Junting Zheng, MS

Research Biostatistician II
Junting Zheng, MS


University of Iowa

Current Research Interests

Junting primarily collaborates with Radiology department and thoracic Surgeons. Her clinical research focuses on machine learning, diagnostic testing, and survival analysis, specialized in the clustered analyses. She is actively involved in radiology protocol design, machine learning related grant application, and serves as a statistician in MSKCC PAMA-ECIP to promote evidence-based care. Junting is also a co-organizer of RUG meetings that provide a joint platform of knowledge sharing and learning for R users.


  1. Batista Araujo-Filho JA, Mayoral M, Zheng J, Tan KS, Gibbs P, Shepherd AF, Rimner A, Simone CB 2nd, Riely G, Huang J, Ginsberg MS. CT Radiomic Features for Predicting Resectability and TNM Staging in Thymic Epithelial Tumors. Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 9:S0003-4975(21)00665-2. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2021.03.084. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33844992. 
  2. Himoto Y, Veeraraghavan H, Zheng J, Zamarin D, Snyder A, Capanu M, Nougaret S, Vargas HA, Shitano F, Callahan M, Wang W, Sala E, Lakhman Y. Computed Tomography-Derived Radiomic Metrics Can Identify Responders to Immunotherapy in Ovarian Cancer. JCO Precis Oncol. 2019 Aug 15;3:PO.19.00038. doi: 10.1200/PO.19.00038. PMID: 32914033; PMCID: PMC7446503.
  3. Horvat N, Veeraraghavan H, Khan M, Blazic I, Zheng J, Capanu M, Sala E, Garcia-Aguilar J, Gollub MJ, Petkovska I. MR Imaging of Rectal Cancer: Radiomics Analysis to Assess Treatment Response after Neoadjuvant Therapy. Radiology. 2018 Jun;287(3):833-843. doi: 10.1148/radiol.2018172300. Epub 2018 Mar 7. PMID: 29514017; PMCID: PMC5978457.
  4. Lee CH, Bryce Y, Zheng J, Sung JS, Comstock CE, Moskowitz C, A Morris E. Outcome of Screening MRI in Premenopausal Women as a Function of the Week of the Menstrual Cycle. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2020 May;214(5):1175-1181. doi: 10.2214/AJR.18.19960. Epub 2020 Mar 11. PMID: 32160053.
  5. Lebenthal JM, Zheng J, Glare PA, O’Reilly EM, Yang AC, Epstein AS. Prognostic value of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Prognostic Score in metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Cancer. 2021 May 15;127(10):1568-1575. doi: 10.1002/cncr.33420. Epub 2021 Jan 20. PMID: 33471374; PMCID: PMC8084949.