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. 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. 2018; : . PubMed PMID:30359723 .
  2. 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 .
  3. 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 .
  4. 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 .
  5. Liu, P, Zhao, Y, Liu, X, Sun, J, Xu, D, Li, Y, Li, Q, Wang, L, Yang, S, Fan, C, Lin, J. Charge Neutralization Drives the Shape Reconfiguration of DNA Nanotubes. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 2018; 57 (19): 5418-5422. PubMed PMID:29528530 PubMed Central PMC6142180.
  6. Sisk, VF, Burgoyne, AP, Sun, J, Butler, JL, Macnamara, BN. To What Extent and Under Which Circumstances Are Growth Mind-Sets Important to Academic Achievement? Two Meta-Analyses. Psychol Sci 2018; 29 (4): 549-571. PubMed PMID:29505339 .
  7. Schiltz, NK, Warner, DF, Sun, J, Smyth, KA, Gravenstein, S, Stange, KC, Koroukian, SM. The Influence of Multimorbidity on Leading Causes of Death in Older Adults With Cognitive Impairment. J Aging Health 2018; : 898264317751946. PubMed PMID:29347865 .
  8. Koroukian, SM, Schiltz, NK, Warner, DF, Sun, J, Stange, KC, Given, CW, Dor, A. Multimorbidity: constellations of conditions across subgroups of midlife and older individuals, and related Medicare expenditures. J Comorb 2017; 7 (1): 33-43. PubMed PMID:29090187 PubMed Central PMC5556436.
  9. Global Burden of Disease Liver Cancer Collaboration, Akinyemiju, T, Abera, S, Ahmed, M, Alam, N, Alemayohu, MA, Allen, C, Al-Raddadi, R, Alvis-Guzman, N, Amoako, Y, Artaman, A, Ayele, TA, Barac, A, Bensenor, I, Berhane, A, Bhutta, Z, Castillo-Rivas, J, Chitheer, A, Choi, JY, Cowie, B, Dandona, L, Dandona, R, Dey, S, Dicker, D, Phuc, H, Ekwueme, DU, Zaki, MS, Fischer, F, Fürst, T, Hancock, J, Hay, SI, Hotez, P, Jee, SH, Kasaeian, A, Khader, Y, Khang, YH, Kumar, A, Kutz, M, Larson, H, Lopez, A, Lunevicius, R, Malekzadeh, R, McAlinden, C, Meier, T, Mendoza, W, Mokdad, A, Moradi-Lakeh, M, Nagel, G, Nguyen, Q, Nguyen, G, Ogbo, F, Patton, G, Pereira, DM, Pourmalek, F, Qorbani, M, Radfar, A, Roshandel, G, Salomon, JA, Sanabria, J, Sartorius, B, Satpathy, M, Sawhney, M, Sepanlou, S, Shackelford, K, Shore, H, Sun, J, Mengistu, DT, Topór-Mądry, R, Tran, B, Ukwaja,, Vlassov, V, Vollset, SE, Vos, T, Wakayo, T, Weiderpass, E, Werdecker, A, Yonemoto, N, Younis, M, Yu, C, Zaidi, Z, Zhu, L, Murray, CJL, Naghavi, M, Fitzmaurice, C. The Burden of Primary Liver Cancer and Underlying Etiologies From 1990 to 2015 at the Global, Regional, and National Level: Results From the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. JAMA Oncol 2017; 3 (12): 1683-1691. PubMed PMID:28983565 PubMed Central PMC5824275.
  10. Ghose, S, Greer, PB, Sun, J, Pichler, P, Rivest-Henault, D, Mitra, J, Richardson, H, Wratten, C, Martin, J, Arm, J, Best, L, Dowling, JA. Regression and statistical shape model based substitute CT generation for MRI alone external beam radiation therapy from standard clinical MRI sequences. Phys Med Biol 2017; 62 (22): 8566-8580. PubMed PMID:28976369 .
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