Background and activities

My research concerns the use of genetic data and phenotypic information collected from population-based health surveys and electronic health records within epidemiological frameworks to make causal inference. My methodologies include Mendelian randomization and genetic epidemiology.

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Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications


  • Mai, Xiao-Mei; Brumpton, Ben Michael. (2014) Risk factors for the development of asthma in adults: adiposity, metabolic syndrome, mental distress and their interplay. 2014.