Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Tulay K. Sengul, Ph.D.

Tulay K. Sengul, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology & Public Health

Description of Research

Dr. Tulay Koru-Sengul is an assistant professor of biostatistics in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health and a Faculty Biostatistician at the Sylvester Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Core at Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami. She is an experienced statistician and trial methodologist who joined the University in 2008.

Dr. Tulay Koru-Sengul has training and experience in statistics/biostatistics. Her research areas include biostatistics, design and analysis of clinical trials, statistical genetics, longitudinal data analysis, analysis of repeated measurement data, missing data analysis, analysis of longitudinal responses in the presence of missing data, joint modeling of longitudinal and survival data and statistical methods for high dimensional medical data. Her primary biostatistical research interests lie in the development and application of statistical methods for biological responses that vary in time and occasion.

Her doctoral dissertation in statistics addresses the issues and the solutions on the missing data problem for longitudinal studies in general. She developed a new modeling approach and a methodology to handle missing values to analyze longitudinal studies. She has experience on designing, planning, analyzing, and reporting on clinical trials and applying variety of statistical models especially in medicine. Her publications and conference presentations include her methodological work in statistics as well as her collaborative work in various fields in medicine.


  • Developed a new modeling approach and a methodology to handle missing values to analyze longitudinal studies

Selected Cancer-Related Publications


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