realubit, R., Bates, S. E. and O’Connor, O. A. (2015). Preclinical pharmacologic evaluation of pralatrexate and romidepsin confirms potent synergy of the combination in a murine model of human T-cell lymphoma. Clinical cancer research, Vol. 21(9), 2096-2106.

  11. Amengual, J. E., Clark-Garvey, S., Kalac, M., Scotto, L., Marchi, E., Neylon, E., Johannet, P., Wei, Y., Zain, J. and O’Connor O. A.(2015), Sirtuin and pan-class I/II deacetylase (DAC) inhibition is synergistic in preclinical models and clinical studies of lymphoma. Blood, Vol. 122(12), 2104-2113.

  12. Santelli, J. S., Mathur, S.,  Song, X.,  Huang, T. J., Wei, Y. ,  Lutalo, T.,  Nalugoda, F., Gray, R. and Serwadda, D. (2015), Rising School Enrollment and Declining HIV and Pregnancy Risk Among Adolescents in Rakai District, Uganda, 1994-2013. Global Social Welfare, Vol. 2(2), 87-103.

  13. Mathur, S., Wei, Y., Zhong, X. Edelstein, Z., Song, X., Rasmussen, M., Nalugoda, F., Gray, R., Wawer, M., Serwadda, D., and Santelli, J. S. (2015), Partner Characteristics and HIV Acquisition among Youth in Rakai, Uganda. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, Vol. 69(1), 75-84.

  14. Santelli, J. S., Edelstein, Z. R., Wei, Y., Mathur, S., Song, X., Schuyler, A., Nalugoda, F., Lutalo, T., Gray, R., Wawer, M. and Serwadda, D. (2015), Trends in HIV Acquisition, Risk Factors, and Prevention Policies among Youth in Rakai, Uganda, 1999-2011. AIDS, Vol. 29(2), 211-219.

  15. Edelstein, Z., Santelli, J. S., Helleringer, S., Schuyler, A. C., Wei, Y., Mathur, S., Song, X., Lutalo, T., Nalugoda, F., Gray, R., Wawer, M. and Serwadda, D. (2015), Factors associated with incident HIV infection versus prevalent infection among youth in Rakai, Uganda. Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health. Vol. 5(1), 85-91.

  16. Santelli, J. S., Song, X., Holden, I. K., Wunder, K., Zhong, X., Wei, Y., Mathur, S., Lutalo, T., Nalugoda, F., Gray, R., and Serwadda, D. M. (2015). Prevalence of Sexual Experience and Initiation of Sexual Intercourse Among Adolescents, Rakai District, Uganda, 1994-2011. Journal of Adolescent Health, Vol. 57(5), 496-505.

  17. Li, Y., Salmasian, H., Vilar, S., Chase, H., Friedman, C. and Wei, Y. (2014), A Method for Controlling Complex Confounding Effects in Detection of Adverse Drug Reaction using Electronic Health Records. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, Vol. 21(2), 308-314.
  18. Santelli, J. S., Edelstein, Z. R., Mathur, S., Wei, Y., Zhang, W.,  Orr, M. G., Higgins, J. A., Nalugoda, F., Gray, R. H., Wawer, M. J. and Serwadda, D. M. (2013), Behavioral, Biological, and Demographic Risk and Protective Factors for New HIV Infections Among Youth in Rakai, Uganda. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, Vol. 63(3), 393-400

  19. Boland, M.R., Hripcsak, G., Albers, D. J., Wei, Y., Wilcox, A. B., Wei, J., Li, J., Lin, S., Breene,M., Myers, R. , Zimmerman, J., Papapanou, P. N. and Weng, C. (2013), Discovering Medical Conditions Associated with Periodontitis Using Linked Electronic Health Records. Journal of Clinical Periodontology, Vol. 40 (5), 474-482.

  20. Wang, T. J. C., Zhang, C., Wei, Y., Horowitz, D. P. , Connolly, E. P., Cheng, S. K., Feng, W., Chao, K. S. C. and Deutsch, I. (2013), Therapy Comparison of Effect of Rectal Volume Delineation Methods on Dose Constraint Endpoints in the Treatment of Prostate Cancer with Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy. Journal of Radiation Oncology, Vol. 2(3), 303-308.

  21.  Marin, J. M.,  Agusti, A., Villar, I., Forner, M.,  Nieto, D., Carrizo, S. J. ,  Barbe, F., Vicente, E., Wei, Y., Nieto, F. J. and  Jelic, S. (2012), Association between Treated and Untreated Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Risk of Hypertension. The Journal of American Medical Association, Vol. 307(20), 2169-76.

