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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Jensen EA, Zhang H, Feng R, Dysart K, Nilan K, Munson DA, Kirpalani H: Individualising care in severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia: a series of N-of-1 trials comparing transpyloric and gastric feeding Archives of Disease in Childhood: Fetal & Neonatal Edition Page: fetalneonatal-2019-317148, Nov 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2019-317148. [Epub ahead of print]

Gaffney RG, Feng R, Pearson DR, Tarazi M, Werth VP: Examining cutaneous disease activity as an outcome measure for clinical trials in dermatomyositis. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 80(6): 1793-1794, Jun 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2019.01.028.

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: doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsz126. [Epub ahead of print]

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