Elisabeth Bergherr
- Computational Biostatistical Modelling -

Dr. Elisabeth Bergherr, neé Waldmann

Research and teaching associate at the Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg.

 

Office Address:

  

Universitätsstrasse 22

 

  

Room 3.036

 

  

91054 Erlangen

Postal Address:

  

Waldstrasse 6

 

  

91054 Erlangen, Germany

Tel:

  

+49-9131-85-22722

Fax:

  

+49-9131-85-25740

eMail:

  

elisabeth.waldmann [AT] fau.de




Research Publications Short CV
 

 

Aktuelles:

Ab dem WiSe 2021/22 habe ich die Professur für Raumbezogene Datenanalyse und Statistische Lernverfahren an der Georg-August Universität Göttingen inne.
 

 

Research Interests:

Methodological Research
 
  • Bayesian Inference
  • Statistical Learning Methods
  • Quantile regression
  • Joint Modelling
  • Structured Additive Regression
 
Applications
 
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Nutritional Medicine
  • Biodiversity
 
Projects
 
 

Publications:

  • Blagrove M, Caminade C, Waldmann E, Sutton E, Wardeh M, Baylis M(2017):Co-occurrence of viruses and mosquitoes at the vectors' optimal climate range: an underestimated risk to temperate regions? . PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases accepted
  • Waldmann E., Sobotka F. and Kneib, T.(2016): Bayesian Regularisation in Geoadditive Expectile Regression. Statistics and Computing. accepted.
  • Salvi R, Steigleder T, Schlachetzki J, Waldmann E, Winner B, Schwab S, Winkler J, Kohl Z (2016) Distinct effects of chronic dopaminergic stimulation on hippocampal neurogenesis and striatal doublecortin expression in adult mice, Frontiers in Neuroscience, Section Neurogenesis, 10 (00077);
  • Alanin MC, Aanaes K, Høiby N, Pressler T, Skov M, Nielsen KG, Taylor-Robinson D, Waldmann E, Johansen HK, von Buchwald, C (2016) Sinus surgery postpones chronic Gram-negative lung infection: cohort study of 106 patients with cystic fibrosis. Rhinology (accepted)
  • Qvist T, Taylor-Robinson D, Waldmann E, Olesen HV, Hansen CR, Mathiesen I, Hoiby N, Katzenstein T, Smyth RL , Diggle P, Pressler T (2015) Comparing the harmful effects of nontuberculous mycobacteria and Gram negative bacteria on lung function in patients with cystic fibrosis. Journal of Cystic Fibrosis: (In Press)

 

Proceedings:

  • Waldmann E, Taylor-Robinson D, Klein N, Kneib T, Schmid M and Mayr A. (2016): Boosting joint models for longitudinal and time-to-event data. Proceedings of the 31st International Workshop on Statistical Modelling. Rennes, France, July 4-8, 2016, ed. by J. Dupuy and J. Josse. 313 - 318
  • Waldmann, E. and Taylor-Robinson D. (2015): Joint modelling of quantile regression and survival time of lung function decline in cystic fibrosis patients. Proceedings of the 30th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling (IWSM 2015). Linz, Austria, July 6-10, 2015, ed. by H. Friedl and H. Wagner, 296-301.
  • Waldmann, E., Sobotka, F. and Kneib, T.(2014): Regularisation in Bayesian Expectile Regression. Proceedings of the 29th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling (IWSM 2014). Göttingen, Germany, July 14-19, 2014, ed. by T. Kneib, F. Sobotka, J. Fahrenholz, H. Irmer, 269-274.
  • Waldmann, E., Stein, A. and Kneib, T. (2013): Bayesian Bivariate Quantile Regression. Proceedings of the 28th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling (IWSM 2013). Palermo, Italy, July 8-12, 2013, ed. by V. M. R. Muggeo, V. Capursi, G. Boscaino and G. Lovison, 269-274.
  • Waldmann, E. and Kneib, T. (2012): Variational Approximations in Bayesian Geoadditive Quantile Regression. Proceedings of the 27th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling. Prague, Czech Republic, July 15-20, 2012, ed. by A. Komarek and S. Nagy, 209-214.
  • Waldmann, E. and Kneib, T. (2011): Bayesian Structured Additive Quantile Regression. Proceedings of the 26th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling. Valencia, Spain, July 11-15, 2011, ed. by D. Conesa, A. Forte, A. Lopez-Quilez and F. Munoz, 649 - 651. (Awarded as best student poster of the IWSM 2011.)

 

Talks:

  • Boosting Joint Models for Longitudinal and Time-to-Event Data (joint work with Andreas Mayr). DAGSTAT 2016. March 2016 - Göttingen, Germany.
  • Joint Modelling of Quantile Regression and Survival Time of Lung Function Decline in Cystic Fibrosis Patients (joint work with David Taylor-Robinson). CMStatistics 2015. December 2015 - London, UK.
  • Boosting Joint Models for Longitudinal and Time-to-Event Data (joint work with Andreas Mayr). CMStatistics 2015. December 2015 - London, UK.
  • Joint Modelling of Quantile Regression and Survival Time of Lung Function Decline in Cystic Fibrosis Patients (joint work with David Taylor-Robinson). Statistical Computing. July 2015 - Schloss Reisensburg, Günzburg, Germany.
  • Bivariate Bayesian Quantile Regression (joint work with Thomas Kneib). Statistische Woche. September 2013 - Berlin, Germany.
  • Poster: Bivariate Bayesian Quantile Regression (joint work with Thomas Kneib). Third Workshop on Bayesian Inference for Latent Gaussian Models with Applications. September 2013 - Reykjavik, Iceland.
  • Poster: Multivariate Bayesian Quantile Regression (joint work with Thomas Kneib). DAGStat. March 2013 - Freiburg, Germany.
  • Variational Bayes in Latent Gaussian Models (joint work with Thomas Kneib). Second Workshop on Bayesian Inference for Latent Gaussian Models with Applications. May/June 2012 - Trondheim, Norway.
  • On Standard Deviations in Variational Approximation Estimates for Quantile Regression (joint work with Thomas Kneib). ERCIM Working Group on Computing and Statistics. December 2012 - Oviedo, Spain.
  • Variational Approximations in Geoadditive Quantile Regression (joint work with Thomas Kneib). ERCIM Working Group on Computing and Statistics. December 2011 - London, UK.
  • Bayesian Structured Additive Quantile Regression (joint work with Thomas Kneib). Nachwuchsworkshop DStatG. September 2013 - Leipzig, Germany.
  • Poster: Bayesian Structured Additive Quantile Regression (joint work with Thomas Kneib). 26th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling. July 2011 - Valencia, Spain (Awarded as best student poster of the IWSM 2011.)
  • Bayesian Structured Additive Quantile Regression (joint work with Thomas Kneib). First Workshop on Bayesian Inference for Latent Gaussian Models with Applications. February 2011 - Zürich, Switzerland.

 

Short CV:

  • 05/2015 - present: postDoctoral position at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology.
  • 05/2014 - 04/2015: postDoctoral position at University of Liverpool, Institute of Epidemiology and Global Health.
  • 10/2013 - 03/2014: postDoctoral position at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Chairs of Statistics and Econometrics.
  • 10/2011 - 09/2013: PhD position at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Chairs of Statistics and Econometrics.
  • 10/2010 - 09/2011: PhD position at Carl-von-Ossietzky-Universität Oldenburg, Department of Mathematics.