• Fan, J. and Li, G. Editors, (2005) . Contemporary experimental designs and multivariate analysis, World Scientific.
  • Elasho , R.M., Li, G., and Li, N. (2016). Joint Modeling of Longitudinal and Time-to-Event Data. Chapman & Hall/CRC Monographs on Statistics & Applied Probability
  • Ding-Geng (Din) Chen, Zhezhen Jin, Gang Li, Yi Li, Aiyi Liu, and Yichuan Zhao, Editors,(2017). New Advances in Statistics and Data Sciences. ICSA Book Series in Statistics,Springer


  • Ning Li, Xiaoling Peng, Eric Kawaguchi, Marc A. Suchard and Gang Li (2021). "A scalable surrogate L0 sparse regression method for generalized linear models with applications to large scale data." Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 231 , 262-281.
  • Zhihua Sun, Yi Liu, Kani Chen and Gang Li (2021). "Broken Adaptive Ridge Regression for Right-Censored Survival Data." Annal of Institute of Statistical Mathematics,1-23.
  • Linlin Dai, Gang Li, Kani Chen and Yuanyuan Lin (2021). "Metric Learning via Cross Validation". Statistica Sinica, in press; DOI number: 10.5705/ss.202020.0398
  • Ning Li, Yi Liu, Robert M. Elasho and Gang Li (2021). "A Flexible Joint Model for Multiple Longitudinal Biomarkers and A Time-to-Event Outcome: With Applications to Dynamic Prediction Using Highly Correlated Biomarkers." Biometrical Journal, in press.
  • Hong Wang, Ning Li, Shanpeng Li, and Gang Li (2021). "JMcmprsk:: An R Package for Joint Modelling of Longitudinal and Survival Data with Competing Risks" The R Journal, in press.
  • Ray, L.A., Green, R., Enders, C., Leventhal, A.M., Grodin, E., Li, G., Lim, A., Hartwell, E., Venegas, A., Meredith, L., Nieto, S., Shoptaw, S., & Miotto, K. (2021). "Efficacy of Combining Varenicline and Naltrexone for Smoking Cessation and Drinking Reduction: A Randomized Clinical Trial." American Journal of Psychiatry. (in press)
  • Etan Orgel, MD MS, Celia Framson, MPH RD CSP Rubi Buxton PT, DPT, Jiyoon Kim, MS, Gang Li, PhD, Jonathan Tucci, MD PhD, David R. Freyer, DO MS, Weili Sun, MD PhD, Matthew J Oberley, MD PhD Christina Dieli-Conwright, PhD MPH, and Steven D. Mittelman, MD PhD. (2021). "Improving Diet and Exercise in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia to Augment Chemotherapy Efficacy (IDEAL): A Nonrandomized Controlled Trial". Blood Advances, in press.
  • Mittelman, Steven D., Jiyoon Kim, Gordana Raca, Gang Li, Matthew James Oberley, and Etan Orgel (2021). "Increased prevalence of CRLF2 rearrangements in obesity associated acute lymphoblastic leukemia." Blood, in press.


  • E. Kawaguchi, M. Suchard, Z.Q. Liu, and G. Li (2020). “A Surrogate L0 Sparse Coxs Regression with Applications to Sparse High-Dimensional Massive Sample Size Time- to-Event Data.” Statistics in Medicine, 2019 Dec 8. doi: 10.1002/sim.8438.
  • Ji, Matthew & Eldred, Blaine & Liu, Regina & Pianka, Sean & Molaie, Donna & Kevan, Bryan & Pan, Stephanie & Lai, Thomas & Nguyen, Nhung & Chow, Frances & Yong, William & Cox, Christopher & Reeh, Devin & Li, Tie & Liau, Linda & Nghiem-phu, Phioanh & Cloughesy, Timothy & Li, Gang & Lai, Albert. (2020). "Targeted next-generation sequencing of 565 neuro-oncology patients at UCLA: A single institution
    experience." Neuro-Oncology Advances. 2(1), vdaa009. 10.1093/noajnl/vdaa009.
  • Linlin Dai, Kani Chen and Gang Li (2020). "The Broken Adaptive Ridge Procedure and Its Applications." Statistica Sinica, vol 30 No. 2, 1069-1094.URL:/statistica/j30n2/j30n223/j30n223.html 
  • G. Li, J. Liang, J. Pan, G. Tian, X. Peng (2020). "Multivariate analysis and its applications." (in Chinese) SCIENTIA SINICA Mathematica, Vol 50(5), 571-584.
  • Liu Z., Li G., Liu JS (2020). "New Algorithms in RNA Structure Prediction Based on BHG." International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence. Vol. 34, No. 13 (2020) 2050031 (14 pages) DOI: 10.1142/S0218001420500317
  • Y. Liu, J. Xu, and G. Li (2020). "Sure joint feature screening in nonparametric transformation model with right-censored data." Canadian Journal of Statistics, DOI:10.1002/cjs.11575
  • Takumi Saegusa, Tianzhou Ma, Gang Li, Ying Qing Chen, and Mei-Ling Ting Lee (2020). "Variable Selection in Threshold Regression Model with Applications to HIV Drug Adherence Data." Statistics in Bioscience, 12, pages 376398.
  • Giulia Polverari, Francesco Ceci, Roberto Passera, Jacquelyn Crane, Lin Du, Gang Li, Stefano Fanti, Nicholas Bernthal, Fritz Eilber, Martin Allen-Auerbach, Johannes Czernin, Jeremie Calais, Noah Federman (2020). "FDG PET/CT for evaluating early response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in pediatric patients with sarcoma: a prospective single-center trial." EJNMMI Research, 2020; 10: 122. doi: 10.1186/s13550-020-00715-0;
    PMCID: PMC7561652
  • Gang Li and Xiaoling Peng (2020). "A Review of Prof. Kai-Tai Fangs Contribution to the Education, Promotion, and Advancement of Statistics in China." Pages 49-65. Special invited book chapter (4) in Jianqing Fan & Jianxin Pan (2020). Contemporary Experimental Design, Multivariate Analysis and Data Mining. Springer International Publishing, Aug 16, 2020
  • Kawaguchi ES, Shen JI, Suchard MA, Li G (2020). "Scalable Algorithms for Large Competing Risks Data." Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 10:1-9.
  • Kawaguchi, E. S., Shen, J. I., Li, G., & Suchard, M. A. (2020). "A Fast and Scalable Implementation Method for Competing Risks Data with the R Package fastcmprsk." R JOURNAL, 12(2), 43-60.


