Yi Li


Statistical Research Interest

inference on high-dimensional regression

survival analysis with high-dimensional covariates

variable screening and selection

statistical models for high-dimensional/correlated (clustered, longitudinal, spatial) data

measurement error problems

random effects (frailty) models for unobserved heterogeneity

adaptive design in clinical trials

cure modeling for early stage cancers

hidden markov model and its application in genomics


Cancer Training Grants

National Cancer Institute, PI: Yi Li
5T32CA009337, 2009-2011
Biostatistics/Epidemiology Training Grant in Biostatistics (Harvard)

National Cancer Institute, PI: Yi Li
5T32CA009337, 2011-2016
Biostatistics/Epidemiology Training Grant in Biostatistics (Harvard)

Statistical Grants

National Cancer Institute, PI. Yi Li
R01 CA95747, 2003-2007
Community-based Studies in Cancer and Environment

National Cancer Institute, PI. Yi Li
R01 CA95747, 2008-2012
Community-based Studies in Cancer and Environment

National Cancer Institute, PI. Yi Li
R01CA249096, 2021-2025
New Statistical Methods for Modelling Cancer Outcomes

National Cancer Institute, PI. Yi Li
1P01CA134294-010002, 2008-2013
New Statistical Methods for Cancer Surveillance

National Cancer Institute, PI. Yi Li
R21CA157219, 2011-2013
Integrated Statistical Analysis for Cancer Genomic Studies

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Statistical PI: Yi Li
End Stage Renal Disease Data Reports for CMS, State, and Facility Oversight (Contract)

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Statistical PI: Yi Li
End Stage Renal Disease Measures Support (Contract)


Professional Services

Regular Member: NIH BMRD study section, 2008-2012

Regular Member: NIH EPIC study section, 2015-2019

Panelist: NSF Statistics and Probability Program, 2008

Associate Editor: Journal of the American Statistical Association, 2012-

Associate Editor: Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 2012-

Associate Editor: Biometrics, 2006-

Associate Editor: Lifetime Data Analysis, 2008-

Associate Editor: Statistics in Bioscience, 2009-

Associate Editor: Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 2015-

Panel of Review: Mathematical Reviews, 2005-

Referee: Annals of Statistics, Journal of the American Statistical Association (Theory and Methodology; Applications and Case Studies), Journal of the Royal Statistical Society B (Statistical Methodology), Biometrika, Statistica Sinica, Biometrics, Biometrical Journal, Statistics in Medicine, Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, Biostatistics, Lifetime Data Analysis, Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Statistics and Probability Letters, Mathematical and Computer Modelling, Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, Journal of Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, TEST, Communications in Statistics, Geomatica, Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, European Series in Applied and Industrial Mathematics (ESAIM): Probability and Statistics, Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, Journal of Clinical Oncology


Selected Methodological Publications

85. Fei, Z. and Li, Y. (2021) Estimation and inference for high dimensional generalized linear models: a splitting and smoothing approach. . Journal of Machine Learning Research, in press.

An R package on GitHub

84. Zhong, Q., Lin, H. and Li, Y. (2020) Cluster non-Gaussian functional data. Biometrics, in press.

Supplementary Material

An R package on GitHub

83. Lin, H., Liu, J., Li, H., Pan, L. and Li, Y. (2020) Efficient estimation and computation in generalized varying coefficient models with unknown link and variance functions for large-scale data. Stat Sinica, in press.

82. Pijyan, A., Zheng, Q., Hong, H. and Li, Y. (2020) Consistent estimation of generalized linear models with high dimensional predictors via stepwise regression. Entropy, 22(9), 965.

An R package on GitHub

81. Hong, H. and Li, Y. (2020) Estimation of time-varying reproduction numbers underlying epidemiological processes: a new statistical tool for the COVID-19 pandemic. PLOS ONE, 15(7):e0236464.

Online App

80. Fei, Z., Zhu, J., Banerjee, M. and Li, Y. (2019) Drawing inference on high dimensional linear models: a selection-assisted partial regression and smoothing approach. Biometrics, 75(2), 551-61.

Supplementary Material

Software

79. Pan, L., Li, Y., He, K., Li, Y. and Li, Y. (2020) Generalized linear mixed models with Gaussian mixture random effects: inference and application. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 175, 100455.

Software

78. Zheng, Q., Hong, H. and Li, Y. (2020) Building generalized linear models with ultrahigh dimensional features: a sequentially conditional approach. Biometrics, 76, 47-60

Supplementary Material

Software

77. Lin, H., Hong, H., Yang, B., Zhang, Y., Liu, W., Fan, G. and Li, Y. (2019) Nonparametric time-varying coefficient models for panel data. Stat in Biosciences, 11, 548–566.

76. Li, Y., Hong, H. and Li, Y. (2019) Multiclass linear discriminant analysis with ultrahigh dimensional features. Biometrics, 75, 1086-1097.

Supplementary Material

Software

75. Hong, H., Zheng, Q. and Li, Y. (2019) Forward regression for Cox models with high dimensional covariates. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 173, 268-90.

74. Zucker, D., Zhou, X., Liao, X., Li, Y. and Spiegelman, D. (2019) A modied partial likelihood score method for Cox regression with covariate error under the internal validation design. Biometrics, 75(2), 414-27.

Supplementary Material

Software

73. Hong, H., Chen, X., Kang, J. and Li, Y. (2020) The Lq-norm learning for ultrahigh-dimensional survival data: an integrative framework. Stat Sinica, 30, 1213-33.

Supplementary Material

Software

72. Rong, Y., Zhao, D., Zhu, J., Yuan, W., Cheng, W. and Li, Y. (2018) More accurate semiparametric regression in pharmacogenomics. Statistics and Its Interface, 11(4), 573-80.

Software

71. He, K., Jiang, H., Zhou, X., Wen, W. and Li, Y. (2018) False discovery control for penalized variable selections with high-dimensional covariates. Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology, 17(6), 20180038.

70. He, K., Kang, J., Hong, H., Zhu, J., Li, Y., Lin, H., Xu, H. and Li, Y. (2019) Covariance insured screening. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 132, 100-14.

Software and Manual

69. Wu, F., Kim, S., Qin, J., Saran, R. and Li, Y. (2018) A pairwise likelihood augmented Cox estimator for left-truncated data. Biometrics, 74, 100-8.

Software on CRAN-R

68. Hong, H., Chen, C., Christiani, D. and Li, Y. (2018) Integrated powered density: screening ultrahigh-dimensional covariates with survival outcomes. Biometrics, 74, 421-9.

Supplementary Material

Software

67. Li, Y., Hong, H., Ahmed, S. and Li, Y. (2019) Weak signals in high-dimensional regression: detection, estimation and prediction. Applied Stochastic Models in Business Industry, 35, 283–98.

66. Marino, M. and Li, Y. (2017) Factor analysis of correlation matrices when the number of random variables exceeds the sample size. Statistical Theory and Related Fields, 1, 246-56.

65. Hong, H. and Li, Y. (2017) Feature selection of ultrahigh-dimensional covariates with survival outcomes: a selective review. Appl Math Ser B, 32, 379-96.

64. Kang, J., Hong, H. and Li, Y. (2017) Partition based ultrahigh dimensional variable screening. Biometrika, 104, 785-800.

63. Jha, C., Li, Y. and Guha, S. (2017) Semiparametric Bayesian analysis of high-dimensional censored outcome data. Statistical Theory and Related Fields, 1, 194-204.

62. Hong, H., Kang, J. and Li, Y. (2018) Conditional screening for ultra-high dimensional covariates with survival outcomes. Lifetime Data Anal, 24, 45-71.

Software

61. Marino, M., Buxton, O. and Li, Y. (2017) Covariate selection for multilevel models with missing data. Stat, 6, 31-46.

60. Ma, Y., Li, Y., Lin, H. and Li, Y. (2017) Concordance measure-based feature screening and variable selection. Stat Sinica, 27, 1967-85.

Supplementary Material

Software for (1) variable screening (2) variable selection

59. He, K., Yang, Y., Li, Y., Zhu, J., and Li, Y. (2017) Modeling time-varying effects with large-scale survival data: an efficient quasi-Newton approach. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 26, 635-45.

Software

58. Lehmann, D., Li, Y., Saran, R. and Li, Y. (2017) Strengthening instrumental variables through weighting. Stat in Biosciences, 320-38.

