Gang Li, PhD

Gang Li, PhD

Professor, Department of Biostatistics
Director, UCLA Center for Excellence in Pancreatic Diseases, Biostatistics Subcore
Director, JCCC Biostatistics, Analytic Support and Evaluation (BASE) Shared Resource



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Scientific Interests

Dr. Gang Li's main research interest is the development of statistical methodology in survival analysis, longitudinal modeling, design and analysis of clinical trials, nonparametric/semiparametric inference, evaluation of medical diagnostic tests and medical imaging. Li collaborates extensively in cancer research including basic science, translational and population research, and clinical trials. Li is an Elected Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, the American Statistical Association and the Royal Statistical Society and an Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute.

Highlighted Publications

Hertzer KM, Xu M, Moro A, Dawson DW, Du L, Li G, Chang HH, Stark AP, Jung X, Hines OJ, Eibl G. Robust Early Inflammation of the Peripancreatic Visceral Adipose Tissue During Diet-Induced Obesity in the KrasG12D Model of Pancreatic Cancer. Pancreas. 2016 Mar;45(3):458-65. doi: 10.1097/MPA.0000000000000497.

Everson RG, Antonios JP, Lisiero DN, Soto H, Scharnweber R, Garrett MC, Yong WH, Li N, Li G, Kruse CA, Liau LM, Prins RM. Efficacy of systemic adoptive transfer immunotherapy targeting NY-ESO-1 for glioblastoma. Neuro Oncol. 2016 Mar;18(3):368-78. doi: 10.1093/neuonc/nov153. Epub 2015 Sep 1.

Li DR, Zhang H, Peek E, Wang S, Du L, Li G, Chin AI. Synergy of Histone-Deacetylase Inhibitor AR-42 with Cisplatin in Bladder Cancer. J Urol. 2015 Aug;194(2):547-55. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2015.02.2918. Epub 2015 Mar 3.

Dawson DW, Hertzer K, Moro A, Donald G, Chang HH, Go VL, Pandol SJ, Lugea A, Gukovskaya AS, Li G, Hines OJ, Rozengurt E, Eibl G. High-fat, high-calorie diet promotes early pancreatic neoplasia in the conditional KrasG12D mouse model. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2013 Oct;6(10):1064-73. doi: 10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-13-0065. Epub 2013 Aug 13.

Birkhauser FD, Koya RC, Neufeld C, Rampersaud EN, Lu X, Micewicz ED, Chodon T, Atefi M, Kroeger N, Chandramouli GV, Li G, Said JW, McBride WH, Kabbinavar FF, Ribas A, Pantuck AJ, Belldegrun AS, Riss J. Dendritic cell-based immunotherapy in prevention and treatment of renal cell carcinoma: efficacy, safety, and activity of Ad-GM-CAIX in immunocompetent mouse models. J Immunother. 2013 Feb;36(2):102-11. doi: 10.1097/CJI.0b013e31827bec97.