Gregory J Matthews

Professional Title: 
Lecturer and Associate Director, Institute for Computational Biology, Biostatistics, and Bioinformatics (ICB3)
Campus Address: 
416 Arnold House

B.S., Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 2004; M.S. Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 2005; Ph. D., University of Connecticut, 2011; Postdoctoral research associate, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2011-2013

Area(s) of Specialization: 

Statistical disclosure control, missing data, statistical genetics, sports statistics, statistical consulting

Research Description: 

Gregory Matthews' research focuses on developing techniques to analyze the associations between single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and disease outcomes.Previous research has centered on statistical disclosure limitation with a focus specifically on synthetic data and the assessment of inferential privacy.

Key Publications: 

Matthews, G. J. and Harel, O. “An examination of data confidentiality and disclosure issues related to publication of empirical ROC curves.” Academic Radiology, 20 (2013):889-896.

Ferguson, J., Matthews, G. J., Et al. (co-first author). “Candidate Gene Association Study of Coronary Artery Calcification in Chronic Kidney Disease: Findings from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort study.” Journal of the American College of Cardiology. (2013).

Foulkes, A., Matthews, G. J., Das, U., Ferguson, J.F., Lin, R. et. al. “Mixed modeling of Meta- Analysis P-values (MixMAP) identifies multiple gene loci for low density lipoprotein cholesterol.” PLoS ONE, 8:2 (2013) e54812.

Matthews, G. J. and Harel, O. “Assessing the privacy of randomized vector valued queries to a database using the area under the receiver-operating characteristic curve.” Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology, 12:2-3 (2012): 141-155.

Matthews, G.J. and Harel, O. “Data confidentiality: A review of methods for statistical disclosure limitation and methods for assessing privacy.” Statistics Surveys, 5 (2011): 1-29.