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Dr. Bingshu Chen PhD
Dr. Bingshu Chen
Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences and Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Senior Biostatistician, Canadian Cancer Trials Group
Contact Info
613-533-6430, extension 77703


Dr. Chen joined the Canadian Cancer Trials Group as a Senior Biostatistician in July 2008. He is a Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Dr. Chen received his PhD in Biostatistics at the University of Waterloo in 2003. He spent four years at the United Sates National Cancer Institute in the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, first as a Postdoctoral Fellow and then as a Research Fellow. Prior to coming to Queen's University, he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Concordia University in Montreal.


Dr. Chen's current research interests mainly focus on survival analysis and generalized linear models. He has developed biomarker threshold models to predict treatment benefit in cancer clinical trials. His other research interests include analysis of health economic data, statistics computing and missing data problems. He also collaborates with epidemiologists and physicians in the following areas: design and analysis of clinical trials, and design and analysis of epidemiology studies. His statistical tools for power and sample size calculation for clinical trials and epidemiology studies are available from


EPID 822  Applied Regression Analysis


Dr. Chen's publications are available on Google Scholar and Pubmed.