CURRICULUM VITAE
with list of publications
for Ørnulf Borgan

Last updated 20 May 2010.

Address, etc:
Department of Mathematics
University of Oslo
P.O.Box 1053 Blindern
N-0316 Oslo, Norway
Phone: + 47 22855888
Fax: + 47 22854349
e-mail: borgan@math.uio.no

Personal facts:
Born: April 1950.
Place of birth: Ski, Norway.
Citizenship: Norwegian.

Accademic degrees:
1984: Dr. philos. (Ph.D.) in statistics, University of Oslo.
1976: M.sc. in statistics, University of Oslo.

Positions held:
1993 - present: Professor in statistics, University of Oslo.
1984 - 92: Associate professor in statistics, University of Oslo.
1983: Associate professor in statistics, Agricultural University of Norway.
1980 - 82: Research fellow in statistics, University of Oslo.
1977 - 79: Assistant professor in insurance mathematics, University of Copenhagen.
1973 - 76: Research assistant in statistics, University of Oslo.

Professional work:
Editor Scandinavian Journal of Statistics 2007 - 2009.
Associate editor The Annals of Statistics 1998 - 2003.
Associate editor Scandinavian Journal of Statistics 1997 - 2003.
Member of program committee 22nd International Biometric Conference, Cairns, Australia, 2004.
Member of program committee 25th European Meeting of Statistics, Oslo, Norway, 2005.
Group leader (joint with Odd O. Aalen) for a research group on Statistical Analysis of Complex Event History Data, Centre for Advanced Study, Oslo, 2005-2006.
Head of the University of Oslo Graduate School in Biostatistics, 2007 - present.

Research interests:
Statistical models and methods based on counting processes.
Survival and event history analysis.
Case-control designs.

Research visits:
January-June 2005: School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Newcastle upon Tyne (UK).
September-December 2004: Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm.
August 1997-June 1998: Department of Statistics, Stanford University.
June-August 1995: Department of Preventive medicine, University of Southern California.
June-August 1993: Departments of Mathematics and Preventive medicine, University of Southern California.
July 1991-June 1992: MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge (UK).
June-August 1985: Statistical Research Unit, University of Copenhagen.
January-August 1982: Department of Statistics, Stanford University.

Professional societies:
Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability.
International Biometric Society.
International Statistical Institute.
The Norwgian associations in demography, epidemiology and statistics.

Administrative positions:
Since 2010: Elected head Division of Statistics, Department of Mathematics, University of Oslo.
2003-08: Member of the board for the bachelor program "Mathematics, informatics and technology" at the University of Oslo
Spring 1997: Elected head Division of Statistics, Department of Mathematics, University of Oslo.
1994-97: Member of the Senate Department of Mathematics, University of Oslo.
Spring 1994: Elected head Division of Statistics, Department of Mathematics, University of Oslo.
1989-90: Elected head Division of Statistics, Department of Mathematics, University of Oslo.
1987-91: Member of the board Norwegian Statistical Association.
1987-90: Member of the Senate Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Oslo.
1987-90: Member of the Senate Department of Mathematics, University of Oslo.
1984-85: Elected leader for educational matters Division of Statistics, Department of Mathematics, University of Oslo.
Fall 1979: Elected head Laboratory of Actuarial Mathematics, University of Copenhagen.
1977-79: Elected leader for educational matters Laboratory of Actuarial Mathematics, University of Copenhagen.

Teaching:
I have:
* organized and lectured at courses in statistics at all levels
* supervised a number of master- and Ph.D.-students
* organised and lectured at a number of international PhD-courses on survival and event history analysis
* lectured at a number of short courses in various topics in statistics for medical doctors as well as some such courses for pharmacists, actuaries and others
* organised and lectured at a number of short courses in introductory probability and statistics for Norwegian highschool teachers.
* coauthored textbooks in mathematics for Norwegian highschool students



List of publications:

Books:
[B1] Andersen, P.K., Borgan, Ø., Gill, R.D., and Keiding, N. (1993). Statistical Models Based on Counting Processes. Springer-Verlag, New York.

[B2] Aalen, O.O., Borgan, Ø., and Gjessing, H.K. (2008). Survival and Event History Analysis: A Process Point of View. Springer-Verlag, New York.


Methodological papers in International Scientific Journals:
[J1] Borgan, Ø. (1979). On the theory of moving average graduation. Scand. Actuarial J. 1979, 83-105.

[J2] Borgan, Ø. (1979). Comparison of two sequential tests for two-sided alternatives. J. Royal Stat. Soc. Ser. B 41, 101-106.

[J3] Aalen, O.O, Borgan, Ø., Keiding, N., and Thorman, J. (1980). Interaction between life history events. Nonparametric analysis for prospective and retrospective data in the presence of censoring. Scand. J. Statist. 7, 161-171.

