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Auston Wei, M.S.

Senior Statistical Analyst


  • M.S. in Statistics, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Areas of Interest

  • Clinical trial design
  • Survival analysis
  • Longitudinal regression analysis
  • Classification
  • Categorical data analysis
  • Proteomics


Ng CS, Chandler AG, Wei W, Anderson EF, Herron DH, Ye ZX. Validation of motion correction techniques for liver CT perfusion study. British Journal of Radiology 2012; [in press]

Wu Y, Mittendorf EA, Kelten C, Tucker SL, Wei W, Middleton LP, Broglio K, Buchholz TA, Hunt KK, Sahin AA. Occult axillary lymph node metastases do not have prognostic significance in early stage breast cancer. Cancer 2012; [Advance publication online]

Bashir Q, Shah N, Parmar S, Wei W, Rondon G, Weber DM, Wang M, Orlowski RZ, Thomas SK, Shah J, Qureshi SR, Dinh YT, Popat U, Anderlini P, Hosing C, Giralt S, Champlin RE, Qazilbash MH. Feasibility of autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplant in patients aged >=70 years with multiple myeloma. Leukemia & Lymphoma 2012; 53(1):118-122.

Chandler A, Pan T, Wei W, Herron D, Anderson E, Johnson V, Ng C. Semiautomated motion correction of tumors in lung CT–perfusion studies. Academic Radiology 2011; 18(3):286-293.

Tian Z, Wei B, Tang F, Wei W, Gilcrease MZ, Huo L, Albarracin CT, Resetkova E, Middleton L, Sahin A, Xing Y, Hunt KK, Chen J, Bu H, Rashid A, Abraham SC, Wu Y. Prognostic significance of tumor grading and staging in mammary carcinomas with neuroendocrine differentiation. Human Pathology 2011; 42(8):1169-1177.

Bashir Q, Andersson BS, Fernandez-Vina M, de Padua Silva L, Giralt S, Chiattone A, Wei W,  Sharma M, Anderlini P, Shpall EJ, Popat U, Rodrigues M, Champlin RE, de Lima M. Unrelated donor transplantation for acute myelogenous leukemia in first remission. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation 2011; 17(7):1067-1071.

Bhosale P, Kwek J, Iyer R, Wei W, Bassett R, Kundra V. Follow-up of known carcinoid liver metastases: Is respiratory-gated t(2) fast spin-echo enough? Neuroendocrinology 2011; 93(4):241-248.

Ng CS, Chandler AG, Wei W, Anderson EF, Herron DH, Charnsangavej C, Kurzrock R. Reproducibility of perfusion parameters obtained from perfusion CT in lung tumors. American Journal of Roentgenology 2011; 197(1):113-121. 

Ng CS, Chandler AG, Wei W, Herron DH, Anderson EF, Kurzrock R, Chansangavej C. Reproducibility of CT perfusion parameters in liver tumors and normal liver. Radiology 2011; 260(3):762-770.

Tsao A, Wei W, Kuhn E, Spencer L, Solis L, Suraokar M, Lee L, Hong W, Wistuba I. Immunohistochemical overexpression of platelet-derived growth factor receptor-beta (PDGFR-β) is associated with PDSFRB gene copy number gain in sarcomatoid non-small cell lung cancer. Clinical Lung Cancer 2011; 12(6):369-374. 

Ng C, Charnsangavej C, Wei W, Yao JC, Perfusion CT findings in patients with metastatic carcinoid tumors undergoing bevacizumab and interferon therapy. American Journal of Roentgenology 2011; 196(3):569-576.

Bashir Q, De Lima MK, McMannis JD, Garcia-Manero G, Shpall E, Kantarjian H, Cortes JE, O’Brien SM, Jones D, Qazilbash M, Wei W, Giralt SA, Champlin RE, Hosing C, Hematopoietic progenitor cell collection in patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia in complete cytogenetic remission after imatinib mesylate therapy. Leukemia & Lymphoma 2010; 51(8):1478-1484.

Belousova N, Mikheeva G, Xiong C, Soghomonian S, Young D, Le Roux L, Naff K, Bidaut L, Wei W, Li C, Gelovani J, Krasnykh V, Development of a targeted gene vector platform based on simian adenovirus serotype 24. Journal of Virology 2010; 84(19):10087-10101.

Bhosale P, Peungseda S, Wei W, Levenback CF, Schmeler K, Iyer RB, Clinical utility of positron emission tomography/computed tomography in the evaluation of suspected recurrent ovarian cancer in the setting of normal CA125 levels. International Journal of Gynecological Cancer 2010; 20(6):936-944.

