Yasutaka Chiba

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Yasutaka Chiba
Kindai University
Kindai University Hospotal
Ph.D.(Kyoto University School of Public Health)

Research Interests


Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2015
Associate Professor, Clinical Research Center, Kinki University Hospital
Apr 2011
Mar 2015
Lecturer, Clinical Research Center, Kinki University School of Medicine
Apr 2008
Mar 2011
Assistant Professor, Environmental Medicine and Behavioral Science, Kinki University School of Medicine
Mar 2003
Mar 2008
Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Kyoto University School of Public Health


Biostatistics, Kyoto University School of Public Health

Committee Memberships

Mar 2016
Journal of Biometrics and Biostatistics  Editor-in-Chief
Jun 2015
International Journal of Clinical Biostatistics and Biometrics  Editorial board member
May 2015
International Journal of Clinical Research and Trails  Editorial board member
Oct 2014
Austin Biometrics and Biostatistics  Editorial board member
Sep 2014
American Journal of Biostatistics  Editorial board member

Published Papers

Inference on covariate effect types for treatment effectiveness in a randomized trial with a binary outcome
Chiba Y
Clinical Trials (accepted on 2019/1/2)      Jan 2019   [Refereed]
An inverse probability weighting method for estimating the net benefit in survival analyses in observational studies
Chiba Y
Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Public Health   15 e12993   2018   [Refereed]
Bayesian inference of causal effects for an ordinal outcome in randomized trials
Chiba Y
Journal of Causal Inference (accepted on 2018/5/3)   6(2) 20170019   2018   [Refereed]
Causal measures for prognostic and predictive biomarkers
Chiba Y
Open Journal of Statistics (Special Issue on Biostatistics)   8(2) 241-248   2018   [Refereed]
Chiba Y
Statistics in Medicine   36(25) 3966-3975   2017   [Refereed]


Statistical analysis corresponding to the study purpose and study design to obtain the data
Chiba Y
Japanese Journal of Medical Physics   36(Supplement 4) 11-20   2016   [Invited]
Chiba Y
Statistics in Medicine   35 1739-1741   2016   [Refereed]
Causal inference in randomized trials: a shift from the sharp causal null hypothesis to the weak causal null hypothesis
Chiba Y
Journal of Biometrics and Biostatistics   7 288   2016   [Invited]
A cautionary note on statistical hypothesis testing
Yasutaka Chiba
Japanese Journal of Medical Physics   35(Supplement 4) 11-20   2015   [Invited]
Chiba Y, Taguri M
Epidemiology   24 336-337   2013   [Refereed]

Books etc

Vaccines – Benefits and Risks
Chiba Y, Taguri M (Part:Contributor, Chapter 2 (pp.17-37) Assessing the causal infectiousness effect in vaccine trials)
iConcept Press   2013   
Current Topics in Public Health
Chiba Y, Suzuki E (Part:Contributor, Chapter 3 (pp.37-60) Causal inference with intermediates: simple methods for principal strata effects and natural direct effects)
InTech   2013   
Health Management – Different Approaches and Solutions
Chiba Y (Part:Contributor, Chapter 18 (pp.315-336) Causal inference in randomized trials with noncompliance)
InTech   2011   

Conference Activities & Talks

Inference of average causal effects in a randomized trial with a binary outcome [Invited]
Chiba Y
The 2019 International Causal Inference Conference   May 2019   
Bayesian inference of causal effects in randomized trials with a binary outcome
Chiba Y
The 29th International Biometric Conference   Jul 2018   
Statistical analysis corresponding to the study purpose and study design to obtain the data [Invited]
Chiba Y
The 112th Scientific Meeting of Japan Society of Medical Physics   Sep 2016   
Stratified exact test and confidence interval for causal effects on a binary outcome based on principal stratification
Chiba Y
The 2016 Joint Statistical Meeting   Aug 2016   
Exact tests for the weak causal null hypothesis on a binary outcome in randomized trials [Invited]
Chiba Y
East Asia Regional Biometric Conference   Dec 2015