Ying Huang

Appointments and Affiliations

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Public Health Sciences Division
Biostatistics and Biomathematics
Associate Member
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Associate Member
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Mailing Address

1100 Fairview Ave N.
Seattle, Washington 98109-1024
United States


Phone: (206) 667-4198
Fax: (206) 667-4378


Ph.D., University of Washington, Biostatistics, 2007.
M.S., Iowa State University, Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology, 2000.
M.S., Iowa State University, Statistics, 1999.
B.S., Fudan University, Biochemistry, 1996.

Research Interests

Statistical methods in the areas of biomarker evaluation, genome-wide association studies, causal inference.


American Statistical Association
Institute of Mathematical Statistics
Journal of Biometrics & Biostatistics (Editorial Board)

Honors and Awards

2007, HPSS Student Award, Health Science Policy Section, Joint Statistical Meetings
1999, Vera David Graduate Fellowship in Statistics, Iowa State University, Department of Statistics
1997-2000, Premium for Academic Excellence Award Graduate College, Iowa State University

Previous Positions

2009-2010, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, Department of Biostatistics
2007, Post-doctoral fellow, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Public Health Sciences Division, Biostatistics & Biomathematics
2001, Research Assistant, University of Washington, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Biostatistics
1999, Research Assistant, Iowa State University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Statistics-Ag


Recent Publications

Prentice RL, Neuhouser ML, Tinker LF, Pettinger M, Thomson CA, Mossavar-Rahmani Y, Thomas F, Qi L, Huang Y.  2013.  An Exploratory Study of Respiratory Quotient Calibration and Association with Postmenopausal Breast Cancer.. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology. Abstract
Janes H, Pepe MS, Huang Y.  2013.  A Framework for Evaluating Markers Used to Select Patient Treatment.. Medical decision making : an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making. Abstract