Rui Feng, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor of Biostatistics in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Senior Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology

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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

Genetics and genomics;
Machine learning;
Clinical trials;
Data coordinating center;
General biostatistics.

Selected Publications

Hernandez-Beeftink T, Guillen-Guio B, Lorenzo-Salazar JM, Corrales A, Suarez-Pajes E, Feng R, Rubio-Rodríguez LA, Paynton ML, Cruz R, García-Laorden MI, Prieto-González M, Rodríguez-Pérez A, Carriedo D, Blanco J, Ambrós A, González-Higueras E, Espinosa E, Muriel A, Tamayo E, Martin MM, Lorente L, Domínguez D, de Lorenzo AG, Giannini HM, Reilly JP, Jones TK, Añón JM, Soro M, Carracedo Á, Wain LV, Meyer NJ, Villar J, Flores C; Genetics of Sepsis (GEN-SEP) Network. : A genome-wide association study of survival in patients with sepsis. Crit Care. 26(1): 341, Nov 2022.

Patel J, Vazquez T, Chin F, Keyes E, Yan D, Diaz D, Grinnell M, Sharma M, Li Y, Feng R, Sprow G, Dan J, Werth VP.: Multidimensional Immune Profiling of Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus In Vivo Stratified by Patient Response to Antimalarials. Arthritis Rheumatol 74(10): 1687-1698, Oct 2022.

Werth VP, Hejazi E, Pena SM, Haber J, Zeidi M, Reddy N, Okawa J, Feng R, Bashir MM, Gebre K, Jadoo AS, Concha JSS, Dgetluck N, Constantine S, White B.: Safety and Efficacy of Lenabasum, a Cannabinoid Receptor Type 2 Agonist, in Patients with Dermatomyositis with Refractory Skin Disease: A Randomized Clinical Trial. J Invest Dermatol. 142(10): 2651-2659.e1. Oct 2022.

Grinnell M, Keyes E, Diaz D, Vazquez T, Feng R, Werth VP: Mycophenolate Mofetil and Methotrexate Efficacy in Dermatomyositis. Br J Dermatol 187(3): 437-438. Sep 2022.

Keyes E, Borucki R, Feng R, Grinnell M, Vazquez T, Diaz D, Werth VP: Preliminary definition of flare in cutaneous lupus erythematosus using the Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus Disease Area and Severity Index. J Am Acad Dermatol. 87(2): 418-419, Aug 2022.

Keyes E, Jobanputra A, Feng R, Grinnell M, Vazquez T, Diaz D, Werth VP.: Comparative responsiveness of cutaneous lupus erythematosus patients to methotrexate and mycophenolate mofetil: A cohort study. J Am Acad Dermatol. 87(2): 447-448, Aug 2022.

Belvitch P, Casanova N, Sun X, Camp SM, Sammani S, Brown ME, Mascarhenas J, Lynn H, Adyshev D, Siegler J, Desai A, Seyed-Saadat L, Rizzo A, Bime C, Shekhawat GS, Dravid VP, Reilly JP, Jones TK, Feng R, Letsiou E, Meyer NJ, Ellis N, Garcia JGN, Dudek SM: A cortactin CTTN coding SNP contributes to lung vascular permeability and inflammatory disease severity in African descent subjects. Transl Res 244(22): 56-74, Jun 2022.

Neuman MD, Feng R, Ellenberg SS, Sieber F, Sessler DI, Magaziner J, Elkassabany N, Schwenk ES, Dillane D, Marcantonio ER, Menio D, Ayad S, Hassan M, Stone T, Papp S, Donegan D, Marshall M, Jaffe DJ, Luke C, Sharma B, Azim S, Robert Hymes R, Chin K-J, Sheppard R, Barry Perlman B, Sappenfield J, Hauck E, Hoeft MA, Tierney A, Gaskins LJ, Horan AD, Brown T, Dattilo J, Carson JL : Pain, analgesic use, and patient satisfaction with spinal versus general anesthesia for hip fracture surgery: a randomized clinical trial. Annals of Internal Medicine 175(7): 952-960, June 2022.

Sprow G, Afarideh M, Dan J, Feng R, Keyes E, Grinnell M, Concha J, Werth VP.: Autoimmune Skin Disease Exacerbations Following COVID-19 Vaccination. Front Immunol. 13: 899526, May 2022.

Yan D, Gaffney R, Krain R, Keyes E, Concha JS, Feng R, Schulz S, Pappas-Taffer L, Borucki R, Ravishankar A, Bax C, Okawa J, Werth VP.: A prospective cohort study comparing the performance of interferon gamma release assays in autoimmune skin diseases. J Am Acad Dermatol 86(4): 948-949, Apr 2022.

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Last updated: 11/16/2022
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