Russell Taki Shinohara, PhD

Office Location210, Blockley Hall
Office Phone215-746-1090
Personal Website

Faculty Information

CCEB AppointmentSenior Scholar, Biostatistics
Primary Faculty AppointmentAssistant Professor of Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman SOM

Research Statement

Dr. Shinohara's methodological research spans several concentrations, including causal inference, survival analysis, imaging and large data sets, and general inference problems. He is interested in describing complex processes and studying questions that have direct impacts on human health through clinical trials and observational studies. His collaborative interests are broad in medicine and public health, with particular experience in geriatrics, neurology, and radiology.

Selected Publications

Shinohara, R.T., Frangakis, C.E., and Lyketsos C.G. A broad symmetry criterion for nonparametric validity of parametrically-based tests in randomized trials. Biometrics. 2012 Mar;68(1):85-91.

Shinohara, R.T., Goldsmith, J., Mateen, F.J., Crainiceanu, C.M., and Reich, D.S. (2012) Predicting breakdown of the blood-brain barrier in multiple sclerosis without contrast agents. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2012 Mar 22.

Shinohara, R.T., Frangakis, C.E., Platz, E., and Tsilidis, K. The use of instrumental variables to estimate causal effects in case-control studies. Int J Biostat. 2012 Jan 6;8(1).

Shinohara, R.T., Crainiceanu, C.M., Gaitan, M.I., Caffo, B.S., and Reich, D.S. Population-wide principal component-based quantification of blood-brain-barrier dynamics in multiple sclerosis. Neuroimage. 2011 Aug 15;57(4):1430-46.

Mateen, F.J.*, Shinohara, R.T*, Carone, M., Miller, E.N., McArthur, J.C., Jacobson, L.P, and Sacktor, N; For the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study (MACS) Investigators. Neurological Disorders Incidence in Older HIV+ vs. HIV- Men: Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study, 1996-2011. Neurology. 2012 Oct 30;79(18):1873-1880. Epub 2012 Oct 17.

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