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Mingyao Li

Associate Professor of Biostatistics in Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
213 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-746-3916
Fax: 215-573-4865
Education:
B.S. (Mathematics)
Nankai University, China, 1996.
M.S. (Mathematics)
Nankai University, China, 1999.
M.S. (Biostatistics)
University of Michigan, 2002.
Ph.D. (Biostatistics)
University of Michigan, 2005.
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Description of Research Expertise

Statistical genetics, genome-wide association studies of complex traits, genetic epidemiology, analysis of copy number variations, next-generation sequencing, bioinformatics, computational biology

Selected Publications

Wang X., Zhu X., Qin H., Cooper R., Ewens W., Li C., Li M.* : Adjustment for local ancestry in genetic association analysis of admixed populations. Bioinformatics 27: 670-677, 2011 Notes: * Corresponding author.

Cappola T.P., Matkovich S.J., Wang W., Van Booven D., Li M., Wang X., Qu L., Reilly M.P., Hakonarson H., Nerbonne J.M., Dorn G.W. 2nd: A loss-of-function heart failure risk variant in CLCNKA implicates the cardio-renal axis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108: 2456-2461, 2011.

Lettre G., Palmer C.D., Young T., Ejebe K., Allayee H., Benjamin E.J., Bennett F., Bowden D.W., Chakravarti A., Dreisbach A., Farlow D.N., Folsom A.R., Fornage M., Forrester T., Fox E., Haiman C.A., Hartiala J., Hazen S.L., Heckbert S.R., Henderson B.E., Hirschhorn J.N., Keating B., Kritchevsky S.B., Larkin E., Li M., Liu Y., McKenzie C.A., Meigs J.B., Meng Y.A., Mosley T.H., Newman A.B., Newton-Cheh C.H., Paltoo D.N., Papanicolaou G.J., Post W.S., Psaty B.M., Qasim A.N., Qu L., Rader D.J., Redline S., Reilly M.P., Reiner A.P., Rich S.S., Rotter J.I., Rudock M.E., Shrader P., Siscovick D., Tang W.H.W., Taylor H.A., Tracy R.P., Vasan R.S., Waters K.M., Wilks R., Wilson J.G., Fabsitz R.R., Gabriel S.S., Kathiresan S., Boerwinkle E.: Genome-wide association study of coronary heart disease and its risk factors in 8,090 African Americans: The NHLBI CARe Project. PLoS Genetics 7: e1001300, 2011.

CARDIoGRAM Consortium: Novel genetic loci affecting risk of coronary artery disease. Nature Genetics 6: 333-338, 2011.

Zhao J., Bradfield J.P., Li M., Zhang H., Mentch F.D., Wang K., Sleiman P.M., Kim C.E., Glessner J.T., Frackelton E.C., Chiavacci R.M., Berkowitz R.I., Zemel B.S., Hakonarson H., Grant S.F.A.: BMD-associated variation at the Osterix locus is correlated with pediatric BMI in females. Obesity 19: 1311-1314, 2011.

Haas E.J., Zaoutis T.E., Prasad P., Li M., Coffin S.E.: Risk factors and outcomes for vancomycin-resistant enterococcus bloodstream infection in children. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 31: 1038-1042, 2010.

He J., Wang K., Edmondson A.C., Rader D.J., Li C., Li M.*: Gene-based interaction analysis by incorporating external linkage disequilibrium information. European Journal of Human Genetics 19: 164-172, 2011 Notes: * Corresponding author, first author is Dr. Li's PhD student.

Reilly M.*, Li M.*, He J., Ferguson J.F., Stylianou I.M., Mehta N.N., Burnett M.S., Devaney J.M., Knouff C.W., Thompson J.R., Horne, B.D., Stewart A.F., Assimes T.L., Wild P.S., Allayee H., Linsel- Nitschke P., Patel R.S., Myocardial Infarction Genetics Consortium, Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium, Martinelli N., Girelli D., Quyyumi A.A., Anderson J.L., Erdmann J., Hall A.S., Schunkert H., Quertermous T., Blankenberg S., Hazen S.L., Roberts R., Kathiresan S, Samani N.J., Epstein S.E., Rader D.J.: Identification of ADAMTS7 as a novel locus for coronary atherosclerosis and association of ABO with myocardial infarction in the presence of coronary atherosclerosis: two genome-wide association studies. The Lancet 377: 383-392, 2011 Notes: *Co-first authors.

Zhao J., Schug J., Li M., Kaestner K., Grant S.F.A.: Disease-associated loci are significantly over-represented among genes bound by TCF7L2 in vivo Diabetologia 53: 2340-2346, 2010.

Song P.X.-K., Li M., Yuan Y.: Rejoinder: Joint regression analysis for discrete longitudinal data. Biometrics 67: 1670-1671, 2011.

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