Assistant Director for Education

Chun Li, Ph.D. is an Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences.  He has exten­sive expe­ri­ence in sta­tis­ti­cal genet­ics research and genetic data analy­sis.  He is cur­rently work­ing on devel­op­ing meth­ods for detect­ing somatic changes using next-generation sequenc­ing data.  He is also inter­ested in devel­op­ing meth­ods to effi­ciently mine elec­tronic med­ical records.  Active in col­lab­o­ra­tive research, he has been work­ing with inves­ti­ga­tors in var­i­ous fields such as can­cer epi­demi­ol­ogy, clin­i­cal phar­ma­col­ogy, oph­thal­mol­ogy, car­dio­vas­cu­lar dis­ease, autism, type 2 dia­betes, etc.  He has pub­lished in Nature Genet­ics, New Eng­land Jour­nal of Med­i­cine, Blood, Amer­i­can Jour­nal of Human Genet­ics, Bioinformatics, etc.



Recent Publications

  1. de Las Fuentes, L, Sung, YJ, Noordam, R, Winkler, T, Feitosa, MF, Schwander, K, Bentley, AR, Brown, MR, Guo, X, Manning, A et al.. Gene-educational attainment interactions in a multi-ancestry genome-wide meta-analysis identify novel blood pressure loci. Mol. Psychiatry 2020; : . PubMed PMID:32372009 .
  2. Spertus, JA, Jones, PG, Maron, DJ, O'Brien, SM, Reynolds, HR, Rosenberg, Y, Stone, GW, Harrell, FE Jr, Boden, WE, Weintraub, WS et al.. Health-Status Outcomes with Invasive or Conservative Care in Coronary Disease. N. Engl. J. Med. 2020; 382 (15): 1408-1419. PubMed PMID:32227753 PubMed Central PMC7261489.
  3. Wang, M, Lin, EP, Huang, LC, Li, CY, Shyr, Y, Lai, CH. Mortality of Cardiovascular Events in Patients With COPD and Preceding Hospitalization for Acute Exacerbation. Chest 2020; : . PubMed PMID:32184108 .
  4. Khankari, NK, Banbury, BL, Borges, MC, Haycock, P, Albanes, D, Arndt, V, Berndt, SI, Bézieau, S, Brenner, H, Campbell, PT et al.. Mendelian Randomization of Circulating Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Colorectal Cancer Risk. Cancer Epidemiol. Biomarkers Prev. 2020; 29 (4): 860-870. PubMed PMID:32051193 PubMed Central PMC7125012.
  5. Murphy, N, Carreras-Torres, R, Song, M, Chan, AT, Martin, RM, Papadimitriou, N, Dimou, N, Tsilidis, KK, Banbury, B, Bradbury, KE et al.. Circulating Levels of Insulin-like Growth Factor 1 and Insulin-like Growth Factor Binding Protein 3 Associate With Risk of Colorectal Cancer Based on Serologic and Mendelian Randomization Analyses. Gastroenterology 2020; 158 (5): 1300-1312.e20. PubMed PMID:31884074 PubMed Central PMC7152801.
  6. Tian, Y, Hothorn, T, Li, C, Harrell, FE Jr, Shepherd, BE. An empirical comparison of two novel transformation models. Stat Med 2020; 39 (5): 562-576. PubMed PMID:31808976 .
  7. Noordam, R, Bos, MM, Wang, H, Winkler, TW, Bentley, AR, Kilpeläinen, TO, de Vries, PS, Sung, YJ, Schwander, K, Cade, BE et al.. Multi-ancestry sleep-by-SNP interaction analysis in 126,926 individuals reveals lipid loci stratified by sleep duration. Nat Commun 2019; 10 (1): 5121. PubMed PMID:31719535 PubMed Central PMC6851116.
  8. Lai, CH, Hsieh, CY, Barnado, A, Huang, LC, Chen, SC, Tsai, LM, Shyr, Y, Li, CY. Outcomes of acute cardiovascular events in rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus: a population-based study. Rheumatology (Oxford) 2020; 59 (6): 1355-1363. PubMed PMID:31600392 .
  9. Jiang, X, Finucane, HK, Schumacher, FR, Schmit, SL, Tyrer, JP, Han, Y, Michailidou, K, Lesseur, C, Kuchenbaecker, KB, Dennis, J et al.. Publisher Correction: Shared heritability and functional enrichment across six solid cancers. Nat Commun 2019; 10 (1): 4386. PubMed PMID:31548585 PubMed Central PMC6757065.
  10. Bien, SA, Su, YR, Conti, DV, Harrison, TA, Qu, C, Guo, X, Lu, Y, Albanes, D, Auer, PL, Banbury, BL et al.. Correction to: Genetic variant predictors of gene expression provide new insight into risk of colorectal cancer. Hum. Genet. 2019; 138 (7): 789-791. PubMed PMID:31254090 PubMed Central PMC6828521.
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