  22. Brice, L., Weiss, R. Wei, Y., Satwani, P. Tallamy, B., Bhatia, M., George, D., Garvin, J., Morris, E. Harrison, L., Cairo, M. S. and Sands, S. A. (2011), Health related quality of life (HRQoL): The impact of medical and demographic variables upon pediatric recipients of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). Bone Marrow Transplantation. Vol. 57(7), 1179-1185

  23. Kaufmann, P., Engelstad, K., Wei, Y., Kulikova, R., Oskoui, M., Battista, V., Koenigs- berger, D. Y., Pascual, J. M., Sano, M., Hirano, M., DiMauro, S., Shungu, D. C., Mao, X. , De Vivo, D. C. (2011), The Natural History of the MELAS associated with the mitochondrial DNA A3243G genotype. Neurology, Vol.77(22), 1965-1971.

  24. Yang, H., Wang, D., Bagay, L., Engelstad, K., Wei, Y., Rotstein, M., Chung, W. K. and De Vivo, D. C. (2011), Glut1 Deficiency Syndrome and Erythrocyte Glucose Uptake Assay. Annals of Neurology, Vol. 70(6), 996-1005.

  25. Ponnaiya, B., Suzuki, M., Tsuruoka, C., Uchihori, Y., Wei, Y. and Hei, T. K. (2011), Detection of Chromosomal Instability in Bystander Cells following Si490 ion Irradiation, Radiation Research, Vol.176(3), 280-290.

  26. Terry, M. B., Wei, Y., Esserman, D., McKeague, I. M. and Susser, E. (2011), Pre- and Postnatal Determinants of Childhood Body Size. Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, Vol. 2(2), 99-111.

  27. Parsons, T.,  Weimer, L., Engelstad, K.,  Linker, A., Battista, V.,  Wei, Y.,  Hirano, M.,  DiMauro, S.,  De Vivo, D. and  Kaufmann, P. (2010), Autonomic Symptoms are Common in Car- riers of The M3243 A>G Mitochondrial Dna Mutation, Archives of Neurology. Vol. 67(8), 976-979.

  28. Terry, M. B., Ferris, J., Teranifar, P., Wei, Y. and Flom, J. (2009), Birthweight, Postnatal Growth, and Age at Menarche. The American Journal of Epidemiology, Vol. 170(1), 72-79.

  29. Mehrazin, M., Shanske, S., Kaufmann, P., Wei, Y., Coku, J., Engelstad, K., Naini, A., De Vivo, D. C., DiMauro, S. (2009), Longitudinal Changes of mtDNA A3242G Mutational Load and Level of Functioning in MELAS. American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A, Vol. 149(A), 584-587.

  30. Kaufmann, P., Engelstad, K., Wei, Y., Kulikova, R., Oskoui, M., Battista, V., Koenigsberger, D., Pascual, J. M., Sano, M., Hinton, V., Hirano, M., Millar, W. S., Shungu, D.C., Mao, X., DiMauro, S., De Vivo, D. C. (2009), Protean Phenotypic Features of the A3243G Mitochondrial DNA Mutation. Achieves of Neurology, Vol. 66, 85-91.

  31. Grann, V. R., Ziv, E., Joseph, C., Wei, Y., Jacobson, J. S., Neugut, A. I., Bowman, N. and Hershman,D. S. (2008), Duffy (Fy), DARC, and Neutropenia among Women from the United States, Europe, and the Caribbean. British Journal of Hematology. Vol. 143, No.2, 288-93.

  32. Grann,V. R., Bowman, N., Joseph, C., Wei, Y., Horwitz, M. S., Jacobson, J. S., Neugut, A. I. and Hershman, D. S. (2008), Neutropenia in Six Ethnic Groups from the Caribbean and the United States. Cancer. Vol. 113, 854-860.

  33. Ransom, P., Wei, Y. and Stellman, S. D., (2009), Community Capacity for Cancer Prevention: a Spatial Analysis for Disparities. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration. Vol. 32(1), 5-29.

  34. Terry, M. B., Wei, Y. and Esserman, D. (2007), Maternal, Birth, and Early Life Influences on Adult Body Size in Women(with Comments). The American Journal of Epidemiology, Vol. 166(1), 5-13.

  35. Terry, M. B., Wei, Y. and Esserman, D. (2007), Respond to “Antecedents of Obesity”. The American Journal of Epidemiology, Vol. 166(1), 17-18.

  36. Kaufmann, P., Engelstad, K., Wei, Y., Jhung, S., Sano, M.C., Shungu, D.C., Millar, W.S., Hong, X., Gooch, C.L., Mao, x., Pascual, J.M., Hirano, H., Tein, I, Stacpoole, P.W., DiMauro, S., and De Vivo, D.C. (2006), Dichloroacetate as a Treatment for Melas: Toxicity Overshadows Potential Benefit. Neurology, Vol. 66, 324-330.

  37. Huang, B., Martin, S. J., Bachmann, K. A., He, X., Reese, J. H., Wei, Y., Iwuagwu, C., Mao, Z., and Xin, H. (2005), A Nationwide Survey of Physician Office Visits Found that Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescriptions were Issued for Bacterial Respiratory Tract Infections in Ambulatory Patients. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, Vol. 58(4), 414-420.

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