Bin Zhang, DSc
Adjunct Research Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Biostatistics

MA, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
DSc, Harvard University
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Bin Zhang, DSc has more than seven years of clinical trial experiences in vaccine, oncology and AIDS in academia and industry, combined with six more years as a biostatistics faculty at Boston University with research experience in the area of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis; a perfect blend of academic rigor and industry savvy with extensive and diversified experiences in a wide range of medical research areas. Expert knowledge of research methods in studies design, sample size determination, statistical methods, randomization and the ability to understand the clinical/practical problems, to interpret the data, and to present the results in a simple and comprehensive manner. Big picture orientation with focus on quality and efficiency. Deep understanding of the statistics concepts and principles with extensive experiences in data analysis made it possible to support clinical trials in a wide range of therapeutic areas, especially in oncology, rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoarthritis therapeutic areas. Working experiences as a team leader, leading statistician and consultant in various environments; have demonstrated the ability to achieve goals in a timely manner and to build relationships to accomplish objectives.

2009-2009 Arthritis Research & Education Foundation: $100,000 ($50,000) each year from 2009 to 2011 to develop new statistical method for arthritis resea
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  1. Zhang B, Combe B, Rincheval N, Felson DT. Validation of ACR/EULAR definition of remission in rheumatoid arthritis from RA practice: the ESPOIR cohort. Arthritis Res Ther. 2012; 14(3):R156.View Related Profiles. PMID: 22747951; PMCID: PMC3446542; DOI: 10.1186/ar3896;.
     
  2. Hu J, Zhang B. Pseudolikelihood ratio test with biased observations. Statistical Papers. 2012; 53(2):387-400. View Publication
  3. Nguyen US, Zhang Y, Zhu Y, Niu J, Zhang B, Felson DT. Increasing prevalence of knee pain and symptomatic knee osteoarthritis: survey and cohort data. Ann Intern Med. 2011 Dec 6; 155(11):725-32.View Related Profiles. PMID: 22147711; PMCID: PMC3408027; DOI: 10.1059/0003-4819-155-11-201112060-00004;.
     
  4. van Tuyl LH, Britsemmer K, Wells GA, Smolen JS, Zhang B, Funovits J, van Schaardenburg D, Felson D, Boers M. Remission in early rheumatoid arthritis defined by 28 joint counts: limited consequences of residual disease activity in the forefeet on outcome. Ann Rheum Dis. 2012 Jan; 71(1):33-7.View Related Profiles. PMID: 21953347; DOI: 10.1136/ard.2011.153742;.
     
  5. Felson DT, Smolen JS, Wells G, Zhang B, van Tuyl LH, Funovits J, Aletaha D, Allaart CF, Bathon J, Bombardieri S, Brooks P, Brown A, Matucci-Cerinic M, Choi H, Combe B, de Wit M, Dougados M, Emery P, Furst D, Gomez-Reino J, Hawker G, Keystone E, Khanna D, Kirwan J, Kvien TK, Landewé R, Listing J, Michaud K, Martin-Mola E, Montie P, Pincus T, Richards P, Siegel JN, Simon LS, Sokka T, Strand V, Tugwell P, Tyndall A, van der Heijde D, Verstappen S, White B, Wolfe F, Zink A, Boers M. American College of Rheumatology/European League Against Rheumatism provisional definition of remission in rheumatoid arthritis for clinical trials. Arthritis Rheum. 2011 Mar; 63(3):573-86.View Related Profiles. PMID: 21294106; PMCID: PMC3115717; DOI: 10.1002/art.30129;.
     
  6. Hunter DJ, Harvey W, Gross KD, Felson D, McCree P, Li L, Hirko K, Zhang B, Bennell K. A randomized trial of patellofemoral bracing for treatment of patellofemoral osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2011 Jul; 19(7):792-800.View Related Profiles. PMID: 21232620; PMCID: PMC3090698; DOI: 10.1016/j.joca.2010.12.010;.
     
  7. van Tuyl LH, Felson DT, Wells G, Smolen J, Zhang B, Boers M. Evidence for predictive validity of remission on long-term outcome in rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2010 Jan 15; 62(1):108-17.View Related Profiles. PMID: 20191498; PMCID: PMC2905735; DOI: 10.1002/acr.20021;.
     
  8. Boers M, Felson DT, Wells G, van Tuyl LH, Zhang B, Funovits J, Smolen J. Progress toward the development of a new definition of remission in rheumatoid arthritis. Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis. 2010; 68(2):140-2.View Related Profiles. PMID: 20632990.
     
  9. Zhang Y, Zhang B, Wise B, Niu J, Zhu Y. Statistical approaches to evaluating the effect of risk factors on the pain of knee osteoarthritis in longitudinal studies. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2009 Sep; 21(5):513-9.View Related Profiles. PMID: 19584728; PMCID: PMC2878185; DOI: 10.1097/BOR.0b013e32832ed69d;.
     
  10. Zhang B, Zhang Y. Mann-Whitney U test and Kruskal-Wallis test should be used for comparisons of differences in medians, not means: comment on the article by van der Helm-van Mil et al. Arthritis Rheum. 2009 May; 60(5):1565; author reply 1565. PMID: 19404977; DOI: 10.1002/art.24497;.
     
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