Rui Feng, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Biostatistics in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology

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423 Guardian Drive
209 Blockley Hall
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-746-4473
Fax: 215-573-4865
B.S. (Mathematics)
University of Science and Technology of China, 1999.
M.S. (Statistics)
The Johns Hopkins University, 2001.
Ph.D. (Biostatistics)
Yale University, 2005.
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Description of Research Expertise

Statistical genetics, family study, next generation sequence; Biostatistics

Selected Publications

Cantu E, Suzuki Y., Diamond JM, Ellis J, Tiwari J, Beduhn B, Nellen J.R., Shah R., Meyer NJ, Lederer D.J., Kawut M.S., Palmer M.S., Snyder L.D., Hartwig M.G., Lama V.N., Bhorade S., Crespo M., Demissie E., Wille K., Orens J., Shah P.D., Weinacker A., Weill D. , Wilkes D., Roe D., Ware L.B., Wang F., Feng R., and Christie J.D. for the Lung Transplant Outcomes Group Feng R, Christie J.D.: Protein quantitative trait loci analysis identifies genetic variation in the innate immune regulator TOLLIP in post lung transplant primary graft dysfunction risk. American Journal of Transplantation 2015, in print.

Xu R., DeMauro S.B., Feng R.: The Impact of Parental History on Children’s Risk of Asthma: a Study Based on the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey-III. Journal of Asthma and Allergy 8: 51-61, May 2015 Notes: doi: 10.2147/JAA.S80245. eCollection 2015.

Lin W., Feng R., Li H.: Regularization Methods for High-Dimensional Instrumental Variables Regression with an Application to Genetical Genomics. Journal of the American Statistical Association 110(509): 270-288, Apr 2015 Notes: DOI: 10.1080/01621459.2014.908125.

Pryhuber GS, Maitre NL, Ballard RA, Cifelli D, Davis SD, Ellenberg JH, Greenberg JM, Kemp J, Mariani TJ, Panitch H, Ren C, Shaw P, Taussig LM, Hamvas A, Prematurity and Respiratory Outcomes Program Investigators: Prematurity and Respiratory Outcomes Program (PROP): Study Protocol of a Prospective Multicenter Study of Respiratory Outcomes of Preterm Infants in the United States. BMC Pediatr 15(1), Apr 2015.

Costarino A.T., Dai D., Feng R., Feudtner C., Guevara J.P. : Gastric Acid Suppressant Prophylaxis in Pediatric Intensive Care: Current Practice as Reflected in a Large Administrative Database. Pediatr Crit Care Med 16: 124-132, Apr 2015.

Xu R., DeMauro S.B., Feng R., : Quantifying Parental History in Survey Data 2015 ENAR Spring Meeting, Miami, FL March 2015.

Maitre NL, Ballard RA, Ellenberg JH, Davis SD, Greenberg JM, Hamvas A, Pryhuber GS.: Respiratory Consequences of Prematurity: Evolution of a Diagnosis and Development of a Comprehensive Approach J Perinatol Mar 2015 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Cantu E., Shah R.J., Lin W., Daye Z.J., Diamond J.M., Suzuki Y., Ellis J.H., Borders C.F., Andah G.A., Beduhn B., Meyer N.J., Ruschefski M., Aplenc R., Feng R., Christie J.D.; Lung Transplant Outcomes Group Investigators: Oxidant Stress Regulatory Genetic Variation in Recipients and Donors Contributes to Risk of Primary Graft Dysfunction after Lung Transplantation. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 149(2): 596-602, Feb 2015 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.09.077. Epub 2014 Sep 28.

Poindexter B.B., Feng R., Aschner J.L.M, Ballard R.A., Hamvas A. Reynolds A.M., Shaw P.A., Jobe A.H.: Comparisons and Limitations of Current Definitions of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia for the Prematurity and Respiratory Outcomes Program. Annals of the American Thoracic Society In print, 2015.

Wang F., Meyer N.,Walley KR, Russell JA, Feng R.: Causal Genetic Inference Using Haplotypes as Instrumental Variables. Genetic Epidemiology In print, 2015.

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Last updated: 12/09/2015
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