Auston Wei, M.S.

Principal Statistical Analyst


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

Areas of Interest

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


Kanakry CG, O’Donnell PV, Furlong T, de Lima MJ, Wei W, Medeot M, Mielcarek M, Champlin RE, Jones RJ, Thall PF, Andersson BS, Luznik L. Multi-institutional study of post-transplantation cyclophosphamide as single-agent graft-versus-host disease prophylaxis after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation using myeloablative busulfan and fludarabine conditioning. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2014 [in press].

Khiewvan B, Macapinlac HA, Lev DC, McCutcheon IE, Slopis JM, Al Sannaa G, Wei W, Chuang HH. The value of ¹⁸F-FDG PET/CT in the management of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 2014 [in press].

Gong Y, Wei W, Wu Y, Ueno NT, Huo L. Expression of androgen receptor in inflammatory breast cancer and its clinical relevance. Cancer, 2014 [in press].

Bhosale PR, Bathala TK, Wei W, Ernst RD, Wood CG, Bedi DG. Intraoperative ultrasonography during partial nephrectomy for renal cell cancer: Does it alter surgical management? American Journal of Roentgenology, 2014 [in press].

Park YM, Wu Y, Wei W, Yang W. Primary neuroendocrine carcinoma of the breast: clinical, imaging, and histopathologic features. American Journal of Roentgenology, 2014 [in press].

Pisters AL, Kamat AM, Wei W, Leibovici D, Liu J, Grossman HB, Butler CE. Anterior fascial fixation does not reduce the parastomal hernia rate after radical cystectomy and ileal conduit. Urology, 2014 [in press].

Gong Y, Wang J, Huo L, Wei W, Ueno N, Woodward W. Aldehyde dehydrogenase 1 expression in inflammatory breast cancer as measured by immunohistochemical staining. Clinical Breast Cancer, 2014 [in press].

Tsengm WW, Madewell JE, Wei W, Somaiah N, Lazar AJ, Ghadimi MP, Hoffman A, Pisters PWT, Lev DC, Pollock RE. Locoregional disease patterns in well differentiated and dediffrentiated retroperitoneal liposarcoma: Implications for the extent of resection? Annals of Surgical Oncology, 2014 [in press].

Mak PY, Mak DH, Mu H, Shi Y, Ruvolo P, Ruvolo V, Jacamo R, Burks JK, Wei W, Huang X, Kornblau SM, Andreeff M, Carter BZ. Apoptosis repressor with caspase recruitment domain is regulated by MAPK/PI3K and confers drug resistance and survival advantage to AML. Apoptosis 2014;19(4):698-707.

Bhosale PR, Shah A, Wei W, Shah V, Kundra V. Carcinoid tumors: predicting the location of the primary neoplasm based on the sites of metastases.  European Radiology 2013; 23(2):400-407.

Andino L, Davis JW, Wei W, Troncoso P, Matin SF. Correlation of histomorphologic findings and partial neurovascular bundle preservation during laparoscopic and robotic radical prostatectomy. Journal of Robotic Surgery 2013; 7(1):1-8

Ng CS, Chandler AG, Wei W, Anderson EF, Herron DH. Effect of sampling frequency on perfusion values in CT perfusion of lung tumors. American Journal of Roentgenology 2013; 200(2):W155-162.

Ng CS, Chandler AG, Wei W, Anderson EF, Herron DH, Kurzrock R, Charnsangavej C. Effect of duration of scan acquisition on CT perfusion parameter values in primary and metastatic tumors in the lung. European Journal of Radiology 2013; 82(10):1811-1818.

Nute JL, Rong J, Stevens DM, Darensbourg BJ, Cheng J, Wei W, Hobbs BP, Cody DD. Evaluation of over 100 scanner-years of computed tomography daily quality control data. Medical Physics 2013; 40(5):051908.

Ravoori M, Duggal J, Gagea M, Han L, Singh S, Liu P, Wei W, Ragan DK, Bankson JA, Ma J, Kundra V. Visualizing the prostate gland by MR imaging in young and old mice. PLoS One 2013; 8(3):e55746.

Bhosale PR, Wang H, Wei W, Hwang R, Fleming JB, Varadhachary GR, Chansangavej C. CT imaging features of acinar cell carcinoma and its hepatic metastases. Abdominal Imaging 2013; 38(6):1383-1390.

Pan J, Dogan BE, Carkaci S, Santiago L, Arribas E, Cantor SB, Wei W, Stafford RJ, Whitman GJ. Comparing performance of the CADstream and the DynaCAD breast MRI CAD systems: CADstream vs. DaynaCAD in breast MRI. Journal of Digital Imaging 2013; 26(5):971-976.

Carkaci S, Sherman CT, Ozkan E, Adrada BE, Wei W, Rohren EM, Mawlawi OR, Ueno NT. 18F-FDG PET/CT predicts survival in patients with inflammatory breast cancer undergoing neoadjuvant chemotherapy. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 2013; 40(12): 1809-1816.

He H, Bhosale P, Wei W, Ramalingam P, Iyer R. MRI is highly specific in determining primary cervical versus endometrial cancer when biopsy results are inconclusive. Clinical Radiology 2013; 68(11): 1107-1113.

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; 85(1016):e514-522.

Tan CH, Wei W, Johnson VE, Kundra V. Diffusion-weighted MRI in the detection of prostate cancer: meta-analysis. American Journal of Roentgenology 2012; 199(4): 822-829.

Kim KB, Prieto V, Richard JW, Diwan AH, Gallick GE, Papadopoulos NE, Bedikian AY, Camacho LH, Hwu P, Ng CS, Wei W, Johnson MM,  Wittemer S, Vardeleon A, Reckeweg A, Colevas AD. A randomized phase II study of cilengitide (EMD 121974) in patients with metastatic melanoma. Melanoma Research 2012; 22(4): 294-301.

Ng CS, Waterton JC, Kundra V, Brammer D, Ravoori M, Han L, Wei W, Klumpp S, Johnson VE, Bankson JA, Jackson EF. Reproducibility and comparison of DCE-MRI and DCE-CT perfusion parameters in a rat tumor model. Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment 2012; 11(3): 279-288.

Bashir Q, Shah N, Parmar S, Wei W, Rondon G, Weber DM, Wang M, Orlowski R, 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 transplantation in patients aged ≥70 years with multiple myeloma. Leukemia & Lymphoma 2012; 53(1): 118-122.

You J, Zhang R, Zhang GD, Zhong M, Liu Y, Van Pelt CS, Liang D, Wei W, Sood AK, Li C. Photothermal-chemotherapy with doxorubicin-loaded hollow gold nanospheres: A platform for near-infrared light-trigged drug release. Journal of Controlled Release 2012; 158(2): 319-328.

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; 118(6): 1507-1514.

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.

Carkaci S, Adrada BE, Rohren E, Wei W, Quraishi MA, Mawlawi O, Buchholz TA, Yang W. Semiquantitative analysis of maximum standardized uptake values of regional lymph nodes in inflammatory breast cancer: Is there a reliable threshold for differentiating benign from malignant? Academic Radiology 2012; 19(5): 535-541.

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 May 21, 2014