Dan Lavage, BS

  • Statistician

Education & Training

  • BS: Mathematics
  • MA: Applied Statistics (Expected Spring, 2021)

Representative Publications

Published Papers

Ray KN, Ettinger AK, Dwarakanath N, [and 9 other authors, including Lavage, DR]. Rapid-cycle community assessment of health-related social needs of children and families during COVID-19 [published online ahead of print, 2020 Oct 13]. Acad Pediatr. 2020;S1876-2859(20)30557-X. doi:10.1016/j.acap.2020.10.004

Miller JE, Metpally RP, Person TN, [and 10 other authors, including Lavage, DR]. Systematic characterization of germline variants from the DiscovEHR study endometrial carcinoma population [published correction appears in BMC Med Genomics. 2019 May 22;12(1):65]. BMC Med Genomics. 2019;12(1):59. Published 2019 May 3. doi:10.1186/s12920-019-0504-9

Manickam K, Buchanan AH, Schwartz MLB, [and 40 other authors, including Lavage, DR]; Exome Sequencing–Based Screening for BRCA1/2 Expected Pathogenic Variants Among Adult Biobank Participants. JAMA Network Open. 2018;1(5):e182140. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.2140

Verma A, Lucas A, Verma SS, [and 8 other authors, including Lavage, DR]; PheWAS and Beyond: The Landscape of Associations with Medical Diagnoses and Clinical Measures across 38,662 Individuals from Geisinger. American Journal of Human Genetics. 2018;102(4):592-608. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2018.02.017.

Verma SS, Josyula N, Verma A, [and 9 other authors, including Lavage, DR]; Rare variants in drug target genes contributing to complex diseases, phenome-wide. Scientific Reports. 2018;8:4624. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-22834-4.

Beaulieu-Jones BK, Lavage DR, Snyder JW, Moore JH, Pendergrass SA, Bauer CR. Characterizing and Managing Missing Structured Data in Electronic Health Records: Data Analysis. Eysenbach G, ed. JMIR Medical Informatics. 2018;6(1):e11. doi:10.2196/medinform.8960.

Nomura A, Won H-H, Khera AV, [and 63 other authors, including Lavage, DR]; Protein Truncating Variants at the Cholesteryl Ester Transfer Protein Gene and Risk for Coronary Heart Disease. Circulation research. 2017;121(1):81-88. doi:10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.117.311145.

Amit V. Khera, Hong-Hee Won, [and 41 other authors, including Daniel R. Lavage]; Association of Rare and Common Variation in the Lipoprotein Lipase Gene With Coronary Artery Disease. JAMA.  2017;317(9):937-946. DOI:10.1001/jama.2017.0972. PubMed PMID: 28267856

Frederick E. Dewey, Michael F. Murray, [and 51 other authors, including Daniel R. Lavage]; Distribution and Clinical Impact of Functional Variants in 50,726 Whole-Exome Sequences from the DiscovEHR Study. Science 23 Dec 2016:Vol. 354, Issue 6319, aaf6814 DOI: 10.1126/science.aaf6814. PMID: 28008009

C.R. Bauer, J.M. Mahoney, S. Setia, D. Lavage, J. Snyder, J. Leader, H.L. Kirchner, S.A. Pendergrass; Opening the Door to Large Scale Use of Clinical Lab Measures for Association Testing and Phenomic Profiling: Sparse Multivariate Analyses in Electronic Health Records Reveals Novel Genetic Variants Affecting Disease Risk. American Society of Human Genetics Pac Symp Biocomput. 2016;22:356-367. PubMed PMID: 27896989

Shefali S. Verma, Anastasia M. Lucas, Daniel R. Lavage, Joseph B. Leader, Raghu Metpally, Sarathbabu Krishnamurthy, Frederick Dewey, Ingrid Borecki, Alexander Lopez, John Overton, John Penn, Jeffrey Reid, Sarah A. Pendergrass, Gerda Breitwieser, Marylyn D. Ritchie; Identifying Genetic Associations with Variability in Metabolic Health and Blood Count Laboratory Values: Diving into the Quantitative Traits by Leveraging Longitudinal Data from an EHR; Pac Symp Biocomput. 2016;22:533-544. PMID: 27897004

Anurag Verma, Joseph B. Leader, Shefali S. Verma, Alex Frase, John Wallace, Scott Dudek, Daniel R. Lavage, Cristopher V. Van Hout, Frederick E. Dewey, John Penn, Alex Lopez, John D. Overton, David J. Carey, David H. Ledbetter, H. Lester Kirchner, Marylyn D. Ritchie, Sarah A. Pendergrass; Integrating Clinical Laboratory Measures and ICD-9 Code Diagnoses in Phenome-wide Association Studies. Pac Symp Biocomput. 2016;21:168-79. PubMed PMID: 26776183;


S.A. Pendergrass, S.S. Verma, N. Josyula, D. Hartzel, D.R. Lavage, S. Mukherjee, O. Gottesman, H.L. Kirchner, F.E. Dewey, M.D. Ritchie; A Phenome-Wide Gene Burden Analysis to Identify DrugBank Genes Associated with Patient Diagnoses. American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) (Oct 2016)

A. Verma, S.S. Verma, A. Lucas, D.N. Hartzel, D.R. Lavage, J. Leader, H.L. Kirchner, M.D. Ritchie, S.A. Pendergrass; A Genome and Phenome Wide Landscape of Diagnoses in Geisinger Health System for 38,662 Individuals. American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) (Oct 2016)


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