Dr Lu Qingshu

Chan Shih-Yen

BSc, PhD
Senior Biostatistician, SCRI
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore

Dr Lu is the Senior Biostatistician at SCRI. He has more than 6 years of experience in supporting clinical research. Following his PhD in Statistics, he joined SCRI in 2009. His thesis focused on two-stage adaptive design with different study endpoints. His current research focuses on multi-arm multi-stage adaptive designs. He has collaborated actively with investigators and researchers in several therapeutic areas, including infectious diseases (tuberculosis, influenza and dengue), ophthalmology, and colorectal cancer. Dr Lu holds a dual appointment as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Duke-National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School.  

Research Interests

  • Adaptive designs and applications in clinical research
  • Applied statistics in clinical research

Key Publications

  1. Chia A, Lu Q, Tan D. Five year clinical trial on Atropine for the Treatment of Myopia 2: myopia control with atropine 0.01% eyedrops. Ophthalmology 2015 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ophtha.2015.07.004.
  1. Chong E, Poh KK, Lu Q, et al. Comparison of combination therapy of high-dose oral N-acetylcysteine and intravenous sodium bicarbonate hydration with individual therapies in the reduction of Contrast-induced Nephropathy during Cardiac Catheterisation and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (CONTRAST): A multi-centre, randomised, controlled trial. International Journal of Cardiology 2015, 201: 237-242.
  1. Chow SC, Lu Q, Tse SK. Statistical analysis for two-stage seamless design with different study endpoints. Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics 2007; 17:1163-1176.

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