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Mengran Zhang

Mengran Zhang

Department of Data Science, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Mengran obtained her M.A. in statistics from Yale University and completed her B.S. in mathematics and economics from Syracuse University. Prior to joining DFCI, she worked as a Biostatistician/Postgraduate Associate in the Program of Aging at Yale School of Medicine and as a Bioinformatician/Statistical Analyst in Dr. Tamar Sofer’s group in the Sleep Medicine Department at Brigham & Women’s Hospital. Mengran is well versed in topics related to clinical trials, Bayesian statistics (adaptive design), machine learning, NLP, generalized mixed models (healthcare), genetic survey data and genetic correlation (sleep phenotypes and cognitive measure). Her work now focuses on statistical analysis of single cell genomic data.


Curriculum Vitae

Personal Information

Name Mengran Zhang
Nationality Chinese
Address Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
CLS Building
3 Blackfan Circle, Boston, MA 02215
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2013 - 2017 B.S. in Mathematics and Economics, Syracuse University
2017 - 2018 M.A. in Statistics, Yale University

Scientific Career

2019 - 2021 Biostatistician/Postgraduate Associate, Program on Aging, Yale School of Medicine
2020 - 2021 Bioinformatician/Statistical Analyst, Sleep Medicine Department, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
2021 - present Statistician, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute