Dandan Liu, PhD

Associate Professor of Biostatistics

Dr. Dandan Liu is a biostatistician and an Associate Professor of Biostatistics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Liu’s research interests focus on biomarker evaluation, event history data analysis with applications to cardiovascular disease, cancer, and Alzheimer's disease. Specifically, she focuses on statistical method development for risk prediction modeling and its practical implementation in electronic health records system. Dr. Liu is the biostatistician for the Vanderbilt Memory and Aging Project, an investigator in the Vanderbilt Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, and a member of the training faculty for the Vanderbilt Interdisciplinary Training Program in Alzheimer’s Disease (T32)

Dr. Liu completed a master’s degree in statistics at University of Missouri, a doctoral degree in biostatistics at University of Michigan, and a postdoctoral fellowship in biostatistics at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. She joined the Vanderbilt faculty in 2011.