57. Lin, H., Fei, Z. and Li, Y. (2016) A semiparametrically efficient estimator of the time-varying effects for survival data with time-dependent treatment. Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 43, 649-63.

R Code

56. He, K., Li, Y., Zhu, J., Liu, H., Lee, J., Amos, C., Hyslop, T., Jin, J., Lin, H., Wei, Q. and Li, Y. (2016) Component-wise gradient boosting and false discovery control in survival analysis with high-dimensional covariates. Bioinformatics, 32, 50-7.

Software Manual

Software

55. Zhao, L., Shi, J., Shearon, T. and Li, Y. (2015) A Dirichlet process mixture model for survival outcome data: assessing nationwide kidney transplant centers. Stat in Med, 34, 1404-16.

54. Xu, P., Zhu, J., Zhu, L. and Li, Y. (2015) Covariance enhanced discriminant analysis. Biometrika, 102, 33-45.

Supplementary Material

Software

53. Zhao, D. and Li, Y. (2014) Score test variable screening. Biometrics, 70, 862-71.

Supplementary Material

Software

52. Lin, H., Zhou, L., Song, X. and Li, Y. (2014) Semiparametric transformation models for semicompeting survival data. Biometrics, 70, 599-607.

Software

51. Zhou, L., Lin, H., Song, X., and Li, Y. (2014) Selection of latent variables for multiple mixed-outcome models. Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 41, 1064-82.

Supplementary Material

50. Xu, P., Zhu, L. and Li, Y. (2014) Ultrahigh dimensional time course feature selection. Biometrics, 70, 356-65.

Software

49. Goodman, M., Li, Y. Stoddard, A., and Sorensen, G. (2014) Analysis of ordinal outcomes with longitudinal covariates subject to missingness. Journal of Applied Statistics, 41, 1040-52.

48. He, Z., Kalbfleisch, J., Li, J., and Li, Y. (2013) Evaluating hospital readmission rates in dialysis facilities by adjusting for hospital effects. Lifetime Data Analysis, 19, 490-512.

Software

47. Lin, H., Zhou, L., Elashoff, R., and Li, Y. (2014) Semiparametric latent variable transformation models for multiple mixed outcomes. Stat Sinica, 24, 833-54.

Software

46. Li, Y., Dicker, L. and Zhao, D. (2014) The Dantzig selector for censored linear regression models. Stat Sinica, 24, 251-68.

Supplementary Material

Software

45. Zucker, D., Gorfine, M., Li, Y., Tadesse, M. and Spiegelman, D. (2013) A regularization corrected score method for nonlinear regression models with covariate error. Biometrics, 9, 80-90.

Software

44. Kim, S., Zeng, D., Li, Y. and Spiegelman, D. (2013) Joint modeling of longitudinal and cure-survival data. Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice, 7, 324-44.

Software

43. Kim, S., Zeng, D., Chambless, L. and Li, Y. (2012) Joint models of longitudinal data and recurrent events with informative terminal event. Statistics in Biosciences, 4, 262-81.

Software

42. Wang, H., Zhou, J. and Li, Y. (2013) Variable selection for censored quantile regression. Stat Sinica, 23, 145-67.

Software

41. Zhao, D. and Li, Y. (2012) Principled sure independence screening for Cox models with ultra-high-dimensional covariate. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 105, 397-411.

Software

40. Cook, A., Gold, D. and Li, Y. (2013) Spatial cluster detection for longitudinal outcomes using administrative regions. Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods, 42, 2105-17.

Software

39. Zhao, X., Dai, W., Li, Y., and Tian, L. (2011) AUC based biomarker ensemble with an application on gene scores predicting low bone mineral density. Bioinformatics, 27, 3050-55.

Software

38. Martin, N. and Li, Y. (2011) A new class of minimum power divergence estimators with applications to cancer surveillance. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 102, 1175-93.

Software

37. Goodman, M., Li, Y., and Tiwari, R. (2011) Detecting multiple change points in piecewise constant hazard functions. Journal of Applied Statistics, 38, 2523-32.

Software

36. Li, Y., Tian, L. and Wei, LJ. (2011) Estimating subject-specific dependent competing risk profile with censored event time observations. Biometrics, 67, 427-35.

Supplementary Material Software

35. Liao, X., Zucker, D., Li, Y. and Spiegelman, D (2011) Survival analysis with error-prone time-varying covariates: a risk set calibration approach. Biometrics, 67, 50-58.

