Rui Xiao, 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
Graduate Group Affiliations

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206 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive
University of Pennsylvania
Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6021
Office: 215 746 4474
Fax: 215 573 1050
B.S. (Applied Chemistry)
Peking University, 1997.
M.S. (Inorganic Chemistry)
Peking University, 2000.
M.S. (Statistics)
North Carolina State University, 2003.
Ph.D. (Biostatistics)
University of Michigan, 2009.
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Selected Publications

Xiao R, Boehnke M: Quantifying and correcting for the winner's curse in genetic association studies. Genetic Epidemiology 33(5): 453-62, Jul 2009.

Fogarty MP, Xiao R, Prokunina-Olsson L, Scott LJ, Mohlke KL: Allelic expression imbalance at high-density lipoprotein cholesterol locus MMAB-MVK. Human Molecular Genetics 19(10): 1921-9, May 2010.

Xiao R, Boehnke M: Quantifying and correcting for the winner's curse in quantitative-trait association studies. Genetic Epidemiology 35(3): 133-8, Apr 2011.

Xiao R, Scott LJ: Detection of cis-acting regulatory SNPs using allelic expression data. Genetic Epidemiology 35(6): 515-25, Sep 2011.

Falk MJ, Zhang Q, Nakamaru-Ogiso E, Kannabiran C, Fonseca-Kelly Z, Chakarova C, Audo I, Mackay DS, Zeitz C, Borman AD, Staniszewska M, Shukla R, Palavalli L, Mohand-Said S, Waseem NH, Jalali S, Perin JC, Place E, Ostrovsky J, Xiao R, Bhattacharya SS, Consugar M, Webster AR, Sahel JA, Moore AT, Berson EL, Liu Q, Gai X, Pierce EA.: NMNAT1 mutations cause Leber congenital amaurosis. Nature Genetics 44(9): 1040-5, Sep 2012.

Clarke C, Xiao R, Place E, Zhang Z, Sondheimer N, Bennett M, Yudkoff M, Falk MJ: Mitochondrial respiratory chain disease discrimination by retrospective cohort analysis of blood metabolites. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism 110(1-2): 145-52, Oct 2013.

Rock TA, Xiao R, Fieldston E: General pediatric attendings’ and residents’ knowledge of hospital finances for inpatient care. Pediatrics 131(6): 1072-80, Jun 2013.

Jia C, Guan W, Yang A, Xiao R, Tang WH, Moravec CS, Margulies KB, Cappola TP, Li M, Li C: MetaDiff: differential isoform expression analysis using random-effects meta-regression. BMC Bioinformatics 16: 208, Jul 2015.

Wang X, Xiao R, Zhu X, Li M: Gene mapping in admixed families: a cautionary note on the interpretation of the transmission disequilibrium test and a possible solution. Human Heredity 81(2): 106-116, 2016.

Parsa A, Kanetsky PA, Xiao R, Gupta J, Mitra N, AH Anderson, Limou S, Ojo A, Kusek JW, Lora CM, Hamm LL, Xie D, He J, Xu H, Sandholm N, Janina J, Raj DE, Böger CA, Bottinger E, Bottinger E, Salimi S, Parekh RS, Adler SG, Langefeld CD, Bowden DW, FIND Consortium, Groop, PH, Forsblom C, Freedman BI, Lipkowitz M, Fox CS, Winkler CA, Feldman HI, the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study Investigators: Genome-Wide Association of CKD Progression: The Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN) 28(3): 923-934, Mar 2017.

McCormack SE, Xiao R, Kilbaugh TJ, Karsson M, Goldstein A, Falk MJ, Damrauer SM: Hospitalizations for mitochondrial disease across the lifespan in the U.S. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism 121(2): 119-126, Jun 2017.

Weiss PF, Xiao R, Brandon TG, Pagnini I, Wright TB, Beukelman T, Morgan-DeWitt E, Feudtner C: Comparative effectiveness of tumor necrosis factor agents and disease-modifying antirheumatic therapy in children with enthesitis-related arthritis: the first year after diagnosis. The Journal of Rheumatology 45(1): 107-114, Jan 2018.

Grundmeier RW, Xiao R, Ross RK, Ramos MJ, Karavite DJ, Michel J, Gerber JS, Coffin SE: Identifying surgical site infections in electronic health data using predictive models. Journal of American Medical Information Association 25(9): 1160-1166, Jun 2018 Notes: doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocy075.

Atkinson MA, Xiao R, Köttgen A, Wühl E, Wong CS, Wuttke M, Schaefer F, Warady BA, Furth SL: Genetic associations of hemoglobin in children with chronic kidney disease in the PediGFR consortium. Pediatric Research 85(3): 324-328, Feb 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1038/s41390-018-0148-z. Epub 2018 Aug 15.

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