Tong Tong Wu, PhD

Associate Professor of Biostatistics and Computational Biology
Ph.D. (2006) University of California, Los Angeles


Contact Information:

University of Rochester
Dept of Biostatistics and Computational Biology
601 Elmwood Avenue Box 630
Rochester, New York 14642
Office: Saunders Research Building 4169
Phone: (585) 276-6858
Fax: (585) 273-1031
Tongtong Wu

Research Interests

Dr. Tong Tong Wu received her Ph.D. in Biostatistics from the Department of Biostatistics, UCLA School of Public Health in 2006. She then held a postdoctoral researcher position in the Department of Human Genetics, UCLA when visiting the Department of Statistics at Stanford University. Dr. Wu started as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Maryland, College Park in 2007. She is now an Associate Professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology at the University of Rochester.

Dr. Wu is a biostatistician with interests in

  • High-dimensional data analysis
  • Survival analysis
  • Machine learning
  • Computational statistics
  • Computational biology and statistical genetics
  • Longitudinal data analysis
She is also interested in statistical applications and collaborations in various scientific, health, medical, and engineering areas, such as cancer, HIV, disease diagnosis, diet and exercise, depression, pain, medical optical devices, and medical imaging.


Selected Publications

Book Chapters

  • Gong, H.*, Wu, T.T.*, and Clarke, E. (2013) (*: joint first author) Statistical Analysis of High-Dimensional Data for Pancreatic Cancer. In Azmi, A (Ed.), Molecular Diagnostics and Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer: Systems and Network Biology Approaches (Chapter 20). Elsevier Academic Press.

Statistical Methodology Papers

Collaborative Papers