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Gang Li, Ph.D. [ Edit Your Profile ]

Work Email Address: vli@ucla.edu

Fax Number: (310) 267-2113
Work Phone Number: (310) 206-5865

Mailing Address:
51-253B CHS
UCLA School of Public Health
650 Charles Young Drive South
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Work
UCLA Professor, Biostatistics Director, Biostatistics, Analytical Support & Evaluation (BASE) Unit

Education:
Degrees:
Ph.D., Florida State University
M.S., Florida State University, 1990
B.A., Shandong College of Oceanography, PRC, 1979 - 1983

About

Dr. Gang Li is a Professor of Biostatistics in the UCLA Department of Biostatistics, Director of Biostatistics/BASE Shared Resource for UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Director of Biostatistics for UCLA's Center for Excellence in Pancreatic Diseases. He will collaborate with CTSI investigators and he especially regards the Biostatistical Teleconsulting Network as one mean of communicating with investigators. Dr. Li will participate in monthly meetings of the Biostatistics Program where they will discuss problems. His statistical expertise is in general statistics, survival analysis, repeated measures and causal inference, where he has extensive collaboration with Dr. R. Elashoff. Dr. Li's research for the CTSI will be in pancreatic cancer, repeated measure and adaptive clinical trials. He will continue the research with Dr. S. Piantadosi, Dr. R. Lewis and Dr. R. Elashoff. One of Dr. Li's former Ph.D. students is a member of Dr. Piantadosi's biostatistical group at Cedars-Sinai and they are continuing their joint research.

Publications
Huang Xin, Li Gang, Elashoff Robert M, Pan Jianxin, A general joint model for longitudinal measurements and competing risks survival data with heterogeneous random effects. Lifetime data analysis. 2010; 90(23): .
Shuch Brian, Said Jonathan, LaRochelle Jeffrey C, Zhou Ying, Li Gang, Klatte Tobias, Pouliot Frederic, Kabbinavar Fairooz F, Belldegrun Arie S, Pantuck Allan J, Histologic evaluation of metastases in renal cell carcinoma with sarcomatoid transformation and its implications for systemic therapy. Cancer. 2010; 116(3): 616-24.
Li Gang, Lin Chien-Tai, Analysis of Two-sample Censored Data Using a Semiparametric Mixture Model. Acta mathematica Sinica, English series. 2009; 25(3): 389-398.
Shuch Brian, Said Jonathan, La Rochelle Jeff C, Zhou Ying, Li Gang, Klatte Tobias, Kabbinaavar Fairooz F, Pantuck Allan J, Belldegrun Arie S, Cytoreductive nephrectomy for kidney cancer with sarcomatoid histology--is up-front resection indicated and, if not, is it avoidable?. The Journal of urology. 2009; 182(5): 2164-71.
Goldin Jonathan, Elashoff Robert, Kim Hyun J, Yan Xaiohong, Lynch David, Strollo Diane, Roth Michael D, Clements Philip, Furst Daniel E, Khanna Dinesh, Vasunilashorn Srainnapha, Li Gang, Tashkin Donald P, Treatment of scleroderma-interstitial lung disease with cyclophosphamide is associated with less progressive fibrosis on serial thoracic high-resolution CT scan than placebo: findings from the scleroderma lung study. Chest. 2009; 136(5): 1333-40.
Li Gang, Zhou Kefei, A Unified Approach to Nonparametric Comparison of Receiver Operating Characteristic Curves for Longitudinal and Clustered Data. Journal of the American Statistical Association. 2008; 103(482): 705-713.
Elashoff Robert M, Li Gang, Li Ning, A joint model for longitudinal measurements and survival data in the presence of multiple failure types. Biometrics. 2008; 64(3): 762-71.
Li Gang, Tseng Chi-Hong, Non-parametric Estimation of a Survival Function with Two-stage Design Studies. Scandinavian journal of statistics, theory and applications. 2008; 35(2): 228-247.
Elashoff Robert M, Li Gang, Li Ning, An approach to joint analysis of longitudinal measurements and competing risks failure time data. Statistics in medicine. 2007; 26(14): 2813-35.
Tashkin Donald P, Elashoff Robert, Clements Philip J, Roth Michael D, Furst Daniel E, Silver Richard M, Goldin Jonathan, Arriola Edgar, Strange Charlie, Bolster Marcy B, Seibold James R, Riley David J, Hsu Vivien M, Varga John, Schraufnagel Dean, Theodore Arthur, Simms Robert, Wise Robert, Wigley Fred, White Barbara, Steen Virginia, Read Charles, Mayes Maureen, Parsley Ed, Mubarak Kamal, Connolly M Kari, Golden Jeffrey, Olman Mitchell, Fessler Barri, Rothfield Naomi, Metersky Mark, Khanna Dinesh, Li Ning, Li Gang, Li Gang, Effects of 1-year treatment with cyclophosphamide on outcomes at 2 years in scleroderma lung disease. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. 2007; 176(10): 1026-34.
Li, G. and Qin, J., Analysis of two-sample truncated data using generalized logistic models. Journal of Multivariate Analysis. 2005; 97: 675-697.
Li, G., Li, R., and Zhou, M. , Empirical likelihood in survival analysis. in J. Fan and G. Li, eds, Contemporary Multivariate Analysis and Experimental Designs, World Scientific. 2005; 336-350.
Li, G., A nonparametric likelihood ratio approach to testing goodness of fit for survival data. Journal of Multivariate Analysis. 2003; 86: 166-182.
Li, G. and Wang, Q.H., Empirical likelihood-based inference for a censored linear regression model. Statistica Sinica. 2003; 13: 51-68.
Li, G. and Van Keilegom, I. , Likelihood ratio confidence bands in nonparametric regression with censored data. Scand. J. Statist. 2002; 29: 547-562.