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Patrick Breheny

Patrick Breheny

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  • University of Iowa
  • Status: Faculty
  • Department: Biostat,
  • Will Mentor: Doctoral students, Pre-doctoral students

Areas of Expertise

Mathematical Statistics, Applied Statistics,

Research Interests

Statistical Genetics and Genomics


I am a professor in the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Iowa, and a member of the genetics cluster here at the university as well as the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center. My research focuses on the analysis of high-dimensional data, particularly those that arise from the fields of genetics and genomics. As the data generated by experiments in these fields continues to grow in size and complexity, there is an ever greater need for sound statistical procedures that yield scientific insight from large amounts of information.