Bruce Levin's Publications

Textbooks

Levy, G. and Levin, B. (2014). The Biostatistics of Aging: From Gompertzian Mortality to an Index of Aging-Relatedness.
New York: John Wiley & Sons (258 pp. with 36 illustrations).

Fleiss, J.L., Levin, B., and Paik, M.C. (2003). Statistical Methods for Rates and Proportions, 3rd Edition.
New York: John Wiley & Sons (760 pp. with 16 illustrations).

Finkelstein, M.O. and Levin, B. (2001). Statistics for Lawyers, 2nd Edition.
New York: Springer-Verlag (617 pp. with 55 illustrations).

Jump to the end to see Chance at the Bar columns co-edited with Michael O. Finkelstein and published in Chance magazine.

Journal articles

Gao, B., Moore, C., Porcheray, F., Rong, C., Abidoglu, C., DeVito, J., Paine, R., Girouard, T.C., Saidman, S.L., Schoenfeld, D., Levin, B., Wong, W., Elias, N., Schuetz, C., Rosales, I., Fu, Y., and Zorn, E. (2014).
Pretransplant IgG Reactivity to Apoptotic Cells Correlates With Late kidney Allograft Loss.
American Journal of Transplantation 14:1581-1591.

Kline, J.K., Kinney, A.M., Levin, B., Brown, S.A., Hadd, A.G., and Warburton, D. (2014).
Intermediate CGG Repeat Length at the FMR1 Locus is Not Associated with Hormonal Indicators of Ovarian Age.
Menopause 21(7):740-748.

Gorroochurn, P. and Levin, B. (2014).
On Two Historical Aspects of Buffon's Needle Problem.
Electronic Journal for History of Probability and Statistics 9:1-20.

Levin, B. and Leu, C.-S. (2013).
On an Inequality That Implies the Lower Bound Formula for the Probability of Correct Selection
in the Levin-Robbins-Leu Family of Sequential Binomial Subset Selection Procedures.
Sequential Analysis 32(4):404-427.

Levin, B. and Leu, C.-S. (2013).
Note on an Identity Between Two Unbiased Variance Estimators for the Grand Mean in a Simple Random Effects Model.
The American Statistician 67(1):42-43.

Coffey, C.S., Levin, B., Clark, C., Timmerman, C., Wittes, J., Gilbert, P., and Harris, S. (2012).
Overview, Hurdles, and Future Work in Adaptive Designs: Perspectives from an NIH-funded Workshop. Clinical Trials 9(6):671-680.

Alter, H.J., Mikovits, J.A., Switzer, W.M., Ruscetti, F.W., Lo, S.-C., Klimas, N., Komaroff, A.L., Montoya, J., Bateman, L., Levine, S., Peterson, D., Levin, B., Hanson, M.R., Genfi, A., Bhat, M., Zheng, H.-Q., Lee, L.L., Sameroff, S., Heneine, W., Hornig, M., Lipkin, W.I. (2012).
Multicenter Blinded Analysis Indicates No Association Between Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Either XMRV or pMLV.
mBio 3(5):e00266-12.

Devanand, D.P., Mintzer, J., Schultz, S.K., Andrews, H.F., Sultzer, D.L., de la Pena, D., Gupta, S., Colon, S., Schimming, C., Pelton, G.H., Levin, B. (2012).
Relapse Risk after Discontinuation of Risperidone in Alzheimer's Disease.
New England Journal of Medicine 367:1497-1507.

Homma, S., Thompson, J.L.P., Pullicino, P.M., Levin, B., Freudenberger, R.S., Teerlink, J.R., Ammon, S.E., Graham, S., Sacco, R.L., Mann, D.L., Mohr, J.P., Massie, B.M., Labovitz, A.J., Anker, S.D., Lok, D.J., Ponikowski, P., Estol, C.J., Lip, G.Y.H., Di Tullio, M.R., Mejia, V., Gabriel, A.P., del Valle, M.L., Buchsbaum, R., Sanford, A.R., and Moy, C.S., for the WARCEF Investigators (2012).
Warfarin and Aspirin in Heart Failure Patients in Sinus Rhythm.
New England Journal of Medicine 366:1859-1869.

Kline, J., Kinney, A., Brown, S., Levin, B., Oppenheimer, K., and Warburton, D. (2012).
Trisomic pregnancy and intermediate CGG repeat length at the FMR1 locus.
Human Reproduction 27(7):2224-2232.

Levin, B. (2012).
Selection and Futility Designs. Chapter 8 in: Clinical Trials in Neurology, ed. B. Ravina, J. Cummings, M.P. McDermott, and M. Poole. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Finkelstein, M.O. and Levin, B. (2012)
Meta-Analysis of "Sparse" Data: Perspectives from the Avandia Cases.
Jurimetrics 52(2):123-153.

Devanand, D.P., Mintzer, J., Schultz, S., Sultzer, D., de la Pena, D., Gupta, S., Colon, S., Schimming, C., Pelton, G.H., Andrews, H., and Levin, B. (2012)
The Antipsychotic Discontinuation in Alzheimer Disease Trial: Clinical Rationale and Study Design.
American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 20(4):362-373.

Levin, B., Thompson, J.L.P., Chakraborty, B., Levy, G., MacArthur, R.B., Haley, E.C. (2011).
Statistical Aspects of the TNK-S2B Trial of Tenecteplase versus Alteplase in Acute Ischemic Stroke: An Efficient, Dose-Adaptive, Seamless Phase II/III Design.
Clinical Trials 8:398-407.

