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Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

513-636-7219

My Biography & Research

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Divisions

Genetics, Human Genetics, Prevention of Preterm Birth



Blog Posts

Six Gene Loci Associated with Gestational Duration

Genomics and Development

Six Gene Loci Associated with Gestational Duration

Ge Zhang, MD, PhD, Louis J. Muglia, MD, PhD7/1/2019

My Education

MD: West China University of Medical Sciences, Chengdu, China, 1997.

PhD: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2007.

My Publications

Maternal dietary selenium intake is associated with increased gestational length and decreased risk of preterm delivery. Barman, M; Brantsaerer, AL; Nilsson, S; Haugen, M; Lundh, T; Jr, CG F; Zhang, G; Muglia, LJ; Meltzer, HM; Jacobsson, B; et al. The British Journal of Nutrition: an international journal of nutritional science. 2020; 123:209-219.

Association of Genetic Risk of Obesity with Postoperative Complications Using Mendelian Randomization. Robinson, JR; Carroll, RJ; Bastarache, L; Chen, Q; Mou, Z; Wei, W; Connolly, JJ; Mentch, F; Sleiman, P; Crane, PK; et al. World Journal of Surgery. 2020; 44:84-94.

Variants in the fetal genome near pro-inflammatory cytokine genes on 2q13 associate with gestational duration. Liu, X; Helenius, D; Skotte, L; Beaumont, RN; Wielscher, M; Geller, F; Juodakis, J; Mahajan, A; Bradfield, JP; Lin, FT; et al. Nature Communications. 2019; 10.

Association of perfluoroalkyl substances exposure with cardiometabolic traits in an island population of the eastern Adriatic coast of Croatia. Chen, A; Jandarov, R; Zhou, L; Calafat, AM; Zhang, G; Urbina, EM; Sarac, J; Augustin, DH; Caric, T; Bockor, L; et al. Science of the Total Environment. 2019; 683:29-36.

Maternal and fetal genetic effects on birth weight and their relevance to cardio-metabolic risk factors. Warrington, NM; Beaumont, RN; Horikoshi, M; Day, FR; Helgeland, O; Laurin, C; Bacelis, J; Peng, S; Hao, K; Feenstra, B; et al. Nature Genetics. 2019; 51:804-814.

Spontaneous premature birth as a target of genomic research. Hallman, M; Haapalainen, A; Huusko, JM; Karjalainen, MK; Zhang, G; Muglia, LJ; Ramet, M. Pediatric Research. 2019; 85:422-431.

Novel phenotype-disease matching tool for rare genetic diseases. Chen, J; Xu, H; Jegga, A; Zhang, K; White, PS; Zhang, G. Genetics in Medicine. 2019; 88:341-348.

Pharmacogenomics. Nebert, DW; Zhang, G. Emery and Rimoin's Principles and Practice of Medical Genetics and Genomics: Foundations. : Elsevier; Elsevier; 2019.

A genome-wide association study identifies only two ancestry specific variants associated with spontaneous preterm birth. Rappoport, N; Toung, J; Hadley, D; Wong, RJ; Fujioka, K; Reuter, J; Abbott, CW; Oh, S; Hu, D; Eng, C; et al. Scientific Reports. 2018; 8.

Data descriptor: Enabling precision medicine in neonatology, an integrated repository for preterm birth research. Sirota, M; Thomas, CG; Liu, R; Zuhl, M; Banerjee, P; Wong, RJ; Quaintance, CC; Leite, R; Chubiz, J; Anderson, R; et al. Scientific Data. 2018; 5.