Lee-Jen (L.J.) Wei, Ph.D.

Lee-Jen (L.J.) Wei, Ph.D.

Professor of Biostatistics, Harvard University
Research Interests: Biostatistics methodology; Design and analysis of clinical trials and observational studies; Personalized medicine; Translational data science
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L.J. Wei is a professor of Biostatistics at Harvard University. Before joining Harvard, he was a professor at University of Wisconsin, University of Michigan, and George Washington University. His main research interest is in the clinical trial methodology, especially in design, monitoring and analysis of studies. He has developed numerous novel statistical methods which are utilized in practice. He received the prestigious Wald Medal in 2009 from the American Statistical Association for his contribution to clinical trial methodology. In January, 2014, to honor his mentorship, Harvard School of Public Health established a Wei-family scholarship to support students studying biostatistics. His recent research area is concentrated on the personalize medicine under the risk-benefit paradigm via biomarkers and revitalizing clinical trial methodology. Dr. Wei has been closely working with pharmaceutical industry and the regulatory agencies for developing and evaluating new drugs/devices.

Contact Information

Department of Biostatistics, Harvard Chan SPH, 655 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115
p: 617 432 2826