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Tianxi Cai

Professor of Biostatistics

Department of Biostatistics

Department of Biostatistics

665 Huntington Avenue
Building 2, Room 405
Boston, Massachusetts 02115
Phone: 617.432.4923

Education

Sc.D., 1999, Harvard University

Research

Dr. Cai’s current research interests are mainly in the area of biomarker evaluation; model selection and validation; prediction methods; personalized medicine in disease diagnosis, prognosis and treatment; statistical inference with high dimensional data; and survival analysis.

In addition to her methdological research, Dr. Cai also collaborates with the I2B2 (Informatics for Integrating Biology and the Bedside) center on developing a scalable informatics framework that will bridge clinical research data and the vast data banks arising from basic science research in order to better understand the genetic bases of complex diseases.