  • Li, G. and Wang, X. (2019). "Prediction Accuracy Measures for a Nonlinear Model and for Right-Censored Time-to-Event Data." Journal of the American Statistical Association, DOI: 10.1080/01621459.2018.1515079.
  • H.Zhao, Q. Wu, G. Li and J. Sun. (2019) "Simultaneous estimation and variable selection for interval-censored data with broken adaptive ridge regression". Journal of the American Statistical Association,115:529, 204-216, DOI: 10.1080/01621459.2018.1537922
  •  D. Conn and G. Li (2019) "An Oracle Property of The Nadaraya-Watson Kernel Estimator for High Dimensional Data." Scad J Statist, 46(3), 735-764. DOI:10.1111/sjos.12370
  • Aurelien Latouche, Gang Li and Qing Yang (2019). “Competing risks.” Textbook of Clinical Trials in Oncology: A Statistical Perspective. Chapman and Hall/CRC.
  • Timothy F. Cloughesy, Aaron Y. Mochizuki, Joey R. Orpilla, Willy Hugo, Alexander H. Lee, Tom B. Davidson, Anthony C. Wang, Benjamin M. Ellingson, Julie A. Rytlewski, Catherine M. Sanders, Eric S. Kawaguchi, Lin Du, Gang Li, William H. Yong, Sarah C. Gaffey, Adam L. Cohen, Ingo K. Mellinghoff, Eudocia Q. Lee, David A. Reardon, Barbara J. OBrien, Nicholas A. Butowski, Phioanh L. Nghiemphu,1 Jennifer L. Clarke, Isabel C. Arrillaga-Romany, Howard Colman, Thomas J. Kaley, John F. de Groot, Linda M.Liau, Patrick Y. Wen, and Robert M. Prins (2019). ”Neoadjuvant anti-PD-1 immunotherapy promotes a survival benefit with intratumoral and systemic immune responses in recurrent glioblastoma.” Nature Medicine, 25(3), pp.477-486,, PMCID: PMC6408961
  • Hong Wang and Gang Li (2019). ”Extreme Learning Machine Cox Model for High Dimensional Survival Analysis.” Statistics in Medine, 38(12): 2139-2156. DOI: 10.1002/sim.8090 PMCID: PMC6498851
  • Kruttika Bhat; Kiri Sandler, MD; Sara Duhachek-Muggy, PhD; Claudia Alli; Fei Cheng, PhD; Neda A Moatamed, PhD; Clara Megyar, PhD; Lin Du, PhD; Gang Li; Susan McCloskey, MD; Erina Vlashi, PhD; Frank Pajonk. (2019) "Serum Erythropoietin Levels, Breast Cancer and Breast Cancer-Initiating Cells."  Breast Cancer Research, 21:17 PMCID: PMC6354373
  • Hui Zhao, Dayu Sun, Gang Li, Jianguo Sun (2019). "Simultaneous Estimation and Variable Selection for Incomplete Event History Studies." J. of Multivariate Analysis, 2019, vol. 171, Issue C, 350-361.
  • Y. Liu, X.L. Chen, and G. Li (2019). "Sure Joint Screening for Ultrahigh Dimensional Linear Model with Right-Censored Time-to-Event Data." Statistical Methods in Medical Research, July 30, 2019, DOI: 10.1177/0962280219864710
  • Conn, D., Ngun, T., Li, G., and Ramirez, C.M. (2019). "Fuzzy Forests: Extending Random Forests for Correlated, High-Dimensional Data." Journal of Statistical Software 91(9). doi:10.18637/jss.v091.i09


  •  Chen, K., Dai, L., Sun, Z., Liu, Z, and Li, G. (2018). "Broken adaptive ridge regression and its asymptotic properties." Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Volume 168, November 2018, Pages 334-351.
  • Hui Zhao, Dayu Sun, Gang Li and Jianguo Sun (2018). "Variable Selection for the Recurrent Event Data with Broken Adaptive Ridge Regression." The Canadian Journal of Statistics, Vol 46(3), 416-428.


  • Joseph P. Antonios; Horacio Soto; Richard G. Everson; Diana Moughon; Joey R. Orpilla; Namjo P. Shin; Shaina Sedighim; Janet Treger; Sylvia Odesa; Alexander Tucker; William H. Yong; Gang Li; Timothy F. Cloughesy; Linda M. Liau; Robert M. Prins. (2017) "Immunosuppressive tumor-in ltrating myeloid cells mediate adaptive immune resistance via a PD-1/PD-L1 mechanism in glioblastoma." Neuro-Oncology 2017 Jun 1;19(6):796-807 doi: 10.1093/neuonc/now287. PMCID: PMC4951098
  • Hui-Hua Chang, Aune Moro, Kazuki Takakura, Hsin-Yuan Su, Allen Mo, Masako Nakanishi, Richard T.Waldron, Samuel W. French, David Dawson, Oscar Joe Hines, Gang Li, Vay Liang W. Go, James Sinnett-Smith, Stephen J. Pandol, Aurelia Lugea, Anna S. Gukovskaya, Michael O. Du , Daniel W. Rosenberg, Enrique Rozengurt, Guido Eibl (2017) "Incidence of Pancreatic Cancer is Dramatically Increased by a High Fat, High Calorie Diet in KrasG12D Mice." PLOS ONE, 12(9), e0184455. PMCID: PMC5590955
  • Yang, Q., W.K. Fung, and Li, G. (2017). "Sample size determination for jointly testing a cause-specific hazard and the all-cause hazard in the presence of competing risks". Statistics in Medicine, Vol 37(8),1389-1401. DOI - 10.1002/sim.7590, [Epub ahead of print].
  • H. Wang and G. Li (2017). "A Selective Review on Random Survival Forests for High Dimensional Data." Quantiative Bio-Science, Vol 36(2), 67-68. PMCID: PMC6364686
  • H.Wang, X.L., Chen, and G. Li (2017). "Survival Forests with R-squared Splitting Rules." Journal of Computational Biology, 2017 Dec 21. doi: 10.1089/cmb.2017.0107.[Epub ahead of print].


