Areas of Expertise:
- Statistical Genetics
- Genetic Epidemiology
Huann-Sheng Chen, PhD, is a mathematical statistician and program director in the Statistical Research and Applications Branch (SRAB) of the Surveillance Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Dr. Chen's research interests include biostatistics, statistical genetics and genetic epidemiology. At SRAB, he has been involved in research on genetics simulation, reporting delay modeling of cancer incidence rates and real time reporting, age-period-cohort model for cancer trends, and cancer incidence and mortality projections in national and local populations. In addition, he has been working on further developments of the Joinpoint model methodology.
Dr. Chen received a Doctor of Philosophy degree in statistics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the National Taiwan University.