Maya Mathur, M.S
Biostatistician

Maya joined the QSU in June 2014. She completed her M.S. in Statistics at Stanford University and subsequently served as a biostatistician and researcher in the Stanford University Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, where she conducted and analyzed epidemiological and intervention studies on infectious diseases and preventive medicine. Maya's areas of interest include epidemiology and experimental design, and she looks forward to contributing to statistical research in missing data.

Methodology Area of Interest:  meta-analysis, missing data, unmeasured confounding, mechanistic causal inference models, survival analysis

Clinical Area of Interest: behavioral research, nutrition, oncology, psychiatry, scientific reproducibility

Selected Publications: 

Mathur MB, Epel E, Kind S, Desai M, Parks CG, Sandler DP, & Khazeni N. Perceived stress and telomere length: A systematic review, meta-analysis, and methodologic considerations for advancing the field. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 2016, 54, 158-169.

Mathur MB, & Reichling DB. Navigating a social world with robot partners: A quantitative cartography of the Uncanny Valley. Cognition, 2016,146, 22-32.

Mathur MB, Patel RB, Gould M, Uyeki TM, Bhattacharya J, Xiao Y, et al. Seasonal patterns in human A (H5N1) virus infection: analysis of global cases. PLOS ONE, 2014. 9(9), e106171.

Mathur MB, Mathur, VS, & Reichling DB. Participation in the decision to become vaccinated against human papillomavirus by California high school girls and the predictors of vaccine status. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 2010. 24(1), 14-24.

Mathur MB, Epel E, Kind S, Desai M, Parks CG, Sandler, DP, Khazeni N. Toward a mechanistic understanding of psychosocial factors in telomere degradation. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. 2016. In press. 

Patel RB, Mathu MB, Gould M, Uyeki TM, Bhattacharya J, Xiao Y, & Khazeni N. Demographic and clinical predictors of mortality from highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N1) virus infection: CART analysis of international cases. PLOS ONE, 2014. 9(3), e91630.

Afghahi A, Mathur M, Thompson C, Mitani A, Rigdon J, Desai M,  Yu PP, de Bruin MA, Seto T, Olson C, Pragati K, Scarlett L. Gomez SL, Das AK, Luft HS, Sledge G, Sing AP, Kurian AW. Use and impact of gene expression profiling in early-stage breast cancer: A study of linked electronic medical record, cancer registry and genomic data across two healthcare systems. Journal of Oncology Practice. 2016. In press. 

Charytan DM, Desai M, Mathur MB, Stern NM, Brooks MM, Krzych LJ, Schuler GC, Kahler J, Rodriguez-Granillo AM, Hueb W, Reeves BC, Thiele H, Rodriguez AE, Buszman PP, Buszman PE, Maurer R, Winkelmayer WC. Coronary artery bypass grafting compared with percutaneous coronary intervention in chronic kidney disease: an individual patient meta-analysis of randomized trials. Kidney International. 2016. In press. 

Pargaonkar VS, Perez MV, Jindal A, Mathur MB, Myers J, Froelicher VF. Long-term prognosis of early repolarization with J-wave and QRS slur patterns on the resting electrocardiogram: a cohort study. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2015. 163(10), 747-755. 

Mummah S, Mathur MB, King AC, Gardner CD, Sutton S. Mobile technology for vegetable consumption: a randomized controlled pilot study in overweight adults. Journal of Medical Internet Research: mHealth and uHealth. 2016. In press.