  • Li, G. and Yang, Q. (2016). "Joint Inference for Competing Risks Survival Data."Journal of the American Statistical Association, 111.515 (2016): 1289-1300. PMCID: Pending
  • Peng X.L., Li, G., and Liu, Z.Q.(2016). "Zero-inflated Beta Regression for Differential Abundance Analysis with Metagenomics Data." Journal of Computational Biology, 23.2 (2016): 102-110. PMID: 26675626 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher], PMCID:Pending
  • Kathleen M. Hertzer, Mu Xu, Aune Moro, David W. Dawson, Lin Du, Gang Li, Hui-Hua Chang, Alexander P. Stark, Xiaoman Jung, O. Joe Hines, Guido Eibl (2016). "Robust Early In ammation 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 PMID: 26495779 PMCID:PMC4854638
  • Melody Hsu, Shaina Sedighim, Tina Wang, Richard Everson, Alex Tucker, Joseph Antonios, Lin Du, Ryan Emerson, Erik Yusko, Catherine Sanders, Harlan Robins, William Yong, Tom Davidson, Gang Li, Linda Liau, and Robert Prins (2016). "TCR sequencing can identify and track tumor-speci c T cell populations and is a predictive biomarker of response to DC vaccination in glioblastoma patients." CANCER IMMUNOLOGY RESEARCH 4(5); 412-418. DOI: 10.1158/2326-6066.CIR-15-0240. PMCID: PMC4873445
  • Antonios, J.P., Soto, H., Everson, R.G., Orpilla, J., Moughon, D., Shin, N., Sedighim, S., Yong, W.H., Li, G., Cloughesy, T.F. and Liau, L.M., (2016). "PD-1 blockade enhances the vaccination-induced immune response in glioma." JCI Insight, 2016 Jul 7;1(10).PMCID: PMC4951098
  • Zhang H, Prado K, Zhang KX, Peek EM, Lee J, Wang X, Huang J, Li G, Pellegrini M, Chin AI. (2016). "Biased Expression of the FOXP33 Isoform in Aggressive Bladder Cancer Mediates Di erentiation and Cisplatin Chemotherapy Resistance." Clinical Cancer Research. 2016 Nov 1;22(21):5349-5361. Epub 2016 May 17. PMID: 27189164
  • Wei Li, Alexa Cohen, Yin Sun, Jill Squires, Daniel Braas, Thomas G. Graeber, Lin Du, Gang Li, Zhen Li, Xufeng Chen, Jiaoti Huang (2016). \The Role of CD44 in Glucose Metabolism in Prostatic Small Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma." MOLECULAR CANCER RESEARCH, 2016 Apr 1;14(4):344-53. PMCID: PMC4834240
  • Dong, J., Estes, J. P., Li, G., and Senturk, D. (2016). A two-step estimation approach for logistic varying coecient modeling of longitudinal data. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 174, 38-51. PMCID: PMC4834905
  •  Liu, Z. and Li, G. (2016). Efficient Regularized Regression with L0 Penalty for Variable Selection and Network Construction." Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine.2016:3456153. doi: 10.1155/2016/3456153. PMCID: PMC5098106
  • Richard G. Everson, Joseph P. Antonios, Dominique N. Lisiero, Horacio Soto, Rudi Scharnweber, Matthew C. Garrett, William H. Yong, Ning Li, Gang Li, Carol A. Kruse, Linda M. Liau and Robert M. Prins (2016). Efficacy of systemic adoptive transfer immunotherapy targeting NY-ESO-1 for glioblastoma." NEURO-ONCOLOGY; 2016 Mar;18(3):368-78. doi: 10.1093/neuonc/nov153 PMID: 26330563 [PubMed - in process]
    PMCID: PMC4767237 [Available on 2017-03-01]


  • Wu, T.T., Li, G., and Tang, C.Y. (2015) "Empirical Likelihood for Censored Linear Regression and Variable Selection in High-Dimensional Data." Scand J Statist, 42(3):798-812, DOI: 10.1111/sjos.12137 PMCID: Pending
  • Gregson AL, Wang X, Injean P, Weigt SS, Shino M, Sayah D, DerHovanessian A, Lynch JP 3rd, Ross DJ, Saggar R, Ardehali A, Li G, Elasho R, Belperio JA. (2015). "Staphylococcus via an Interaction with the ELR+ CXC Chemokine ENA-78 is Associated with BOS." American Journal of Transplantation, Mar;15(3):792-9. doi: 10.1111/ajt.13029. Epub 2015 Feb 12. PMCID: PMC4336208
  • 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. The Journal of urology. 2015 Aug 31;194(2):547-55. PMID: 25748177 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


  • Lin, Huazhen; Jiang, Liang; Li, Gang (2014). "Semiparametric linear transformation model to estimate the causal e ect for survival data." Canadian Journal of Statistics 42(1), 18-35, March 2014. Article firrst published online: 14 NOV 2013 DOI: 10.1002/cjs.11198; PMCID- Pending
  • Li, G. and Lu, X.Y. (2014). "A Bayesian Approach for Instrumental Variable Analysis with Censored Time-to-Event Outcome." Statistics in Medicine, 2015 Feb 20; 34(4): 664–684. DOI: 10.1002/sim.6369.


