I’m a genetic epidemiologist with a special interest in studying the etiology of complex traits and diseases. Currently, I’m an Assistant Professor employed by the Department of Clinical Neuroscience at Karolinska Institute, as part of which, I design and execute genetic epidemiological studies on complex phenotypes.
2011-2015 PhD student, Karolinska Institute (IMM)
2016-2018 Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
2018-2019 Research Associate, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
2020- further Assistant Professor, Karolinska Institute (CNS)
My early work was focused on understanding the etiology of rheumatoid arthritis, a complex inflammatory autoimmune disease with both environmental triggers and genetic components involved. I explored disease etiology through association analysis, gene-environment interactions and polygenic risk prediction models leveraging on the abundant genetic and questionnaire data collected by national registries and large-scale population-based case-control studies.
To pursue further training in advanced methods for genomic epidemiology, e.g., multi-omics data, I started my postdoctoral training at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in 2016.
Mendelian randomization on risk factors and chronic disease is a line of research I began to work on and hope to expand in the coming years.
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