Supplementary Material

Software

34. Cook, A., Li, Y., Arterburn, D. and Tiwari, R. (2010) Spatial cluster detection for weighted outcomes using cumulative geographic residuals. Biometrics, 66, 783-92.

Software

33. Cook, A., Gold, D. and Li, Y. (2009) Spatial cluster detection for repeatedly measured outcomes while accounting for residential history. Biometrical Journal, 51, 801-18.

Software

32. Engler, D. and Li, Y. (2009) Survival analysis with high-dimensional covariates: an application in microarray studies. Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology, 8, Iss. 1, Article 14. DOI: 10.2202/1544-6115.1423

Software for Elastic Net AFT

Software for Elastic Net Cox

31. Othus, M., Li, Y. and Tiwari, R. (2009) A class of semiparametric mixture cure survival models with dependent censoring. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 104, 1241-50.

30. Najita, J., Li, Y. and Catalano, P. (2009) A novel application of a bivariate regression model for binary and continuous outcomes to studies of fetal toxicity. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society -Series C, 58, 555-73.

29. Zhao, D. and Li, Y. (2009) A note on optimal weights and variable selections for multivariate survival data. Science in China (Series A: Mathematics), 52, 1131-33.

28. Li, Y. (2009) Modeling and analysis of spatially correlated data. New Developments in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics (Edited by Fan, JQ et al.), World Scientific, 73-99.

27. Li, Y., Prentice, R. and Lin, X. (2008) Semiparametric maximum likelihood estimation in normal transformation models for bivariate survival data. Biometrika, 95, 947-60.

Technical Report: Asymptotic Properties of Semiparametric Maximum Likelihood Estimator in Normal Transformation Models for Bivariate Survival Data.

26. Li, Y., Tiwari, R. and Zou, J. (2008) An age-stratified Poisson model for comparing trends in cancer rates across overlapping regions. Biometrical Journal, 50, 608-19.

25. Cook, A., Li, Y. (2008) Notes on permutation tests for spatial cluster detection with censored outcome data. Biometrics, 64, 1289-92.

24. Li, Y. and Tiwari, R. (2008) Comparing Trends in cancer rates across overlapping regions. Biometrics, 2008; 64, 1280-6.

Supplementary Material

23. Li, Y., Tang, H. and Lin, X. (2008) Spatial Linear mixed models with covariate measurement errors. Stat Sinica, 19, 1077-93.

Supplementary Material

22. Li, Y., Tiwari, R. and Guha, S. (2007) Mixture cure survival models with dependent censoring. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series B (Statistical Methodology), 69, 285-306.

Technical Report: Proofs for ``Mixture Cure Survival Models with Dependent Censoring".

R Package

21. Li, Y. (2007) Discussion of "Semiparametric regression models with censored data" by Zeng and Lin. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society:Series B (Statistical Methodology), 69, 552-4.

20. Li, Y. and Lin, X. (2006) Semiparametric normal transformation models for spatially correlated survival data. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 101, 591-603.

19. Guha, S., Li, Y., Neuberg, D. (2008) Bayesian hidden Markov modeling of array CGH data. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 103, 485-97.

Matlab Package

18. Cook, A., Gold, D. and Li, Y. (2007) Spatial clustering detection for censored outcomes. Biometrics, 63, 540-9.

Supplementary Material

17. Zhang, B., Li, Y. and Betensky, R. (2006) Effects of unmeasured heterogeneity in the linear transformation model for censored data. Lifetime Data Analysis, 12, 191-203.

16. Li, Y., Shih, M. and Betensky, R. (2007) Designed extension of survival studies: application to clinical trials with unrecognized heterogeneity. Stat Sinica, 17, 1567-89.

15. Goodman, M., Li, Y., Bennett, G., Emmons, K. and Stoddard, S. (2006) An optimal evaluation of multiple behavioral risk factors for cancer in a working class, multi-ethnic population. Journal of Data Science, 4, 291-306.

14. Li, Y. and Ryan, L. (2006) Inference on survival data with covariate measurement error - an imputation approach. Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 33, 169-90.

13. Li, Y. (2006) Random Effects Models. (peer-reviewed book chapter) In: H. Pham eds. Springer Handbook of Engineering Statistics. Springer-Verlag, London, 687-704.

12. Bellamy, S., Li, Y., Lin, X. and Ryan, L. (2005) Quantifying the bias associated with PQL covariate effects in cluster-randomized trials. Stat Sinica, 15, 1015-32.

11. Li, Y. and Feng, J. (2005) A nonparametric comparison of conditional distributions with nonnegligible cure fractions. Lifetime Data Analysis, 11, 367-87.

R code for computing CVM statistics and p-values

10. Bellamy, S., Li, Y., Ryan, L., Lipsitz, S., Jacobson, M. and Wright, R. (2004) Analysis of clustered and interval censored data from a community-based study in asthma. Statistics in Medicine, 23, 3607-21.

9. Li, Y. and Ryan, L. (2004) Survival analysis with heterogeneous measurement error. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 99, 724-35.

8. Li, Y. and Lin, X. (2003) Testing random effects in uncensored/Censored clustered Data with categorical responses. Biometrics, 59, 25-35.

7. Li, Y. and Lin, X. (2003) Functional inference in frailty measurement error models for clustered survival data using the SIMEX approach. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 98, 191-204.

6. Li, Y., Ryan, L., S., Bellamy, and Satten, G. (2003) Inference on clustered survival data using imputed frailties. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 12, 640-62.

5. Li, Y., Betensky, R., Louis, D. and Cairncross, J. (2002) The use of frailty hazard models for unrecognized heterogeneity that interacts with treatment: considerations of efficiency and power. Biometrics, 58, 232-6.

4. Li, Y. and Ryan, L. (2002) Modeling spatial survival data using semi-parametric frailty models. Biometrics, 58, 287-97.

3. Gray, R. and Li, Y. (2002) Optimal weights for marginal proportional hazards analysis of clustered failure time data. Lifetime Data Analysis, 8, 4-19.

2. Martin, K.J., Graner, E., Li, Y., Price, L., Kritzman, B., Fournier, M., Rhei, E. and Pardee, A. (2001) High-Sensitivity array analysis of gene expression for the early detection of disseminated breast tumor cells. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 98(5), 2646-51.

1. Li, Y. and Lin, X. (2000) Covariate measurement errors in frailty models for clustered survival data. Biometrika, 87, 849-66.


Selected Health Science Publications

77. Zeng, X., Li, C., Li, Y., Yu, H., Fu, P., Hong, H. and Zhang, W. A network-based variable selection approach for identification of modules and biomarker genes associated with end-stage kidney disease. Nephrology, in press.

76. Yu, Y., Xiong, Y., Zhang, C., Fu, M., Li, Y. and Fu, P. (2019) Vascular access type was not associated with mortality and the predictors for cardiovascular death in elderly Chinese patients on hemodialysis. Blood Purification, in press.

75. Liu, J., Hutton, D., Gu, Y., Hu, Y., Li, Y., Ma, L., Zeng, X. and Fu, P. Cost-effectiveness analysis of dialysis therapy program in China. Peritoneal Dialysis Imternational, in press.

74. Mai, H., Zhao, Y., Salerno, S., Li, Y., Yang, L. and Fu, P. (2019) Rhabdomyolysis-induced acute kidney injury in a patient with undifferentiated connective tissue disease case report and literature review. Medicine, 98(30), e16492.

73. Li, L., Shi, M., Salerno, S., Tang, M., Guo, F., Liu, J., Feng, Y., Huang, Q., Ma, L., Li, Y. and Fu, P. (2019) Microbial and metabolomic remodeling by a formula of Sichuan dark tea improves hyperlipidemia in apoE-decient mice. PLOS ONE, 14(7), e0219010

72. Yuan, Y., Hong, H., Zeng, X., Xu, L., Yang, Y., Shang, Y., Li, Y., Wu, Z., Fu, J., Yao, Y., Xu, X., Wu, Y. and Chen, L. Lymph node station-based nodal staging system for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: a large-scale multi-center study. Annals of Surgical Oncology, in press.

71. Mai, H., Zhao, Y., Salerno, S., Li, Y., Feng, Y., Ma, L. and Fu, P. (2019) Citrate versus heparin lock for prevention of hemodialysis catheter-related complications: updated systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. International Urology and Nephrology, 51(6), 1019-33.

