Dr. Qibin Qi received his Ph.D from Institute for Nutritional Sciences, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Shanghai, China in 2010. He was a Research fellow at Harvard School of Public Health from 2010 to 2013. He became an Assistant Professor at Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine since September 2013. Dr. Qi’s research has focused on genetics, diet/lifestyle factors, and gene-environment interactions in relation to obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. He has authored or co-authored more than 60 original articles and reviews in scientific journals such as NEJM, JAMA, BMJ, Circulation, Diabetes, Diabetes care and PloS Genetics in the past five years. He received many awards and honors such as Scott Grundy Fellowship Award for Excellence from the American Heart Association and Young Investigator Travel Award from the American Diabetes Association.
|Research Interest :
Gene-diet/lifestyle interaction studies for obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in prospective population cohorts and nutrition intervention trials, Genetic association studies for obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, Epidemiology studies of biomarkers (adipokines and inflammation markers) and diet/lifestyle factors in relation to obesity, metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease