Jiayang Sun, PhD


Personal page: sun.case.edu
Director, Center for Statistical Research, Computing & Collaboration (sr2c)

jsun@case.edu | 216.368.0630 | Wood Bldg. WG-43


Ph.D., Statistics, Stanford University
M.S., Statistics, Peking University

Research Interests

Professor Sun’s statistical research has  included: Simultaneous inference and Multiple testing; Selection bias and Measurement errors; Mixtures and Image analysis; Bioinformatics, Data mining/Big data;  Longitudinal and High-dimensional Data; Statistical computing and Data Analytics;  Semiparametrics, Nonparametircs and Random fields. Her interdisciplinary work has included: cancer,  imaging,  neuroscience, nuerosurgery, astronomy, engery, computer science and  law.


Elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA)
Elected Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS)
Elected Member of International Statistical Institute (ISI)

Recent & Selected Publications

  1. Rege, NK, Liu, M, Dhayalan, B, Chen, YS, Smith, NA, Rahimi, L, Sun, J, Guo, H, Yang, Y, Haataja, L, Phillips, NFB, Whittaker, J, Smith, BJ, Arvan, P, Ismail-Beigi, F, Weiss, MA. "Register-shift" insulin analogs uncover constraints of proteotoxicity in protein evolution. J. Biol. Chem. 2020; : . PubMed PMID:32005662 .
  2. Albert, JM, Li, Y, Sun, J, Woyczynski, WA, Nelson, S. Continuous-time causal mediation analysis. Stat Med 2019; 38 (22): 4334-4347. PubMed PMID:31286536 PubMed Central PMC6731141.
  3. Zhao, Y, Shi, J, Li, X, Wang, J, Sun, J, Zhou, J, Huang, H. Salvage therapy with dose-escalating ruxolitinib as a bridge to allogeneic stem cell transplantation for refractory hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2019; : . PubMed PMID:31164711 .
  4. Sun, JP, Xu, TY, Ni, XD, Yang, XS, Hu, JL, Wang, SC, Li, Y, Bahler, RC, Wang, JG. Echocardiographic strain in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and hypertensive left ventricular hypertrophy. Echocardiography 2019; 36 (2): 257-265. PubMed PMID:30561121 .
  5. Lemmer, DP, Alvarado, N, Henzel, K, Richmond, MA, McDaniel, J, Graebert, J, Schwartz, K, Sun, J, Bogie, KM. What Lies Beneath: Why Some Pressure Injuries May Be Unpreventable for Individuals With Spinal Cord Injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2019; 100 (6): 1042-1049. PubMed PMID:30529322 .
  6. Sung, KT, Kuo, R, Sun, JY, Hung, TC, Chang, SC, Liu, CC, Yun, CH, Wu, TH, Hung, CL, Yeh, HI, Hou, CJ, Cury, RC, Zidar, DA, Bezerra, HG, Longenecker, CT. Associations between CT-determined visceral fat burden, hepatic steatosis, circulating white blood cell counts and neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio. PLoS ONE 2018; 13 (11): e0207284. PubMed PMID:30458019 PubMed Central PMC6245737.
  7. Unal, M, Akkus, O, Sun, J, Cai, L, Erol, UL, Sabri, L, Neu, CP. Raman spectroscopy-based water content is a negative predictor of articular human cartilage mechanical function. Osteoarthr. Cartil. 2019; 27 (2): 304-313. PubMed PMID:30359723 .
  8. Liu, M, Weiss, MA, Arunagiri, A, Yong, J, Rege, N, Sun, J, Haataja, L, Kaufman, RJ, Arvan, P. Biosynthesis, structure, and folding of the insulin precursor protein. Diabetes Obes Metab 2018; 20 Suppl 2 : 28-50. PubMed PMID:30230185 PubMed Central PMC6463291.
  9. Bogie, KM, Zhang, GQ, Roggenkamp, SK, Zeng, N, Seton, J, Tao, S, Bloostein, AL, Sun, J. Individualized Clinical Practice Guidelines for Pressure Injury Management: Development of an Integrated Multi-Modal Biomedical Information Resource. JMIR Res Protoc 2018; 7 (9): e10871. PubMed PMID:30190252 PubMed Central PMC6231753.
  10. Zhang, Z, Sun, J, Wang, F, Dai, L. Efficient Oxygen Reduction Reaction (ORR) Catalysts Based on Single Iron Atoms Dispersed on a Hierarchically Structured Porous Carbon Framework. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 2018; 57 (29): 9038-9043. PubMed PMID:29920892 .
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