Dr. Tianxi Cai is a professor of Biostatistics at Harvard T.H. Chan school of public health and a professor of Biomedical Informatics at Harvard Medical School. She received her Doctoral degree from Harvard in 1999 and taught at the University of Washington for two years before returning to Harvard as a faculty. Dr. Cai’s current research focuses mainly in the areas of risk prediction and personalized medicine with biomarkers and genomic studies; statistical and machine learning, analysis of EHR data.

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)


Professional Experience

Honors and Awards

Editorial Board

Guest Editor

  • Lifetime Data Analysis (Special Issue on Risk Prediction and Evaluation 2013, Joint with Drs. M. Gail and R. Pfeiffer)
  • Statistics and Its Interface (Special Issue 2010, Joint with Drs. J. Zhu and H. Zhou)

Associate Editor

  • Journal of the American Statistical Association Theory and Methods (2011–)
  • Life Time Data Analysis (2010–)
  • Statistics in Biosciences (2009–)
  • Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series B (Statistical Methodology) (2014–)
  • Journal of the American Statistical Association Applications and Case Studies (2010–2012)
  • Biometrics (2008–2012)

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