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

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
209 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive
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, GWAS, next generation sequence

Selected Publications

Ho Jang G., Christie J.D., Feng R.: A method for calling copy number polymorphism using haplotypes. Frontiers in Genetics 2013, In press.

Kronman P.M., Zaoutis E.T., Haynes K., Feng R., Coffin E.S.: Anitbiotic Exposure is Associated with Development of Inflammatory Bowel Disease among Children: A Population-Based Cohort Study. Pediatrics 130(4): e794-803, 2013, In Press.

Lin W., Feng, R., Li H.: Regularization Methods For High-Dimensional Instrumental Variables Regression With An Application To Genetical Genomics. JSM. Montreal, Canada. August 2013.

Meyer N.J., Feng R., Li M., Zhao Y., Sheu C.C., Tejera P., Gallop R., Bellamy S., Rushefski M., Lanken P.N., Aplenc R., O'Keefe G.E., Wurfel M.M., Christiani D.C., Christie J.D.: IL1RN Coding Variant Is Associated with Lower Risk of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome and Increased Plasma IL1RA. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 187(9): 950-9, May 2013.

Lin D., Weinberg C.R., Feng R., Hochner H., Chen J.: A Multi-Locus Likelihood Method for Assessing Parent-of-Origin Effects Using Case-Control Mother-Child Pairs. Genetic Epidemiology 37(2): 152-162, February 2013.

Sun H., Lin W., Feng R. and Li H.: Network-regularized High-dimensional Cox Regression for Analysis of Genomic Data. The 21st Applied Statistics Symposium. Boston, MA. June 23 -26 2012.

Kronman P.M., Gerber S.J., Prasad A.P., Adler L.A., Bass A.J., Newland G.J., Shah M.K., Zerr M.D., Feng R., Coffin E.S., Zaoutis E.T. : Variation in Antibiotic use in Children Hospitalized with Inflammatory Bowel Disease Exacerbation: A Multi-Center Validation Study. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. 1(4): 306-313, Dec 2012.

Diamond J.M., Meyer N.J., Feng R., Rushefski M., Lederer D.J., Kawut S.M., Lee J.C., Cantu E., Shah R.J., Lama V.N., Bhorade S., Crespo M., Demissie E., Sonett J., Wille K., Orens J., Weinacker A., Weill D., Arcasoy S., Shah P.D., Belperio J.A., Wilkes D., Ware L.B., Palmer S.M.,Christie JD; Lung Transplant Outcomes Group: Variation in PTX3 is associated with primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 186(6): 546-52, September 2012.

Lin W., Feng R. and Li H.: Regularized Instrumental Variables Regression for Inferring Phenotype-Disease Causality Using Genetical Genomics Data The 21st Applied Statistics Symposium. Boston, MA. June 23 -26 2012.

Meyer N.J., Daye Z.J., Rushefski M., Aplenc R., Lanken P.N., Shashaty M.G., Christie J.D., Feng R.: SNP-Set Analysis Replicates Acute Lung Injury Genetic Risk Factors. BMC Medical Genetics 13: 52, June 2012.

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Last updated: 10/01/2013
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