Lee-Jen Wei

Professor of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health


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Ph.D., statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison; B.S., mathematics, Fu-Jen University (Taiwan)

Summary of Experience

Professor Wei is the scientific director for the program of quantitative science in pharmaceutical medicine at the Harvard School of Public Health. He is an expert in biostatistics and in the development of statistical methods for the design and analysis of clinical trials, and has provided deposition and trial testimony in numerous matters regarding the effectiveness of various therapies. Professor Wei also has served as an expert and advisor to a number of pharmaceutical companies and regulatory agencies, including the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and has served on a number of FDA and National Institutes of Health committees.

Professor Wei has developed numerous statistical methods that are utilized extensively in practice. He has concentrated his recent research on the development of personalized medicine strategies for diagnostics and treatment selection, and has been intimately involved in advising the pharmaceutical industry on new drug applications.

The author of more than 140 articles in statistical and medical journals, Professor Wei has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of the American Statistical Association and the Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics. He is an elected fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics and the American Statistical Association, which honored him with the Mosteller Statistician of the Year award in 2007. 

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