161010_elizabeth_sweeney-0006_ppMy primary research interests are in developing methods for large data and functional data, particularly neuroimaging data, with applications to multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, and stroke.   I am currently a Rice Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at Rice University , where I  work on discovery of biomarkers in Alzheimer’s disease with Genevera Allen at Rice Statistics and Joshua Shulman at Baylor Neurology.  I did my Phd in the  Department of Biostatistics at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health with Ciprian Crainiceanu  and Taki Shinohara at the University of Pennsylvania.

Click here to see a video describing my work on lesion segmentation in structural brain MRI of patients with MS.  

Click here to check out Bmore Biostats — a blog group I contribute to.

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