Swati Biswas teaches statistics in the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Her interests include:
- Statistical Genetics
- Genetic Epidemiology
- Cancer Genetics
- Risk Prediction Models
- Bayesian Clinical Trials
For more information about Dr. Biswas see the UT Dallas News Center.
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(Libertas Academica, 2015-05-10)BRCAPRO is a widely used model for genetic risk prediction of breast cancer. It is a function within the R package BayesMendel and is used to calculate the probabilities of being a carrier of a deleterious mutation in one ...
An Improved Version of Logistic Bayesian Lasso for Detecting Rare Haplotype-Environment Interactions with Application to Lung Cancer (Libertas Academica, 2015-02-09)The importance of haplotype association and gene-environment interactions (GxE) in the context of rare variants has been underlined in voluminous literature. Recently, a software based on logistic Bayesian LASSO (LBL) was ...
Impact of a Community Based Implementation of Reach II Program for Caregivers of Alzheimer's Patients (PLOS, 2014-02-27)Background: In 2009 an estimated 5.3 million people in the United States were afflicted with Alzheimer's disease, a degenerative form of dementia. The impact of this disease is not limited to the patient but also has ...
Reciprocal Regulation of Annexin A2 and EGFR with Her-2 in Her-2 Negative and Herceptin-Resistant Breast Cancer (PLOS, 2012-09-05)Alternative survival pathways are commonly seen to be upregulated upon inhibition of receptor tyrosine kinases (RTK), including Her-2. It is established that treatment with Herceptin leads to selective overexpression and ...
Factors Associated with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Among US Children: Results from a National Survey (BioMedCentral, 2012-05-14)Background: The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and various factors using a representative sample of US children in a comprehensive manner. ...