Gao Lab

Feng Gao, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Biostatisitcs

Feng Gao, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Biostatistics

Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Campus Box 8096
660 S. Euclid Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110
Barnard Building 3346


Feng Gao, Research Assistant Professor, joined the Division in March, 2003. Dr. Gao received an M.D. in Preventive Medicine in 1990 and a M.P.H. in Medical Statistics in 1996 from Beijing Medical University (China). From 1990 to 1998, he was a Teaching Assistant and then an Assistant Professor in the Division of Medical Statistics, The First Medical School of Beijing Medical University. He received his M.S. (2002) and Ph.D. (2003) in Biostatistics at Emory University, Atlanta.

Research Interests

  • Dr. Gao’s research interest focuses on survival and longitudinal data, including the assessment of clinical prediction rules, the prediction of survival outcome with time-dependent covariates, growth mixture modeling of longitudinal data, and joint modeling of longitudinal and survival data. He is currently providing statistical support for the projects of the Siteman Cancer Center. His responsibilities include study design, safety monitoring, data analysis, and manuscript preparation.
  • He is also a co-investigator of two major multicenter clinical trials — Halt Progression of Polycystic Kidney Disease (HALT-PKD) and The Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study (OHTS).