Torsten Hothorn is Professor of Biostatistics ad personam at the Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute of the University of Zurich.

He received a Diploma in Statistics from the University of Dortmund in 2000 and a Dr. rerum naturalium in 2003 from the same university. From 2000 to 2007 he worked as a PhD student and later as PostDoc and lecturer at the Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry, and Epidemiology of the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg. In 2007 he accepted a position as Professor of Biostatistics at the Department of Statistics of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich. Since April 2013 he is faculty member of the Medical Faculty and the Faculty of Science of the University of Zurich.


Current Publications

  • Lorenzo G. Tanadini, John D Steeves, Armin Curt, and Torsten Hothorn. Autoregressive transitional ordinal model to test for treatment effect in neurological trials with complex endpoints. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 16:149, 2016. [ bib | DOI ]
  • Heidi Seibold, Achim Zeileis, and Torsten Hothorn. Model-based recursive partitioning for subgroup analyses. International Journal of Biostatistics, 12(1):45-63, 2016. [ bib | DOI ]
  • Rupert Seidl, Jörg Müller, Torsten Hothorn, Claus Bässler, Marco Heurich, and Markus Kautz. Small beetle, large-scale drivers: How regional and landscape factors affect outbreaks of the european spruce bark beetle. Journal of Applied Ecology, 53(2):530-540, 2016. [ bib | DOI ]

Contact information:

Email: Torsten.Hothorn %at%

Prof. Dr. Torsten Hothorn
Universität Zürich - Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute
Hirschengraben 84
CH-8001 Zürich

Tel +41 44 634 48 17
Fax +41 44 634 43 86