Rui Feng, Ph.D.

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

Contact information
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

Liu J, Feng R, Ji X, Cui N, Adrian R, Mednick S: Midday napping in children: Associations between nap frequency and duration across cognitive, positive psychology, behavioral, and metabolic health outcomes. Sleep May 2019 Notes: In print.

Chakka S, Krain R, Ahmed S, Feng R, Werth VP: Evaluating cutaneous lupus disease activity endpoints and their effects on quality of life as an outcome measure for clinical trials. British Journal of Dermatology April 2019 Notes: In Press.

Ryan RM, Keller RL, Poindexter BB, D'Angio CT, Shaw PA, Bellamy SL, Moore PE, McPherson C, Greenberg JM; PROP Investigators. : Respiratory Medications in Infants <29 Weeks during the First Year Postdischarge: The Prematurity and Respiratory Outcomes Program (PROP) Consortium. Journal of Pediatrics S0022-3476(18): 31726-8, March 2019.

Murgiano L, Becker D, Torjman D, Niggel JK, Milano A, Cullen C, Feng R, Wang F, Jagannathan V, Pearce-Kelling S, Katz ML, Leeb T, Aguirre GD. : Complex Structural PPT1 Variant Associated with Non-syndromic Canine Retinal Degeneration. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics. 9(2): 425-437, Feb 2019.

Ryan RM, Feng R, Bazacliu C, Ferkol TW, Ren CL, Mariani TJ, Poindexter BB, Wang Fan, Moore PE.: Black Race is Associated with a Lower Risk of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Journal of Pediatrics pii: S0022-3476(18)31672-X, Jan 2019 Notes: In Press.

Ker KJ, Teske NM, Feng R, Chong BF, Werth VP.: Natural history of disease activity and damage in patients with cutaneous lupus erythematosus. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 79(6): 1053-1060, Dec 2018.

Senapati S, Wang F, Ord T, Coutifaris C, Feng R, Mainigi M. : Superovulation alters the expression of endometrial genes critical to tissue remodeling and placentation. Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics 35(10): 1799-1808, Oct 2018.

Reilly JP, Wang F, Jones TK, Palakshappa JA, Anderson BJ, Shashaty MGS, Dunn TG, Johansson ED, Riley TR, Lim B, Abbott J, Ittner CAG, Cantu E, Lin X, Mikacenic C, Wurfel MM, Christiani DC, Calfee CS, Matthay MA, Christie JD, Feng R, Meyer NJ.: Plasma angiopoietin-2 as a potential causal marker in sepsis-associated ARDS development: evidence from Mendelian randomization and mediation analysis. Intensive Care Medicine Oct 2018 Notes: [Epub ahead of print]

Palakshappa JA, Reilly JP, Schweickert WD, Anderson BJ, Khoury V, Shashaty MG, Fitzgerald D, Forker C, Butler K, Ittner CA, Feng R, Files DC, Bonk MP, Christie JD, Meyer NJ.: Quantitative peripheral muscle ultrasound in sepsis: Muscle area superior to thickness. Journal of Critical Care 47: 324-330, Oct 2018.

Hamvas A, Feng R, Bi Y, Wang F, Bhattacharya S, Mereness J, Kaushal M, Cotten MC, Ballard PL, Mariani TJ, and PROP Investigators: Exome sequencing identifies gene variants and networks associated with extreme respiratory outcomes following preterm birth. BMC Genetics 19(94), Oct 2018.

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