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Xiangrui MENG

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Xiangrui MENG, PhD, postdoctoral research fellow whose main research areas include genetic epidemiology and big data analysis.


2015-09 to 2018-11, The University of Edinburgh, Epidemiology, PhD

2012-09 to 2014-07, Peking University, Child adolescent and maternal health, Master of Medicine

2007-09 to 2012-07, Peking University, Preventive Medicine, Bachelor of Medicine

Research areas

Genetic epidemiology, big data analysis

Publications (selected)

1.Meng X, Li X, Timofeeva M, et al. Phenome Wide Mendelian-randomization Study of genetically determined vitamin D on multiple health outcomes using the UK Biobank data.International Journal of Epidemiology. 2019 Oct 1; 48(5): 1425-1434.

2.Li X,Meng X, Spiliopoulou A, et al. MR-PheWAS: exploring the causal effect of SUA level on multiple disease outcomes by using genetic instruments in UK Biobank.Annals of the Rheumatic DiseasePublished Online First: 06 Feb 2018.

3.Li X,Meng X, Timofeeva M, et al. Serum uric acid levels and multiple health outcomes: umbrella review of evidence from observational studies, randomised controlled trials and Mendelian randomisation studies.BMJ2017; 357:j2376.

4.Meng X, Song J, Ma J, et al. Association study of childhood obesity with eight genetic variants recently identified by GWAS.Pediatric Research. 2014 Sep;76(3):310-5.

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