Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine, USA
Dr. Jirong Long is presently an Assistant Professor at Vanderbilt University.
Dr. Long has been conducting genetic epidemiologic studies of chronic diseases, including breast cancer, type 2 diabetes, CVD, and stroke. In particular, she has extensive expertise in genetic epidemiologic studies of breast cancer and use of next-generation sequencing and large genotyping arrays in epidemiologic research. The major focus of her research is to identify novel genetic factors and gene-environment interactions in relation to risk of cancers and other chronic diseases.