Skip to content

Víctor Urrea Gales

Biostatistitian
Institut de Recerca de la SIDA (IrsiCaixa)

Victor.jpg


Research Areas

Survival Analysis
Statistical Genetics and Medical Statistics
Statistical methods in bioinformatics

Education:

Master in Statistics and Operatins Research, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, March 2009
Graduate in Statistics, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, June 2006

Current Projects:


2009SGR-581: Bioinformàtica i Estadística Mèdica. Grup Singular.
AGAUR- Generalitat de Catalunya
2009-2013
MTM2008-06747-C02-02: STATISTICAL GENETICS: THE GENETIC BASES OF COMPLEX DISEASES Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación
Coordinated project: UPC (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya) – UVic (Universitat deVic)
2008-2011
FP7-HEALTH-2007A- PROJECT 201663-UROMOL: Prediction of bladder cancer disease course using risk scores that combine molecular and clinical risk factors
European Commission
Coordinated project between 8 European groups from Denmark, Sweden, Holland and Spain.
2008-2013

Selection of Publications:

  • Calle,ML, Urrea, V, Malats, N, Van Steen, K (2010). mbmdr: an R package for exploring gene-gene interactions associated with binary or quantitative traits. Bioinformatics. Vol. 26 (17), pp 2198–2199 (2010) doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btq352
  • T. Cattaert, ML. Calle, S. Dudek, J.M. Mahachie John, F. Van Lishout, V. Urrea, M.D. Ritchie and K. Van Steen. (2010). A detailed view on Model-Based Multifactor Dimensionality Reduction for detecting gene-gene interactions in case-control data in the absence and presence of noise. Annals of Human Genetics. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-1809.2010.00604.x
  • Cattaert, T., Urrea, V., Naj, A.C., De Lobel, L., De Wit, V., Fu, M., Mahachie John, J.M., Shen, H., Calle, M.L., Ritchie, M.D., Edwards, T.L. & Van Steen, K. (2010). FAM-MDR: a flexible family-base multifactor dimensionality reduction technique to detect epistasis using related individuals. Public Library of Science ONE, vol 5 (4).
  • Calle,ML. and Urrea, V. (2010). Stability of Random Forest Importance Measures. Briefings in Bioinformatics, doi: 10.1093/bib/bbq011.
  • Calle, M.L., Urrea, V., Vellalta, G., Malats, N., Steen, K.V. (2008). Improving strategies for detecting genetic patterns of disease susceptibility in association studies. Statistics in Medicine 27 (30), 6532-6546.

Contact:

Universitat de Vic
Sagrada Familia, 7
08500 VIC, SPAIN
Phone: +34 938 861 222
Fax: +34 938 856 900
Email: victor.urreaARROBAuvic.cat