Dr. Sue-Jane Wang

Applied and Computational Mathematics

Education History

  • Dr. Biostatistics, University of Southern California

Work Experience

Associate Director, U.S. Food and Drug Administration


Recent six examples in 2013-2017:

Guo W, Wang SJ, Yang S, Lynn H, Ji Y. (2017). A Bayesian interval dose-finding design addressing Ockham’s razor: mTPI-2. Contemporary Clinical Trials 58:23-33, 2017.
Varadhan, R, Wang Sue-Jane (2016). Treatment effect heterogeneity for univariate subgroups in clinical trials: Shrinkage, standardization, or else. Biometrical J. 58(1):133-153.

Wang, S.J., Bretz, F., Dmitrienko, A., Hsu, J., Hung, H.M.J., Koch, G., Maurer, W., Offen,
W., O’Neill, R.T. (2015). Multiplicity in confirmatory clinical trials: a case study with
discussion from a JSM panel. Statistics in Medicine (under revision)

Wang, S.J., Hung, H.M.J. (2014). A Regulatory Perspective on Essential Considerations in
Design and Analysis of Subgroups Correctly Classified, Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics 24, 19-41.

Wang, S.J., Hung, H.M.J. (2014). “Adaptive Designs in Drug Development”, Chapter 6,
page 131-154, Book “Clinical Trial Biostatistics and Biopharmaceutical Applications” co-
edited by Walter Young and Ding-Geng (Din) Chen, Chapman and Hall/CRC, 2014.

Wang SJ, Brannath W, Bruckner M, Hung HMJ, Koch A. (2013). Unblinded adaptive statistical information design based on clinical endpoint or biomarker. Statistics in Biopharmaceutical Research. In honor of Dr. Robert T. O’Neill special issue 5(4):293-310. DOI:10.1080/19466315.2013.796139.

Wang SJ, Li MC. (2013). Impacts of predictive genomic classifier performance on subpopulation-specific treatment effects assessment. Statistics in BioSciences. Published online: June 06, 2013. DOI 10.1007/s12561-013-9092-y.

Wang SJ, Bretz F, Dmitrienko A, Hsu J, Hung HMJ, Huque M, Koch G. (2013). Reflections and perspectives on MCPs and a commentary. Special Issue for MCP2011. Biometrical Journal 55:275-293.

Honors and Awards

  • FDA Scientific Achievement (Individual) Award on Excellence in Analytical Science (2011)
  • ASA Fellow (2011)
  • Drug Information Association (DIA) Thomas Teal Award for Excellence in Statistics Publishing (2011)

Professional Organizations

American Statistical Association (ASA)
Food and Drug Administration Statistical Association (FDASA)
International Statistical Institute