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Lily Wang, Ph.D.

General Information

Lily  Wang, Ph.D.


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  • English
  • Mandarin Chinese


  • Associate Professor (pending rank), Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Biostatistics


Research Interests

  • Cancer
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • Statistical Bioinformatics
  • Mixed Effects Models
  • Pathway Analysis


2004 Ph.D.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2000 M.S.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
1998 B.A.
Temple University


Dr. Wang is an Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences (DPHS) at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. She is affiliated with the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and the John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics (HIHG). She is also the Co-Director of the HIHG Statistical and Bioinformatics Consulting Core in the HIHG Center for Genetic Epidemiology and Statistical Genetics. Previously, she was a tenured Associate Professor of Biostatistics at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Her research interest is to develop effective statistical models for the analysis of high throughput genomics datasets. Her recent work includes development of mixed effects models for pathway-based analysis of gene expression datasets and genome-wide association studies. Over the past 11 years, Dr. Wang has also collaborated with clinical and basic science researchers on a variety of projects ranging from basic science and high-throughput genomics to clinical trials.