[J4] Borgan, Ø., Hoem, J.M., and Norberg, R. (1981). A nonasymptotic criterion for the evaluation of automobile bonus systems. Scand. Actuarial J. 1981, 165-178.

[J5] Borgan, Ø., Menne, T., and Green, A. (1982). Interaction between nickel allergy and hand eczema in the Danish female population. Scand. J. Statist. 9, 183-185.

[J6] Andersen, P.K., Borgan, Ø., Gill, R.D., and Keiding, N. (1982). Linear non-parametric tests for comparison of counting processes, with application to censored survival data (with discussion). Internat. Statist. Rev. 50, 219-258. Amendment 52, 225.

[J7] Borgan, Ø., Liestøl, K., and Ebbesen, P. (1984). Efficiencies of experimental designs for an illness-death model. Biometrics 40, 627-638.

[J8 ] Borgan, Ø. (1984). Maximum likelihood estimation in parametric counting process models, with applications to censored failure times data. Scand. J. Statist. 11, 1-16. Correction 11, 275.

[J9 ] Borgan, Ø. and Ramlau-Hansen, H. (1985). Demographic incidence rates and estimation of intensities with incomplete information. Ann. Statist. 13, 564-582.

[J10] Andersen, P.K. and Borgan, Ø. (1985). Counting process models for life history data (with discussion). Scand. J. Statist. 12, 97-158.

[J11] Bie, O., Borgan, Ø., and Liestøl, K. (1987). Confidence intervals and confidence bands for the cumulative hazard rate function and their small sample properties. Scand. J. Statist. 14, 221-233.

[J12] Borgan, Ø. and Hoem, J.M. (1988). Demographic reproduction rates and the estimation of an expected total count per person in an open population. J. Amer. Statist. Assoc. 83, 886-891.

[J13] Andersen, P.K., Borgan, Ø., Gill, R.D., and Keiding, N. (1988). Censoring, truncation and filtering in statistical models based on counting processes. Contemp. Math. 80, 19-60.

[J14] Borgan, Ø. and Liestøl, K. (1990). A note on confidence intervals and bands for the survival function based on transformations. Scand. J. Statist. 17, 35-41.

[J15] Borgan, Ø. and Langholz, B. (1993). Nonparametric estimation of relative mortality from nested case-control studies. Biometrics 49, 593-602.

[J16] Langholz, B. and Borgan, Ø. (1995). Counter-matching: A stratified nested case-control sampling method. Biometrika 82, 69-79.

[J17] Borgan, Ø., Goldstein, L., and Langholz, B. (1995). Methods for the analysis of sampled cohort data in the Cox proportional hazards model. Ann. Statist. 23, 1749-1778.

[J18] Grønnesby, J.K. and Borgan, Ø. (1996). A method for checking regression models in survival analysis based on risk score. Lifetime Data Anal. 2, 315-328.

[J19] Borgan, Ø. and Langholz, B. (1997). Estimation of excess risk from case-control data using Aalen's linear regression model. Biometrics 53, 690-697.

[J20] Langholz, B. and Borgan, Ø. (1997). Estimation of absolute risk from nested case-control data. Biometrics 53, 767-774. Correction 59, 451.

[J21] Borgan, Ø. and Olsen, E.F. (1999). The efficiency of simple and counter-matched nested case-control sampling. Scand. J. Statist. 26, 493-509.

[J22] Zhang, J. and Borgan, Ø. (1999). Aalen's linear model for sampled risk set data: a large sample study. Lifetime Data Anal. 5, 351-369.

[J23] Borgan, Ø., Langholz, B., Samuelsen, S.O., Goldstein, L. and Pogoda, J. (2000). Exposure stratified case-cohort designs. Lifetime Data Anal. 6, 39-58.

[J24] Aalen, O.O, Borgan, Ø., and Fekjær, H. (2001). Covariate adjustment of event histories estimated from Markov chains: The additive approach. Biometrics 57, 993-1001. Correction 59, 452-453.

[J25] Borgan, Ø. (2002). Estimation of covariate-dependent Markov transition probabilities from nested case-control data. Statist. Meth. Med. Res. 11, 183-202. Correction 12, 124.

[J26] Aalen, O.O, Fosen, J., Wedon-Fekjær, H., Borgan, Ø., and Husebye, E. (2004). Dynamic analysis of multivariate failure time data. Biometrics 60, 764-773.

[J27] Fosen, J., Borgan, Ø., Weedon-Fekjær, H., and Aalen, O.O. (2006). Dynamic analysis of recurrent event data using the additive hazard model. Biometrical J. 48, 381-398.

