Yayuan Zhu, PhD


Assistant Professor

P: 519.661.2111 ext: 86247
F: 519.661.3766
E-mail: yayuan.zhu@uwo.ca


  • Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics 

Research Cluster Membership

Research Interests

  • survival data analysis
  • longitudinal data analysis
  • dynamic prediction
  • dependent censoring and missing data
  • observational studies with intermittent clinical visits


  • PhD, Biostatistics, University of Waterloo, ON, Canada
  • MSc, Statistics, University of Calgary, AB, Canada
  • BSc, Statistics, Tongji University, Shanghai, China

Publications (selected)

  • Zhu, Yayuan, Huang, Xuelin, and Li, Liang. (2019). "Dynamic prediction of time to a clinical event with sparse and irregularly measured longitudinal biomarkers". Biometrical Journal. Accepted.
  • Zhu, Yayuan, Li, Liang, Huang, Xuelin. (2019). "Landmark Linear Transformation Model for Dynamic Prediction with Application to a Longitudinal Cohort Study of Chronic Disease". Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series C. 68(3): 771–791.
  • Zhu, Yayuan, Li, Liang and Huang, Xuelin. (2018). “On the landmark survival model for dynamic prediction of event occurrence using longitudinal data.”. In “New Frontiers of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics" (eds. Y. Zhao and D.-G. Chen). ICSA Book Series in Statistics. Springer Nature Switzerland AG. In press.
  • Zhu, Yayuan, Jerald F. Lawless, and Cecilia A. Cotton. (2018). "Nonparametric Analysis of Dependently Interval-Censored Failure Time Data.". Statistics in Medicine. 37(21)
  • Zhu, Yayuan, Jerald F. Lawless, and Cecilia A. Cotton. (2017). "Estimation of Parametric Failure Time Distributions Based on Interval-Censored Data with Irregular Dependent Follow-Up.". Statistics in Medicine. 36(10): 1548-1567.
  • Zhu, Yayuan, Jingjing Wu, and Xuewen Lu. (2013). "Minimum Hellinger Distance Estimation for a Two-Sample Semiparametric Cure Rate Model with Censored Survival Data.". Computational Statistics. 28(6): 2495-2518.