Current Projects

Below is a list of projects the Stat Lab staff is currently working on with UA investigators. A survey of the project list demonstrates the depth and breadth of subject areas of the statistician's capabilities, as well as the variety of researchers with whom they collaborate.

  Grant Title Principal Investigator Funding Agency Stat Lab Staff
1. Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center Dr. Nathan Cherrington NIEHS Dean, Shripad, Elmira, Juli
2. Early Origins of Chronic Airflow Limitation: Outcomes into the 4th Decade of Life Dr. Fernando Martinez NHLBI Dean, Brian
3. The Cost Effectiveness of School-Based Supervised Asthma Therapy Dr. Lynn Gerald NHLBI Dean, Julia
4. Neural System Dynamics & Gene Expression Supporting Successful Cognitive Aging Dr. Carol Barnes NIA Dean, Shripad
5. Epigenetic, Neuroimaging, & Behavioral Effects of Hypertension in the Aging Brain Dr. Gene Alexander NIA Dean, Shripad
6. Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network Dr. Kurt Denninghoff HRSA Dean
7. Curcuma longa L. in Rheumatoid Arthritis (CLaRA) Clinical Planning Study Dr. Janet Funk NCCAM




8. Role of IL-13 Signaling and Hyaluronan (HA) in Airway Remodeling in Asthma Dr. Monica Kraft NIH Dean, Shannon
9. Comprehensive Characterization of Right Ventricular Performance and Afterload in Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Undergoing Initiation and Rapid Dose Escalation of Treprostinil (ISS) Dr. Franz Rischard United Therapeutics Shannon
10. ToListo, The Water is Yellow: Investigating Short Term Exposure and Risk Perception of Navajo Community to the Gold King Mine Toxic Spill Dr. Paloma Beamer NIEHS Dean
11. Dysfunction of Innate Immunity in Asthma Dr. Monica Kraft NIH Dean, Shannon
12. Risk of Incident Knee OA & Clinical Outcomes Based on Imaging Biomarkers Dr. Kent Kwoh NIAMS Ed
13. UA Liver Research Institute Dr. Archita Desai UA Institutional Funds Shannon
14. ECHO CREW: US Children's Respiratory Research and Environment Workgroup Dr. Anne Wright University of Wisconsin - Madison Dean, Shripad
15. Evaluation of the Safety and Efficacy of Angiotensin 1-7 to Enhance Cognitive Function in Participants Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass (CABG) Surgery Dr. Nancy Sweitzer NIH
Ed, Elmira
16. Develop new biostatistics and informatics approaches to understand the underlying drivers of disease using genomic information and EMR. Dr. Yves Lussier CB2 (UA Center for Biomedical Informatics and Biostatistics) Brian
17. Studies of HIV pothogenesis in lymphoid tissues, where the majority of HIV replication and CD4+ T Cell destruction occurs. Dr. Elizabeth Connick Division of Infectious Diseases Ed, Julia