Methodological and Statistical Papers


  1. A General Framework for Variable Selection in Linear Mixed Models with Applications to Genetic Studies with Structured Populations Bhatnagar, Sahir R, Oualkacha, Karim, Yang, Yi, and Greenwood, Celia MT preprint 2017 [Code] [Poster]
  2. Variable Selection in Nonlinear Interactions with the Group Lasso Bhatnagar, Sahir R, Yang, Yi, and Greenwood, Celia MT preprint 2017 [Code] [Abstract] [Slides]
  3. casebase: An Alternative Framework for Survival Analysis Bhatnagar, Sahir R*, Turgeon, Maxime*, Yang, Yi, Hanley, James A, and Saarela, Olli preprint 2017 [Code] [Website]
  4. An analytic approach for interpretable predictive models in high dimensional data, in the presence of interactions with exposures Bhatnagar, Sahir R, Yang, Yi, Khundrakpam, Budhachandra S, Evans, Alan, Blanchette, Mathieu, Bouchard, Luigi, and Greenwood, Celia MT bioRxiv, revision submitted 2017 [PDF] [Code] [Website] [Poster] [Slides]
  5. Gene coexpression analyses differentiate networks associated with diverse cancers harboring tp53 missense or null mutations Klein, Kathleen Oros, Oualkacha, Karim, Lafond, Marie-Hélène, Bhatnagar, Sahir, Tonin, Patricia N, and Greenwood, Celia MT Frontiers in genetics 2016 [PDF]
  6. Joint analysis of multiple blood pressure phenotypes in GAW19 data by using a multivariate rare-variant association test Sun, J., Bhatnagar, S. R., Oualkacha, K., Ciampi, A., and Greenwood, C. M. BMC Proc 2016 [PDF] [Poster]
  7. Assessing transmission ratio distortion in extended families: a comparison of analysis methods Bhatnagar, S. R., Greenwood, C. M., and Labbe, A. BMC Proc 2016 [PDF] [Code] [Poster]
  8. Comparing alternating logistic regressions to other approaches to modelling correlated binary data Bhatnagar, SR, Atherton, J, and Benedetti, A Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation 2015 [PDF]
  9. The perils of quasi-likelihood information criteria Wang, Yishu, Murphy, Orla, Turgeon, Maxime, Wang, ZhuoYu, Bhatnagar, Sahir R, Schulz, Juliana, and Moodie, Erica EM Stat 2015 [PDF]
  10. Absolute risk estimation in a case cohort study of prostate cancer and Sahir Bhatnagar, Master’s Thesis, Queen’s University 2013 [PDF]

Substantive Papers


  1. Results of a RCT on a transition support program for adults with ASD: Effects on Self Determination and Quality of Life Nadig, A, Flanagan, T, White, K, and Bhatnagar, SR Submitted 2017/09
  2. The early effects of hepatitis C (HCV) treatment on trends in cause-specific mortality in HIV-HCV co-infection Kronfli, N, Bhatnagar, SR, Moodie, EEM, Hull, MW, and Klein, MB for the Canadian Co-infection Cohort Investigators Submitted 2017/08
  3. Widespread Epigenomic, Transcriptomic and Proteomic Differences Between Osteophytic and Articular Patient Chondrocytes in Osteoarthritis Steinberg, J, Brooks, R, Southam, L, Bhatnagar, SR, Roumeliotis, T, Hatzikotoulas, K, Zengini, E, Wilkinson, JM, Choudhary, J, McCaskie, AW, and Zeggini, E Submitted 2017/07
  4. Trends in cause-specific mortality in HIV-hepatitis C virus (HCV)-co-infected patients in Canada (2003-2016): early impact of HCV therapy Kronfli, N, Bhatnagar, SR, Hull, M, Moodie, E, Cooper, C, Pick, N, Walmsley, S, Vachon, ML, Martel-Leferriere, V, Gill, J, and others, In JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL AIDS SOCIETY 2017