Founded at the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania
Yong Chen

Yong Chen, PhD

Associate Professor, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Informatics

Dr. Yong Chen’s group ( is focusing on developing statistical and computing methods and software for tackling problems related to data in modern technology, such as electronic health records, vaccine/drug safety reports, Twitter data, mHealth data, and high dimensional genetic and genomic data. He has strong interest in risk prediction models, comparative effectiveness research, and precision medicine. He is also interested in evidence-based medicine. He directs a course at Penn School of Medicine on systematic review and meta-analysis, and he leads the xmeta-project ( based at Penn Medicine.

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