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

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

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

Selected Publications

Liu J, Pan M, Sun M, Shi H, Feng R. : Nutritional Status and Physical Exercise Are Associated with Cognitive Function in Chinese Community-Dwelling Older Adults: The Role of Happiness. Nutrients 16(2): 203, Jan 2024.

Kleitsch J, Pandya R, Chakka S, Yan D, Lim D, Diaz D, Feng R, Werth VP.: Change in disease activity needed for meaningful change in cutaneous lupus by patient characteristic: A retrospective analysis of a longitudinal database. J Am Acad Dermatol. S0190-9622(23): 02964-X, Oct 2023.

Gardner MM, Yan Wang Y, Himebauch AS, Conlon TW, Graham K, Morgan RW, Feng R, Berg RA, Yehya N, Mercer-Rosa L, Topjian AA.: Impaired Echocardiographic Left Ventricular Global Longitudinal Strain after Pediatric Cardiac Arrest Children is Associated with Mortality. Resuscitation 191: 191:109936, Oct 2023 Notes: In print.

Kyra O’Brien, Rui Feng, Frederick Sieber, Edward R. Marcantonio, Ann Tierney, Jay Magaziner, Jeffrey L. Carson, Derek Dillane, Daniel I. Sessler, Diane Menio, Sabry Ayad, Trevor Stone, Steven Papp, Eric S. Schwenk, Mitchell Marshall, J. Douglas Jaffe, Charles Luke, Balram Sharma, Syed Azim, Robert Hymes, Ki-Jinn Chin, Richard Sheppard, Barry Perlman, Joshua Sappenfield, Ellen Hauck, Mark A. Hoeft, Jason Karlawish, Samir Mehta, Derek J. Donegan, Annamarie Horan, Susan S. Ellenberg, Mark D. Neuman : Outcomes with spinal versus general anesthesia for patients with and without preoperative cognitive impairment: secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial. Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association 19(9): 4008-4019, Sep 2023.

Jones TK, Reilly JP, Anderson BJ, Miano TA, Dunn TG, Turner AP, Agyekum RS, Feng R, Ittner CAG, Shashaty MGS, Meyer NJ.: Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Mediates the Association between Early Plasma Soluble Receptor for Advanced Glycation End Products Concentrations and Mortality in Sepsis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 208(5): 628-630, Sep 2023.

Chen HW, Sprow G, Feng R, Werth VP, Chong BF.: Cigarette smoking is associated with decreased long-term treatment cessation of mycophenolate mofetil and methotrexate in cutaneous lupus erythematosus. Lupus 32(9): 1134-1137, Aug 2023.

M. Zhao, R. Feng, V.P. Werth, K.J. Williams: The State of Current Management of the Heightened Risk for Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Events in an Established Cohort of Patients with Lupus Erythematosus. Lupus Science & Medicine 10(2): e000908, Aug 2023.

Grinnell M, Concha J, Feng R, Keyes E, Okawa J, Diaz D, Vazquez T, Werth VP.: Clinical research: photo validation study using Cutaneous Dermatomyositis Disease Area and Severity Index (CDASI) scores in patients with dermatomyositis. Br J Dermatol. 188(3): 434-435, Feb 2023.

O'Dea AL, Feng R, Glaser LJ, Kubrak C, Rubenstein RC, Dorgan DJ, Hadjiliadis D, Kawut SM, Hong G.: The Clinical Association between Aspergillus fumigatus and Respiratory Outcomes in Adolescents and Adults with Cystic Fibrosis. Ann Am Thorac Soc. Feb 2023 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

The REGAIN Investigators: Preoperative psychological resilience and recovery after hip fracture: secondary analysis of the REGAIN randomized trial. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 2023 Notes: In print.

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Last updated: 01/18/2024
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