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Prof. Dr. Harald Binder

Head of Institute

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Phone: ++49 (0)761 203-6662
Fax: ++49 (0)761 203-6680
Medical Biometry and Statistics, Stefan-Meier-Str. 26
Room no.: 01-019

Research Interests

  • Integrative statistical modeling of molecular measurements together with clinical characteristics
  • Big Data techniques for clinical registries and routine data with complex time structure
  • Machine learning techniques with focus on deep learning for knowledge extraction from biomedical data with limited sample size

Selected Publications

Binder H: Big Data und Deep Learning in der Onkologie. Der Onkologe. 2018; 24, 361-367

Prokosch HU, Acker T, Bernarding J, Binder H, Boeker M, Boerries M, Daumke P, Ganslandt T, Hesser J, Höning G, Neumaier M, Marquardt K, Renz H, Rothkötter HJ, Schade-Brittinger C, Schmücker P, Schüttler J, Sedlmayr M, Serve H, Sohrabi K, Storf H: MIRACUM: Medical Informatics in Research and Care in University Medicine. Method Inform Med. 2018; 57, e82-e91

Poplawski A, Binder H. Feasibility of sample size calculation for RNA-seq studies. Brief Bioinform. 2018; 19(4), 713-720

Hess M, Lenz S, Blätte TJ, Bullinger L, Binder H. Partitioned learning of deep Boltzmann machines for SNP data. Bioinformatics. 2017; 33: 3173-3180 

Poplawski A, Marini F, Hess M, Zeller T, Mazur J, Binder H. Systematically evaluating interfaces for RNA-seq analysis from a life scientist perspective. Brief Bioinform. 2016; 17(2), 213-223 

Binder H, Blettner M. Big data in medical science – a biostatistical view. Dtsch Arztebl Int. 2015; 112(9), 137-142

König J, Krahn U, Binder H. Visualizing the flow of evidence in network meta-analysis and characterizing mixed treatment comparisons. Stat Med. 2014; 32(30), 5414-5429

Schmidtmann I, Elsäßer A, Weinmann A, Binder H. Coupled variable selection for regression modeling of complex treatment patterns in a clinical cancer registry. Stat Med. 2014; 33(30), 5358-5370


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Short CV

Since 2017 Full Professor for Medical Biometry and Statistics, University of Freiburg

2011-2017 Associate Professor for Medical Biometry, University Medical Center Mainz

2006-2011 Research Associate, University of Freiburg

2001-2006 PhD in Statistics, LMU Munich

1996-2001 Study of Psychology and Mathematical Behavioral Sciences, Regensburg and UC Irvine

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