Leu, C.-S., Cheung, Y.-K., and Levin, B. (2011). Subset selection in comparative selection trials.
In: Bhattacharjee, M., Dhar, S.K., and Subramanian, S. (eds.) Recent Advances in Biostatistics: False Discovery, Survival Analysis, and Other Topics. Series in Biostatistics, 4:271-288. World Scientific.

Leu, C.-S., Ventuneac, A., Levin, B., and Carballo-Diguez, A. (2011).
Use of a Rapid HIV Home Test to Screen Sexual Partners: A Commentary on Ventuneac, Carballo-Diguez, Leu, et al., 2009.
AIDS and Behavior 16:1-4.

Kline, J., Kinney, A., Levin, B., Kelly, A., Ferin, M., and Warburton, D. (2011).
Trisomic Pregnancy and Elevated FSH: Implications for the Oocyte Pool Hypothesis.
Human Reproduction 26(6):1537-1550.

Haley, E.C., Thompson, J.L.P., Grotta, J.C., Lyden, P.D., Hemmen, T.G., Brown, D.L., Fanale, C., Libman, R., Kwiatkowski, T.G., Llinas, R.H., Levine, S.R., Johnston, K.C., Buchsbaum, R., Levy, G., and Levin, B., for the Tenecteplase in Stroke Investigators (2010).
Phase IIB/III Trial of Tenecteplase in Acute Ischemic Stroke: Results of a Prematurely Terminated Randomized Clinical Trial.
Stroke 41:707-711.

Cudkowicz , M., Katz J., Moore, D.H., O.Neill, G., Glass J.D., Mitsumoto, H., Appel, S., Ravina, B., Kieburtz, K., Shoulson, I., Kaufmann, P., Khan, J., Simpson, E., Shefner, J., Levin, B., Cwik, V., Schoenfeld, D., McDermott, M.P., Aggarwal, S, Miller, R. (2010).
Toward More Efficient Clinical Trials for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 11:259-265.

Kaufmann, P., Thompson, J.L.P., Levy, G., Buchsbaum, R., Shefner, J., Krivickas, L.S., Katz, J., Rollins, Y., Barohn, R.J., Jackson, C.E., Tiryaki, E., Lomen-Hoerth, C., Armon, C., Tandan, R., Rudnicki, S.A., Rezania, K., Sufit, R., Pestronk, A., Novella, S.P., Heiman-Patterson, T., Kasarskis, E.J., Pioro, E.P., Montes, J., Arbing, R., Vecchio, D., Barsdorf, A., Mitsumoto, H., and Levin, B.; for the QALS Study Group (2009).
Phase II Trial of CoQ10 for ALS Finds Insufficient Evidence to Justify Phase III.
Annals of Neurology 66:235-244.

Zafonte, R., Friedewald, W.T., Lee, S.M., Levin, B., Diaz-Arrastia, R., Ansel, B., Eisenberg, H., Timmons, S.D., Temkin, N., Novack, T., Ricker, J., Merchant, R., and Jallo, J. (2009).
The Citicoline Brain Injury Treatment (COBRIT) Trial: Design and Methods.
Journal of Neurotrauma 26:2207-2216.

Warburton, D., Kline, J., Kinney, A., Yu, C.-Y., Levin, B., and Brown, S. (2009).
Skewed X Chromosome Inactivation and Trisomic Spontaneous Abortion: No Association.
The American Journal of Human Genetics 85(2):179-193.

Ventuneac, A., Carballo-Diguez, A., Leu, C.-S., Levin, B., Bauermeister, J., Woodman-Maynard, E., Giguere, R. (2009).
Use of a Rapid HIV Home Test to Screen Sexual Partners: An Evaluation of its Possible Use and Relative Risk.
AIDS and Behavior 13(4):731-737.

Gordon, P.H., Cheung, Y.-K., Levin, B., Andrews, H., and Mitsumoto, H. (2009).
Response to 'Commentary on a novel, efficient, randomized selection trial comparing combinations of drug therapy for ALS' (letter).
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 10(1):61.

Buchsbaum, R., Kaufmann, P., Barsdorf, A.I., Arbing, R., Montes, J., and Thompson, J.L.P. for the QALS Study Group (2008).
Web-based data management for a phase II clinical trial in ALS.
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 10(5&6):374-377 (plus an online appendix).

Pullicino P., Thompson, J.L.P., Mohr, J.P., Sacco, R.L., Freudenberger, R., Levin, B., and Homma, S. (2008).
Oral Anticoagulation in Patients with Cardiomyopathy or Heart Failure in Sinus Rhythm.
Cerebrovascular Diseases 26:322-327.

Gordon, P.H., Cheung, Y.-K., Levin, B., Andrews, H., Doorish, C., Macarthur, R.B., Montes, J., Bednarz, K., Florence, J., Rowin, J., Boylan, K., Mozaffar, T., Tandan, R., Mitsumoto, H., Kelvin, E.A., Chapin, J., Bedlack, R., Rivner, M., McCluskey, L., Pestronk, A., Graves, M., Sorenson, E., Barohn, R.J., Belsh, J.M., Lou, J.-S., Levine, T., Saperstein, D., Miller, R.G., Scelsa, S.N., and the Combination Drug Selection Trial Study Group (2008).
A Novel, Efficient, Randomized Selection Trial Comparing Combinations of Drug Therapy for ALS.
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 9(4):212-222.

Leu, C.-S. and Levin, B. (2008).
On a Conjecture of Bechhofer, Kiefer, and Sobel for the Levin-Robbins-Leu Binomial Subset Selection Procedures.
Sequential Analysis 27:106-125.

Finkelstein, M.O. and Levin, B. (2008).
Re "Barrett, Bruce E. (2007), Detecting Bias in Jury Selection, The American Statistician, 61, 296-301." (Letter to the Editor).
The American Statistician 62(1):95.