[J28] Fosen, J., Ferkingstad, E., Borgan, Ø., and Aalen, O.O. (2006). Dynamic path analysis - a new approach to analyzing time-dependent covariates. Lifetime Data Anal. 12, 143-167.

[J29] Borgan, Ø., Fiaccone, R.L, Henderson, R., and M. L. Barreto, M.L. (2007). Dynamic analysis of recurrent event data with missing observations, with application to infant diarrhoea in Brazil. Scand. J. Statist. 34, 53-69.

[J30] Gunnes, N., Borgan, Ø. and Aalen, O.O. (2007). Estimating stage occupation probabilities in non-Markov models. Lifetime Data Anal. 13, 211-240.

[J31] Bøvelstad, H., Nygård, S., Størvold, H.L., Aldrin, M., Borgan, Ø., Frigessi, A. and Lingjærde, O.C. (2007). Predicting survival from microarray data - a comparative study. Bioinformatics 23, 2080-2087.

[J32] Moger, T.A., Pawitan, Y. and Borgan, Ø. (2008). Case-cohort methods for survival data on families from routine registers. Stat. Med. 27, 1062-1074.

[J33] Nygård, S., Borgan, Ø., Lingjærde, O.C. and Størvold, H.L. (2008). Partial least squares Cox regression for genome-wide data. Lifetime Data Anal. 14, 179-195.
[J34] Aalen, O. O., Andersen, P. K., Borgan, Ø., Gill, R. D.; Keiding, N. (2009). History of applications of martingales in survival analysis. Journal Électronique d'Histoire des Probabililtés et de la Statistique 5, 1-28.
[J35] Bøvelstad, H., Nygård, S. and Borgan, Ø. (2009). Survival prediction from clinico-genomic models – a comparative study. BMC Bioinformatics 10:413 (online).


Substance matter papers in International Scientific Journals:

[S1] Menne, T., Borgan, Ø., and Green, A. (1982). Nickel allergy and hand dermatitis in a stratified sample of the Danish female population. An epidemiological study including a statistical appendix. Acta Dermatovener. (Stockholm) 62, 35-41.

[S2] Ebbesen, P., Borgan, Ø., and Liestøl, K. (1983). Decreasing luekemia risk in old AKR mice. Exp. Geront. 18, 347-353.

[S3 ] Stavem, K., Bjørtuft, Ø., Borgan, Ø., Geiran, O., and Boe, J. (2006). Lung transplantation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in a national cohort is without obvious survival benefit. J. Heart and Lung Transpl. 25, 75-84.

[S4 ] Langerød, A., Zhao, H., Borgan, Ø., Nesland, J.M., Bukholm, I.R.K., Ikdahl, T., Kåresen, R., Børresen-Dale, A.-L. and Jeffery, S.S. (2007). TP53 mutation status and gene expression profiles are powerful prognostic markers of breast cancer. Breast Cancer Research 9, R30 (online).


Encyclopedia entries:
[E1] Borgan, Ø. (1998). Aalen-Johansen estimator. Encyclopedia of Biostatistics (eds. P. Armitage and T. Colton), vol 1, pp. 5-10. Wiley, Chichester.

[E2] Borgan, Ø. (1998). Kaplan-Meier estimator. Encyclopedia of Biostatistics (eds. P. Armitage and T. Colton), vol 3, pp. 2154-60. Wiley, Chichester.

[E3] Borgan, Ø. (1998). Nelson-Aalen estimator. Encyclopedia of Biostatistics (eds. P. Armitage and T. Colton), vol 4, pp. 2967-72. Wiley, Chichester.

[E4] Borgan, Ø. (1999). Countermatched sampling. Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences (eds. S. Kotz, C.B. Read and D.L. Banks), update vol 3, pp. 129-31. Wiley, New York.

[E5] Borgan, Ø. (1999). Nested case-control sampling (sampling from the risk sets). Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences (eds. S. Kotz, C.B. Read and D.L. Banks), update vol 3, pp. 523-28. Wiley, New York.

[E6] Borgan, Ø. (2004). Sverdrup, Erling (1917-1994). Encyclopedia of Actiarial Sciences (eds. J.L. Teugels and B. Sundt), vol 3, pp. 1665-1666. Wiley, Chichester.

Miscellaneous:
[M1] Borgan, Ø. (1980). Applications of non-homogeneous Markov chains to medical studies. Nonparametric analysis for prospective and retrospective data. Pages 102-115 in Explorative Datenanalyse, Frühjahrstagung, München, 1980, Proceedings. Eds. N. Victor, W. Lehmacher, W. van Eimeren. Springer's series Medizinische Informatik und Statistik vol. 26.

[M2] Borgan, Ø. (1989). Discussion contribution to E. Arjas' paper "Survival models and martingale dynamics". Scand. J. Statist. 16, 214-215.