  • Eliane Angst, Jenny L. Park, Aune Moro, Qing-Yi Lu, Gang Li, Jonathan King, Monica Chen, Howard A. Reber, Vay Liang W. Go, David W. Dawson, Guido Eibl, Oscar J. Hines (2013). The avonoid quercetin inhibits pancreatic cancer growth in vitro and in vivo." Pancreas, 2013 Mar;42(2):223-9. doi: 10.1097/MPA.0b013e318264ccae. PMID: 23000892, PMCID: PMC3530623
  • Robert M. Prins, Ph.D., Xiaoyan Wang, Ph.D., Horacio Soto, M.S., Richard Everson, M.D., Gang Li, Ph.D., Timothy C. Cloughesy, M.D., Albert Lai, M.D., Ph.D., and Linda M. Liau, M.D., Ph.D. (2013). "Comparison of glioma-associated antigen peptideloaded dendritic cells versus autologous tumor lysate-loaded dendritic cells for the treatment of malignant glioma patients." Journal of Immunotherapy. 2013 Feb;36(2):152-7.
    doi: 10.1097/CJI.0b013e3182811ae4. PMCID: PMC3568250.
  • Aric L Gregson, Xiaoyan Wang, S Sam Weigt, Vyacheslav Palchevskiy, Joseph P Lynch III, David J Ross, Bernard M. Kubak, Rajan Saggar, Michael C. Fishbein, Abbas Ardehali, Gang Li, Robert Elasho , and John A Belperio. (2013). "Interaction between Pseudomonas and CXC Chemokines Increases Risk of Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome and Death in Lung Transplantation." Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2013 Mar 1;187(5):518-26. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201207-1228OC. Epub 2013 Jan 17. PMID:23328531. PMCID: PMC3733405
  • Frederic D. Birkhauser, Edward N. Rampersaud, Xiaoyan Wang, Nils Kroeger, Christine Anterasian, David Li, Frdric Pouliot, Nazy Zomorodian, Joseph Riss, Gang Li, Fairooz F. Kabbinavar, Allan J. Pantuck, Arie S. Belldegrun (2013). "Salvage Targeted Kidney Cancer Therapy in Patients Progressing on High Dose Interleukin-2 Immunotherapy: The UCLA Experience". The Cancer Journal, 2013 May-Jun;19(3):189-96. doi:
    10.1097/PPO.0b013e318292e8a4. PMID: 23708063; PMCID- Pending
  • Ning Li; Michael J. Daniels, Gang Li and Robert M. Elasho (2013). "An Exploration of Fixed and Random E ects Selection For Longitudinal Binary Outcomes in the Presence of Non-ignorable Dropout." Biometrical Journal, 2013 Jan; 55(1):17-37. doi:10.1002/bimj.201100107. Epub 2012 Nov 2. PMCID: PMC3855104
  • Lily L. Altstein and Gang Li (2013). "Latent Subgroup Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial Through a Semiparametric Accelerated Failure Time Mixture Model." Biometrics, 2013 Mar;69(1):52-61. doi: 10.1111/j.1541-0420.2012.01818.x. PMCID: PMC3622121
  • Graham W Donald, MD, Dharma Sunjaya, MS, Xuyang Lu, PhD, Formosa Chen, MD, MPH, Barbara Clerkin, BSN, Guido Eibl, MD, Gang Li, PhD, James S Tomlinson, MD, PhD, Timothy R Donahue, MD, Howard A Reber, MD, Oscar J Hines, MD.(2013) "Prophylactic antibiotics for surgical site infection in pancreaticoduodenectomy: Does the SCIP-approved regimen provide adequate coverage?". SURGERY, 154(2):190-6.
    doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2013.04.001. Epub 2013 May 10. PMID: 23664266; PMCID: PMC4601575
  • Mouad Edderkaoui, Aurelia Lugea, Hongxiang Hui, Guido Eibl, Qin-Yi Lu, Aune Moro, Xuyang Lu, Gang Li, Vay-Liang Go, and Stephen Pandol (2013). "Ellagic Acid and Embelin A ect Key Cellular Components of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma, Cancer and Stellate Cells." Nutrition and Cancer, 65(8), 1232-1244. Oct 15, 2013,PMCID: PMC3909533
  • David W. Dawson, Graham Donald, Kathleen Hertzer, Vay Liang W. Go, Steven J. Pandol, Aurelia Lugea, Anna S. Gukovskaya, Gang Li, Oscar J. Hines, Enrique J. Rozengurt, and Guido Eibl (2013). "High Fat, High Calorie Diet Promotes Early Pancreatic Neoplasia in the Conditional KrasG12D Mouse Model" CANCER PREVENTION RESEARCH, 2013 Oct;6(10):1064-73. doi: 10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-13-0065. Epub 2013
    Aug 13. PMCID: PMC3835151
  • Fredric D Birkhuser, Richard C Koya, Caleb Neufeld, Xuyang Lu, Ewa D Micewicz, Thinle Chodon, Mohammad Atefi, Nils Kroeger, Edward N Rampersaud, Gadisetti VR Chandramouli, Gang Li, Jonathan W Said, William H McBride, Fairooz F Kabbinavar, Antoni Ribas, Allan J Pantuck, Arie S Belldegrun and Joseph Riss(2013). "Dendritic cell-based immunotherapy in prevention and treatment of renal cell carcinoma: efficacy, safety, and activity of Ad-GMCAIX in immunocompetent mouse models" J Immunother 2013 Feb;36(2):102-11. doi: 10.1097/CJI.0b013e31827bec97.PMID: 23377663; PMCID:In Process.
  • Kai-Tai Fang, Gang Li, Xuyang Lu, and Hong Qin (2013). An Empirical Likelihood Method for Semiparametric Linear Regression with Right Censored Data, Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, vol. 2013, Article ID 469373, 9 pages.doi:10.1155/2013/469373 PMCID: PMC3612471


