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

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

Selected Publications

Yuantong Li, Fei Wang, Mengying Yan, Edward III Cantu, Nils Yang, Hengyi Rao, and Rui Feng: Effective Peel Learning for Small Data with Structured Features. 34th Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeuIPS 2020) Proceedings. Dec 2020 Notes: Top Computer Sciences Conference.

Guillen-Guio B, Lorenzo-Salazar JM, Ma SF, Hou PC, Hernandez-Beeftink T, Corrales A, García-Laorden MI, Jou J, Espinosa E, Muriel A, Domínguez D, Lorente L, Martín MM, Rodríguez-Gallego C, Solé-Violán J, Ambrós A, Carriedo D, Blanco J, Añón JM, Reilly JP, Jones TK, Ittner CA, Feng R, Schöneweck F, Kiehntopf M, Noth I, Scholz M, Brunkhorst FM, Scherag A, Meyer NJ, Villar J, Flores C: Sepsis-associated acute respiratory distress syndrome in individuals of European ancestry: a genome-wide association study. Lancet Respiratory Medicine 8(3): 258-266, Mar 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1016/S2213-2600(19)30368-6. Epub 2020 Jan 23.

MIANO T, Brown M, Forker C, Feng R, Flesch J, Oyster M, Cantu E, Porteous M, Rushefski Me, Kalman L, Localio A, Shashaty M, Diamond J, Christie JD : Early Tacrolimus Concentrations After Lung Transplant are Predicted by Combined Clinical and Genetic Factors and Associated with Acute Kidney Injury. Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics 107(2): 462-470, Feb 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1002/cpt.1629. Epub 2019 Oct 20.

Tiffanie K Jones, Rui Feng, V Eric Kerchberger, John P Reilly, Brian J. Anderson, Michael G.S. Shashaty, Fan Wang, Thomas G. Dunn, Thomas R. Riley, Jason Abbott, Caroline A.G. Ittner, David C Christiani; Carmen Mikacenic, Mark M Wurfel, Lorraine B. Ware, Carolyn S Calfee, Michael A. Matthay, Jason D. Christie, and Nuala J. Meyer: Plasma sRAGE Acts as Genetically Regulated Causal Intermediate in Sepsis-Associated ARDS. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 201(1): 47-56, Jan 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1164/rccm.201810-2033OC.

John P. Reilly MD, MSCE,1,2 Nuala J. Meyer MD, MS, 1,2 Michael G.S. Shashaty MD, MSCE, 1,2,3 Brian J. Anderson MD, MSCE,1,2 Caroline Ittner PhD,1 Thomas G. Dunn,1,2 Brian Lim,1 Caitlin Forker,1 Michael P. Bonk MD,1 Ethan Kotloff,1 Rui Feng PhD,3 Edward Cantu MD, MSCE, 2,4 Nilam S. Mangalmurti MD,1,2 Carolyn S. Calfee MD, MAS,5,6 Michael A. Matthay MD,5,6 Carmen Mikacenic MD,7 Keith R. Walley MD,8 James Russell MD,8 David C. Christiani MD, MS, MPH,9 Mark M. Wurfel MD, PhD,7 Paul N. Lanken MD, MSCE,1 Muredach P. Reilly MBBCH, MSCE,10 Jason D. Christie MD, MSCE1,2,3: The ABO Histo-Blood Group, Endothelial Activation, and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Risk in Critical Illness. The Journal of Clinical Investigation 2020.

Cantu E, Yan M, Suzuki Y, Buckley T, Galati1 V, Majeti1 N, Bermudez CA, Diamond JM, Christie J, Feng R : Pre-Procurement In Situ Donor Lung Tissue Gene Expression Classifies Primary Graft Dysfunction Risk. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. In print. (eds.). 2020.

Bax CE, Ravishankar A, Yan D, Concha J, Kushner CJ, Zamalin D, Feng R, Payne AS, and Werth, VP: Identifying the required degree of disease clearance to improve quality of life in pemphigus vulgaris. British Journal of Dermatology 2020.

Al-Naamani N, Krowka MJ, Forde KA, Krok KL, Feng R, Heresi GA, Dweik RA, Bartolome S, Bull TM, Roberts KE, Austin ED, Hemnes AR, Patel MJ, Oh JK, Lin G, Doyle MF, Denver N, Andrew R, MacLean MR, Fallon, MB, Kawut SM: Pulmonary Vascular Complications of Liver Disease Study Group. Estrogen Signaling and Portopulmonary Hypertension: The Pulmonary Vascular Complications of Liver Disease Study (PVCLD2). Hepatology 2020 Notes: In print.

Rebecka Hess, Marcella Devoto, Struan Grant, Paula Henthorn, Fan Wang, Rui Feng: An exploratory association analysis of the insulin gene region with diabetes mellitus in two dog breeds. Journal of Heredity 110(7): 793-800, Dec 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1093/jhered/esz059.

Krain RL, Kushner CJ, Tarazi M, Gaffney RG, Yeguez AC, Zamalin DE, Pearson DR, Feng R, Payne AS, Werth VP: Assessing the Correlation Between Disease Severity Indices and Quality of Life Measurement Tools in Pemphigus. Frontiers in Immunology 10: 2571, Nov 2019 Notes: doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2019.02571.

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