J. Jack Lee, PhD

Departments of Biostatistics, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA

J. Jack Lee, PhD, DDS, is a professor of biostatistics, the John G. and Marie Stella Kenedy Foundation Chair in Cancer Research, and Associate Vice Provost in Clinical Research at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Dr. Lee earned his DDS from the National Taiwan University and PhD in biostatistics from the University of California at Los Angeles. His areas of expertise include design and analysis of clinical trials, adaptive designs, Bayesian biostatistics, survival analysis, longitudinal data analysis, statistical computation/graphics and cancer chemoprevention. Dr. Lee has been active on developing and applying novel biostatistical methodology for translational cancer research with multidisciplinary research teams. He has particular interests in incorporating multiple biomarkers and implementing Bayesian adaptive designs for more efficient and ethical clinical trials, particularly in the targeted agent development in the lung cancer and head/neck cancer areas. Dr. Lee is a statistical editor for the Journal of the National Cancer Institute and Cancer Prevention Research. He has published over 300 papers in peer-reviewed journals and has co-author a book entitled: “Bayesian Adaptive Methods for Clinical Trials.” Dr. Lee received the Faculty Achievement Award in Cancer Prevention at MD Anderson and was an elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association.