[M3] Borgan, Ø. and Langholz, B. (1998). Risk set sampling designs for proportional hazards models. Chapter 4 in Statistical Analysis of Medical Data. New Developments. Eds. B. S. Everitt and G. Dunn, Arnold, London.

[M4] Borgan, Ø. (1999). Review of "Applied Survival Analysis" by C.T Le. Statist. Med. 18, 492-494.

[M5] Borgan, Ø. (2001). Review of "Modeling Survival Data: Extending the Cox Model" by T. M. Therneau and P. M. Grambsch. Statist. Med. 20, 2053-2054.

[M6] Borgan, Ø. (2001). Cohort sampling in epidemiological studies. Bulletin of the International Statistical Institute 53(1), 369-372.

[M7] Borgan, Ø. (2002). Sannsynligvis usannsynlig. Intervju i spalten "Hvordan i all verden", Dagbladet. (An interview in a Norwegian newspaper.)

[M8] Borgan, Ø. (2003). Review of "The Statistical Analysis of Failure Time Data (2nd ed.)" by J. D. Kalbfleisch and R. D. Prentice. J. Amer. Statist. Assoc. 98, 1084-1085.

[M9] Borgan, Ø. and Samuelsen, S.O. (2003). A review of cohort sampling designs for Cox's regression model: Potentials in epidemiology. Norsk epidemiologi (Norwegian Epidemiology) 13, 239-248.

[M10] Borgan, Ø. (1989). Discussion contribution to C. P. Farrington and H. J. Whitaker's paper "Semiparametric analysis of case series data". Appl. Statist. 55, 589.

[M11] Borgan, Ø. and Lindqvist, B. (2007). Editorial. Scand. J. Statist. 34, 1-2.

[M12] Borgan, Ø. and Langholz, B. (2007). Using martingale residuals to assess goodness-of-fit for sampled risk set data. Chapter 4 in Advances in statistical modeling and inference. Essays in honor of Kjell A Doksum. Ed.V. Nair. World Scientific, Singapore.

[M13] Borgan, Ø. (2007). Discussion contribution to D. Zeng and D.Y. Lin's paper "Maximum likelihood estimation in semiparametric regression models with censored data". J. Royal Stat. Soc. Ser. B 69, 545.

[M14] Borgan, Ø. (2009). Inference and prediction in multi-state models: The additive approach. Bulletin of the International Statistical Institute 57, http://isi.cbs.nl/iamamember/CD8-Durban2009/A5%20Docs/1139.pdf

Teaching material:
[T1] Borgan, Ø. (1990). Lecture notes in life history analysis. Statistical Memoir no 1/90, Department of Mathematics, University of Oslo.

[T2] Erstad, G., Heir, O., Bjørnsgård, I., Borgan, Ø., and Pålsgård, J. (2000). Matematikk 1MX/1MY. Lærebok og oppgavesamling. Aschehoug Forlag, Oslo. (Textbook and collection of exercises in mathematics for Norwegian highscool students.)

[T3] Erstad, G., Heir, O., Bjørnsgård, I., Borgan, Ø., and Pålsgård, J. (2001). Matematikk 2MX. Lærebok og oppgavesamling. Aschehoug Forlag, Oslo. (Textbook and collection of exercises in mathematics for Norwegian highscool students.)

[T4] Erstad, G., Heir, O., Bjørnsgård, I., Borgan, Ø., Møller, D.-E., and Pålsgård, J. (2001). Matematikk 2MZ. Lærebok og oppgavesamling. Aschehoug Forlag, Oslo. (Textbook and collection of exercises in mathematics for Norwegian highscool students.)

[T5] Borgan, Ø. (2001). Betinget sannsynlighet, total sannsynlighet og Bayes' setning. Department of Mathematics, Univeristy of Oslo. (A collection of material on conditional probability, etc to be used for further education of teachers in the Norwegian highschools.)

[T6] Erstad, G., Heir, O., Bjørnsgård, I., Borgan, Ø., Pålsgård, J., and Skrede, P.A. (2002). Matematikk 3MX. Lærebok og oppgavesamling. Aschehoug Forlag, Oslo. (Textbook and collection of exercises in mathematics for Norwegian highscool students.)

[T7] Erstad, G., Heir, O., Bjørnsgård, I., Borgan, Ø., Pålsgård, J., and Skrede, P.A. (2002). Matematikk 3MZ. Lærebok og oppgavesamling. Aschehoug Forlag, Oslo. (Textbook and collection of exercises in mathematics for Norwegian highscool students.)


Unpublished Technical Reports:
[U1] Borgan, Ø and Gill, R.D. (1982). Case-control studies in a Markov chain setting. Preprint SW 89/82, Mathematical Centre, Amsterdam