Jacobo de Uña-Álvarez

Full Professor – Department of Statistics and OR , SiDOR Research Group & CINBIO, University of Vigo

Address: Facultad de CC. Económicas y Empresariales, Campus Lagoas-Marcosende, 36310 Vigo, Spain

Phone: (+34) 986812492 (Stats and OR), (+34) 986130149 (CINBIO)  E-mail:






The Annual Conference of the International Society for Clinical Biostatistics will come to Vigo in 2017


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·         Meetings I have organized: MSM2014 ; MESTICE2012 ; Statistics in Sports 2010 ; Quantitative Methods in Oceanography 2009 ; ISNI2008 ; SMSM2005

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Research interests: bioinformatics, biostatistics, censored and truncated data, econometrics, goodness-of-fit tests, multiple comparison procedures, multi-state models, nonparametric curve estimation, resampling methods, survival analysis


Selected papers:


“Nonparametric estimation of transition probabilities in the non-Markov illness-death model: a comparative study” (joint with L. Meira-Machado), Biometrics 61, 364-375 (2015) PDF

An extended SGoF multiple testing method for discrete data” (joint with I. Castro-Conde and S. Doehler), Statistical Methods in Medical Research, in press (2015) PDF

“Expanded renal transplantation: a competing risk model approach” (joint with P. Martínez-Camblor), Journal of Applied Statistics 42, 2539-2553 (2015) PDF

The jackknife estimate of covariance for two Kaplan-Meier integrals with covariates” (joint with L. Azarang and W. Stute), Statistics 49, 1005-1025 (2015) PDF

Full publications list



DTDA: Statistical analysis of doubly truncated data [Paper published in Journal of Statistical Software]

SGoF: Multiple hypothesis testing [Paper published in The R Journal]

TP.idm: Transition probabilities for the illness-death model


Ph.D. advisorship:

"Multi-State Models for Biomedical Research: New Contributions in Statistical Modelling, Software Development, and Applications", Luis F. Meira-Machado (co-supervisor: Carmen Cadarso-Suárez), December 2005

“The Statistical Analysis of Doubly Truncated Data: New Methods, Software Development, and Biomedical Applications”, Carla Moreira, July 2010

Semiparametric estimation in the non-Markov three-state and illness-death progressive models”, Ana Paula Amorim, February 2012

“Contributions to Survival Analysis with Applications to Biomedicine”, Mar Rodríguez-Girondo, June 2013

“New Contributions in the Missing Censoring-Indicator Model”, Jorge Mendonça, October 2014

Advances in Multiple Hypothesis Testing: the Sequential Goodness-of-Fit Procedure Revisited and Expanded”, Irene Castro-Conde, December 2014

“Contributions to Nonparametric Estimation of Survival Curves in Non-Markov Multi-State Models”, Leyla Azarang, October 2016

Current Ph. D. students: Marta Cousido-Rocha (goodness-of-fit tests, multiple comparisons), Norman Jiménez-Otero (testing problems in next-generation DNA sequencing)


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Teaching activity (course 2016-2017):


·       “Course on Survival Analysis” (Statistics Master Program)

·       “Course on Experimental Design and Data Analysis” (Aquiculture Master Program)

·         “Course on Industrial Statistics Applied to Engineering” (Master in Industrial Engineering)

·       “Statistical applications for experimental and technical design and data analysis” (Doctorado Do*Mar)


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Updated: August 2017