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Matthew S. Mayo, PhD, MBA

Matthew Mayo portrait
Department Chair, Founding Chair Department of Biostatistics

Professor, Biostatistics & Data Science

Associate Director, Associate Director of Shared Resources

mmayo@kumc.edu

Professional Background

Dr. Mayo is Founding Chair and Professor of the Department of Biostatistics andamp; Data Science and Associate Director for Shared Resources for The University of Kansas Cancer Center. Since his arrival he has been focused on creating and maintaining a sustainable environment of quantitative scientists in biostatistics, informatics and data science that enhances and supports the education, research and service missions of the University of Kansas Medical Center; while establishing innovative graduate programs in biostatistics, applied statistics, analytics and data science. Dr. Mayo received his Ph.D. in Applied Statistics from the University of Alabama in 1995. He also received a BA and MA in Statistics from the University of Missouri and a MBA from Baker University. In 2002 Dr. Mayo was awarded a five-year $1.4 million grant from NCI to enhance the biostatistics and infrastructure within the Kansas Masonic Cancer Research Institute. Dr. Mayo created the Department of Biostatistics andamp; Data Science in 2007 and has been Associate Director for Shared Resources within KUCC since 2008. Dr. Mayo has also been heavily involved in the institutions General Clinical Research Center and Clinical Translational Science Award. Prior to his arrival at KUMC he was a faculty member at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a member of their Cancer Center. To date Dr. Mayo has aided in the attainment of over $200 million in extramural support and authored or co-authored over 200 peer-reviewed manuscripts.


Education and Training
  • BA, Statistics, Univ. of Missouri
  • MA, Statistics, Univ. of Missouri
  • PhD, Applied Statistics, Univ. of Alabama
  • MBA, Management, Baker University
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship, Biostatistics, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Professional Affiliations
  • CREST2 DSMB, NINDS/NIH, Member, 2018 - Present
  • INOpulse DSMB, Bellerophon, Member, 2018 - Present
  • University of Nebraska CTRIN BERD, Consultant, 2018 - Present
  • Society for Clinical Trials, Member, 1997 - Present

Research

Overview

Dr. Mayo's statistical methodological research interests include clinical trial and experimental design along with robust regression and linear models. His major collaborative research interests include cancer and cancer prevention along with exercise and obesity research.


Current Research and Grants
  • The Promotion of Physical Activity for the Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease in Adults with Down Syndrome, NIH
  • Weight Management for Adults with Mobility Related Disabilities, NIH
  • Individualizing Pharmacotherapy A Novel Optimization Strategy to Increase Smoking Cessation in the African American Community, NIH
  • Frontiers University of Kansas Clinical and Translational Science Institute, NIH
  • Remote Delivery of Weight Management in Adults with IDD, NIH
  • Cancer Center Support Grant, NIH
Publications
  • Mudaranthakam, D., P, Shergina, E, Park, M, Thompson, J, Streeter, D, Hu, J, Wick, J, Gajewski, B, Koestler, D., C, Godwin, A., K, Jensen, R., A, Mayo, M., S. 2019. Optimizing Retrieval of Biospecimens Using the Curated Cancer Clinical Outcomes Database (C3OD).. Cancer informatics, 18, 1176935119886831
  • Nollen, N., L, Cox, L., S, Mayo, M., S, Ellerbeck, E., F, Madhusudhana, S, Ahluwalia, J., S. 2018. A randomized clinical trial of counseling and nicotine replacement therapy for treatment of African American non-daily smokers: Design, accrual, and baseline characteristics.. Contemporary clinical trials, 70, 72-82
  • Jiang, W, Wick, J., A, He, J, Mahnken, J., D, Mayo, M., S. 2018. Bayesian design for two-arm randomized Phase II clinical trials with endpoints from the exponential family using multiple constraints.. Journal of biopharmaceutical statistics, 28 (5), 824-839
  • Zhang, C, Mayo, M., S, Gajewski, B., J. 2018. Comments on "Tutorial on statistical considerations on subgroup analysis in confirmatory clinical trials".. Statistics in medicine, 37 (19), 2900-2901
  • Nollen, N., L, Cox, L., S, Mayo, M., S, Ellerbeck, E., F, Ahluwalia, J., S. 2020. Counseling alone or in combination with nicotine replacement therapy for treatment of black non-daily smokers: a randomized trial.. Addiction (Abingdon, England), 115 (8), 1547-1560
  • Marcario, J., K, Riazi, M, Adany, I, Kenjale, H, Fleming, K, Marquis, J, Nemon, O, Mayo, Matthew., Stuart, Yankee, Thomas., M, Narayan, O, Cheney, Paul. 2008. Effect of morphine on the neuropathogenesis of SIVmac infection in Indian Rhesus Macaques.. Journal of neuroimmune pharmacology : the official journal of the Society on NeuroImmune Pharmacology, 3 (1), 12-25
  • Rubenstein, D, Aston, E., R, Nollen, N., L, Mayo, M., S, Brown, A., R, Ahluwalia, J., S. 2020. Factors Associated With Cannabis Use Among African American Nondaily Smokers.. Journal of addiction medicine
  • Nollen, N., L, Mayo, M., S, Cox, L., S, Benowitz, N., L, Tyndale, R., F, Ellerbeck, E., F, Scheuermann, T., S, Ahluwalia, J., S. 2019. Factors that Explain Differences in Abstinence between Black and White Smokers: A Prospective Intervention Study.. Journal of the National Cancer Institute
  • Nollen, N., L, Mayo, M., S, Sanderson Cox, L, Benowitz, N., L, Tyndale, R., F, Ellerbeck, E., F, Scheuermann, T., S, Ahluwalia, J., S. 2019. Factors That Explain Differences in Abstinence Between Black and White Smokers: A Prospective Intervention Study.. Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 111 (10), 1078-1087
  • Phadnis, M., A, Mayo, M., S. 2020. Group sequential design for time-to-event data using the concept of proportional time.. Statistical methods in medical research, 29 (7), 1867-1890