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Pingfu Fu, PhD

Associate Professor | 216.368.3911 | School of Medicine, Wood Bldg. Rm. WG-82P


Ph.D. 2001, Biostatistics; M.S. 1996, Statistics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
M.S. 1988, Mathematics, Xiangtan University, Xiangtan, Hunan, China
B.S. 1984, Mathematics, Jiangxi Normal University, Nanchang, Jiangxi, China

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Research Interest

Survival analysis, study design, measurements with limits of detection, tree-based methods, problem of separation, clinical trials and novel applications of statistical methods to medical research, especially to cancer and HIV/AIDS.

Professional Memberships

American Statistical Association

Recent Publications

  1. Deb, G, Shankar, E, Thakur, VS, Ponsky, LE, Bodner, DR, Fu, P, Gupta, S. Green tea-induced epigenetic reactivation of tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinase-3 suppresses prostate cancer progression through histone-modifying enzymes. Mol. Carcinog. 2019; : . PubMed PMID:30854739 .
  2. Bhateja, P, Chiu, M, Wildey, G, Lipka, MB, Fu, P, Yang, MCL, Ardeshir-Larijani, F, Sharma, N, Dowlati, A. Retinoblastoma mutation predicts poor outcomes in advanced non small cell lung cancer. Cancer Med 2019; : . PubMed PMID:30773851 .
  3. Hashemi Sadraei, N, Feng, Y, Du, L, Fu, P, Haque, S, Dowlati, A, Gollamudi, J, Pennell, NA, Mekhail, T, Avril, S, Farver, C, Gerson, SL, Sharma, N. High UDG and BRCA1 expression is associated with adverse outcome in patients with pemetrexed treated non-small cell lung Cancer. Lung Cancer 2018; 126 : 48-54. PubMed PMID:30527192 .
  4. Corredor, G, Wang, X, Zhou, Y, Lu, C, Fu, P, Syrigos, K, Rimm, DL, Yang, M, Romero, E, Schalper, KA, Velcheti, V, Madabhushi, A. Spatial Architecture and Arrangement of Tumor-Infiltrating Lymphocytes for Predicting Likelihood of Recurrence in Early-Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Clin. Cancer Res. 2019; 25 (5): 1526-1534. PubMed PMID:30201760 PubMed Central PMC6397708.
  5. Penzias, G, Singanamalli, A, Elliott, R, Gollamudi, J, Shih, N, Feldman, M, Stricker, PD, Delprado, W, Tiwari, S, Böhm, M, Haynes, AM, Ponsky, L, Fu, P, Tiwari, P, Viswanath, S, Madabhushi, A. Identifying the morphologic basis for radiomic features in distinguishing different Gleason grades of prostate cancer on MRI: Preliminary findings. PLoS ONE 2018; 13 (8): e0200730. PubMed PMID:30169514 PubMed Central PMC6118356.
  6. Jiang, W, Luo, Z, Martin, L, Wan, Z, Fu, P, Wagner, A, Ling, B, Heath, SL, Haque, A, McRae-Clark, A. Drug Use is Associated with Anti-CD4 IgG-mediated CD4+ T Cell Death and Poor CD4+ T Cell Recovery in Viral-suppressive HIV-infected Individuals Under Antiretroviral Therapy. Curr. HIV Res. 2018; 16 (2): 143-150. PubMed PMID:29968539 PubMed Central PMC6115301.
  7. Rodgers-Melnick, SN, Matthie, N, Jenerette, C, Griest Pell, TJ, Lane, D, Fu, P, Margevicius, S, Little, JA. The Effects of a Single Electronic Music Improvisation Session on the Pain of Adults with Sickle Cell Disease: A Mixed Methods Pilot Study. J Music Ther 2018; 55 (2): 156-185. PubMed PMID:29796596 .
  8. Ardeshir-Larijani, F, Bhateja, P, Lipka, MB, Sharma, N, Fu, P, Dowlati, A. KMT2D Mutation Is Associated With Poor Prognosis in Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer. Clin Lung Cancer 2018; 19 (4): e489-e501. PubMed PMID:29627316 .
  9. Babcook, MA, Akgul, M, Margevicius, S, MacLennan, GT, Fu, P, Abouassaly, R, Gupta, S. Ser-486/491 phosphorylation and inhibition of AMPKα activity is positively associated with Gleason score, metastasis, and castration-resistance in prostate cancer: A retrospective clinical study. Prostate 2018; 78 (10): 714-723. PubMed PMID:29577356 .
  10. Zaidi, AK, Spaunhurst, K, Sprockett, D, Thomason, Y, Mann, MW, Fu, P, Ammons, C, Gerstenblith, M, Tuttle, MS, Popkin, DL. Characterization of the facial microbiome in twins discordant for rosacea. Exp. Dermatol. 2018; 27 (3): 295-298. PubMed PMID:29283459 .
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