J. (Junfeng) Wang

Assistant Professor

  • Department of Public Health, Healthcare Innovation & Evaluation and Medical Humanities (PHM)

J. (Junfeng) Wang


Junfeng Wang studied Statistics at Renmin University of China, Beijing, from 2004 to 2008. Upon completing his Bachelor degree in June 2008, he joined Deloitte China as a consultant in Risk Advisory and worked there for two years. During this period, he was involved in several projects on credit risk model development in leading Chinese banks, and he developed an interest in predictive modelling. In 2010, he proceeded to the Netherlands to pursue a Master degree in Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Science at Tilburg University. After graduation, he continued his career in financial risk management in ING Bank, Model Validation team, in Amsterdam. In November 2012, he began his PhD study in Biostatistics, at the department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, in the Biomarker and Test Evaluation (BiTE) group lead by Prof. dr. Patrick Bossuyt. His research was focused on statistical methods in evaluating medical tests, biomarkers and prediction models. In the forth year of his PhD (2016), he got an opportunity to work one year for Rabobank, in Utrecht, to keep his knowledge in finance and risk management up-to-date. In October 2017, he defended his thesis "Evaluating medical tests and biomarkers: In primary studies and systematic reviews" and got the PhD degree in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics from University of Amsterdam.

Research Output (20)

Thoracic imaging tests for the diagnosis of COVID-19

Islam Nayaar, Salameh Jean-Paul, Leeflang Mariska Mg, Hooft Lotty, McGrath Trevor A, van der Pol Christian B, Frank Robert A, Kazi Sakib, Prager Ross, Hare Samanjit S, Dennie Carole, Spijker René, Deeks Jonathan J, Dinnes Jacqueline, Jenniskens Kevin, Korevaar Daniël A, Cohen Jérémie F, Van den Bruel Ann, Takwoingi Yemisi, van de Wijgert Janneke, Wang Junfeng, McInnes Matthew Df, 26 nov 2020, In: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews. 2020 , p. CD013639

Critical appraisal and external validation of a prognostic model for survival of people living with HIV/AIDS who underwent antiretroviral therapy

Wang Junfeng, Yuan Tanwei, Ling Xuemei, Li Quanmin, Tang Xiaoping, Cai Weiping, Zou Huachun, Li Linghua 25 nov 2020, In: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research. 4 , p. 19 14 p.

Testing Clinical Prediction Models

Wang Junfeng, Li Yue 17 nov 2020, In: JAMA - The Journal of The American Medical Association. 324 , p. 1999-2000 2 p.

Hematopoietic cell transplantation in chronic granulomatous disease: a study of 712 children and adults

Chiesa Robert, Wang Junfeng, Blok Henric-Jan, Hazelaar Sheree, Neven Benedicte, Moshous Despina, Schulz Ansgar, Hoenig Manfred, Hauck Fabian, Al Seraihy Amal, Gozdzik Jolanta, Ljungman Per, Lindemans Caroline A, Fernandes Juliana F, Kalwak Krzysztof, Strahm Brigitte, Schanz Urs, Sedlacek Petr, Sykora Karl-Walter, Aksoylar Serap, Locatelli Franco, Stepensky Polina, Wynn Robert, Lum Su Han, Zecca Marco, Porta Fulvio, Taskinen Mervi, Gibson Brenda, Matthes Susanne, Karakukcu Musa, Hauri-Hohl Mathias, Veys Paul, Gennery Andrew R, Lucchini Giovanna, Felber Matthias, Albert Michael H, Balashov Dmitry, Lankester Arjan, Güngör Tayfun, Slatter Mary A 3 sep 2020, In: Blood. 136 , p. 1201-1211 11 p.

Intrinsic motivation of GPs was not related to recruitment success, whereas interest in the study topic was

Wang Junfeng sep 2020, In: Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 125 , p. 161-162 2 p.

Treosulfan conditioning for allogeneic transplantation in multiple myeloma - improved overall survival in first line haematopoietic stem cell transplantation - a large retrospective study by the Chronic Malignancies Working Party of the EBMT

Gran Charlotte, Wang Junfeng, Nahi Hareth, Koster Linda, Gahrton Gösta, Einsele Herman, Niittyvoupio Riitta, Edinger Matthias, Beelen Dietrich, Ciceri Fabio, Bornhäuser Martin, Finke Jürgen, de Wreede Liesbeth C, Ljungman Per, Mielke Stephan, Tischer Johanna, Garderet Laurent, Schönland Stefan, Yakoub-Agha Ibrahim, Kröger Nicolaus jun 2020, In: British Journal of Haematology. 189 , p. e213-e217

Joint forces for making clinical prediction models contribute to science

Wang Junfeng, Li Yue 29 feb 2020, In: Annals of Translational Medicine. 8

Central nervous system disorders after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation:a prospective study of the Infectious Diseases Working Party of EBMT

Schmidt-Hieber Martin, Engelhard Dan, Ullmann Andrew, Ljungman Per, Maertens Johan, Martino Rodrigo, Rovira Montserrat, Shaw Peter J, Robin Christine, Faraci Maura, Byrne Jenny, Schäfer-Eckart Kerstin, Einsele Hermann, Faber Edgar, Rigacci Luigi, Saccardi Riccardo, Balaguer-Rosello Aitana, Isaksson Cecilia, Christopeit Maximilian, Tridello Gloria, Wang Junfeng, Knelange Nina, Mikulska Malgorzata, Cesaro Simone, Styczynski Jan 29 okt 2019, In: Journal of Neurology. 267 , p. 430-439 10 p.

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