  • G.W. Donald, M. Assifi, A. Moro, M. Chen, G. Eibl, H.A. Reber, D. Dawson, V.G.Li, O.J. Hines (2012). "Enhanced Growth of Syngeneic Pancreatic Cancer in CXCR2 Deficient Mice." Journal of Surgery Res (2012); 172(2):309-310. PMCID: In Process.
  • Frederick Raal, Rob Scott, Ransi Somaratne, Ian Bridges, Gang Li, Scott M. Wasserman, Evan A. Stein. (2012). "LDL Cholesterol-lowering Effects of AMG 145, a Monoclonal Antibody to Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin/Kexin Type 9 Serine Protease in Patients with Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia: The RUTHERFORD Randomized Trial." Circulation, November 5, 2012, p. 2408-2417. DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.112.144055. PMCID: In Process.
  • Eliane Angst, Jenny L. Park, Aune Moro, Qing-Yi Lu, Gang Li, Jonathan King, Monica Chen, Howard A. Reber, Vay Liang W. Go, David W. Dawson, Guido Eibl, Oscar J. Hines (2012). "The flavonoid quercetin inhibits pancreatic cancer growth in vitro and in vivo." Pancreas, Sept 2012. PMCID: PMC3530623.
  • Brendan Fong, Richard Jin, Xiaoyan Wang, Michael Safaee, Dominique N. Lisiero, Isaac Yang, Gang Li, Linda M. Liau, and Robert M. Prins (2012). "Monitoring of regulatory T cell frequencies and expression of CTLA-4 on T cells, before and after DC vaccination, can predict survival in GBM patients." PLoS ONE 7(4): e32614. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.00326. PMCID: PMC3328505.
  • Jonathan C. King, Qing-Yi Lu, Gang Li, Aune Moro, Hiroki Takahashi, Monica Chen, Vay Liang W. Go, Howard A. Reber, Guido Eibl, O. Joe Hine (2012). "Evidence for activation of mutated p53 by apigenin in human pancreatic cancer." Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1823(2) 593-604. PMCID: PMC3277744.
  • Tseng, C.H., Elashoff, R.M., Li, N., and Li, G. (2012). "Longitudinal data analysis with non-ignorable missing data." Statistical Methods in Medical Research, 201 Feb;25(1):205-20 DOI: 10.1177/0962280212448721. PMCID: PMC3883866.
  • Lily L. Alstein and Gang Li (2012). "Latent Subgroup Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial through a Semiparametric Accelerated Failure Time Mixture Model." Biometrics accepted in March 2012. PMCID: PMC3622121.
  • Ning Li; Michael J. Daniels, Gang Li, and Robert M. Elashoff (2012). "An Exploration of Fixed and Random Effects Selection for Longitudinal Binary Outcomes in the Presence of Non-ignorable Dropout." Biometrical Journal 2012 55(1):10-12. PMCID: PMC3855104.
  • Lin, Huazhen; Zhou, Xiao-Hua; Li, Gang (2012). "A Direct Semiparametric Receiver Operating Characteristic Curve Regression with Unknown Link and Baseline Functions." Statistics Sinica, 22, 1427-1456.
  • Li, N., Elashoff, R.M., Li, G. and Tseng, C.H. (2012). "Joint analysis of bivariate longitudinal ordinal outcomes and competing risks survival times with nonparametric distributions for random effects." Statistics in Medicine,2012 Jul 20;31(16):1707-21. DOI: 10.1002/sim.4507
  • Robert M. Elashoff, Gang Li, and Ying Zhou (2012). "Nonparametric Inference for Assessing Treatment Efficacy in Randomized Clinical Trials with a Time-to-Event Outcome and All-or-None Treatment-Noncompliance." Biometrika, 99(2): 393-404; doi: 10.1093/biomet/ass004. PMCID: PMC3635705.
  • Tseng, C.H., Elashoff, R.M., Li, N., and Li, G. (2012). "Robust inference for longitudinal data analysis with non-ignorable and non-monotonic missing values." Statistics and Its Inference, VOL 5, 479-490. PMCID: PMC3883866
  • Frederic D. Birkhaeuser, Caleb Neufeld, Richard Koya, Xuyang Lu, Ewa D. Miceqicz, Thinle Chodon, Mohammad Atefi, Nils Kroeger, Edward Rampersaud, Gadisetti VR Chandramouli, Gang Li, Jonathan W. Said, Antoni Ribas, William H. McBride, Fairooz F. Kabbinavar, Allan J. Pantuck, Arie S. Belldegrun and Joseph Riss. (2012) "In vivo safety and efficacy of a novel dendritic cell based Ad-GMCAIX vaccine with activity against renal cell carcinoma." AACR, 2012 72(8): 1563-1566 April 2, 2012.