Wei B, Ding T, Xing Y, Wei W, Tian Z, Tang F, Abraham S, Nayeemudding K, Hunt K, Wu Y, Invasive neuroendocrine carcinoma of the breast: a distinctive subtypes of aggressive mammary carcinoma. Cancer 2010; 116(19):4463-4473.

Duvic M, Donato M, Dabaja B, Richmond H, Singh L, Wei W, Acholonu SA, Khouri IF, Champlin RE, Hosing C, Total skin electron beam and non-myeloablative allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in patients with advanced mycosis fungoides and Sezary syndrome. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2010; 28(14):2365-2372.

Le-Petross H, Kundra V, Szklaruk J, Wei W, Hortobagyi GN, Ma J, Fast three-dimensional dual echo Dixon technique improves fat suppression in breast MRI. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2010; 31:889-894.

Morris JS, Clark BN, Wei W, Gutstein HB, Evaluating the performance of new approaches to spot quantification and differential expression in 2-dimensional gel electrophoresis studies. Journal of Proteome Research 2010; 9:595-604.

McCurdy M, McAleer MF, Wei W, Ezhil M, Johnson V, Khan M, Baker J, Luo D, Ajani J, Guerrero T, Induction and concurrent taxanes enhances both the pulmonary metabolic radiation response and the radiation pneumonitis response in patients with esophagus cancer. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics 2010; 76(3):816-823.

Rampurwala M, Ravoori M, Wei W, Johnson V, Vikram R, Kundra V, Visualization and quantification of intraperitoneal tumors by in vivo CT using the negative contrast enhancement strategy in a mouse model of ovarian cancer, 2009, Translational Oncology, 2(2):96-106.

Lopez G, Liu J, Ren W, Wei W, Wang S, Lahat G, Zhu QS, Bornmann WG, McConkey DJ, Pollock RE, Lev DC, Combining PCI-24781, a novel histone deacetylase inhibitor, with chemotherapy for the treatment of soft tissue sarcoma, 2009, Clinical Cancer Research, 15(10):3472-83.

Chandra S, Lenihan DJ, Wei W, Yusuf SW, Tong AT, Myocardial perfusion imaging and cardiovascular outcomes in a cancer population, 2009, Texas Heart Institute Journal, 36(3):205-13.

Ng CS, Kodama Y, Mullani NA, Barron BJ, Wei W, Herbst RS, Abbruzzese JL, Charnsangavej C, Tumor blood flow measured by perfusion computed tomography and 15O-labeled water positron emission tomography: a comparison study, 2009, Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography, 33(3):460-5.

Zafar GI, Grimm EA, Wei W, Johnson MM, Ellerhorst JA, Genetic deficiency of complement isoforms C4A or C4B predicts improved survival of metastatic renal cell carcinoma, 2009, Journal of Urology, 181:1028-34.

Hart JP, McCurdy MR, Ezhil M, Wei W, Johnson VE, Khan M, Luo D, Munden RF, Guerrero T, Radiation pneumonitis: correlation of toxicity with the pulmonary metabolic radiation response, 2008, International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, 71(4):967-71.

Won KS, Kim EE, Mar M, Gohar S, Erwin W, Wei W, Gayed I, Is iterative reconstruction an improvement over filtered back projection in processing gated myocardial perfusion SPECT?, 2008, Open Medical Imaging Journal, 2:17-23.

Ng CS, Wei W, Doyle TC, Courtney HM, Dixon AK, Freeman AH, Minimal-preparation abdomino-pelvic CT in frail and elderly patients: prognostic value of colonic and extracolonic findings, 2008, Clinical Radiology, 63:424-32.

Zhang J, Iwanaga K, Choi KC, Wislez M, Raso MG, Wei W, Wistuba II, Kurie JM, Intratumoral epiregulin is a marker of advanced disease in non-small cell lung cancer patients and confers invasive properties on EGFR-mutant cells, 2008, Cancer Prevention Research, 1(3):201-7.

Zhang J, Kalyankrishna S, Wislez M, Thilaganathan N, Saigal B, Wei W, Ma L, Wistuba II, Johnson FM, Kurie JM, Src-family kinases are activated in non-small cell lung cancer and promote the survival of epidermal growth factor receptor-dependent cell lines, 2007, American Journal of Pathology, 170:366-76.

Altundag O, Steward DJ, Fossella FV, Ayers GD, Wei W, Zhou X, Zinner RG, Many patients 80 years and older with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) can tolerate chemotherapy, 2007, Journal of Thoracic Oncology, 2:141-6.

Hess K, Varadhachary G, Taylor S, Wei W, Raber M, Lenzi R, Abbruzzese J, Metastatic patterns in adenocarcinoma, 2005, Cancer, 106:1624-33.


Updated February 2, 2012

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