Dr. Sheng Wei is tenured Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics,the Chair of Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science & Technology (HUST). He graduated with a major in Preventive Medicine in 1995 and received his PhD in 2006 from Tongji Medical College. And Dr. Wei worked as Post Doc fellow in MD Anderson Cancer Center in 2008-2011. Dr. Wei’s research is mainly focused on biomarkers related to cancer and other chronic non-communicable disease. He and his team has published over 800 original papers (including Cancer Research, GUT, Clinical Cancer research and Carcinogenesis). Dr. Wei is the recipient of the Hubei Province Second Awards of both Natural Science and Scientific Advancement.
Sept.2003-July 2006 Ph.D. (Epidemiology and Health Statistics),
School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, P.R.C.
Sept.1999-July 2002 Master of Medicine (Epidemiology and Health Statistics),
School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology , Wuhan, Hubei, P.R.C.
Sept.1990-July 1995 Bachelor of Medicine (Health Statistics),
Tongji Medical University, Wuhan, Hubei, P.R.C.
2011-present Association professor,
Department of Epidemiology and Health Statistics, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, P. R. China
2008-2011 Post-doc fellow in MD Anderson Cancer center.
2003- 2008 Lecturer, Department of Epidemiology and Health Statistics,
Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, P. R. China
1995-1999 Teaching Assistant,
Department of Health Statistics, Tongji Medical University, Wuhan, Hubei, P. R. China
As a principal investigator, I have conducted the following funded research:
1.Genome wide lung cancer related copy number variation study by pooling DNA approach(2011), NFSC project No: 81172754。
2.The application of systemic review and meta-analysis on food safe (2012)
3.The warning model for influenza based on the complex network (2007), funded by the Health Department of Hubei Province.
4.The impact of LPL (1ipoprotein lipase，LPL) gene polymorphisms to effect of community intervention for essential hypertension. (2005), funded by the Huazhong University of Science and Technology.
5.Relief policy study for HIV infectious people via blood filtering (2005), funded by China AIDS Roadmap Tactical Support Project.
6.The study of the adult eating behavior evaluation questionnaire (2003), funded by China CDC.
7.The study of important infectious disease early warning indicator system (2003), funded by the Huazhong University of Science and Technology.
1.Liu L, Huang J, Wang K, Li L, Li Y, Yuan J, Wei S. Identification of hallmarks of lung adenocarcinoma prognosis using whole genome sequencing. Oncotarget. 2015 Nov 10;6(35):38016-28. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.5697.
2.Liu L, Shi Y, Li T, Qin Q, Yin J, Pang S, Nie S, Wei S. Leisure time physical activity and cancer risk: evaluation of the WHO’s recommendation based on 126 high-quality epidemiological studies. Br J Sports Med. 2015 Oct 23. pii: bjsports-2015-094728. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2015-094728.
3.Qin Q, Sun J, Yin J, Liu L, Chen J, Zhang Y, Li T, Shi Y, Wei S, Nie S. Telomere length in peripheral blood leukocytes is associated with risk of colorectal cancer in Chinese population. PLoS One. 2014 Feb 3;9(2):e88135. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088135. eCollection 2014.
4.Yang M, Jiang L, Huang H, Zeng S, Qiu F, Yu M, Li X, Wei S. Dietary exposure to aluminium and health risk assessment in the residents of Shenzhen, China. PLoS One. 2014 Mar 3;9(3):e89715. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0089715. eCollection 2014.
5.Yu L, Zhou L, Tan L, Jiang H, Wang Y, Wei S, Nie S. Application of a new hybrid model with seasonal auto-regressive integrated moving average (ARIMA) and nonlinear auto-regressive neural network (NARNN) in forecasting incidence cases of HFMD in Shenzhen, China. PLoS One. 2014 Jun 3;9(6):e98241. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0098241. eCollection 2014.
6.Li X, He M, Zhu J, Yao P, Li X, Yuan J, Min X, Lang M, Yang H, Hu FB, Wu T, Wei S. Higher carbohydrate antigen 125 levels are associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease in elderly chinese: a population-based case-control study. PLoS One. 2013 Nov 26;8(11):e81328. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0081328. eCollection 2013.
7.Wei S, Niu J, Zhao H, Liu Z, Wang LE, Han Y, Chen WV, Amos CI, Rafnar T, Sulem P, Stefansson K, Landi MT, Caporaso N, Albanes D, Thun MJ, McKay JD, Brennan P, Wang Y, Houlston RS, Spitz MR, Wei Q. Association of a novel functional promoter variant (rs2075533 C>T) in the apoptosis gene TNFSF8 with risk of lung cancer – a finding from Texas lung cancer genome-wide association study.Carcinogenesis. 2011, 32(4):507-15.
