Latest achievements by HAN members:

  • Dr. Saurav Guha received the “Dr. M.N. Das Memorial Young Scientist Award” at the 2023 International Conference of the Society of Statistics, Computer and Applications held at University of Jammu in February 2023.

  • Dr. Vishal Deo was appointed as Statistical Scientist (C) at ICMR-National Institute of Medical Statistics, New Delhi.

  • Dr. Meghana Ray was appointed as an Academic Editor for PLOS One in February 2023.

  • Dr. Meghana Ray was elected Chair of the Pharmacy Section at the American Public Health Association from November 2022-November 2023.

  • Dr. Meghana Ray was appointed on the Advocacy Committee at the Maryland Public Health Association.

Circular functional analysis of OCT data for precise identification

Progressive optic neuropathies such as glaucoma are major causes of blindness globally. Multiple sources of subjectivity and analytical challenges are often encountered by clinicians in the process of early diagnosis and clinical management of these diseases.

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Data fusion using factor analysis and low-rank matrix completion

Data fusion involves the integration of multiple related datasets. The statistical file-matching problem is a canonical data fusion problem in multivariate analysis.

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Estimation of Tail Probabilities

Synthetic data, when properly used, can enhance patterns in real data and thus provide insights into different problems. Here, the estimation of tail probabilities of rare events from a moderately large number of observations is considered.

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AICov: Framework for COVID-19

The COVID-19 (COrona VIrus Disease 2019) pandemic has had profound global consequences on health, economic, social, behavioral, and almost every major aspect of human life. Therefore, it is of great importance to model COVID-19 and other pandemics.

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Determination of critical community size from an HIV/AIDS model

After an epidemic outbreak, the infection persists in a community long enough to engulf the entire susceptible population. Local extinction of the disease could be possible if the susceptible population gets depleted.

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Pharmacy Emergency Preparedness and Response (PEPR)

Pharmacists have long been involved in public health and emergency preparedness and response (EP&R), including through preventive measures such as screening, testing, medical and pharmaceutical countermeasures.

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Protocol for a cluster randomised trial evaluating

The Healthy Life Trajectories Initiative is an international consortium comprising four harmonised but independently powered trials to evaluate whether an integrated intervention starting preconceptionally will reduce non-communicable disease risk.Protocol for a cluster randomised trial evaluating a multifaceted intervention starting preconceptionally-Early Interventions to Support Trajectories for Healthy Life in India (EINSTEIN): a Healthy Life Trajectories Initiative (HeLTI) Study.

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RgCop-A regularized copula based method for gene selection in single-cell RNA-seq data

Gene selection in unannotated large single cell RNA sequencing (scRNA-seq) data is important and crucial step in the preliminary step of downstream analysis. The existing approaches are primarily based on high variation (highly variable genes).

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Food Insecurity Estimation in Rural Uttar Pradesh, India

Multivariate small area estimation methods are used in this study to obtain reliable and representative model-based estimates of food insecurity indicators (Prevalence, Gap and Severity) at district level for the rural areas of Uttar Pradesh in India. The disaggregate level estimates along with spatial maps of food insecurity indicators are directly relevant to sustainable development goal indicator 2.1.2 - severity of food insecurity.

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