64933-Zhou, Laura

Laura Y. Zhou, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biostatistics & Health Data Science

HITS 3000
Indianapolis, IN
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Laura Zhou is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Health Data Science at Indiana University School of Medicine. Prior to joining the department, Laura was a Postdocoral Research Fellow in the Department of Genetics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill under the guidance of Yun Li. Laura's research areas include developing statistical methods for relevant problems in biomedical research, particuarly in the field of immunomics, genomics, and precision medicine, including neural networks and polygenic risk scores. Her collaborative interests include cancer research, chronic kidney disease, and underrepresented populations.

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Biostatistics & Health Data Science
  • Education
    2022 PhD University of North Carolina
    2016 MS University of North Carolina
    2014 BSPH University of North Carolina
  • Awards
    Org: American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG)
    Desc: Platform talk: Use of Polygenic Risk Scores to Improve GFR Estimating Equation in CRIC and MESA
    Date: 2023-11-04
    Desc: Barry H. Margolin Dissertation Award for Year 2023: Recognition by Biostatistics Department for excellence in doctoral research and best dissertation in calendar year
    Date: 2023-08-02
    Org: Eastern North American Region (ENAR)
    Desc: ENAR Distinguished Student Paper Award for 2022
    Scope: National
    Date: 2022-03-27
    Org: UNC Delta Omega National Public Health Honorary Society Gillings School of Global Public Health Chapter
    Desc: Service Award: recognizes distinguished service to the department
    Scope: University
    Date: 2018-08-11
    Org: Department of Biostatistics, UNC-CH
    Desc: Regina C. Elandt-Johnson Best Master's Paper Award for Year 2016, Title: Treatment Comparisons through Sequence Group Comparisons in Crossover Studies with Time to Event Data
    Scope: University
    Date: 2016-08-01
    Org: Department of Biostatistics, UNC-CH
    Desc: Training Grant Recipient 2016-2020: Biostatistics for Research in Genomics and Cancer (TG32CA106209-13)
    Scope: National
    Date: 2016-08-01

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