Steffen Ventz, PhD

Assistant Professor, Division of Biostatistics

Steffen Ventz

Contact Info

ventz001@umn.edu

Office Address:
A442 Mayo

Mailing Address:
420 Delaware St SE
MMC 303
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Assistant Professor, Division of Biostatistics


PhD, Mathematical Statistics, Bocconi University, Italy, 2013

MPhil, Mathematical Statistics, Bocconi University, Italy, 2010

MA, Mathematical Demography, University of Rostock, Germany, 2007

BS, Mathematical Demography, University of Rostock, Germany, 2005

Summary

My methodological research interests include Bayesian statistics and statistical decision theory, design of experiments and adaptive sequential statistical methods, meta-analysis and data integration. My applied research interests include applications of novel statistical methods in oncology and infectious diseases.

Expertise

Bayesian statistics and statistical decision theory; Adaptive designs and sequential statistics; Data integration and predictions; Causal inference; Statistical computing and Monte-Carlo optimization; Applications of statistics in oncology and infectious diseases

Research

Publications

See a complete list of publications on Google Scholar

  • S.Ventz, R.Mazumder, and L.Trippa (2022): Integration of survival data from multiple studies. Biometrics,DOI:10.1111/biom.13517
  • S.Ventz, S.Khozin, B.Louv, J.Sands, R.Rahman, L.Comment, L.Trippa and B.M. Alexander (2022): Design and Evaluation of Hybrid Controlled Trials Leveraging External Data and Randomization. Nature Communications 13, 5783. DOI:10.1038/s41467-022-33192-1
  • S.Ventz, S.Bacallado, R.Rahman, S.Tolaney, J.D. Shoenfeld, B.M. Alexander and L.Trippa (2021): The Effects of Releasing Early Results from Ongoing Clinical Trials.Nature Communications 12(801): 1-7. DOI:10.1038/s41467-021-21116-4
  • S.Ventz, A.Lai, T.F. Cloughesy, P.Y. Wen, L.Trippa, and B.M. Alexander (2019): Design and evaluation of an external control arm using prior clinical trials and real-world data.Clinical Cancer Research 25(16):4993–5001. DOI:10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-19-0820

Teaching

Courses

PubH 7450, Introduction to Survival Analysis