  • Danielle A. Schlosser, Sarah Jacobson, Qiaolin Chen, Catherine A. Sugar, Tara A. Niendamn, Gang Li, Carrie E. Bearden, Tyrone D. Cannon (2011). "Recovery from an At-Risk State: Clinical and Functional Outcomes of Putatively Prodromal Youth Who Do Not Develop Psychosis" Schizophrenia Bulletin, 2012 Nov;38(6):1225-33. doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbr098. PMCID: PMC3494042 PMID: 21825282
  • Assifi, M.M., Lu, X., Eibl, G., Reber, H.A., Li, G. and Hines, O.J. (2011). "Neoadjuvant therapy in pancreatic adenocarcinoma: a meta-analysis of phase II trials." Surgery, 150(3): 466-473. PMCID: PMC3164966
  • Xie, C., Kim, H.J., Haw, J.G., Kalbasi, A., Gardner, B.K., Li, G., Rao, J., Chia, D., Liong, M., Punzalan, R.R., Marks, L.S., Pantuck, A.J., de la Taille, A., Wang, G., Mukouyama, H. and Zeng, G. (2011). "A Novel Multiplex Assay Combining Autoantibodies Plus PSA Has Potential Implications for Classiffication of Prostate Cancer from Non-malignant Cases." Journal of Translational Medicine, 9:43. PMCID: PMC3102624
  • Chung, G.H., Tucker, M.B., Li, G., Zhou, X. and Hwang S. (2011). "Exploratory analysis of verbal aggression in romantic relationships among unmarried men and women: Predictive patterns by gender and race" Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 28(7) 1005-1023. DOI: 10.1177/0265407510397984. PMCID: PMC3268254
  • Reicher, S., Boyar, F.Z., Albitar, M., Sulcova, V., Agersborg, S., Nga, V., Zhou, Y., Li, G., Venegas, R., French, S.W., Chung, D.S., Stabile, B.E., Eysselein, V.E., and Anguiano, A. (2011). "Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization and K-ras Analyses Improve Diagnostic Yield of Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration of Solid Pancreatic Masses." Pancreas, 40(7): 1057-1062.
  • Kim, H.J., Brown, M.S., Elashoff, R., Li, G., Gjertson, D.W., Lynch, D.A., Strollo, D.C., Kleerup, E., Chong, D., Shah, S.K., Ahmad, S., Abtin, F., Tashkin, D.P. and Goldin, J.G. (2011). "Quantitative texture-based assessment of one-year changes in fibrotic reticular patterns on HRCT in scleroderma lung disease treated with oral cyclophosphamide." European Radiology, 21(12): 2455-65. DOI: 10.1007/s00330-011-2223-2.
  • Li, A., King, J., Moro, A., Sugi, M.D., Dawson, D.W., Kaplan, J., Li, G., Lu, X., Strieter, R.M., Burdick, M., Go, V.L.W., Reber, H.A., Eibl, G. and Hines, O.J. (2011). "Overexpression of CXCL5 Is Associated with Poor Survival of Patients with Pancreatic Cancer." The American Journal of Pathology, 178(3), 1340-1349. PMCID: PMC3069811.
  • Altstein, L.L., Li, G. and Elashoff, R.M. (2011). "A Method to Estimate Treatment Efficacy Among Latent Subgroups of a Randomized Clinical Trial." Statistics in Medicine , 30(7): 709-717. PMCID: PMC3161831
  • Huang, X., Li, G., Elashoff, R.M. and Pan, J. (2011). "A General Joint Model for Longitudinal Measurements and Competing Risks Survival Data with Heterogeneous Random Effects." Lifetime Data Analysis, Vol 17, Number 1, 80-100, DOI: 10.1007/s10985-010-9169-6. PMCID: PMC3162577


  • Kim, H.J., Tashkin, D.P., Clements, P.J., Li, G., Brown, M.S., Elashoff, R., Gjertson, D.W., Abtin, F., Lynch, D.A., Strollo, D.C. and Goldin, J.G. (2010). "A computer-aided diagnosis system for quantitative scoring of extent of lung fibrosis in scleroderma patients." The Journal of Clinical Experiment Rheumatology. 28(5 Suppl 62):S26-35. PMCID: PMC3177564
  • John Gaspar, Edward M. Ornitz, Gang Li, and Xuyang Lu (2010). "The occurrence of lid closure in response to a startle stimulus when the orbicularis oculi EMG is below the threshold of detection." Int. J. Psychophysiol., 77(3);281.
  • Huang, X., Li, G. and Elashoff, R.M. (2010). "A Joint Model of Longitudinal and Competing Risks Survival Data with Heterogeneous Random Effects and Outlying Longitudinal measurements." Statistics and Its Inference, (3);185-195. PMCID: PMC3166346
  • Li, G. and Wu, T.T. (2010). "Semiparametric Additive Risks Regression for Two-Stage Design Survival Studies." Statistica Sinica. 20(4), 1581-1607. PMCID: PMC3175231
  • Joseph, S., Li, G., Lindholm, E., Zhou, Y., Go, V.L.W., Vinik, A.I., O'Dorisio, T.M., Mamikunian, G. and Woltering, E.A. (2010). "A Prospective Trial on the Effect of Body Mass Index and Sex on Plasma Octreotide Levels in Patients Undergoing Long-Term Octreotide LAR Therapy." Pancreas, 39(2), 273-274. PMCID: PMC3168560
  • Shuch, B., Said, J., LaRochelle, J.C., Zhou, Y., Li, G., Klatte, T., Pouliot, F., Kabbinavar, F.F., Belldegrun, A.S. and Pantuck, A.J. (2010). "Histologic Evaluation of Metastases in Renal Cell Carcinoma with Sarcomatoid Transformation and its Implications for Systemic Therapy", Cancer, 116(3), 616-624. PMCID: PMC3162346
  • Li, N., Elashoff, R., Li, G. and Saver, J. (2010). "Joint modeling of longitudinal ordinal data and competing risks survival times and analysis of the NINDS rt-PA stroke trial." Statistics in Medicine. 29(5), 546-557. PMCID: PMC2822130
  • Saju Joseph, Gang Li, Erika Lindholm, Ying Zhou, Vay Liang W. Go, Aaron I.Vinik, Thomas M. ODorisio, Gregg Mamikunian, and Eugene A. Woltering, (2010). "A Prospective Trial on the E ect of Body Mass Index and Sex on Plasma Octreotide Levelsin Patients Undergoing Long-Term Octreotide LAR Therapy." Pancreas, 39(2), 273-274. PMCID: PMC3168560


  • Li, G. and Lu, X. (2009). Comments on "A Review on Empirical Likelihood Methods for Regression." TEST, 18, 463-467. PMCID: PMC2996722
  • Shuch, B., Said, J., Rochelle, J.L., LaRochelle, J.C., Zhou, Y., Li, G., Klatte, T., Pouliot, F., Kabbinavar, F.F., Pantuck, A.J., and Belldegrun, A.S.(2009). "Cytoreductive Nephrectomy for Kidney Cancer with Sarcomatoid HistologyIs Up-Front Resection Indicated and, if Not, is it Avoidable?" The Journal of Urology, 182(5), 2164-2171. PMCID: PMC3175230
  • Goldin, J., Elashoff, R., Kim, H.J., Yan, X., Lynch, D., Strollo, D., Roth, M.D., Clements, P., Furst, D.E., Khanna, D., Vasunilashorn, S., Li, G. and Tashkin, D.P. (2009). "Treatment of Scleroderma Interstitial Lung Disease with Cyclophosphamide is Associated with Less Progressive Fibrosis on Serial Thoracic HRCT than Placebo: Findings from the Scleroderma Lung Study", CHEST, 136, 1333 -1340. PMCID: PMC2773360
  • Li, G. and Lin, C.T. (2009). "Analysis of Two-Sample Censored Data Using A Semiparametric Mixture Model." Acta Mathematica Applicatae Sinica, 25(3), 389-398. PMCID: PMC2901133
  • Hu, W.H., Li, G., and Li, N. (2009). "A Bayesian Approach to Joint Analysis of Longitudinal Measurements and Competing Risks Failure Time Data." Statistics in Medicine, 29, 1601-1619. DOI: 10.1002/sim.3562 PMCID: PMC3168565
  • Li, N., Elashoff, R., and Li, G. (2009). "Robust joint modeling of longitudinal measurements and competing risks survival data." Biometrical Journal, 51(1):19-30. PMCID: PMC2726782


