Papers and Publications                                                       

  • Sun Y and Wang M-C (2017). ROC-Guided Classification and Survival Trees. Submitted.
     
  • Sun Y, Qin J and Huang C-Y (2017). Missing information principle: a unified approach for general left-truncated and/or right-censored survival data problems.  Statistical Science. Accepted. 
    - An earlier version won the 2017 Conference on Lifetime Data Science student paper Award
     
  • Sun Y, Chan G and Qin J (2017). Simple and fast overidentified rank estimation for right-censored length-biased data. Biometrics. In press.
     
  • Bai J, Sun Y, Schrack JA, Crainiceanu CM, Wang M-C (2017). A two-stage model for mobile device data. Biometrics. In press.
    - An earlier version won the 2017 ENAR Student Paper Award
     
  • Sun Y and Wang M-C (2017). Evaluating utility measurement with recurrent marker processes in the presence of competing terminal events. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 112(518):745-756.
     
  • Wang M-C and Sun Y (2017). Nonparametric estimation of medical cost quantiles in the presence of competing terminal events. Biostatistics & Epidemiology, 1(1):78-91.
     
  • Shinohara RT, Sun Y, Wang M-C (2017). Alternating Event Processes during Lifetimes: Population Dynamics and Statistical Inference. Lifetime Data Analysis. In press.
                                                                                                                                                                                        
  • Sun Y, Huang C-Y and Wang M-C (2017). Nonparametric benefit-risk assessment using marker process in the presence of a terminal event.  Journal of the American Statistical Association, 112(518):826-836.
    - An earlier version won the Best Paper Award, 2015 ASA Section on Risk Analysis Student Paper Competition
     
  • Li S, Sun Y, Huang C-Y, Follmann DA, Krause R (2016). Recurrent event data analysis with intermittently observed time-varying covariates. Statistics in Medicine. 35(18): 3049-3065.
    - An earlier version won the 2016 ASA Biometrics Section Travel Award
     
  • Shrestha B*, Sun Y*, Faisal F, Kim V, Soares K, Blair A, Hermen JM, Narang A, Dholakia AS, Rosati L, Hacker-Prietz A, Chen L, Laheru DA, De Jesus-Acosta A, Le DT, Donehower R, Azad N, Diaz LA, Murphy A, Lee V, Fishman EK, Hruban RH, Liang T, Cameron JL, Makary M, Weiss MJ, Ahuja N, He J, Wolfgang CL, Huang C-Y, Zheng L (2017). Long-term survival benefit of upfront chemotherapy in newly diagnosed borderline resectable pancreatic cancer. Cancer Medicine, 6(7):1552-1562. (* Co-first authors)
     
  • Hong X et al. including Sun Y (2016). Epigenome-wide association study links site-specific DNA methylation changes with cow's milk allergy. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 138(3): 908-911.
         
  • Hong X et al. including Sun Y (2015). Genome-wide association study identifies peanut allergy-specific loci and evidence of epigenetic mediation in US children. Nature Communications 6. Article number: 6304.