Leu, C.-S. and Levin, B. (2008).
A Generalization of the Levin-Robbins Procedure for Binomial Subset Selection and Recruitment Problems.
Statistica Sinica 18:203-218.

Levin, B. and Leu, C.-S. (2007).
A comparison of two procedures to select the best binomial population with sequential elimination of inferior populations.
Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference 137:245-263.

Morin, S.F., Chesney, M.A., Ehrhardt, A.A., Kelly, J.A., Pequegnat, W., Rotheram-Borus, M.J., Afifi, A.A., Benotsch, E.G., Brondino, M.J., Catz, S.L., Charlebois, E.D., Cumberland, W.G., DesJarlais, D.C., Duan, N., Exner, T.M., Goldstein, R.B., Gore-Felton, C., Hirky, A.E., Johnson, M.O., Kertzner, R.M., Kirshenbaum, S.B., Kittel, L.E., Klitzman, R., Lee, M., Levin, B., Lightfoot, M., Pinkerton, S.D., Remien, R.H., Rhodes, F., Song, J., Steward, W.T., Tross, S., Weinhardt, L.S., Weiss, R., Wolfe, H., Wolfe, R., Wong, F.L., Batterham, P., Comulada, W.S., Rogers, T., Zhao, Y., Correale, J., Hackl, K., Hong, D., Huchting, K., Mickalian, J.D., Peterson, M., Gordon, C.M., Rausch, D., and Stover, E. (2007).
Effects of a Behavioral Intervention to Reduce Risk of Transmission among People Living with HIV: The Healthy Living Project Randomized Controlled Study.
Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes 44(2):213-221.

Mitsumoto, H., Ulu., A.M., Pullman, S.L., Gooch, C.L., Chan, S., Tang, M.-X., Mao X., Hays, A.P., Floyd, B.A. Battista, V., Montes, J., Hayes, S., Dashnaw, S., Kaufmann, P., Gordon, P.H., Hirsch, J., Levin, B., Rowland, L.P., and Shungu, D.C. (2007).
Quantitative Objective Markers for Upper and Lower Motor Neuron Dysfunction in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.
Neurology 68:1402-1410.

Kinney, A., Kline, J., Kelly, A., Reuss, M.L., and Levin, B. (2007).
Smoking, alcohol and caffeine in relation to ovarian age during the reproductive years.
Human Reproduction 22:1175-1185.

Teitelbaum, S.L., Gammon, M.D., Britton, J.A., Neugut, A.I., Levin, B., and Stellman, S.D. (2007).
Reported Residential Pesticide Use and Breast Cancer Risk on Long Island, NY.
American Journal of Epidemiology 165:643-651.

Kaufmann, P., Levy, G., Montes, J., Buchsbaum, R., Barsdorf, M.A., Battista, V., Arbing, R., Gordon, P.H., Mitsumoto, H., Levin, B., and Thompson, J.L.P. (2006).
Excellent inter-rater, intra-rater, and telephone-administered reliability of the ALSFRS-R in a multicenter clinical trial.
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 8:41-46.

Cheung, Y.K., Gordon, P.H., and Levin, B. (2006).
Selecting promising ALS therapies in clinical trials.
Neurology 67:1748-1751.

Finkelstein, M.O. and Levin, B. (2006).
A comment on bullet lead identification and screening searches.
Jurimetrics 47:89-97.

Finkelstein, M.O., Levin, B., McKeague, I.W., and Tsai, W.-Y. (2006).
A Note on the Censoring Problem in Empirical Case-Outcome Studies.
Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 3(2):375-395.

Kline, J., Kinney, A., Levin, B., Kelly, A., Chih-Yu, J., Brown, S., and Warburton, D. (2006)
X-chromosome inactivation and ovarian age during the reproductive years.
Fertility and Sterility 85:1488-1495.

Levin, B., Thompson, J.L.P., Levy, G., Mitsumoto, H., and Kaufmann, P. (2006).
Pentoxifylline in ALS: A double-blind, randomized, multicenter, placebo-controlled trial (letter).
Neurology 66:1786-1787.

Levy, G., Kaufmann, P., Buchsbaum, R., Montes, J., Barsdorf, A., Arbing, R., Battista, V., Zhou, X., Mitsumoto, H., Levin, B., Thompson, J.L.P. (2006).
A two-stage design for a phase II clinical trial of coenzyme Q10 in ALS.
Neurology 66:660-663.

Sacco, R.L., Prabhakaran, S., Thompson, J.L.P., Murphy, A., Sciacca, R.R., Levin, B., Mohr, J.P., on behalf of the WARSS Investigators (2006).
Comparison of Warfarin versus Aspirin for the Prevention of Recurrent Stroke or Death: Subgroup Analyses from The Warfarin-Aspirin Recurrent Stroke Study.
Cerebrovascular Diseases 22:4-12.

Levin, B. (2005).
The Utility of Futility (editorial).
Stroke 36:2331-2332.

Kinney, A., Kline, J., Levin, B. (2005).
Alcohol, caffeine and smoking in relation to age at menopause.
Maturitas 54:27-38.

Kline, J., Kinney, A., Kelly, A., Reuss, M.L., and Levin, B. (2005).
Predictors of Antral Follical Count During the Reproductive Years.
Human Reproduction 20:2179-2189.

