Lei Yu is a statistician with Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center, and assistant professor, neurological sciences with Rush University. His current research activities focus on providing statistical advice on design and analysis to RADC investigators, and developing methods and applications tailored to the studies on aging and Alzheimer's disease.
Yu received his PhD in statistics from the University of Kentucky. He has a particular interest in longitudinal data analysis and statistical modeling of late onset dementia. Yu has also been actively involved in genome wide association studies to explore the association between genetic markers and aging-related traits.