A photo of Ge Zhang.

Ge Zhang, MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


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

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

Services and Specialties


Research Areas

Human Genetics, Prevention of Preterm Birth


Quantifying the phenome-wide disease burden of obesity using electronic health records and genomics. Robinson, JR; Carroll, RJ; Bastarache, L; Chen, Q; Pirruccello, J; Mou, Z; Wei, WQ; Connolly, J; Mentch, F; Crane, PK; et al. Obesity Research. 2022; 30:2477-2488.

Stable methylation loci are associated with systolic blood pressure in a Croatian island population. Sprague, AC; Niu, L; Jandarov, R; Zhang, X; Zhang, G; Chen, A; Šarac, J; Coklo, M; Missoni, S; Rudan, P; et al. Epigenomics. 2022; 14:1343-1354.

Preventing Spontaneous Preterm Birth: Insights from Genomics. Muglia, LJ; Monangi, N; Hallman, M; Teramo, K; Jacobsson, B; Zhang, G. 2022; 1:108-123.

Using deep learning and electronic health records to detect Noonan syndrome in pediatric patients. Yang, Z; Shikany, A; Ni, Y; Zhang, G; Weaver, KN; Chen, J. Genetics in Medicine. 2022; 24:2329-2337.

Genetics, epigenetics, and transcriptomics of preterm birth. Jain, VG; Monangi, N; Zhang, G; Muglia, LJ. American Journal of Reproductive Immunology and Microbiology. 2022; 88.

Provision of Small-Quantity Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements Increases Plasma Selenium Concentration in Pregnant Women in Malawi: A Secondary Outcome of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Haskell, MJ; Maleta, K; Arnold, CD; Jorgensen, JM; Fan, YM; Ashorn, U; Matchado, A; Monangi, NK; Zhang, G; Xu, H; et al. Current Developments in Nutrition. 2022; 6.

Integrative genetic, genomic and transcriptomic analysis of heat shock protein and nuclear hormone receptor gene associations with spontaneous preterm birth. Huusko, JM; Tiensuu, H; Haapalainen, AM; Pasanen, A; Tissarinen, P; Karjalainen, MK; Zhang, G; Christensen, K; Ryckman, KK; Jacobsson, B; et al. Scientific Reports. 2021; 11.

Neptune: an environment for the delivery of genomic medicine. Eric, V; Yi, V; Murdock, D; Kalla, SE; Wu, TJ; Sabo, A; Li, S; Meng, Q; Tian, X; Murugan, M; et al. Genetics in Medicine. 2021; 23:1838-1846.

Maternal selenium levels and whole genome screen in recurrent spontaneous preterm birth population: A nested case control study. Care, AG; Gupta, JK; Goodfellow, L; Zhang, G; Monangi, N; Belling, E; Landero, J; Chappell, J; Sharp, A; Alfirevic, A; et al. European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology. 2021; 265:203-211.

Association of maternal prenatal selenium concentration and preterm birth: a multicountry meta-analysis. Monangi, N; Xu, H; Khanam, R; Khan, W; Deb, S; Pervin, J; Price, JT; Kennedy, SH; Al Mahmud, A; Fan, Y; et al. BMJ Global Health. 2021; 6.