Xiangyang Lou

Xiangyang Lou,

Research Professor

Department: PHHP-COM BIOSTATISTICS
Business Phone: (352) 294-5933
Business Email: xlou@ufl.edu

About Xiangyang Lou

Dr. Lou is a Research Professor in the Department of Biostatistics, the University of Florida and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Dr. Lou earned his Ph.D. in of Statistical Genetics and Bioinformatics from Zhejiang University, China, in 1997. And then he was recruited as an Assistant Professor at Zhejiang University. He came to the U.S. for pursuing postdoctoral training in the Department of Statistics, the University of Florida, in 2002. He was an Assistant Professor at the University of Virginia, an Associate Professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Tulane University, and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and a Professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Accomplishments

The 1st prize of Zhejiang Province’s Science and Technology Award in 2006
2006 · Zhejiang Province People’s Government

Research Profile

Dr. Lou’s research interests include biostatistics, bioinformatics, computational biology, statistical genomics, and study design and data management/innovation for clinical trials. Dr. Lou’s research primarily concentrates on developing and applying powerful innovative analysis methods to solve real-world biological problems in biomedical sciences and other sciences such as detecting multifactor interactions and translating data from disparate and fragmented sources into a holistic biological picture. Specifically, the methodological research includes to develop new machine learning and hidden Markov model-based analytical methods for feature selection and data integration.

Areas of Interest
  • Clinical Trials Design & Analysis
  • Big data analytics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biostatistics
  • Computational biology
  • Statistical methods

Grants

Sep 2021 ACTIVE
Southern HIV and Alcohol Research Consortium Biomedical Data Repository
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIAAA
Aug 2021 ACTIVE
Preclinical Markers of Parkinsonism
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NINDS
May 2021 ACTIVE
Immunomodulation Approaches to Improve Safety And Efficacy of Gene Therapy Treatment in Friedreichs Ataxia
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NINDS
Apr 2020 ACTIVE
Phentermine/tOpiramate to end Obesity and Uric acid stones Trial (POuND OUT)
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIDDK
Sep 2019 ACTIVE
A telescopic algorithm for two-dimensional hidden Markov models with application to genetic studies
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL SCIENCE FOU

Education

Post doctorate
2005 · University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Post doctorate
2004 · University of Florida
Ph.D.
1997 · Zhejiang University, China
Master
1994 · Zhejiang University, China
Associate
1985 · Zhejiang University, China

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2021
PHC7979 Advanced Research

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-5933
Emails:
Business:
xlou@ufl.edu