Statistical Approaches for Earlier Detection of Cancer

Momentum Fellow (2020-2021)

Stephen Cristiano, PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Stephen Cristiano, PhD

Dr. Cristiano is developing bioinformatic pipelines for liquid biopsy-based data which will allow data from various sources to be combined and improve the statistical models that detect early-stage cancer.


Mathios D, Johansen JS, Cristiano S, Medina JE, Phallen J, Larsen KR, Bruhm DC, Niknafs N, Ferreira L, Adleff V, Chiao JY, Leal A, Noe M, White JR, Arun AS, Hruban C, Annapragada AV, Jensen SØ, Ørntoft MW, Madsen AH, Carvalho B, de Wit M, Carey J, Dracopoli NC, Maddala T, Fang KC, Hartman AR, Forde PM , Anagnostou V, Brahmer JR, Fijneman RJA, Nielsen HJ, Meijer GA, Andersen CL, Mellemgaard A, Bojesen SE, Scharpf RB, Velculescu VE. Detection and Characterization of Lung Cancer Using Cell-Free DNA Fragmentomes. Nat Commun. 2021.