Judith Abrams

Judith Abrams, Ph.D.
MidMed Lofts
87 E. Canfield Street, Suite
Detroit, MI 48201

Research Interests:

  • Application of biostatistical methods to cancer research projects
  • Assessment of new biostatistical methods for applicability to cancer research projects

Research Description:
I collaborate with cancer research investigators on the design and analysis of their projects.

Selected Publications:

Nagasaka M, Zaki M, Issa M, Kim H, Abrams J, Sukari A. Definitive chemoradiotherapy with carboplatin for squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. Laryngoscope. 2017 Mar 8. [Epub ahead of print]

Kim S, Jang H, Wu D, Abrams J. A Bayesian nonlinear mixed-effects disease progression model. J Biom Biostat. 2015;6.

Kato I, Chlebowski RT, Hou L, Wactawski-Wende J, Ray RM, Abrams J, Bock C, Desai P, Simon MS. Menopausal estrogen therapy and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: A post-hoc analysis of women's health initiative randomized clinical trial. Int J Cancer. 2016;138:604-11.

Kato I, Young A, Liu J, Abrams J, Bock C, Simon M. Electric Blanket Use and Risk of Thyroid Cancer in the Women's Health Initiative Observational Cohort. Women Health. 2015;55:829-41.

Schwartz AG, Ray RM, Cote ML, Abrams J, Sokol RJ, Hendrix SL, Chen C, Chlebowski RT, Hubbell FA, Kooperberg C, Manson JE, O'Sullivan MJ, Rohan T, Stefanick ML, Wactawski-Wende J, Wakelee H, Simon MS. Hormone Use, Reproductive History, and Risk of Lung Cancer: The Women's Health Initiative Studies. J Thorac Oncol. 2015;10:1004-13.

Education and Training:
AB (1965): St. John's College, Annapolis, Maryland
MS in Biochemistry (1973): University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
MS in Computer Science (1978): New York University, New York, New York
PhD in Biostatistics (1984): University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Cancer Biology Courses Taught:
CB7300 Special Topics F31 Grant Writing Course
CB7990 Research Technologies in Cancer Research