BiographyAntje Hoering, Ph.D is Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer at Cancer Research And Biostatistics (CRAB). She has a unique and comprehensive background in applied and methodological research in biostatistics, encompassing areas such as the design and analysis of oncology clinical trials, as well as the analysis of a wide variety of correlative data. Dr. Hoering leads the CRAB statistics team, comprising of more than 10 MS and PhD statisticians as well as a SAS programmer with diverse backgrounds. Dr. Hoering is the lead statistician of the SWOG Myeloma Committee. She is the director of the biostatistics core of the Sarcoma SARC SPORE and serves as coordinating statistician for the Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy, where CRAB serves as the Biostatistics Core of a Program Project grant. Dr. Hoering also serves as a consultant on a variety of industry sponsored studies, including a phase III registration trial and has been the biostatistics representative on two Type B meetings with the FDA. Dr. Hoering holds affiliate appointments at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Biostatistics Department of the University of Washington.
Before joining CRAB, Dr. Hoering was a senior research associate at the Cancer Center for Statistics at Mayo Clinic, and an Assistant Professor at the Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. While at Mayo Clinic, she was the lead statistician on several Phase I, II, and III clinical trials in hematological malignancies and breast cancer. She managed a team of statisticians and data analysts in the design, conduct and analysis of these clinical trials.
Dr. Hoering's original training is in physics. She obtained her BS at the University of Tuebingen, Germany, an MS from Oregon State University, and a PhD from the Max-Planck-Institute for Nuclear Physics in Heidelberg, Germany. She transitioned into biostatistics as an NIH post-doctoral fellow at the Biostatistics Department of the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington. During that time she completed the coursework required for a PhD in Biostatistics and also performed methods research in the area of HIV vaccine trials at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.