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. 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 .
  2. 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 .
  3. 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 .
  4. 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.
  5. 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 .
  6. 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 .
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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 .
  10. Karunamuni, G, Sheehan, MM, Doughman, YQ, Gu, S, Sun, J, Li, Y, Strainic, JP, Rollins, AM, Jenkins, MW, Watanabe, M. Supplementation with the Methyl Donor Betaine Prevents Congenital Defects Induced by Prenatal Alcohol Exposure. Alcohol. Clin. Exp. Res. 2017; 41 (11): 1917-1927. PubMed PMID:28888041 PubMed Central PMC5659922.
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