Speaker Profile

Ph.D., Professor Department of Biomedical Data Science, Stanford University

Dr. Lu is the Co-Director of the Stanford Center for Innovative Study Design (CISD) and the Biostatistics Core of the Stanford Cancer Institute. CISD develops optimal clinical trial/study designs that gather useful data, perform confirmatory testing, manage risk and are economically efficient and feasible through methodological research on innovative study designs, collaboration with clinical investigators and pharmaceutical industry to promote and implement novel trial designs, training students and professionals and establishment of global partnership with industry, academia and regulatory agencies. Dr. Lu’s research focuses in development of clinical trial design and statistical tools for precision medicine, biomarker validation, and medical decision making. Dr. Lu is an elected fellow of the American Statistical Association and Biostatistics Associate Editor of the JCO Precision Oncology.

Clinical & Research Tools Showcase: Stanford University
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Trial Design and Analysis for Precision Medicine
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