Medical University of Graz Institute of Medical Informatics, Statistics and Documentation

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Franz Quehenberger

DSciTech, 1999, Mathematics, Technical University Graz


Institute of Medical Informatics, Statistics and Documentation
Auenbruggerplatz 2
8036 Graz
++43-316-385-17872 (phone)
++43-316-385-13590 (fax)
++43-680-20430890 (mob)
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Research Interests


Genetic epidemiology


Linkage, gene expression microarrays, genetic networks, signalling pathways, gaussian graphical models (GGM)

Age of onset estimation in statistical genetics

Event history (survival) analysis of correlated event times

Bayesian design for nonlinear models of multistage experiments.

Randomization in clinical trials.



see PubMed


F. Quehenberger: Comparison of two estimators for the marginal proportional intensity model for clustered event history data. In: Ch. E. Minder, H. Friedl (Ed.): Good Statistical Practice. Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling Biel/Bienne. Schriftenreihe der Österreichischen Statistischen Gesellschaft. Band 5. Pp. 265-269. Österreichische Statistische Gesellschaft, Vienna 1997.[Pdf]

Quehenberger, F., Wolf, P.: A two-stage design for the measurement of the preventive effect of sunscreens against immune suppression due to sunlight. RSS2000, International Conference of the Royal Statistical Society, September 13-15, 2000. [Pdf]


Estimation of marginal models with proportional hazard functions for groups of correlated counting processes.
Unpublished doctoral dissertation at the Technical University of Graz, 1999.
[Abstract(sorry, outdated)] [Pdf (in german)]

Genetic Epidemiology

Quehenberger F, Vasen HF, van Houwelingen HC.: Risk of colorectal and endometrial cancer for carriers of mutations of the hMLH1 and hMSH2 gene: correction for ascertainment. J Med Genet. 2005 Jun;42(6):491-6.
[PubMed] [Pdf] [Web-only supplement (Pdf)]


Randomizer Web-Based Patient Randomization Service for Multi-Center Clinical Trials

Lectures taught

  Clinical Biostatistics
  Statistics I & II (Fundamentals for Nursing Scientists)