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, Epidemiology and Informatics
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

Big data;
Statistical genetics;
Clinical trials;
Data coordinating center.

Selected Publications

Keller R, Feng R, Shaw P, Bellamy S, Ferkol T, Rogers E, Stevens T, Voynow J, Hardie B, DeMauro S, and Moore P: Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia and Perinatal Characteristics Predict 1-Year Respiratory Outcomes in Newborns Born at Extremely Low Gestational Age: A Prospective Cohort Study. Journal of Pediatrics 187: 89-97, Aug 2017.

Yu X., Chen G., Feng R.: An Efficient Study Design to Test Parent-of-Origin Effects in Family Trios. Genetic Epidemiology July 2017 Notes: doi: 10.1002/gepi.22060. [Epub ahead of print]

Robinson ES, Alves P, Bashir MM, Zeidi M, Feng R, Werth VP: Cannabinoid reduces inflammatory cytokines tumor necrosis factor alpha and type I interferons in dermatomyositis in vitro Journal of Investigative Dermatology S0022-202X(17): 31668-8, Jun 2017.

Jiang X, Orton M, Feng R, Hossain E, Malhotra NR, Zager EL, Liu R: Chronic Opioid Usage in Surgical Patients in a Large Academic Center. Annals of Surgery 265(4): 722-727, April 2017.

Tiao J, Feng R, Berger EM, Brandsema JF, Coughlin CC, Khan N, Kichula EA, Lerman MA, Lvovich S, McMahon PJ, Rider LG, Rubin AI, Scalzi LV, Smith DM, Taxter AJ, Treat JR, Williams RP, Yum SW, Okawa J, Werth VP: Evaluation of the Reliability of the Cutaneous Dermatomyositis Disease Area and Severity Index (CDASI) and Cutaneous Assessment Tool Binary Method (CAT-BM) in Juvenile Dermatomyositis Among Pediatric Dermatologists, Rheumatologists, and Neurologists. British Journal of Dermatology April 2017 Notes: Epub ahead of print doi: 10.1111/bjd.15596.

Ang CC, Anyanwu CO, Robinson E, Okawa J, Feng R, Fujimoto M, Hamaguchi Y, Werth VP: Clinical Signs Associated with an Increased Risk of Interstitial Lung Disease: a Retrospective Study of 101 Patients with Dermatomyositis. British Journal of Dermatology 176(1): 231-233, Jan 2017.

Tiao J, Feng R, Bird S, Choi JK, Dunham J, George M, Gonzalez-Rivera TC, Kaufman JL, Khan N, Luo JJ, Micheletti R, Payne AS, Price R, Quinn C, Rubin AI, Sreih AG, Thomas P, Okawa J,Werth VP : The Reliability of the Cutaneous Dermatomyositis Disease Area and Severity Index (CDASI) Among Dermatologists, Rheumatologists, and Neurologists. British Journal of Dermatology 176(2): 423-430, 2017.

Alves P, Bashir M, Wysocka M, Zeidi M, Feng R, Werth VP: Quinacrine Suppresses Tumor Necrosis Factor-α and Interferon-α in Dermatomyositis and Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus. Journal of Investigative Dermatology 2017 Notes: In press.

Neuman MD, Ellenberg SS, Sieber FE, Magaziner JS, Feng R, Carson JL, and the REGAIN Investigators : Regional versus General Anesthesia for Promoting Independence after Hip Fracture (REGAIN): Protocol for a Pragmatic, International Multicenter Trial BMJ Open 6(11): e013473, Nov 2016.

Jensen E, Panitch H, Feng R, Moore PE, Schmidt B: Interobserver Reliability of the Respiratory Physical Examination in Premature Infants: A Multicenter Study. The Journal of Pediatrics 178: 87-92, Nov 2016.

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