  • Kim, H.J., Li, G., Gjertson, D., Elashoff, R., Shah, S.K., Ochs, R., Vasunilashorn, F., Abtin, F., Brown, M.S. and Goldin, J. "Classification of parenchymal abnormality in scleroderma lung using a novel approach to denoise images collected via a multicenter study." Academic Radiology, 15(8):1004-16. PMCID: PMC2584616
  • Li, G. and Zhou, K. (2008). "A Unified Approach to Nonparametric Comparison of Receiver Operating Characteristic Curves for Longitudinal and Clustered Data." Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol 103, Number 482, 705-713(9). PMCID: PMC2832229 [Software (R Code)]
  • Woltering, E.A., Salvo, V.A., O'Dorisio, T.M., Lyons, J. III, Li, G., Zhou, Y., Seward, J.R., Go, V.L.W., Vinik, A.I., Mamikunian, P. and Mamikunian, G. (2008). "Clinical Value of Monitoring Plasma Octreotide Levels During Chronic Octreotide Long-Acting Repeatable Therapy in Carcinoid Patients." Pancreas, 37, 94-100. PMCID: PMC2698789
  • Woltering, E.A, O'Dorisio, T.M., Vinik, A., Go, V.L., Li, G., and Mamikunian, G. (2008). Comments on "Clinical Value of Monitoring Plasma Octreotide Levels During Chronic Octreotide Long-Acting Repeatable Therapy in Carcinoid Patients." Letter to the Editor, Pancreas, 37, 336-37.
  • Woltering, E.A, O'Dorisio, T.M., Vinik, A., Go, V.L., Li, G., and Mamikunian, G. (2008). Comments on "Clinical Value of Monitoring Plasma Octreotide Levels During Chronic Octreotide Long-Acting Repeatable Therapy in Carcinoid Patients." Letter to the Editor, Pancreas, 37, 338-39.
  • Li, G. and Tseng, C.H. (2008). "Non-parametric Estimation of a Survival Function with Two-stage Design Studies." Scandinavian Journal of Statistics. 35(2):193-211. PMCID: PMC2729091
  • Zhou, M. and Li, G. (2008). "Empirical Likelihood Analysis of the Buckley-James Estimator." Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Vol. 99, 649-664 . PMCID: PMC2583435
  • Elashoff, R., Li, G. and Li, N. (2008). "A Joint Model for Longitudinal Measurements and Survival Data in the Presence of Multiple Failure Types." Biometrics, 64: 762-771. PMCID: PMC2751647 [Software (C Program)]


  • Elashoff, R., Li, G. and Li, N. (2007). "An approach to joint analysis of longitudinal measurements and competing risks failure time data." Statistics in Medicine 26:2813-2835. PMCID: PMC2586033
  • Tashkin, D.P., Elashoff, R., Clements, P.J., Roth, M.D., Furst, D.E., Silver, R.M., Goldin, J., Arriola, E., Strange, C., Bolster, M.B., Seibold, J.R., Riley, D.J., Hsu, V.M., Varga, J., Schraufnagel, D., Theodore, A., Simms, R., Wise, R., Wigley, F., White, B., Steen, V., Read, C., Mayes, M., Parsley, E., Mubarak, K., Connolly, M.K., Golden, J., Olman, M., Fessler, B., Rothfield, N., Metersky, M., Khanna, D., Li, N. and Li, G., for the Scleroderma Lung Study Research Group. (2007). "Effects of 1-Year Treatment with Cyclophosphamide on Outcomes at 2 Years in Scleroderma Lung Disease." American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.176: 1026-1034. PMCID: PMC2078679


  • Chuang, S.C, Chen, W., Hashibe, M., Li, G., and Zhang, Z.F. (2006). "Survival Rates of Invasive Breast Cancer among Ethnic Chinese Women Born in East Asia and the United States." Asian Pacific J Cancer Prevention;7(2):221-6.
  • Zhou, X.H, Qin, G.S., Lin, H.Z, and Li, G. (2006). "Inferences in censored cost regression models with empirical likelihood." Statistica Sinica 16 (4): 1213-1232.


  • Li, G. and Qin, J. (2005). "Analysis of two-sample truncated data using generalized logistic models." Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 97, 675-697.
  • Li, G., Li, R., and Zhou, M. (2005). "Empirical likelihood in survival analysis", in J. Fan and G. Li, eds, Contemporary Multivariate Analysis and Experimental Designs, World Scientific, 336-350.
  • Fan, J., Li, G., and Li, R. (2005). "An overview on variable selection for survival analysis", in J. Fan and G. Li, eds, Contemporary Multivariate Analysis and Experimental Design, World Scientific, 315-336.
  • Hashibe, M., Ritz, B., Le, A.D., Li, G. Sankaranarayanan, R. and Zhang Z.F. (2005). "Radiotherapy for Oral Cancer as a Risk Factor for Second Primary Cancers", Cancer Letters, 220, 185-195.
  • Liu, H., Li, G., Cumberland, W.G., and Wu, T. (2005). "Testing Statistical Significance of the Area under a Receiving Operating Characteristics Curve for Repeated Measures Design with Bootstrapping." Journal of Data Science, 3, 257-278.
  • Fang, H.B., Li, G. and Sun, J. (2005). "Maximum likelihood estimation in a semiparametric proportional hazards cure model." Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 32, 59-75.


  • Nouri-Mahdavi, K., Hoffman, D., Coleman, A.L., Liu, G., Li, G., Gaasterland, D. and Caprioli, J.. (2004). "Predictive Factors for Glaucomatous Visual Field Progression in the Advanced Glaucoma Intervention Study." Ophthalmology, 111: 1627-35.
  • Syed, H.M., Law, S.K., Nam, S.H., Li, G., Caprioli, J. and Coleman, A. (2004). "Baerveldt-350 Implant versus Ahmed Valve for Refractory Glaucoma: A Case-Controlled Comparison." J Glaucoma, Vol 13, 38-45.


  • Hashibe, M, Gao, T., Li, G., Dalbagni, G. and Zhang, Z.F. (2003). "Comparison of Bladder Cancer Survival Among Japanese, Chinese, Filipino, Hawaiian and Caucasian Populations in the United States." Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, Vol 4, 267-273.
  • Li, G. and Wang, Q.H. (2003). "Empirical Likelihood Regression Analysis for Right Censored Data." Statistica Sinica, Vol 13, 51-68.
  • Li, G. (2003). "Nonparametric likelihood ratio goodness-of-fit tests for survival data." Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Vol 86, 166-182.


  • Wang, Q.H. and Li, G. (2002). "Empirical likelihood semiparametric regression analysis under random censorship." Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Vol 83, 469-486.
  • Li, G. and Van Keilegom, I. (2002). "Likelihood ratio confidence bands in nonparametric regression with censored data." Scand. J. Statist., Vol 29, 547-562.
  • Li, G. and Papadopoulos, A. (2002). "A note on goodness-of-fit tests using moments." STATISTICA, LXII, 71-86.


  • Schiller, G., Wong, S., Lowe, T., Snead, R., Paquette, R., Sawyers, C., Wollin, M., Kunkel, L., Ting, L., Li, G. and Territo, M. (2001). "Transplantation of IL-2-mobilized autologous peripheral blood progenitor cells for adults with acute myelogenous leukemia in first remission." Leukemia, v.15(5): 757-763.
  • Li, G. and Datta, S. (2001). "A bootstrap approach to nonparametric regression for right censored data." Annals of Institute of Statistical Mathematics, 53, 708-729.


  • Li, G. and Sun, Y. (2000). "A simulation-based goodness-of-fit test for survival data." Statistics and Probability Letters, 47, 403-410.


  • Li, G., Tiwari, R.C., and Wells, M. (1999). "Semiparametric inference for a quantile comparison function with applications to receiver operating characteristic curves." Biometrika, 86, 487-502.
  • Sun, Y., Chow, S.C., Li, G., and Chen, K.W. (1999). "Assessing distributions of estimated drug shelf lives in marketing stability study." Biometrics, 55, 896-899.


  • Kyriakoussis, A., Li, G., and Papadopoulos, A. (1998). "On characterization and goodness-of-fit test of some discrete distribution families." Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 74, 215-228.
  • Li, G. and Qin, J. (1998). "Semiparametric likelihood based inferences for biased and truncated data when the information of total sample size is available." Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Ser. B, 60, 243-254.


  • Chen, K., Chow, S.C., and Li, G. (1997). "A note on sample size determination for bioequivalence studies with higher-order crossover designs." Journal of Pharmacokinetics and Biopharmaceutics, 25, 753-765.
  • Chen, K.W., Li, G., Sun, Y., and Chow, S.C. (1997). "Interval Estimation for Ratios in Bioequivalence Trials." Biometrical Journal, 8, 989-1002.
  • Li, G., Qin, J., and Tiwari, R.C. (1997). "Semiparametric likelihood ratio-based inferences for truncated data." Journal of the American Statistical Association, 92, 236-245.
  • Li, G. (1997). "Optimal rate local smoothing in a multiplicative intensity counting process model." Journal of Mathematical Methods of Statistics, 2, 424-444.


  • Zhang, Z. and Li, G. (1996). "A simple quantile approach to the two-sample location-scale problem with random censorship." Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, 6, 323-335.
  • Chen, K.W., Li, G., Sun, Y., and Chow, S.C. (1996). "A confidence region approach for assessing equivalence in variability of bioavailability." Biometrical Journal, 38, 475-487.
  • Li, G., Tiwari, R.C., and Wells, M. (1996). "Quantile Comparison Functions in Two-Sample Problems: With Applications to Comparisons of Diagnostic Markers." Journal of the American Statistical Association, 91, 689-698.
  • Li, G., Hollander, M., McKeague, I., and Yang, J. (1996). "Nonparametric Likelihood Ratio Confidence Bands for Quantile Functions from Incomplete Survival Data." Annals of Statistics, 24, 628-640.


  • Li, G. (1995). "On nonparametric likelihood ratio estimation of survival probabilities for censored data." Statistics and Probability Letters, Vol. 25, 95-104.
  • Li, G. (1995). "Nonparametric likelihood ratio estimation of probabilities for truncated data." Journal of the American Statistical Association, 431, 997-1003.
  • Li, G. and Doss, H. (1995). "An approach to nonparametric regression for life history data using local linear fitting." Annals of Statistics, 23, 787-823.


  • Li, G. and Doss, H. (1993). "Generalized Pearson-Fisher chi-square goodness-of-fit tests, with applications to models with life history data." Annals of Statistics, 21, 772-797.


  • Li, G. and Fang, K.T. (1992). "The Ramanujan q-extension for the exponential function and some statistical distributions." ACTA Mathematicae Sinica, 8, 264-280.


  • Li, G. (1987). "Moments of random vectors and their quadratic forms." Chinese Journal of Statistics and Applied Probability, 2, 219-229. Aslo collected in Statistical Inference In Elliptically Contoured and Related Distributions, 1990. Edited by K. T. Fang and T. W. Anderson. Allerton Press, New York.

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