8.Wei S, Liu Z, Zhao H, Niu JG, Wang LE, El-Naggar AK, Sturgis EM, Wei Q. Single Nucleotide Polymorphism ADH7 A92G is associated with Risk of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck. Cancer.2010, 16(12):2984-92.
9.Ma H, Zhou Z, Wei S, Wei Q. Association between p21 Ser31Arg polymorphism and cancer risk: a meta-analysis. Chin J Cancer. 2011,30(4):254-63.
10.Yu H, Wang LE, Liu Z, Wei S, Li G, Sturgis EM, Wei Q. Polymorphisms of MDM4 and risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. Pharmacogenet Genomics. 2011, 21(7):388-96.
11.Zhou Y, Xiong J, Li J, Huang S, Shang X, Liu G, Zhang M, Yin P, Wei S, Xiong C. Urgent need for contraceptive education and services in Chinese unmarried undergraduates: A multi-campus survey. J Huazhong Univ Sci Technolog Med Sci. 2011, 31(4):426-32.
12.Liu L, Wu C, Wang Y, Zhong R, Duan S, Wei S, Lin S, Zhang X, Tan W, Yu D, Nie S, Miao X, Lin D. Combined Effect of Genetic Polymorphisms in P53, P73, and MDM2 on Non-small Cell Lung Cancer Survival. J Thorac Oncol. 2011 Aug 11. [Epub ahead of print]
13.Ma H, Zhou Z, Wei S, Liu Z, Pooley KA, Dunning AM, Svenson U, Roos G, Hosgood HD 3rd, Shen M, Wei Q. Shortened telomere length is associated with increased risk of cancer: a meta-analysis. PLoS One. 2011;6(6):e20466.
14.Niu J, Huang YJ, Wei S, Liu Z, Wang LE, Chang S, Chamberlain RM, El-Naggar AK, Sturgis EM, Wei Q. Association between a functional polymorphism (-1195T>C) in the IGFBP5 promoter and head and neck cancer risk. Head Neck. 2011, 33(5):650-60
15.Huang YJ, Niu J, Wei S, Yin M, Liu Z, Wang LE, Sturgis EM, Wei Q. A Novel Functional DEC1 Promoter Polymorphism -249T>C Reduces Risk of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck. Carcinogenesis. Carcinogenesis. 2010;31(12): 2082-90.
16.Liu Z, Li G, Wei S, Niu J, Wang LE, Sturgis EM, Wei Q. Genetic variations in TERT-CLPTM1L genes and risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. Carcinogenesis. 2010, 31(11):1977-1981.
17.Liu Z, Li G, Wei S, Niu J, El-Naggar AK, Sturgis EM, Wei Q. Genetic variants in selected pre-microRNA genes and the risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. Cancer. 2010, 116(20):4753-4760.
18.Zhang Z, Wang L, Wei S, Liu Z, Wang LE, Sturgis EM, Wei Q.Polymorphisms of the DNA repair gene MGMT and risk and progression of head and neck cancer.DNA Repair (Amst). 2010, 9(5):558-566.
19.Huang S, Xu Y, Yue L, Wei S, Liu L, Gan X, Zhou S, Nie S. Evaluating the risk of hypertension using an artificial neural network method in rural residents over the age of 35 years in a Chinese area. Hypertens Res. 2010, 33(7):722-726.
20.Yin M, Yan J, Wei S, Wei Q. CASP8 polymorphisms contribute to cancer susceptibility: evidence from a meta-analysis of 23 publications with 55 individual studies. Carcinogenesis. 2010;31(5):850-857.
21.Song F, Zheng H, Liu B, Wei S, Dai H, Zhang L, Calin GA, Hao X, Wei Q, Zhang W, Chen K. An miR-502-binding site single-nucleotide polymorphism in the 3′-untranslated region of the SET8 gene is associated with early age of breast cancer onset. Clin Cancer Res. 2009, 15(19):6292-6300.
BMC Cancer, Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis, Cancer, lung cancer, International Journal of Cancer, Carcinogenesis, Plos One, Cancer Medicine.
1.Field Epidemiology. (Chief Editor, Published by People’s Medical publishing House Co.,LTD, 2016)
2.Clinical Epidemiology. (Editor, Published by HuBei Science and Technology Publishing House, 2001)
3.Epidemiology Research of Chronic Non-infectious Disease in Shenzhen. (Editor, Published by Hunan Science and Technology Publishing House, 1999)
4.Research Design and Data Analysis of Medicine. (Editor, Published by Wuhan University Publishing House, 1997)
Junior Member of Epidemiology Association of China, China
Member of Epidemiology Association of Hubei, China
Secretary of Chronic Disease Prevention Association of Wuhan City, China
Member of Disinfection Association of Hubei Province, China
Member of American Association of Cancer Research, USA