Richard Sposto

 

Affiliation

Professor of Research

Preventive Medicine and Pediatrics (CHLA)

Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

 

Director, Biostatistics/Bioinformatics

Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

 

Contact Information

Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

4650 Sunset Boulevard, Mail Stop #54

Los Angeles, California, 90027-6016

 

Email: rsposto@chla.usc.edu/sposto@usc.edu

TEL: 323-361-8582

Research Interests

  • Treatment and biology of pediatric cancer
  • Phase I, II, and III clinical trials design
  • Optimal study design in the era of personalized medicine
  • Modeling cure as an outcome of cancer treatment

Education

  • B.A. Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles, 1974
  • M.S. Biostatistics, University of California, Los Angeles, 1978
  • Ph.D. Biostatistics, University of California, Los Angeles, 1981

 

Professional Experience

2004-Present      Professor of Research in the Department of Preventive Medicine and the Department of Pediatrics of the Keck School of Medicine, University of  Southern California; Director of Biostatistics/Bioinformatics for the Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA).

 

1995-2004          Associate Professor of Research, Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California; Senior Statistician, Children's Oncology Group (COG); Principal statistician and coordinator of the Statistics and Data Center, COG Phase I and Pilot Consortium; COG Associate Group Statistician (2000-2002); COG Group Statistician (2002-2004).

 

1992-1994           Co-Principal Investigator for the Data Coordinating and Analysis Center of the Aids Vaccine Evaluation Group, The Emmes Corporation, Potomac, Maryland.

 

1988-1992            Research Scientist, Department of Statistics, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima City, Japan

 

1981-1988          Assistant Professor of Research, Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California; Senior statistician, Children's Cancer Group

Bibliography & CV

Bibliography

Curriculum Vitae