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Ming Tony Tan

Title

Chair, Biostatistics & Bioinformatics
Professor of Biostatisitcs and Bioinformartics

Department

Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC)
General profile

Bio

Dr. Tan has extensive collaborative research experience in the design, conduct and analysis of clinical trials (in both multi-center and single institutional settings), laboratory investigations, biomarker evaluation, genomics and epidemiological research. His research areas spans from clinical trial designs and monitoring, statistical methods for multidrug combinations utilizing both experimental data and pathway/system information, innovative methods to optimally design and efficiently analyze pre-clinical drug combination therapies in cancer by integrating concepts in modern statistical and number-theoretic methods and pharmacology; and high dimensional genomics data analysis in Cancer Epidemiology, all funded by the NCI and NHLBI.

Dr. Tan has served on multiple NIH panels and scientific review boards, Data and Safety Monitoring Boards, and FDA Advisory Committees. He is an elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association and an elected Member of the International Statistical Institute. Dr. Tan is current Associate Editor of Statistics in Medicine and Drug Design, Development and Therapy, and has served on the editorial board for Biometrics.

Before joined Georgetown in the fall of 2012, he was professor of Epidemiology and Public Health and Head of the Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics of the University of Maryland School of medicine and Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center (UMGCC) (2002-2012). He was previously a senior member (faculty) at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Cancer Center and biostatistics director of St Jude's Developmental Therapeutics for Solid Malignancies Program (1997-2002), assistant and associate staff/professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Cleveland Clinic (1990-1997).

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Education

  • PhD (1990) Purdue University, Statistics