Shantakumar, S., Gammon, M.D., Eng, S., Sagiv, S.K., Gaudet, M.M., Teitelbaum, S.L., Britton, J.A., Terry, M.B., Paykin, A., Young, T.L., Wang, L.W., Wang, Q., Stellman, S.D., Beyea, J., Hatch, M., Camann, D., Prokopczyk, B., Kabat, G.C., Levin, B., Neugut, A.I., and Santella, R.M. (2005).
Residential environmental exposures and other characteristics associated with detectable PAH-DNA adducts in peripheral mononuclear cells in a population-based sample of adult females.
Journal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology 15:482-490.

Finkelstein, M.O. and Levin, B. (2005).
Compositional Analysis of Bullet Lead as Forensic Evidence.
Journal of Law and Policy 13(1):119-142.

Haley, E.C., Thompson, J.L.P., Levin, B., Davis, S., Lees, K., Pittman, J.G., DeRosa, J.T., Ordronneau, P., Brown, D.L., and Sacco, R.L., for the GAIN Americas and GAIN International Investigators (2005).
Gavestinel Does Not Improve Outcome Following Acute Intracerebral Hemorrhage: An Analysis From the GAIN International and GAIN Americas Studies.
Stroke 36:1006-1010.

Kaufmann, P., Levy, G., Thompson, J.L.P., DelBene, M., Battista, V., Gordon, P.H., Rowland, L.P., Levin, B., and Mitsumoto, H. (2005).
The ALSFRSr Predicts Survival Time in an ALS Clinic Population.
Neurology 64:38-43.

Gammon, M.D., Sagiv, S.K., Eng, S.M., Shantakumar, S., Gaudet, M.M., Teitelbaum, S.L., Britton, J.A., Terry, M.B., Wang, L.W., Wang, Q., Stellman, S.D., Beyea, J., Hatch, M., Kabat, G.C., Wolff, M.S., Levin, B., Neugut, A.I., and Santella, R.M. (2004).
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH)-DNA Adducts and Breast Cancer: a Pooled Analysis.
Archives of Environmental Health 59(12):640-649.

Markatou, M. and Levin, B. (2004).
Comment. Statistical Science, 19(3):409-410.
[Commenting on: Lindsay, B. G., Kettenring, J. and Siegmund, D. O. (2004), A report on the future of Statistics (with discussion), Statistical Science, 19(3):387-413.]

Levin, B. (2004).
Statistical Issues.
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and other Motor Neuron Disorders 5 (Supp. 1):43-45.

Phelan, J.C., Link, B.G., Diez-Roux, A., Kawachi, I., and Levin, B. (2004).
"Fundamental Causes" of Social Inequalities in Mortality: A Test of the Theory.
Journal of Health and Social Behavior 45:265-285.

Warburton, D., Dallaire, L., Thangavelu, M., Ross, L., Levin, B., and Kline, J. (2004).
Trisomy Recurrence: A Reconsideration Based on North American Data.
Am. J. Human Genetics 75:376-385.

Kline, J., Kinney, A., Reuss, M.L., Kelly, A., Levin, B., Ferin, M., and Warburton, D. (2004).
Trisomic pregnancy and the oocyte pool.
Human Reproduction 19(7):1633-1643.

Finkelstein, M.O. and Levin, B. (2004).
Bush v. Gore: Two Neglected Lessons from a Statistical Perspective.
Jurimetrics 44:181-199.

The APASS Investigators. (2004).
Antiphospholipid Antibodies and Subsequent Thrombo-occlusive Events in Patients with Ischemic Stroke.
Journal of the American Medical Association 291:576-584.

Finkelstein, M.O. and Levin, B. (2003).
On the Probative Value of Evidence from a Screening Search.
Jurimetrics 43(3):265-290.

Levin, B. (2003).
No, Not Another IRB. Review of "Data Monitoring Committees in Clinical Trials: A Practical Perspective" by Ellenberg, S.S., Fleming, T.R., and DeMets, D.L.
IRB: Ethics and Human Research 25(1):17-18.

Levin, B., Robbins, H., and Zhang, C.-H. (2002).
Mathematical Aspects of Estimating Two Treatment Effects and a Common Variance in an Assured Allocation Design.
Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference (Special Issue in Honor or C.R. Rao) 108(1-2):255-262.

Gammon, M.D., Wolff, M.S., Neugut, A.I., Eng, S.M., Teitelbaum, S.L., Britton, J.A., Terry, M.B., Levin, B., Stellman, S.D., Kabat, G.C., Hatch, M., Senie, R., Berkowitz, G., Bradlow, H.L., Garbowski, G., Maffeo, C., Montalvan, P., Kemeny, M., Citron, M., Schnabel, F., Schuss, A., Hajdu, S., Vinceguerra, V., Niguidula, N., Ireland, K., and Santella, R.M. (2002).
Environmental Toxins and Breast Cancer on Long Island. II. Organochlorine Compound Levels in Blood.
Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention 11:686-697.

Gammon, M.D., Santella, R.M., Neugut, A.I., Eng, S.M., Teitelbaum, S.L., Paykin, A., Levin, B., Terry, M.B., Young, T.L., Wang, L.W., Wang, Q., Britton, J.A., Wolff, M.S., Stellman, S.D., Hatch, M., Kabat, G.C., Senie, R., Garbowski, G., Maffeo, C., Montalvan, P., Berkowitz, G., Kemeny, M., Citron, M., Schnabel, F., Schuss, A., Hajdu, S., and Vinceguerra, V. (2002).
Environmental Toxins and Breast Cancer on Long Island. I. Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon DNA Adducts.
Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention 11:677-685.

Gammon, M.D., Neugut, A.I., Santella, R.M., Teitelbaum, S.L., Britton, J.A., Terry, M.B., Eng, S.M., Wolff, M.S., Stellman, S.D., Kabat, G.C., Levin, B., Bradlow, H.L., Hatch, M., Beyea, J., Camann, D., Trent, M., Senie, R., Garbowski, G., Maffeo, C., Montalvan, P., Berkowitz, G., Kemeny, M., Citron, M., Schnabel, F., Schuss, A., Hajdu, S., Vinceguerra, V., Collman, G.W., and Obrams, G.I. (2002).
The Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project: Description of a Multi-Institutional Collaboration to Identify Environmental Risk Factors for Breast Cancer.
Breast Cancer Research and Treatment 74(3):235-254.

Silverman, R.A., Osborn, H., Runge, J., Gallagher, E.J., Chiang, W., Feldman, J., Gaeta,, T., Freeman, K., Levin, B., Mancherje, N., and Scharf, S.,
for the Acute Asthma/Magnesium Study Group. (2002).
IV Magnesium Sulfate in the Treatment of Acute Severe Asthma.
Chest 122:489-497.

Homma, S., Sciacca, R.R., Di Tullio, M.R., Thompson, J.L., Levin, B., Sacco, R.L., and Mohr, J.P. (2002).
Response to "Patent Foramen Ovale and Cryptogenic Stroke: The Controversy Continues." (Letter)
Circulation 105(22):2625-31.

Mohr, J.P., Thompson, J.L.P., and Levin, B. (2002).
Re: Warfarin or Aspirin for Recurrent Ischemic Stroke (letter).
The New England Journal of Medicine 346(15):1170-1171.

Ehrhardt, A.A., Exner, T.M., Hoffman, S., Silberman, I., Leu, C.-S., Miller, S., and Levin, B. (2002).
A Gender-Specific HIV/STD Risk Reduction Intervention for Women in a Health Care Setting: Short- and Long-term Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial.
AIDS Care 14:147-161.

Mohr, J.P., Thompson, J.L.P., Lazar, R.M., Levin, B., Sacco, R.L., Furie, K.L., Kistler, J.P., Albers, G.W., Pettigrew, L.C., Adams, H.P., Jackson, C.M., and Pullicino, P., for the Warfarin-Aspirin Recurrent Stroke Study Group (2001).
A Comparison of Warfarin and Aspirin for the Prevention of Recurrent Ischemic Stroke.
The New England Journal of Medicine 345(20):1444-1451.

Levin, B. and Paik, M.C. (2001).
The Unreasonable Effectiveness of a Biased Logistic Regression Procedure in the Analysis of Pair-Matched Case-Control Studies.
Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference 96:371-385.

Sacco, R.L., DeRosa, J.T., Haley, E.C., Levin, B., Ordronneau, P., Phillips, S.J., Rundek, T., Snipes, R.G., and Thompson, J.L.P., for the GAIN Americas Investigators (2001).
Glycine Antagonist in Neuroprotection for Patients with Acute Stroke. GAIN Americas: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Journal of the American Medical Association 285:1719-1728.

Institute of Medicine Committee on Strategies for Small-Number-Participant Clinical Research Trials (2001).
Small Clinical Trials: Issues and Challenges, Evans, C.H. and Ildstad, S.T., eds.
Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.

Evans, D., Clark, N., Levison, M.J., Levin, B., and Mellins, R.B. (2001).
Can Children Teach Their Parents About Asthma?
Health Education and Behavior 28(4):500-511.

Kline, J., Kinney, A., Levin, B., and Warburton, D. (2000).
Trisomic Pregnancy and Earlier Age at Menopause.
American Journal of Human Genetics 67:395-404.

Kuhn, L., Kline, J., Ng, S., Levin, B., and Susser, M. (2000)
Cocaine Use during Pregnancy and Intrauterine Growth Retardation: New Insights Based on Maternal Hair Tests.
American Journal of Epidemiology 152(2):112-119.

Kline, J., Kinney, A., Levin, B., Mayeux, R., Schupf, N., and Warburton, D. (2000).
Alzheimer's Disease in the Parents of Women with Trisomic Spontaneous Abortions.
NeuroReport 11(4):795-799.

Leu, C.-S. and Levin, B. (1999).
Proof of a Lower Bound Formula for the Expected Reward in the Levin-Robbins Sequential Elimination Procedure.
Sequential Analysis 18(2):81-105.

Varasteh, N.N., Neuwirth, R.S., Levin, B., Keltz, M.D. (1999).
Pregnancy Rates After Hysteroscopic Polypectomy and Myomectomy in Infertile Women.
Obstetics and Gynecology 94:168-171.

Rottman, J.N., Levin, B., Paik, M.C., Tsai, W.-Y., Bigger, J.T., and the CABG Patch Investigators (1999).
Using Missing Data Techniques to Explore the Lack of Survival Effect: Illustration with The CABG Patch Trial.
Statistics in Medicine 18(15):1943-1959.

Leu, C.-S. and Levin, B. (1999).
On the Probability of Correct Selection in the Levin-Robbins Sequential Elimination Procedure.
Statistica Sinica 9(3):879-891.

Levin, B. and Chen, X. (1999).
Is the One-Half Continuity Correction Used Once or Twice to Derive a Well Known Approximate Sample Size Formula to Compare Two Independent Binomial Distributions?
The American Statistician 53:62-66.

Susser, M.W. and Levin, B. (1999).
Ordeals for the Fetal Programming Hypothesis. (Editorial)
British Medical Journal 318:885-886.

Mohr, J.P. for The Arteriovenous Malformation Study Group (1999).
Arteriovenous Malformations of the Brain in the Adult.
The New England Journal of Medicine 340(23):1812-1818.

