Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Dennis Keith Pearl, PhD

Dennis Keith Pearl, PhD

Professor, Statistics
Scientific Program:Cancer Control

Research Interests

  • Neoplasms
  • Astrocytoma
  • Brain Neoplasms
  • Gangliosides
  • Genes
  • Glioma
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glycolipids
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Proteins
  • Survival
  • Growth

Recent Publications


Nolan, JR, McConville, KS, Addona, V, Tintle, NL & Pearl, DK 2020, 'Mentoring Undergraduate Research in Statistics: Reaping the Benefits and Overcoming the Barriers', Journal of Statistics Education.
Pearl, DK & Lesser, LM 2020, 'Statistical edutainment that counts', Teaching Statistics, vol. 42, no. 2, pp. 66-71.
Pearl, DK & Lesser, LM 2020, 'Statistical edutainment with confidence', Teaching Statistics, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. 23-27.


Lesser, LM, Pearl, DK, Weber, JJ, Dousa, DM, Carey, RP & Haddad, SA 2019, 'Developing Interactive Educational Songs for Introductory Statistics', Journal of Statistics Education, vol. 27, no. 3, pp. 238-252.
Pollack, JD, Gerard, D, Makhatadze, GI & Pearl, DK 2019, 'Evolutionary conservation and structural localizations suggest a physical trace of metabolism’s progressive geochronological emergence', Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics.
Liu, L, Anderson, C, Pearl, D & Edwards, SV 2019, Modern phylogenomics: Building phylogenetic trees using the multispecies coalescent model. in Methods in Molecular Biology. Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 1910, Humana Press Inc., pp. 211-239.
Lesser, LM & Pearl, DK 2019, 'Statistical edutainment: Reversing comparisons', Teaching Statistics, vol. 41, no. 3, pp. 118-122.


Rossman, A & Pearl, D 2017, 'Interview with Dennis Pearl', Journal of Statistics Education, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 50-58.


Lesser, LM, Pearl, DK & Weber, JJ 2016, 'Assessing fun items’ effectiveness in increasing learning of college introductory statistics students: Results of a randomized experiment', Journal of Statistics Education, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 54-62.
Federer, MR, Nehm, RH & Pearl, DK 2016, 'Examining gender differences in written assessment tasks in biology: A case study of evolutionary explanations', CBE Life Sciences Education, vol. 15, no. 1, ar2, pp. 2-11.
Dinov, ID, Siegrist, K, Pearl, DK, Kalinin, A & Christou, N 2016, 'Probability Distributome: a web computational infrastructure for exploring the properties, interrelations, and applications of probability distributions', Computational Statistics, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 559-577.
Knobloch, TJ, Uhrig, LK, Pearl, DK, Casto, BC, Warner, BM, Clinton, SK, Sardo-Molmenti, CL, Ferguson, JM, Daly, BT, Riedl, K, Schwartz, SJ, Vodovotz, Y, Buchta, AJ, Schuller, DE, Ozer, E, Agrawal, A & Weghorst, CM 2016, 'Suppression of proinflammatory and prosurvival biomarkers in oral cancer patients consuming a black raspberry phytochemical-rich troche', Cancer Prevention Research, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 159-171.

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