Rebecca Irlmeier, MS

Senior Biostatistician

Phone: (636) 699 - 2455
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Department of Biostatistics
2525 West End, Ste. 1100
Nashville, TN 37203


Master of Science in Biostatistics
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Bachelor of Science in Biological Engineering
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Work Experience

Senior Biostatistician, July 2023 - Present
Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Biostatistician II/Biostatistician, December 2020 - July 2023
Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Areas of Research Interest

Continuous quality improvement in healthcare
Clinical prediction models and real-time implementation to improve patient outcomes
Omics research, including high-dimensional genotyping, transcriptomic, and proteomic data
Deep phenotyping data
Design and analysis of clinical trials
Survival analysis
Longitudinal analysis
Machine learning and artificial intelligence

Computer Skills

Languages: R, Python, STATA
Reporting software: Quarto, knitr, LaTeX

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Halle BR, Betof Warner A, Zaman FY, Haydon A, Bhave P, Dewan AK, Ye F, Irlmeier R, et al. Immune checkpoint inhibitors in patients with pre-existing psoriasis: safety and efficacy. J Immunother Cancer. 2021 Oct; 9(10): e003066.

Starnes JR, Di Gravio C, Irlmeier R, Moore R, Okoth V, Rogers A, et al. Characterizing multidimensional poverty in Migori County, Kenya and its association with depression. PLoS ONE. 2021 Nov; 16(11): e0259848.

Nebhan CA, Cortellini A, Ma W, Ganta T, Song H, Ye F, Irlmeier R, et al. Clinical outcomes and toxic effects of single-agent immune checkpoint inhibitors among patients aged 80 years or older with cancer: a multicenter international cohort study. JAMA Oncol. 2021 Nov; 7(12): 1856–1861.

Thomas G, Solórzano CC, Baregamian N, Mannoh EA, Guatam R, Irlmeier RT, Ye F, et al. Comparing intraoperative parathyroid identification based on surgeon experience versus near infrared autofluorescence detection – A surgeon-blinded multi-centric study. The American Journal of Surgery. 2021 Nov; 222(5): 944-951.

Irlmeier R, Hughey JJ, Bastarache L, Denny JC, Chen Q. Cox regression is robust to inaccurate EHR-extracted event time: an application to EHR-based GWAS. Bioinformatics. 2022 April; 38(8): 2297-2306.

Wright MF, Pozdnyakova O, Hasserjian RP, Aggarwal N, Shaver AC, Weinberg OK, Irlmeier R, Koyama T, Seegmiller AC, Strickland SA, Mason EF. Secondary-type mutations do not impact prognosis in acute myelogenous leukemia AML with mutated NPM1. Am J Hematol. 2022 Dec;97(12):E462-E465.

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FirstName Rebecca
LastName Irlmeier
OrganisationName Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University
Address 2525 West End Avenue, Suite 1100
Telephone (636) 699-2455
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