Marshall, R.S., Lazar, R.M., Mohr, J.P., Pile-Spellman, J., Hacein-Bey, L., Duong, D.H., Joshi, S., Chen, X., Levin, B., and Young, W.L. (1999).
Higher Cerebral Function and Hemispheral Blood Flow During Awake Carotid Artery Ballon Test Occlusions. J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatry 66:734-738.

Hatch, M., Levin, B., Shu, X.-O., and Susser, M. (1998).
Maternal Exercise During Pregnanacy, Physical Fitness, and Timely Delivery.
American Journal of Public Health 88:1528-1533.

Bigger, J.T., Parides, M.K., Rolnitzky, L.M., Meier, P., Levin, B., and Egan, D.A. (1998).
Changes in Sample Size and Length of Follow-up to Maintain Power in the Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Patch Trial. Controlled Clinical Trials 19:1-14.

Levin, B. (1997). A Lower Bound for the Mantel-Haenszel One Degree of Freedom Chi-squared Statistic in 1:m Matched Samples.
The American Statistician 51:318-320.

Northridge, M.E., Levin, B., Feinleib, M., and Susser, M. (1997).
Editorial: Statistics in the Journal--Significance, Confidence, and All That.
American Journal of Public Health 87:1092-1095.

Aviv, J.E., Sacco, R.L., Mohr, J.P., Thompson, J.L.P., Levin, B., Sunshine, S., Thomson, J., and Close, L.G. (1997).
Laryngopharyngeal Sensory Testing with Modified Barium Swallow as Predictors of Aspiration Pneumonia After Stroke.
Laryngoscope 107:1254-1260.

The WARSS, APASS,PICSS,HAS, and Genesis Study Groups (1997).
The Feasibility of a Collaborative Double-Blind Study Using an Anticoagulant: the Warfarin-Aspirin Recurrent Stroke Study (WARSS), the Antiphospholipid Antibodies and Stroke Study (APASS), the Patent Foramen Ovale in Cryptogenic Stroke Study (PICSS), the Hemostatic System Activation Study (HAS), and the Genes in Stroke Study (GENESIS).
Cerebrovascular Diseases 7:100-112.

Finkelstein, M.O. and Levin, B. (1997).
Clear Choices and Guesswork in Peremptory Challenges in Federal Criminal Trials.
J. Royal Statistic. Soc. A 160 (Part 2):275-288.

Evans, D., Mellins, R., Lobach, K., Ramos-Bonoan, C., Pinkett-Heller, M., Wiesemann, S., Klein, I., Donahue, C., Burke, D., Levison, M., Levin, B., Zimmerman, B., and Clark, N. (1997).
Improving Care for Minority Children with Asthma: Professional Education in Public Health Clinics
Pediatrics 99:157-164.

Gammon, M.D., Wolff, M.S., Neugut, A.I., Terry, M.B., Papadopoulos, K., Levin, B., Wang, Q., and Santella, R. (1997).
Temporal Variation in Chlorinated Hydrocarbons in Healthy Women.
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, and Prevention 6:327-332.

Gammon, M., Wolff, M., Neugut, A., Terry, M., Britton, J., Greenebaum, E., Hibshoosh, H., Levin, B., Wang, Q., and Santella, R. (1996).
Treatment for Breast Cancer and Blood Levels of Chlorinated Hydrocarbons.
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, and Prevention 5:467-471.

Mittelman, M.S., Ferris, S.H., Shulman, E., Steinberg, G., and Levin, B. (1996).
A Family Intervention to Delay Nursing Home Placement of Patients with Alzheimer Disease: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
J. Amer. Med. Assoc. 276:1725-1731.

Wasilewski, Y., Clark, N., Evans, D., Levison, M., Levin, B., and Mellins, R. (1996).
Factors Associated with Emergency Department Visits by Children with Asthma: Implications for Health Education.
Amer. J. Public Health 86:1410-1415.

Wang, L.-Y., Hatch, M., Chen, C.-J., Levin, B., You, S.-L., Lu, S.-N., Wu, M.-H., Wu, W.-P., Wang, L.-W., Wang, Q., Huang, G.-T., Yang, P.-M., Lee, H.-S., and Santella, R. (1996).
Aflatoxin Exposure and the Risk of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Taiwan.
Int. J. Cancer 67:620-625.

Kong, F. and Levin, B. (1996).
Edgeworth Expansions for the Conditional Distributions in Logistic Regression Models.
Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference 52:109-129.

Finkelstein, M.O., Levin, B., and Robbins, H. (1996).
Clinical and Prophylactic Trials with Assured New Treatment for Those at Greater Risk. Part II -- Examples.
Amer. J. Public Health 86:696-705.

Finkelstein, M.O., Levin, B., and Robbins, H. (1996).
Clinical and Prophylactic Trials with Assured New Treatment for Those at Greater Risk. Part I -- Introduction.
Amer. J. Public Health 86:691-695.

Levin, B. (1996).
On the Holms, Simes, and Hochberg Multiple Test Procedures. (Annotation)
Amer. J. Public Health 86:628-629.

Finkelstein, M.O. and Levin, B. (1996).
Reference Guide on Statistics: Non Lasciare Esperanza.
(Review of the Federal Judicial Center Reference Guide on Statistics).
Jurimetrics 36:201-212.

Reuss, M.L., Kline, J., Santos, R., Levin, B., and Timor-Tritsch, I. (1996).
Age and the Ovarian Follicle Pool Assessed with Transvaginal Sonography.
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 174:624-627.

Kline, J., Levin, B., Kinney, A., Stein, Z., Susser, M., and Warburton, D. (1995).
Cigarette Smoking and Spontaneous Abortion of Known Karyotype: Precise Data but Uncertain Inferences.
American Journal of Epidemiology 141:417-427.

