Dr. Hilsenbeck has a PhD in applied biostatistics, and has long-standing interests in biostatistical and informatics collaboration, especially in cancer research. She is the statistician of record on a number of investigator initiated multi-center clinical trials leads several of the biostatistics and informatics focused resources at Baylor, including: 1) Biostatistics and Informatics Shared Resource in the Duncan Cancer Center; 2) Biostatistics in the Duncan Institute for Clinical and Translational Research.
Dr. Hilsenbeck's personal research interests focus on design and analysis of prognostic and predictive biomarkers studies. She is also committed to teaching. She serves on mentoring committees, leads the biostatistics course for TBMM graduate students (elective to satisfy biostatistics training requirement for other programs), and is regularly invited to teach in national and international workshops.