Ibrahim Awarded NCI Grant
|July 26, 2005|
|Joseph Ibrahim, Professor of Biostatistics, has won a competing renewal grant from the National Cancer Institute. This grant is titled “Inference in Regression Models with Missing Covariates” and will be funded for four years. Total dollar amount for 3 years is $608,976. This grant includes a subcontract to Ming-Hui Chen at the University of Connecticut and Stuart Lipstiz at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.The objective of this project is to examine the following research problems: (1) Model Identifiability and Posterior Propriety for Generalized Linear Models (GLMs) with Ignorably and Nonignorably Missing Covariates; (2) Model Assessment and Sensitivity Analyses in Missing Data Problems; (3) Theory and Inverence for the Cox Regression Model with Missing Covariates; and (4) Semiparametric and Nonparametric Specification of the Covariate Distribution and Missing Data Mechanism.
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