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Dr. Yu-Lun Liu joined UT Southwestern and Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center since 2018. She obtained her PhD degree in Biostatistics from University of Texas Health Science in 2016. She previously was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Liu's reseach focuses on statistical methods to integrate informaiton and signals from heterogneous data sources in biomedical studies, particularly integrations of evidence from clinical trials, diagnostic test accuracy studies, and genetic association studies.

Research Interest

  • Comparative effectiveness research
  • Dynamic risk prediction
  • Integrative analysis of heterogeneous and massive datasets


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Aspirin Use Is Associated With Improved Outcomes in Inflammatory Breast Cancer Patients.
Johns C, Yen A, Rahimi A, Liu YL, Leitch AM, Spangler A, Alluri P, Nwachukwu C, Wooldridge R, Farr D, Kim DWN, J Breast Cancer 2023 Jan
Reconstructive Burnout After Mastectomy: Implications for Patient Selection.
Halani SH, Jones K, Liu Y, Teotia SS, Haddock NT, Plast Reconstr Surg 2022 Oct
Lactation alters the relationship between liver lipid synthesis and hepatic fat stores in the postpartum period.
Ramos-Roman MA, Syed-Abdul MM, Casey BM, Alger JR, Liu YL, Parks EJ, J Lipid Res 2022 Sep 100288
Targeting ESR1 mutation-Induced transcriptional addiction in breast cancer with BET inhibition.
Udden SN, Wang Q, Kumar S, Malladi VS, Wu SY, Wei S, Posner BA, Geboers S, Williams NS, Liu YL, Sharma JK, Mani RS, Malladi S, Parra K, Hofstad M, Raj GV, Larios JM, Jagsi R, Wicha MS, Park BH, Gupta GP, Chinnaiyan AM, Chiang CM, Alluri PG, JCI Insight 2022 Jul
Feasibility of EEG Phase-Amplitude Coupling to Stratify Encephalopathy Severity in Neonatal HIE Using Short Time Window.
Wang X, Liu H, Ortigoza EB, Kota S, Liu Y, Zhang R, Chalak LF, Brain Sci 2022 Jun 12 7
Extending Hui-Walter framework to correlated outcomes with application to diagnosis tests of an eye disease among premature infants.
Liu YL, Ying GS, Quinn GE, Zhou XH, Chen Y, Stat Med 2022 Feb 41 3 433-448
EEG phase-amplitude coupling to stratify encephalopathy severity in the developing brain.
Wang X, Liu H, Kota S, Das Y, Liu Y, Zhang R, Chalak L, Comput Methods Programs Biomed 2022 Feb 214 106593
The natural history of non-functioning pituitary adenomas: A meta-analysis of conservatively managed tumors.
Pernik MN, Montgomery EY, Isa S, Sundarrajan C, Caruso JP, Traylor JI, Liu Y, Garzon-Muvdi T, J Clin Neurosci 2022 Jan 95 134-141
Substance use and mental health burden in head and neck and other cancer survivors: A National Health Interview Survey analysis.
Balachandra S, Eary RL, Lee R, Wynings EM, Sher DJ, Sura T, Liu Y, Tillman BN, Sumer BD, Arnold EM, Tiro JA, Lee SC, Day AT, Cancer 2022 Jan 128 1 112-121
Endovascular Treatment and Outcomes for Femoropopliteal In-Stent Restenosis: Insights from the XLPAD Registry.
Vu MH, Sande-Docor GM, Liu Y, Tsai S, Patel M, Metzger C, Shishehbor MH, Brilakis ES, Shammas NW, Monteleone P, Banerjee S, J Interv Cardiol 2022 2022 5935039


Featured Books Legend Featured Books

Avenues for further research. In Diagnostic Meta-Analysis: A Useful Tool for Clinical Decision-making

Giuseppe Biondi-Zoccai (2018). Springer

Meta-analysis of diagnostic tests. In Handbook of meta-analysis

Schmid H. Schmid, Theo Stijnen, Ian White (2020). CRC Press