Levin, B. (1995).
Accounting for the Effects of Both Group- and Individual-Level Variables in Community-Level Studies. (Annotation)
Amer. J. Public Health 85(2):163-164.

Kline, J., Levin, B., Silverman, J., Kinney, A., Stein, Z., Susser, M., and Warburton, D. (1994).
Letter to the Editor: in re 270:2940 and 270:2973,
J. Amer. Med. Assoc. 272(1):27-28.

Olson, S., Kelsey, J.L., Pearson, T.A., and Levin, B. (1994).
Characteristics of a Hypothetical Group of Hospital Controls for a Case-Control Study. American Journal of Epidemiology 139(3):302-311.

Finkelstein, M.O. and Levin, B. (1994).
Proportional Hazard Models for Age Discrimination Cases.
Jurimetrics Journal 34:153-171.

Kairam, R., Kline, J., Levin, B., Brambilla, D., Coulter, D., Kuban, K., Lansky, L., Marshall, P., Velez-Borras, J., and Rodriguez, E. (1993). Reliability of Neurologic Assessment in a Collaborative Study of HIV Infection in Children. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 693:123-140.

Hatch, M.C., Chen, C.-J., Levin, B., Ji, B.-T., Yang, G.-Y., Hsu, S.-W., Wang, L.-W., Hsieh, L.-L., and Santella, R. (1993).
Urinary Aflatoxin Levels, Hepatitis-B Virus Infection and Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Taiwan. Int. J. Cancer 54:931-934.

Hatch, M.C., Shu, X.-O., McLean, D.E., Levin, B., Begg, M., Reuss, L., and Susser, M. (1993.)
Maternal Exercise during Pregnancy, Physical Fitness, and Fetal Growth. American Journal of Epidemiology 137(10):1105-1114.

Kline, J., Levin, B., Stein, Z., Warburton, D., and Hindin, R. (1993).
Cigarette Smoking and Trisomy 21 at Amniocentesis.
Genetic Epidemiology 10:35-42.

Westhoff, C., Levin, B., Ladd, G., and O'Connor, J. (1992).
Sources of Variability in Normal CA 125 Levels.
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention 1:357-359.

Kline, J. and Levin, B. (1992).
Trisomy and Age at Menopause: Predicted Associations Given a Link with Rate of Oocyte Atresia.
Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 6(2):225-239.

Levin, B. (1992).
Tests of Odds Ratio Homogeneity with Improved Power in Sparse Fourfold Tables. Communications in Statistics 21(6):1469-1500.

Olson, S.H., Kelsey, J.L., Pearson, T.A., and Levin, B. (1992).
Evaluation of Random Digit Dialing as a Method of Control Selection in Case-Control Studies.
American Journal of Epidemiology 135:210-222.

Levin, B. (1992). In re: "Siobhan's problem: The coupon collector revisited." The American Statistician 46:76.

Levin, B. (1991). Re: "Interpretation and choice of effect measures in epidemiologic analyses." American Journal of Epidemiology 133:963-964.

Kline, J., Levin, B., Silverman, J., Kinney, A., Stein, Z., Susser, M., and Warburton, D. (1991).
Caffeine and Spontaneous Abortion of Known Karyotype.
Epidemiology 2:409-417.

Kline, J., Hutzler, M., Levin, B., Stein, Z., Susser, M., and Warburton, D. (1991).
Marijuana and Spontaneous Abortion of Known Karyotype. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 5:320-332.

Levin, B. (1990). The Saddlepoint Correction in Conditional Logistic Likelihood Analysis. Biometrika 77(2):275-285.

Levin, B. and Kong, F. (1990). Bartlett's Bias Correction to the Profile Score Function is a Saddlepoint Correction. Biometrika 77(1):219-221.

Hatch, M., Kline, J., Levin, B., Hutzler, M., and Warburton, D. (1990). Paternal Age and Trisomy Among Spontaneous Abortions. Human Genetics 85:335-361.

Weinstein, G.S. and Levin, B. (1990). Re: "Crossovers in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Trials." Annals of Thoracic Surgery 49:847-848.

Weinstein, G.S. and Levin, B. (1989). The Effect of Crossover on the Statistical Power of Randomized Studies. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 48:490-495.

Fleiss, J.L. and Levin, B. (1988). Sample Size Determination in Studies with Matched Pairs. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 41(8):727-730.

Levin, B. (1988). Re: "Polychotomous Logistic Regression Methods for Matched Case-Control Studies with Multiple Case or Control Groups." (Letter.) American Journal of Epidemiology 128:446.

Zybert, P. and Levin, B. (1987). Selecting the Highest of Three Binomial Probabilities. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 84:8180-8184.

Evans, D., Levison, M.J., Feldman, C.H., Clark, N.M., Wasilewski, Y., Levin, B., and Mellins, R.B. (1987).
The Impact of Passive Smoking on Emergency Room Visits of Urban Children with Asthma.
American Review of Respiratory Diseases 135:567-572.

Evans, D., Clark, N.M., Feldman, C.H., Rips, J., Kaplan, D., Levison, M.J., Wasilewski, Y., Levin, B., and Mellins, R.B. (1987). A School Health Education Program for Children with Asthma Aged 8-11 Years.
Health Education Quarterly 14(3):267-279.

Levin, B. (1987). Review of "Mathematical Methods in Medicine: Part 1 and Part 2," D. Ingram and R. Bloch (eds), Journal of the American Statistical Association 82(399):958.

Levin, B. (1987). Conditional Likelihood Analysis in Stratum-Matched Retrospective Studies with Polytomous Disease States. Communications in Statistics B16(3):699-718.

