Rui Feng

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Assistant Professor of Biostatistics in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Senior Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Contact information
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 Itmat Expertise


Description of Research Expertise

Statistical genetics, family study, next generation sequence; Biostatistics

Selected Publications

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 Sep 2016, in press.

Tao 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, and Werth VP : The Reliability of the Cutaneous Dermatomyositis Disease Area and Severity Index (CDASI) Among Dermatologists, Rheumatologists, and Neurologists. British Journal of Dermatology 2016, in press.

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 2016, in press.

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 2016, in press.

Jensen E, Panitch H, Feng R, Moore PE, Schmidt B: Inter-Observer Reliability of the Respiratory Physical Examination in Premature Infants: A Multi-Center Study. The Journal of Pediatrics 2016, in press.

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 2016, in press.

Feng, R.: How much do we know about the heritability of BMI? The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Dennis M Bier (eds.). August 2016.

Robinson ES, Payne AS, Pappas-Taffer L, Feng R, Werth VP: The Incidence of Herpes Zoster in Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus, Dermatomyositis, Pemphigus Vulgaris and Bullous Pemphigoid. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 75(1): 42-48, Jul 2016.

Draper EM, Feng R, Appel SD, Graboyes M, Engle E, Ciner EB, Ellenberg JH, Stambolian D: Low Vision Rehabilitation for Adult African Americans in Two Settings. Optometry and Vision Science 93(7): 673-82, Jul 2016.

Strazza M, Pirrone V, Wigdahl B, Dampier W, Lin W, Feng R, Maubert M, Weksler B, Romero I, Couraud P, and Nonnemacher M: Prolonged Morphine Exposure Induces Increased Firm Adhesion in an in Vitro Model of the Blood–Brain Barrier. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 17(6): 916, June 2016.

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Last updated: 12/08/2016
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