Daniel J. Sargent, PhD (Statistics in Oncology Clinical Trials, 1970-2016)

Department of Biostatistics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

Daniel J. Sargent, Ph.D. is the Ralph S. and Beverly E Caulkins Professor of Cancer Research at the Mayo Clinic. He is the Group Statistician for the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology and the Director of Biostatistics Shared Resource at the Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Sargent has published papers on innovative designs for Phase I, II, and III clinical trials as well as advances in survival analysis, meta-analysis, and clinical trial designs for validating tumor biomarkers. Clinically, he has published extensively in colorectal cancer treatment in the elderly, optimal clinical trial endpoints, and prognostic and predictive biomarkers. He has authored over 290 peer-reviewed manuscripts, book chapters, editorials, and letters.