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

Whitney JE, Feng R, Koterba N, Chen F, Bush J, Graham K, Lacey SF, Melenhorst JJ, Parikh SM, Weiss SL, Yehya N.: Endothelial Biomarkers Are Associated With Indirect Lung Injury in Sepsis-Associated Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Crit Care Explor. 2(12): e0295, Dec 2020.

Yehya N, Varisco BM, Thomas NJ, Wong HR, Christie JD, Feng R.: Peripheral blood transcriptomic sub-phenotypes of pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome. Critical Care 24(1): 681, Dec 2020.

Min J, Feng R, Badesch D, Berman-Rosenzweig E, Burger C, Chakinala M, De Marco T, Feldman J, Hemnes A, Horn EM, Lammi M, Mathai S, McConnell JW, Presberg K, Robinson J, Sager J, Shlobin OA, Simon M, Thenappan T, Ventetuolo C, Al-Naamani N; PHAR Investigators. : Obesity in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH): The Pulmonary Hypertension Association Registry (PHAR). Ann Am Thorac Soc. Oct 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.). 202(7): 1046-1048, Oct 2020.

Ravishankar A, Yan D, Bax CE, Concha JS, Feng R, Werth VP. : Response of Dermatomyositis to the Antimalarial Quinacrine: A Retrospective Cohort Study. J Am Acad Dermatol. S0190-9622(20): 32282-9, July 2020.

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 S0190-9622(20): 32216-7, July 2020.

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.

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