Weng Ian Che
I'm a Year 4 PhD student in Epidemiology, holding a Bachelor's Degree in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Macau and a Master's Degree in Public Health Sciences (Epidemiology) from Karolinska Institutet.
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My PhD research centers on exploring the genetic connection between idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIMs), a systemic rheumatic disease, and cancer. Additionally, I investigate how the presence of cancer affects the prognosis of individuals with IIM. To conduct these studies, I employ various methodologies such as population-based family investigations using Swedish registry data, cross-trait GWAS studies, and flexible parametric multistate modeling. My primary programming languages are SAS, with occasional use of R and Stata.