Peter Gilbert, Ph.D.


Dr. Peter Gilbert, Ph.D., is a Full Member of the Vaccine and Infectious Disease and Public Health Sciences Divisions of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, where he is PI of the Statistical Data Management Center for the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. He is also a Research Professor in the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine.

Dr. Gilbert has conducted research in HIV/AIDS clinical trials since 1994. He is an author of many peer-reviewed articles in the area of vaccine efficacy trials, balanced between statistical methodological and collaborative research. Dr. Gilbert is a leader in the biostatistical design and analysis of HIV vaccine trials including Phase I/II safety and immunogenicity studies and Phase IIb and III efficacy trials. Dr.Gilbert is currently leading the biostatistical analysis of immune correlates of protection in the RV144 'Thai Trial.' Dr. Gilbert's statistical methods research focuses on the evaluation of immune correlates of protection including the 'sieve analysis' of HIV sequences, as well as the general evaluation of surrogate endpoints, causal inference, and survival analysis. Dr. Gilbert's service includes membership on DSMBs and on the U.S. FDA's Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC).