Mark van der Laan PhD
Biostatistics and Statistics
- Endowed Chair Jiann-Piang Hsu and Karl E. Peace in Biostatistics
Mark Johannes van der Laan is the Jiann-Ping Hsu E. Peace Professor of Biostatistics and Statistics.
Mark Johannes van der Laan is the Jiann-Ping Hsu/Karl E. Peace Professor of Biostatistics and Statistics at the University of California, Berkeley. He has made contributions to survival analysis, semiparametric statistics, multiple testing, and causal inference. He also developed the targeted maximum likelihood methodology. He is a founding editor of the Journal of Causal Inference.
He received his Ph.D. from Utrecht University in 1993 with a dissertation titled “Efficient and Inefficient Estimation in Semiparametric Models”. He received the COPSS Presidents’ Award in 2005, the Mortimer Spiegelman Award in 2004, and the van Dantzig Award in 2005.
- PhD – Statistics, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, 1993
- MS – Statistics, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, 1990
- Causal inference in longitudinal studies
- Optimal methods for high dimensional censored data
- Computational biology
- Data adaptive learning
- PH C240B: Biostatistical Methods: Survival Analysis and Causality
- PH 243A: Multivariate Statistical Methods in Genomics
- PH 243D: Adaptive Designs
- PH C246A: Censored Longitudinal Data and Causality
- PH 296: Causal Inference Seminar