70. He, K., Kalbfleisch, J.D., Yang, Y., Fei, Z., Kim, S., Kang, J. and Li, Y. (2019). Inter-Unit Reliability for Quality Measure Testing. Journal of Hospital Administration, 8(2), 1-6.

69. Feng, Y., Huang, R., Kavanagh, J., Li, L., Zeng, X., Li, Y. and Fu, P. (2019) Efficacy and safety of dual blockade of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system in diabetic kidney disease: a meta-analysis. American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs, 9(3), 259-86.

68. Li, L., Tang, X., Kim, S., Zhang, Y., Li, Y. and Fu, P. (2018) Effect of nocturnal hemodialysis on sleep quality in patients with end-stage renal disease: A systematic review and Meta-analysis. PLOS ONE, 13(9), e0203710.

67. Shu, Y., Liu, J., Zeng, X., Hong, H., Li, Y., Zhong, H., Ma, L. and Fu, P. (2018) Effect of overhydration on mortality and technique failure among peritoneal dialysis patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Blood Purication, 46, 350-58.

66. Yang, H., Chen, F., Jiao, H., Yu, Y., Luo, H., Hong, H. G., Li, Y., Fu, P. and Cui, T. (2018) Management of tunneled-cuffed catheter-related right atrial thrombosis in hemodialysis patients. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 68, 1491-98.

65. Wang, J., Wang, F., Saran, R., He, Z., Zhao, M., Li, Y., Zhang, L. and Bragg-Gresham, J. (2018) Mortality risk of chronic kidney disease: A comparison between the adult populations in urban China and the United States. PLOS ONE, 13(3), e019373.

64. Zeng, X., Liu, J., Tao, S., Hong, H., Li, Y. and Fu, P. (2018) Associations of socioeconomic status with incidence and progression of chronic kidney disease: a meta-analysis. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 72, 270-9.

63. Li, H., Wang, Y., Xue, W., Liu, H., Xu, Y., Shi, Q., Wu, W., Zhu, D., Amos, C., Fang, S., Lee, J., Hyslop, T., Li, Y., Han, J. and Wei, Q. (2017) Genetic vari- ants of PDGF signaling pathway genes predict cutaneous melanoma survival. Oncotarget, 8, 74595-606.

62. Bhatia, A., Lee, J., Pinto, H., Jacobs, C., Limburg, P., Rubin, P., Arusell, R., Dunphy, E., Khandekar, J., Reiner, S., Baez-Diaz, L., Celano, P., Li, S., Li, Y., Burtness, B., Adams, G., and Pandya, K. (2017) Double blind phase III trial ects of low dose 13-cisretinoic acid on prevention of second primaries in stages I-II head and neck cancer: a trial of the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group (C0590). Cancer, 123, 4653-62.

61. Chen, X., Kim, S., Zeng, X., Fei, S., Cui, T., Li, Y. and Fu, P. (2017) Effect of catheter-based renal denervation on ofce and ambulatory blood pressure in resistant hypertension patients: subgroup meta-analysis. Chin Med J, 130, 1586-94.

60. Liu, S., Wang, Y., Xue, W., Liu, H., Xu, Y., Shi, Q., Wu, W., Zhu, D., Amos, C., Fang, S., Lee, J., Hyslop, T., Li, Y., Han, J. and Wei, Q. (2017) Genetic variants in the genes encoding Rho GTPases and related regulators predict cutaneous melanoma-specic survival. International Journal of Cancer, 141, 721-30.

59. Zeng, G., Mai, Z., Xia, S., Wang, Z., Zhang, K., Wang, L., Long, Y., Ma, J., Li, Y., et al. (2017) Prevalence of kidney stones in China: an ultrasonography based cross-sectional study. BJU International, 120, 109-16.

58. Dharmarajan, S., Bragg-Gresham, J., Morgenstern, H.,Gillespie, B., Li, Y., Powe, N., Tuot, D., Banerjee, T., Burrows, N., Rolka, D., Saydah, S. and Saran, R. (2017) State-level awareness of chronic kidney disease in the United States. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 53, 300-7.

57. Feng, Y., Ma, L., Liu, L., Hong, H., Zhang, X., Guo, F., Huang, R., Shi, M., Li, Y., Zhang, L. and Fu, P. (2016) Rhabdomyolysis induced AKI via the regulation of endoplasmic reticulum stress and oxidative stress in PTECs. Royal Society of Chemistry - Advances (RSC Adv.), 6, 109639-48.

56. Naik, A., Afshinnia, F., Cibrik, D., Hodgin, J., Wu, F., Zhang, M., Kikuchi, M., Wickman, L., Samaniego, M., Bitzer, M., Wiggins, J., Ojo, A., Li, Y., and Wiggins, R. (2016) Half-life of native human kidneys and allografts. A podometric and aging perspective. JCI Insight, 1(7), e86943.

55. Zhang, W., Liu, H., Yin, J., Wu, W., Zhu, D., Amos, C., Fang, S., Lee, J., Li, Y., Han, J. and Wei, Q. (2016) Associations of genetic variants in the piRNA/PIWI pathway gene DCPIA with cutaneous melanoma disease-specific survival. International Journal of Cancer, in press.

54. Feng, Y., Huang, R., Kavanagh, J., Zeng, X., Li, Y. and Fu, P. Efficacy and Safety of Dual Blockade of the Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone System in Diabetic Kidney Disease: A Meta-analysis. Medicine, in press.

53. Kalbfleisch, J., Wolfe, R., Bell, S., Sun, R., Messana, J., Shearon, T., Ashby, V., Padilla, R., Zhang, M., Turenne, M., Pearson, J., Dahlerus, C. and Li, Y. Risk Adjustment and the Assessment of Disparities in Dialysis Mortality Outcomes. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, in press.

Online Supplemental Material: Technical Description of Calculation of Standardized Mortality Ratio (SMR).

52. Zheng, Y., Fei, Z., Zhang, W., Baccarelli, A., Li, Y. and Hou, L. (2014) PGS: a tool for association study of high-dimensional microRNA expression data with repeated measures. Bioinformatics, 30, 2802-2807.

51. Yuan, W., Li, Y., Wang, J., Li, J., Gou, S. and Fu, P. Endothelin-receptor antagonists for diabetic nephropathy: a meta-analysis. Nephrology, in press.

50. Zhou, J., Li, Y., Tang, Y., Liu, F., Yu, S., Zhang, L., Zeng, X., Zhao, Y. and Fu, P. Effect of Acute Kidney Injury on Intensive Care Unit Mortality and Length of Stay in Patient with Severe Acute Pancreatitis. Nephrology, in press.

49. White, S., Zinsser, D., Paul, M., Levine, G., Shearon, T., Ashby, V., Magee, J., Li, Y. and Leichtman, A. (2015) Patient selection and volume in the era surrounding implementation of Medicare Conditions of Participation for Transplant Programs. Heath Services Research, 50, 330-50.

48. Amin, S., Yip, W., Minvielle, S., Broyl, A., Li, Y., Hanlon, B., Swanson, D., Shah, P., Moreau, P., van der Holt, B., van Duin, M., Magrangeas, F., Sonneveld, P., Anderson, K., Li, C., Avet-Loiseau, H. and Munshi, N. (2014) Gene Expression Profile Alone Is Inadequate In Predicting Response In Multiple Myeloma. Leukemia, Leukemia, 28, 2229-34.

47. Marino, M., Li, Y., Pencila, M., Dagostino, R., Berkman, L. and Buxton, O. (2014) Quantifying Cardiometabolic Risk Using Modifiable Non-self-reported Risk Factors. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 47, 131-40.

46. Marino, M., Li, Y., Rueschman, M., Winkelman, J., Ellenbogen, J., Solet, J., Dulin, H., Berkman, L. and Buxton, O. (2013) Measuring sleep: Accuracy, sensitivity, and specificity of wrist actigraphy compared to polysomnography. Sleep, 36(11):1747-1755.

45. Harley, A., Sapp, A., Li, Y., Marino, M. and Sorensen, G. (2013) Sociodemographic and social contextual predictors of multiple health behavior change in an intervention for 24 manufacturing worksites. Translational Behavior Medicine: Practice, Policy and Research, pre-published online, Jan 2013.

44. Nelson, C., Sorensen, G., Li, Y. and Berkman, L. (2012) Assessing the Relationship Between Work-Family Conflict and Smoking. American Journal of Public Health, 102, 1767-1772.

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