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November 4, 2022

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Michigan Public Health Spotlight:

Biostatistics PhD alumna’s research is "motivated, driven by ultimate goal to create better, fairer precision health"

Serendipity has steered Tian Gu, MS ’17, PhD ‘21, from China to the United States, mechanical engineering to statistics, and corporate work to academia. Through all the lucky breaks or happy chances, Gu has discovered her niche in biostatistics. 

October 21, 2020


University of Michigan News:

African Americans, those with type 2 diabetes, kidney disease at higher risk of COVID-19 hospitalization

Black patients are more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19 than white patients with similar underlying health and socioeconomic conditions, according to a new University of Michigan study.

September 30, 2022

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American Statistical Association (ASA) Biopharmaceutical Section's Podcast:


Episode 103: Tian Gu

Tian discusses her research in data integration methods and the bias arising from lack of representation.

May 13, 2020

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Redefining the diagnostic criteria for COPD

Researchers proposed a revised system for COPD diagnosis that takes into account lung inflammation and tissue damage captured with CT imaging, and uses a broader definition of abnormal lung function, in addition to existing criteria of a history of smoking and displaying symptoms of the disease.

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