Torsten Hothorn is Professor of Biostatistics ad personam at the Division of Biostatistics 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

  • Simon Thorn, Claus Bässler, Thomas Gottschalk, Torsten Hothorn, Heinz Bussler, Kenneth Raffa, and Jörg Müller. New insights into the consequences of post-windthrow salvage logging revealed by functional structure of saproxylic beetles assemblages. PLoS ONE, 9(7):e101757, 2014. [ bib | DOI ]
  • Jörg Müller, Manfred Wölfl, Sybille Wölfl, Dennis W. H. Müller, Torsten Hothorn, and Marco Heurich. Protected areas shape the spatial distribution of a european lynx population more than 20 years after reintroduction. Biological Conservation, 2014. Accepted 2014-07-11. [ bib ]
  • Esther Herberich, Christine Hassler, and Torsten Hothorn. Multiple curve comparisons with an application to the formation of the dorsal funiculus of mutant mice. International Journal of Biostatistics, 2014. Accepted 2014-04-14. [ bib ]

Contact information:

Email: Torsten.Hothorn %at%

Prof. Dr. Torsten Hothorn
Universität Zürich - Abteilung Biostatistik
Hirschengraben 84
CH-8001 Zürich

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