Yu Shyr

The big sort 

A new interactive tool presents information on noncoding RNA in extracellular vesicles — agents of cell-cell communication that may have a future in medical diagnosis and therapeutics.

Illustration of clinicians and biostatisticians working collaboratively on research

Unsung Zeros: How biostatistics advances personalized health in the era of smart data

VUMC is acrawl with statistical design, bias detection and analysis that’s recognized with $532 million in federal and nonfederal research support.

Data haul improves immunotherapy response prediction

Vanderbilt biostatisticians have developed an immunotherapy response model that outperforms existing predictive models.

Wesley Self, MD, MPH

How biostatistics saves lives: the Vanderbilt experience

Biostatisticians at VUMC have played a pivotal role in the redesign of clinical trials that rigorously and rapidly determine the effectiveness of life-saving treatments for acutely ill patients.

VUMC’s Pietenpol, Shyr named AACR Fellows

Vanderbilt’s Jennifer Pietenpol, PhD, and Yu Shyr, PhD, have been inducted as fellows of the American Association for Cancer Research Academy.

Vanderbilt biostatisticians launch Cancer-Immu data portal for predicting response to immune checkpoint blockade immunotherapy

A new data portal called Cancer-Immu established by a team of Vanderbilt University Medical Center biostatisticians can help cancer clinicians and researchers predict which patients will respond to immune checkpoint inhibitors.

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