Levin, B. (1986). Empirical Bayes Estimation in Heterogeneous Matched Binary Samples with Systematic Aging Effects. In: J. Van Ryzin (ed), Adaptive Statistical Procedures and Related Topics, Institute of Math. Stat. Lecture Notes - Monograph Series, Vol. 8, pp. 179-194.

Levin, B. (1985). Comment: A Question of Theft. In: M. DeGroot, S. Fienberg and J. Kadane (eds), Statistics in Law, pp. 240-246, New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Simberloff, D. and Levin, B. (1985). Predictable Sequences of Species Loss with Decreasing Island Area - Land Birds in Two Archipelagoes. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 8:11-20.

Weinstein, G.S. and Levin, B. (1985). The Coronary Artery Surgery Study (CASS): A Critical Appraisal. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 90:541-548.

Levin, B. and Kline, J. (1985). The Cusum Test of Homogeneity with an Application in Spontaneous Abortion Epidemiology. Statistics in Medicine 4:469-488.

Levin, B. and Fleiss, J.L. (1985). Letter to the Editor Re: "Interpreting Multiple Logistic Regression Coefficients in Prospective Observational Studies." American Journal of Epidemiology 122(2):348.

Levin, B. and Kline, J. (1984). Letter to the Editor Re: "The Detection of Disease Clustering in Time." Biometrics 40:1179-1180.

Levin, B. (1984). Simple Improvements on Cornfield's Approximation to the Mean of a Non-central Hypergeometric Random Variable. Biometrika 71(3):630-632.

Levin, B. (1984). On a Sequential Selection Procedure of Bechhofer, Kiefer, and Sobel. Statistics and Probability Letters 2(2):91-94.

Levin, B. and Robbins, H. (1983). Urn Models for Regression Analysis with Applications to Employment Discrimination Studies. Law and Contemporary Problems 46(4):247-267.

Finkelstein, M.O., Levin, B. and Robbins, H. (1983). Amicus Brief in Support of Appellees' Petition for Rehearing and Suggestion for Rehearing En Banc. In EEOC, Cooper, Moore and Hannah vs. Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, __F2nd__ (4th circ., 1983).

Kline, J., Levin, B., Shrout, P.E., Stein, Z.A., Susser, M.N. and Warburton, D. (1983).
Maternal Smoking and Trisomy in Spontaneously Aborted Conceptions. American Journal of Human Genetics 35(3):421-431.

Levin, B. (1983). On Calculations Involving the Maximum Cell Frequency. Communications in Statistics, special edition on the Analysis of Categorical Data 12(11):1299-1327.

Robbins, H. and Levin, B. (1983). A Note on the Underadjustment Phenomenon. Statistics and Probability Letters 1:137-139.

Levin, B. (1982). On the Accuracy of a Normal Approximation to the Power of the Mantel-Haenszel Procedure. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation 14(3):210-218.

Levin, B. and Robbins, H. (1981). Selecting the Highest Probability in Binomial or Multinomial Trials. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 78(8):4663-4666.

Levin, B. (1981). A Representation for Multinomial Cumulative Distribution Functions. Annals of Statistics 9(5):1123-1126.

Levin, B. and Shrout, P.E. (1981). On Extending Bock's Model of Logistic Regression in the Analysis of Categorical Data. Communications in Statistics A10(2):125-147.

Lai, T.L., Levin, B., Robbins, H. and Siegmund, D. (1980). Sequential Medical Trials. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 77(6):3135-3138.

Kline, J., Levin, B., Stein, Z.A., Susser, M.N. and Warburton, D. (1980). Epidemiologic Detection of Low Dose Effects on the Developing Fetus. Proceedings of the First Annual Symposium on Environmental Epidemiology, Pittsburgh, PA.

Hirschfeld, L., Howe, J. and Levin, B. (1978). Warfare, Infanticide, and Statistical Inference: A Comment on Divale and Harris. American Anthropologist 89:110-115.

Levin, B. and Reeds, J. (1977). Compound Multinomial Likelihood Functions are Unimodal: Proof of a Conjecture of I.J. Good. Annals of Statistics 5:79-87.

Levin, B. (1974). Maximum Likelihood Estimation in Compound Multinomial and Compound Poisson Distributions (doctoral dissertation).

Glick, S.D., Levin, B. and Jarvik, M.E. (1970). Role of Monkeys' Spatial Preferences in Performance of a Non-spatial Task. Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology 73:56-61.

Glick, S.D., Jarvik, M.E., Levin, B. and Carley, J.L. (1970). An Automatic Multiple Choice Test of Short-Term Spatial Memory for Monkeys. Journal of Experimental Analysis of Behavior 13:317-318.

Columns co-edited with Michael O. Finkelstein in Chance Magazine's Chance at the Bar

The Machinery of Death.
Chance, 18(3):34-37, Summer 2005.

Statistical Evidence in an Education Finance Case.
Chance, 18(1):44-47, Winter 2005.

Stopping Rules in Clinical Trials.
Chance, 17(4):39-42, Fall 2004.

Bullet Lead As Forensic Evidence.
Chance, 17(3):45-48, Summer 2004.

Epidemiologic Evidence in the Silicone Breast Implant Cases.
Chance, 17(2):39-43, Spring 2004.

Statistical Proof of Discrimination in Peremptory Challenges.
Chance, 17(1):36-39, Winter 2004.

A Statistical Portrait of the Handgun Industry.
Chance, 16(4):37-40, Fall 2003.

Bush v. Gore: Two Neglected Lessons from a Statistical Perspective.
Chance, 16(3):30-36, Summer 2003.

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