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“I had the opportunity and the privilege to work with Dr. Deng and his amazing team during my Ph.D. and postdoctoral training. I learned the keys to being a scientist there, including but not limited to being creative, ambitious, critical, dedicated, honest, responsible, and caring”.  – Dr. Yan Du

 


Tulane Alumni Highlights:

Dr. Chao Xu is an Assistant Professor at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He is a member of the Stephenson Cancer Center Biostatistics and Research Design Shared Resource. He received his PhD in Biostatistics from Tulane University, US. He has a broad background in statistical genetics, biostatistics, bioinformatics, and genetic epidemiology, with specific training and expertise in genetic and genomic studies of complex diseases, such as the osteoporosis and cancer.

For more information on Dr. Xu's education and research, visit his page on The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center site, Chao Xu (ouhsc.edu).

 

Dr. Yan Du has an interdisciplinary training background in Nursing, Public Health, and Aging Studies. Her research focuses on technology assisted lifestyle interventions for chronic disease prevention/management (e.g., type 2 diabetes, chronic kidney disease, ADRD) and independent living with a precision health approach. This approach integrates social factors, lifestyle behavior modifications, and omics to develop omics guided, social environment tailored, and technology assisted personalized lifestyle interventions.

For more information about Dr. Du, Assistant Professor, visit her page on The School of Nursing, UT Health San Antonio site, Yan Du, PhD, MPH, RN | School of Nursing (uthscsa.edu).

 

Hao He, Ph.D. is an Associate Computational Scientist with the Jackson Laboratory. His research mainly focuses on developing and applying computational and statistical approaches to integrate and interpret large-scale biological “omics” data, with the goal of identifying disease mechanisms, biomarkers and treatment targets.

For more information about Dr. He, visit his page on The Jackson Laboratory site, Hao He, Ph.D. (jax.org)

 

 


Other Scholars and Partners of the Division:

CHEN, Wei-Min. Associate Professor, School of Medicine, University of Virginia, Chen, Wei-Min - Research Faculty Directory (virginia.edu)

DENG, Feiyan. Professor, School of Public Health, Medical College of Soochow University, http://gwxy.suda.edu.cn/1c/56/c1100a7254/page.htm

GAO, Guimin. Research Associate Professor, University of Chicago, Guimin Gao, PhD | Department of Public Health Sciences | The University of Chicago (uchicago.edu)

GUO, Yan. Professor, Xi'an Jiaotong University, http://gr.xjtu.edu.cn/web/guoyan253/home

JIANG, Hui. Chief Operating Officer, BGI, Jiang Hui-MGI Tech Japan (mgi-tech.com)

LEI, Shufeng. Assistant Dean, Professor, School of Public Health, Medical College of Soochow University, http://gwxy.suda.edu.cn/1c/51/c1100a7249/page.htm

LI, Jing. Professor, Case Western Reserve University, Jing Li | Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences | Case Western Reserve University

LIU, Pengyuan. Professor, Institute of Translational Medicine, Zhejiang University, Institute of Translational Medicine, Zhejiang University (zju.edu.cn)

LONG, Jirong. Associate Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Jirong Long, PhD | Department of Medicine (vumc.org)

LU, Yan. Professor, Institute of Translational Medicine, Zhejiang University, yanlu-Zhejiang University Personal homepage (zju.edu.cn)

YANG, Tie-Lin. Vice Dean, Professor, Xi'an Jiaotong University, https://gr.xjtu.edu.cn/web/yangtielin

ZHANG, Lei. Professor, School of Public Health, Medical College of Soochow University, http://gwxy.suda.edu.cn/1c/58/c1100a7256/page.htm