Christine W. Duarte, PhD

Christine W. Duarte, PhD 2017-11-14T11:00:32+00:00

Christine W. Duarte, PhD

Faculty Scientist

 Research Interests

  • Statistical genetics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Clinical prediction models

Christine Duarte is a Senior Biostatistician and Faculty Scientist in the Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation. She received her Ph.D. in Bioinformatics with a co-major in Statistics from North Carolina State University.

Prior to joining CORE in 2012, she served as Assistant Professor of Biostatistics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Duarte’s research focuses on statistical genetics, bioinformatics, clinical prediction models and data mining.

Dr. Duarte collaborates extensively with clinical investigators and basic scientists in other centers within the Maine Medical Center Research Institute, and maintains collaborations at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Duarte also provides biostatistical consulting and research design and analytic support for investigators throughout MMC.

Duarte CW, Lindner V, Francis S, Schoormans D. Visualization of cancer and cardiovascular disease co-occurrence using network methods. Journal of Clinical Oncology/Clinical Cancer Informatics. 2017.

O’Donnell BP, Duarte CW. A prospective evaluation of the candle wax sign: A visual clue to diagnose aggressive basal cell carcinoma. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017;77(1):163-4.

May TL, Gifford AH, Lahiri T, Black A, Trang J, Cornell AG, Gonzalez K, Morin S, Napier M, Duarte CW, Zuckerman JB. Complications of long and intermediate term venous catheters in cystic fibrosis patients: A multicenter study. J Cyst Fibros. 2017.

Bascom KE, Dziodzio J, Vasaiwala S, Mooney M, Patel N, McPherson J, McMullan P, Unger B, Nielsen N, Friberg H, Riker RR, Kern KB, Duarte CW, Seder DB. Derivation and Validation of the CREST Model for Very Early Prediction of Circulatory Etiology Death in Patients without STEMI after Cardiac Arrest. Circulation. 2017.

Asson-Batres MA, Ryzhov S, Tikhomirov O, Duarte CW, Congdon CB, Lessard CR, McFarland S, Rochette-Egly C, Tran TL, Galindo CL, Favreau-Lessard AJ, Sawyer DB. Effects of vitamin A deficiency in the postnatal mouse heart: role of hepatic retinoid stores. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2016;310(11):H1773-89.

Favreau AJ, McGlauflin RE, Duarte CW, Sathyanarayana P. miR-199b, a novel tumor suppressor miRNA in acute myeloid leukemia with prognostic implications. Exp Hematol Oncol. 2016;5:4. PMCID:4740997.

Duarte CW, Black AW, Lucas FL, Vary CP. Cancer incidence in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. 2016.