Background and activities

Professional experience

June 2016–, Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine (IKOM), Faculty of medicine and health sciences, NTNU. Researcher

2014–2016, Dept. of Biotechnology, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology, NTNU. Senior postdoctoral fellow

2010–2014, Vectron Biosolutions AS, Trondheim, Norway. Chief scientific officer

2008–2009, Dept. of Biotechnology, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology, NTNU, Norway. Research scientist

2006–2007, Dept. of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Ottawa, Canada. Postdoctoral fellow

Education

PhD in Medicine. Linköping University, Sweden (2004)

Medical degree. Capital Medical University, China (1992)

Research interests

- Genetic epidemiology, epigenetics, molecular/medical microbiology

- Lifestyle factors as potential risk of developing chronic diseases such as cancer and dementia

- Causal inference between risk factors and chronic diseases

- Associations between oral health and general health

- Current project: Repeated measures of genome-wide DNA methylation as early detection markers and mediators for lung cancer development, affected by lifestyle factors

Publications

PubMed

Researchgate

Google Scholar

 

 

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

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