Lili Ding, PhD

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-803-0931


Biostatistics, Bayesian statistics, statistical genetics, population PK/PD study design and modeling

Dr. Ding has been actively involved in collaborative research with faculty members from Adolescent Medicine, Asthma Research, Human Genetics, and Pharmacology on the design, plan, statistical analysis and report of medical research studies. She is a statistician with a keen interest in the development and application of statistical methods in biomedical research. She has published multiple research papers on statistical genetics; design of pediatric population pharmacokinetic studies; and on cancer prevention behaviors and sexually transmitted infections in adolescents. She has participated in several NIH sponsored grants and serves as principle investigator in a CCTST method grant. Dr. Ding is review editor for the Journal of Frontiers in Genetics and reviewer for the Journal of Pediatric Research.
PhD: University of Cincinnati, OH, 2010.
MS: University of Cincinnati, OH, 2006.
BS: Changchun University of Science and Technology, Jilin, China, 1999

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Mullins TLK, Zimet GD, Rosenthal SL, Morrow C, Ding LL, Shew, M, Kahn, JA. Adolescent Perceptions of Risk and Need for Safer Sexual Behaviors After First Human Papillomavirus Vaccination. [Article]. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 166(1), 82-88. 2012.           

Baye TM, He H, Ding L, Kurowski BG, Zhang X, Martin LJ. Population structure analysis using rare and common functional variants. BMC Proc, 5 Suppl 9, S8. doi: 10.1186/1753-6561-5-s9-s8. 2011.

Ding L, Baye TM, He H, Zhang X, Kurowski BG, Martin LJ. Detection of associations with rare and common SNPs for quantitative traits: a nonparametric Bayes-based approach. BMC Proc, 5 Suppl 9, S10. doi: 10.1186/1753-6561-5-s9-s10. 2011.

Ding L, Wiener H, Abebe T, Altaye M, Go RC, Kercsmar C, Baye TM. Comparison of measures of marker informativeness for ancestry and admixture mapping. BMC genomics, 12, 622. 2011.

He H, Zhang X, Ding L, Baye TM, Kurowski BG, Martin LJ. Effect of population stratification analysis on false-positive rates for common and rare variants. BMC Proc, 5 Suppl 9, S116. doi: 10.1186/1753-6561-5-s9-s116.2011.

Kahn JA, Huang B, Ding LL, Geller A, Frazier AL. Impact of Maternal Communication About Skin, Cervical, and Lung Cancer Prevention on Adolescent Prevention Behaviors. [Article]. Journal of Adolescent Health, 49(1), 93-96. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2010.11.247. 2011.

Sherwin C, Ding L, Kaplan J, Vinks A. Optimal design for a single dose pharmacokinetic study of Pioglitazone in septic pediatric patients. Journal of Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics, 38(4), 433-447.  2011.

Zhang X, He H, Ding L, Baye TM, Kurowski BG, Martin LJ. Family- and population-based designs identify different rare causal variants. BMC Proc, 5 Suppl 9, S36. doi: 10.1186/1753-6561-5-s9-s36. 2011.

Kahn JA, Ding LL, Huang B, Zimet GD, Rosenthal SL, Frazier AL. Mothers' Intention for Their Daughters and Themselves to Receive the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine: A National Study of Nurses. [Article; Proceedings Paper]. Pediatrics, 123(6), 1439-1445. doi: 10.1542/peds.2008-1536. 2009.

Pattullo L, Griffeth S, Ding LL, Mortensen J, Reed J, Kahn J, Huppert J. Stepwise Diagnosis of Trichomonas vaginalis Infection in Adolescent Women. [Article]. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 47(1), 59-63. doi: 10.1128/jcm.01656-08. 2009.