Marianne Huebner
Associate Professor
Statistics and Probability
Genetics Program
Ecology, Evolutionary Biology
Quantitative Biology

College of Natural Science

Michigan State University

Institute of Mathematical Statistics

American Statistical Association

International Society for Clinical Biostatistics

International Genetic Epidemiology Society

Caucus for Women in Statistics


C-422 Wells Hall
Phone:          (517) 432 3385
Fax:              (517) 432 1405
Department: (517) 355 9589

Diplom, Universität Saarbrücken, Germany  
Ph.D., University of Southern California

Research Interests
Statistics in medicine; survival analysis; surgical outcomes research; statistical genetics and genomics; data integration of multiple data types.


Statistics in Applications Forum. Michigan State University, October 1, 2013.

Collaborative Conference on Bioinformatics (Connecting Ohio's and Michigan's Bioinformatics and Bioscience Research Leaders). University of Toledo, June 2-4, 2008.

Sixth World Congress of the Bernoulli Society and IMS Annual Meeting. Barcelona, Spain. Invited Paper Session: Biological Networks. July 26-31, 2004.

Workshop on Dynamical Stochastic Modeling in Biology, Copenhagen, Denmark, January 8-10, 2003. Click here for more information.

Selected Publications

  • Suri RM, Tribouilloy C, Grigioni F, Avierinos JF, Barbieri A, Michelen HI, Schaff HV, Huebner M, Li Z, Sarano ME on behalf of the MIDA Investigators Amiens and Marseille, France; Bologna and Modena, Italy; and Rochester, Minnesota. Association between early surgical intervention vs watchful waiting and outcomes for mitral regurgitation due to flail mitral valve leaflets. JAMA 2013; 310(6): 609-616.
  • Suri RM, Thompson JE, Burkhart HM, Huebner M, Borah BJ, Li Z, Michelena HI, Visscher SL, Roger VL, Daly RC, Cook DJ, Enriquez-Sarano M, Schaff HV. Improving Affordability Through Innovation in the Surgical Treatment of Mitral Valve Disease. Mayo Clin Proc. 2013 Oct;88(10):1075-1084.
  • Jakub JW, Bryant K, Huebner M, Hoskin T, Boughey JC, Reynolds C, Degnim AC. The Number of Axillary Lymph Nodes Involved with Metastatic Breast Cancer Does not Affect Outcome as Long as All Disease is Confined to the Sentinel Lymph Nodes. Ann Surg Oncol 2010 Jul 01.
  • Huebner M, Therneau T, Larson D. Estimating underreported N2 disease in rectal cancer patients with low lymph node counts. J Surg Oncol. 2012 Sep 1; 106(3):248-53.
  • Huebner M, Kendrick M, Reid-Lombardo KM, Que F, Therneau T, Qin R, Donohue J, Nagorney D, Farnell M, Sarr M. Number of lymph nodes evaluated: prognostic value in pancreatic adenocarcinoma. J Gastrointest Surg. 2012 May; 16(5):920-6.
  • Grotz TE, Huebner M, Pockaj BA, Perkins S, Jakub JW. Limitations of lymph node ratio, evidence based benchmarks and the importance of a thorough lymph node dissection in melanoma. Ann Surg. Onc 2013;
  • Tomaszek SC, Huebner M, Wigle DA. Prospects for molecular staging of non-small-cell lung cancer from genomic alterations. Expert Rev Respir Med 2010 Aug; 4(4):499-508.
  • Cima RR, Hassan I, Poola VP, Larson DW, Dozois EJ, Larson DR, O'Byrne MM, Huebner M. Failure of institutionally derived predictive models of conversion in laparoscopic colorectal surgery to predict conversion outcomes in an independent data set of 998 laparoscopic colorectal procedures. Ann Surg 2010 Apr; 251(4):652-8
  • Huebner M, Kim DY, Ewart S, Karmaus W, Sadeghnejad A, Arshad SH. Patterns of GATA3 and IL13 gene polymorphisms associated with childhood rhinitis and atopy in a birth cohort. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2008 Feb; 121(2):408-14
  • Swindell WR, Huebner M, Weber AP. Transcriptional profiling of Arabidopsis heat shock proteins and transcription factors reveals extensive overlap between heat and non-heat stress response pathways. BMC Genomics 2007; 8:125.