Research description

I am interested in investigating the associations of lifestyle and nutritional factors with cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer by using epidemiological and genetic approaches.


PhD candidate, Karolinska Institutet (2020-current)

Master of Science in Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet (2018-2020)

Bachelor in Medicine, Wuhan University (2013-2018)

Academic honours, awards and prizes

Selected Publications (as the 1st author)

Genetically predicted circulating vitamin C in relation to cardiovascular diseaseEur J Prev Cardiol. 2021

Homocysteine, B vitamins, and cardiovascular disease: a Mendelian randomization study. BMC Med. 2021

Genetically predicted circulating B vitamins in relation to digestive system cancers. Br J Cancer. 2021

Genetically Proxied Inhibition of Coagulation Factors and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease: A Mendelian Randomization Study. JAHA. 2021

Gallstone disease, diabetes, calcium, triglycerides, smoking and alcohol consumption and pancreatitis risk: Mendelian randomization studyNPJ Genom Med. 2021

Genetic liability to insomnia in relation to cardiovascular diseases: a Mendelian randomisation studyEur J Epidemiol. 2021

Egg, cholesterol and protein intake and incident type 2 diabetes mellitus: Results of repeated measurements from a prospective cohort study. Clinical Nutrition. 2021

Insulin-like Growth Factor-1, Bone Mineral Density, and Fracture: A Mendelian Randomization Study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2021

Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes, Lifestyle Factors and Risk of Gallstone Disease: A Mendelian Randomization Investigation. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2021

Overall and abdominal obesity in relation to venous thromboembolismJ Thromb Haemost. 2020

Circulating lipoprotein lipids, apolipoproteins and ischemic stroke. Annals of Neurology. 2020

An atlas on risk factors for type 2 diabetes: a wide-angled Mendelian randomisation study. Diabetologia. 2020

Effects of tumor necrosis factor in cardiovascular diseases and cancer: two sample mendelian randomization studyEBioMedicine. 2020

Is Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Causally Associated with Cancer Risk? Evidence From a Two-Sample Mendelian Randomisation Study. Diabetes. 2020.

Major depressive disorder and cardiometabolic diseases: a bidirectional Mendelian randomisation study Diabetologia. 2020.

Causal associations of thyroid function and dysfunction with overall, breast and thyroid cancer: a two-sample Mendelian randomization study: Thyroid dysfunction and cancer. International Journal of Cancer. 2020

Circulating interleukins in relation to coronary artery disease, atrial fibrillation and ischemic stroke and its subtypes: A two sample Mendelian randomization. International Journal of Cardiology. 2020

Causal Associations of Iron Status With Gout and Rheumatoid Arthritis, but Not With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Clinical Nutrition. 2020

Fat Intake and Hypertension Among Adults in China: The Modifying Effects of Fruit and Vegetable Intake. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2019

Association of genetic variants related to plasma fatty acids with type 2 diabetes mellitus and glycaemic traits: a Mendelian randomisation study Diabetologia. 2019. 

Genetic Prediction of Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D, Calcium, and Parathyroid Hormone Levels in Relation to Development of Type 2 Diabetes: A Mendelian Randomization Study Diabetes Care. 2019

Plasma phospholipid fatty acids, bone mineral density and fracture risk: Evidence from a Mendelian randomization study Clinical Nutrition. 2019.

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