Areas of Expertise
- Machine learning
- Study design
- Statistical modeling and validation
- Observational clinical research
- Clinical trials and survival analysis
- Osteoporosis research
- Personalized medicine
Dr. Wu's current work primarily involves utilizing genomic data and machine learning technologies to address healthcare disparities. His efforts encompass developing innovative tools to enhance osteoporosis diagnosis and fracture risk assessment for minority populations. As Principal Investigator, Dr. Wu has spearheaded numerous NIH-funded research projects to reduce healthcare disparities.With a strong background in biostatistics, Dr. Wu boasts a wealth of experience in multidisciplinary collaboration. As the lead biostatistics faculty for various discipline-oriented research groups at Mayo Clinic and the Director of the Biostatistics, Informatics, and Research Design (BIRD) Lab at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Dr. Wu's collaborative efforts have contributed to over 50 research grants funded by federal agencies, major industries, and research foundations.
Dr. Wu's groundbreaking innovations and discoveries have been widely recognized in national and international news outlets such as the New York Times, Washington Post, ABC News, Science Daily, Medical News Today, and other medical news sources. He has also served on numerous grant study sections for the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and other national agencies.
In addition, Dr. Wu participates in the Big-Data Working Committee for the International Federation of Musculoskeletal Research Societies and serves on the Statistical Advisory Board for the Public Library of Science, the Academic Editorial Board for Medicine, and the Public Library of Science Journals. In recognition of his significant contributions, Dr. Wu has been awarded lifetime membership in the International Chinese Musculoskeletal Research Society.
Education and Training
ScD, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University
MSPH, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University
MS, Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences, China
MD, Wannan Medical College, China