Mark van der Laan

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Mark van der Laan
Mark Johannes van der Laan

1967 (age 55–56)
Alma materUtrecht University (PhD)
AwardsCOPSS Presidents' Award (2005)
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of California, Berkeley
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Mark Johannes van der Laan is the Jiann-Ping Hsu/Karl E. Peace Professor of Biostatistics and Statistics at the University of California, Berkeley. He has made contributions to survival analysis, semiparametric statistics, multiple testing, and causal inference.[3] He also developed the targeted maximum likelihood estimation methodology. He is a founding editor of the Journal of Causal Inference.


He received his Ph.D. from Utrecht University in 1993, with a dissertation titled "Efficient and Inefficient Estimation in Semiparametric Models".[1]

Career and research[edit]

He received the COPSS Presidents' Award in 2005, the Mortimer Spiegelman Award in 2004, and the van Dantzig Award in 2005.[4][5]


  • Van Der Laan, M.J.; Robins, J.M. (2003). Unified Methods for Censored Longitudinal Data and Causality. Springer Series in Statistics. Springer. ISBN 0-387-95556-9.
  • Van Der Laan, M.J.; Rose, S. (2011). Targeted Learning: Causal Inference for Observational and Experimental Data. Springer Series in Statistics. Springer. ISBN 978-1-441-99781-4.
  • Dudoit, S.; Van Der Laan, M.J. (2008). Multiple Testing Procedures with Applications to Genomics. Springer Series in Statistics. Springer. ISBN 978-0-387-49316-9.


  1. ^ a b c Mark van der Laan at the Mathematics Genealogy Project Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Pollard, Katherine Snowden (2003). Computationally intensive statistical methods for analysis of gene expression data. (PhD thesis). University of California, Berkeley. OCLC 937442296. ProQuest 305339168.
  3. ^ "Presidents' Award: Past Award Recipients" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 July 2015. Retrieved 9 June 2014.
  4. ^ "Mark van der Laan, PhD, is Recipient of 2004 Spiegelman Award". Spring 2005. Archived from the original on 15 July 2014. Retrieved 9 June 2014.
  5. ^ "The Van Dantzig Award". Retrieved 2 June 2014.