VICC Cancer Biostatistics Centre
Yu Shyr, director for the Vanderbilt Center for Quantitative Sciences, received his PhD in biostatistics from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) in 1994 and subsequently joined the faculty at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Shyr is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association and an FDA advisory committee voting member. He has delivered over 190 abstracts and has published more than 300 peer-reviewed papers. His research interests lie in developing and analyzing predictive models of the statistical relationships between multiple-variable protein and next-generation sequencing data and clinical endpoints using both supervised and unsupervised classification and pattern recognition approaches.