Dr. Xu is a biostatistician and Clinician Scientist at the Princess Margaret Cancer Center, and an Associate Professor in Biostatistics at the University of Toronto's Dalla Lana School of Public Health. As Principal-Investigator or co-Investigator, he has been involved in study design, data administration, statistical modeling development and data analysis on different clinical research and human genetic studies. He has published over 250 peer-reviewed papers in the field of statistics, bioinformatics, medical science and human genetics.
Dr. Xu’s research interests focus on clinical trial design and methodology, biostatistics and bioinformatics methodology, statistical genetics, and cancer clinical and translational research.
Age differences in patterns and confidence of using internet and social media for cancer-care among cancer survivors.
J Geriatr Oncol. 2020 Mar 10;:
Development and Evaluation of a Machine Learning Prediction Model for Flap Failure in Microvascular Breast Reconstruction.
Ann Surg Oncol. 2020 Mar 09;:
Cancer Patient-Reported Preferences and Knowledge for Liquid Biopsies and Blood Biomarkers at a Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Cancer Manag Res. 2020;12:1163-1173
Laryngoscope. 2020 Feb 18;:
Durable therapeutic gain despite competing mortality in long-term follow-up of a randomized hyperfractionated radiotherapy trial for locally advanced head and neck cancer.
Clin Transl Radiat Oncol. 2020 Mar;21:69-76
Health-related social media use and preferences of adolescent and young adult cancer patients for virtual programming.
Support Care Cancer. 2020 Jan 23;:
Finding/identifying primaries with neck disease (FIND) clinical trial protocol: a study integrating transoral robotic surgery, histopathological localisation and tailored deintensification of radiotherapy for unknown primary and small oropharyngeal...
BMJ Open. 2019 Dec 30;9(12):e035431
Association of Single-Nucleotide Polymorphisms With Chronic Rhinosinusitis in a Southwestern Han Chinese Population: A Replication Study.
Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2019 Dec 23;:1945892419896540
Support Care Cancer. 2019 Nov 28;:
Clinician Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Principal Biostatistician, Princess Margaret Cancer Center, UHN
Associate Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto