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Alaattin Erkanli

Associate Professor of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics
Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Division of Biostatistics
Hock Plaza Box 2721, Durham, NC 27710
Duke University Medical Center 2424, Erwin Road Suite 110 Hock Plaza Box 2721, Durham, NC 27710

Selected Grants


Perinatal Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) exposure and Immunotoxicity

ResearchStatistician · Awarded by National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences · 2023 - 2028

NCANDA Research Project Site: Duke

ResearchStatistician · Awarded by National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism · 2012 - 2027

Initial Testing of a Mobile App Pain Coping Intervention for Outpatient Oncology Settings

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2025

Using MRI To Visualize Regional Therapy Response In Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

ResearchStatistician · Awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute · 2015 - 2025

Perinatal Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) exposure and Immunotoxicity

ResearchStatistician · Awarded by National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences · 2023 - 2028

NCANDA Research Project Site: Duke

ResearchStatistician · Awarded by National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism · 2012 - 2027

Initial Testing of a Mobile App Pain Coping Intervention for Outpatient Oncology Settings

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2025

Using MRI To Visualize Regional Therapy Response In Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

ResearchStatistician · Awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute · 2015 - 2025

An mHealth Symptom Management Intervention for Colorectal Cancer Patients

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by American Cancer Society, Inc. · 2021 - 2024

Couple Communication Skills Training for Advanced Cancer

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2020 - 2024

Improving Symptom Management for Survivors of Young Adult Cancer

ResearchCollaborator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2024

Neurobehavioral Mechanisms of Emotion Regulation in Depression across the Adult Lifespan

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2017 - 2024

Evaluating the Safety of Smart Injectable Drug Delivery for Uterine Fibroid Therapy

ResearchStatistician · Awarded by North Carolina Central University · 2021 - 2023

Flourine-18 labeled MDM2 antagonists for PET imaging

ResearchBiostatistician · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2020 - 2023

Quiet TMS: A Low-Acoustic-Noise Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation System

ResearchBiostatistician · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2016 - 2022

Improving Adherence to Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy in Breast Cancer Patients

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2016 - 2022

Transcranial magnetic stimulation with enhanced focality and depth (fdTMS)

ResearchBiostatistician · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2017 - 2022

Culturally appropriate screening and diagnosis of cervical cancer in East Africa

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2015 - 2021

mHealth-supported telecolposcopy for cervical cancer screening in low-resource settings

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2021

A Self-Management Intervention for Women with Breast Cancer and Diabetes

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by American Cancer Society, Inc. · 2016 - 2020

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for High Blood Pressure: A Two-Site RCT

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Pennsylvania · 2014 - 2020

Cognitive and Affective Mechanisms of Risk for Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors

ResearchStatistician · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2004 - 2018

Towards a viable solution for a see and treat paradigm for cervical pre-cancer in East Africa

ResearchBiostatistician · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2015 - 2018

Early Substance Use in Rural American Indian and White/Anglo Youth

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2014 - 2018

Strengthening Instrumental Extinction to Prevent Smoking Relapse

ResearchBiostatistician · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2015 - 2018

Vulnerability to Drug Abuse:Pathways to Recovery

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1997 - 2017

A Novel Optical Spectral Imaging System for Rapid Imaging of Breast Tumor Margins

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2011 - 2017

Early Substance Use in Rural American Indian and White/Anglo Youth

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill · 2016 - 2017

A Quantitative Optical Sensor to Monitor Tumor Vascular Physiology

ResearchStatistician · Awarded by Zenalux Biomedical, Inc. · 2015 - 2016

Cognitive/Affective Mechanisms of Risk among Suicidal Adults with and without Substance Abuse

ResearchStatistician · Awarded by American Foundation for Suicide Prevention · 2013 - 2016

Evaluating the Impact of Adolescent Suicide Attempts on Parents

ResearchStatistician · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2009 - 2015

Mathematical Modeling in Clinical Trials of Tuberculosis Therapeutics

ResearchBiostatistician · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2009 - 2014

Science Education in Health Ed Class: Tobacco and Addiction

ResearchStatistician · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2008 - 2014

A developmental model of gene-environment interplay in SUDs

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2007 - 2014

Prefrontal Function in Adolescent Limited vs Life Course Persistent SUD

ResearchStatistician · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2008 - 2014

Young Smokers' Reactions to Genetic Risk for Lung Cancer

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2007 - 2013

Longitudinal Functional Imaging of Early Childhood Anxiety Disorders

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2008 - 2013

Cancer Control Using Message Framing to Promote Physical Activity in Colorectal Cancer Survivors

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2008 - 2012

Sex, stress, emotional disorders: uniting preclinical and epidemiologic research

ResearchConsultant · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2008 - 2012

Preschool Anxiety Disorders in Primary Care

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2006 - 2012

Biomarkers of Interoceptive Awareness in Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa

ResearchStatistician · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2009 - 2012

Increasing Attention to Smoking Risk Messages

ResearchStatistician · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2007 - 2011

Outcomes of Preschool Mental Health Problems

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2005 - 2010

Effects of Communicating RPFNA Results on Decisions about Tamoxifen Use

ResearchAssistant Research Professor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2007 - 2010

Effects of Parental Arrest/Incarceration on Outcomes of Children in CWS

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Department of Health and Human Services · 2005 - 2007

Multi-Site Longitudinal Analysis of Psychiatric Risk of SUDs

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2003 - 2007

Validity Without a Gold Standard

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2002 - 2007

Prepubertal Comorbidity: Gender and Developmental Heterotypy

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2001 - 2006

Functional Neuroanatomical Deficits in ADHD Families

ResearchStatistician · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2002 - 2006

Promoting Evidence-Based ADHD Treatment in the Community

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2000 - 2005

Assessing Preschool Comorbidity: A Test-Retest Study

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2001 - 2004

Epidemiology of Pubertal Hormonal Changes and Depression

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2001 - 2003

Caring For Children In The Community

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1996 - 1999