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Miranda Lorine Lynch

Phone (505) 665-1334


  • Biosciences
  • Epidemiology modeling
  • Computational Physics and Applied Mathematics
  • Statistics


Bayesian inference

Statistical modeling


High-dimensional/genomic data analysis

Biostatistics, especially applied in cancer


Ph.D. Statistics, University of Rochester

M.S. Statistics, University of Rochester

M.I.S. Mathematics and Biology Integrated Science, University of Colorado at Denver


LANL Positions

Scientist, CCS-6, September 2016 - Present


Professional Societies

American Statistical Association

International Biometric Society

Institute of Mathematical Statistics

International Society for Bayesian Analysis

Accredited Professional Statistician



Travel Award For travel to iBRIGHT: Integrative Biostatistics Research for Imaging, Genomics, & High-throughput Technologies in Precision Medicine Conference, Houston, TX, November, 2015

CICATS at UConn K Award University of Connecticut                                                                                          Methods for Using Publicly Available Gene Expression Patient Data to Examine Role of Iron Metabolism in Ovarian Cancer Survival: Coupling Experimental Insights with Clinical Outcomes Information



Malcolm, KB, Dinwoodey, DL, Cundiff, MC, Regis, SM, Borondy Kitts, AK, Wald, C, Lynch, ML, Al-Husami, W, McKee, AB, McKee, BJ. Coronary artery calcifications and downstream cardiac events in a clinical CT lung screening program. Submitted to Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Lemler, DL, Lynch, ML, Tesfay, L, Deng, Z, Paul, BT, Wang, X, Hegde, P, Torti, SV and Torti, FM. DCYTB is a predictor of outcome in breast cancer that functions via iron-independent mechanisms. Revisions submitted to Breast Cancer Research. Basuli, D, Tesfay, L, Gang, N, Yamamoto, Y, Wa, X, McKeon, F, Lynch, ML, Hegde, P, Paul, B, Deng, Z, Brewer, M, Wang, X, Miller, L, Dyment, N, Torti, FM and Torti, SV. Iron Addiction in Ovarian Cancer. Accepted at Oncogene.

Gerber, C, Harel, M, Lynch, ML, Herbst, KW, Ferrer, FA, and Shapiro, LH. (2016) Proximal tubule proteins are signi_cantly elevated in bladder urine of patients with ureteropelvic junction obstruction and may represent novel biomarkers. Journal of Pediatric Urology, 12 (2), 120.e1-120.e7. Kersten, L, Cislo, AM, Lynch, ML, Shea, K, Le, H, and Trestman, RL. (2016) Evaluating START NOW: A Skills-Based Psychotherapy for Inmates with Behavioral Disorders. Psychiatric Services 67 (1), 37-42.

Lynch, ML and Clement, JM. (2015) Bayesian Functional Data Methods in Copy Number Alteration Studies: Applications in Urothelial Bladder Carcinoma. In JSM Proceedings, Biometrics Section. Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association, 2129-2141. Lynch, ML and DeGruttola, V. (2015) Predicting time to threshold for initiating antiretroviral treatment to evaluate cost of treatment as HIV prevention. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series C 64 (2), 359-375. Duda, J, Lynch, ML, Bhatt, S and Dogra, V. (2012) Mimics of Acute Appendicitis: CT Predictors of Appendiceal Disease Con_rmed at Pathology. Journal of Clinical Imaging Science, 2, 73. Strain, JJ, Davidson, PW, Thurston, SW, Harrington, D, Mulhern, MS, McAfee, AJ, van Wijngaarden, E, Shamlaye, CF, Henderson, J, Watson, GE, Zareba, G, Cory-Slechta, DA, Lynch, ML, Wallace, JMW, McSorley, EM, Bonham, MP, Stokes-Riner, A, Sloane-Reeve, J, Janciurass, J, Wong, R, Clarkson, TW and Myers, GJ. (2012) Maternal Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Status but not Prenatal Methylmercury exposure is associated with Children's Language Functions at Age Five Years in the Seychelles. Journal of Nutrition, 142, 1943-1949. Watson, GE, Lynch, ML, Myers, GJ, Shamlaye, CF, Thurston, SW, Zareba, G, Clarkson, TW and Myers, GJ. (2011) Prenatal exposure to dental amalgam: Evidence from the Seychelles Child Development Study main cohort. Journal of the American Dental Association, 142 (111), 1283-1294. Lynch, ML, Huang, L-S, Cox, C, Davidson, PW, Strain, JJ, Myers, GJ, Bonham, MP, Shamlaye, CF, Stokes-Riner, A, Wallace, JMW, Duffy, ED and Clarkson, TW. (2010) Varying coefficient function models to explore interactions between maternal nutritional status and prenatal methylmercury toxicity in the Seychelles Child Development Nutrition Study. Environmental Research, 111 (1), 75-80. Hietala, KA, Lynch, ML, Allhouse, JC, Johns, CJ and Roane, TM. (2006) A mathematical model of Saccharomyces cerevisiae growth in response to cadmium toxicity. Journal of Basic Microbiology, 46, 196-202.