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

  • Simon Thorn, Claus Bäßler, Roland Brandl, Philip Burton, Rebecca Cahall, John L. Campbell, Jorge Castro, Chang-Yoi Choi, Tyler Cobb, Daniel Donato, Ewa Durska, Joseph Fontaine, Sylvie Gauthier, Christian Hebert, Torsten Hothorn, Richard L. Hutto, Eun-Jae Lee, Alexandro Leverkus, David Lindenmayer David, Martin Obrist, Josep Rost, Sebastian Seibold, Rupert Seidl, Dominik Thom, Kaysandra Waldron, Beat Wermelinger, Maria-Barbara Winter, Michal Mihorski, and Jörg Müller. Impacts of salvage logging on biodiversity -- a meta-analysis. Journal of Applied Ecology, 2017. Accepted 2017-04-11. [ bib ]
  • Sebastian Seibold, Claus Bässler, Roland Brandl, Lenore Fahrig, Bernhard Förster, Marco Heurich, Torsten Hothorn, Fabian Scheipl, Simon Thorn, and Jörg Müller. An experimental test of the habitat-amount hypothesis for saproxylic beetles in a forested region. Ecology, 2017. Accepted 2017-03-03. [ bib | DOI ]
  • Heidi Seibold, Achim Zeileis, and Torsten Hothorn. Individual treatment effect prediction for ALS patients. Statistical Methods in Medical Research, 2017. [ 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