Journal of Clinical & Medical Genomics

ISSN: 2472-128X

Open Access

Kesheng Wang

Kesheng Wang

Kesheng Wang
Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
College of Public Health, USA


Kesheng Wang received his PhD in Population Genetics and Biometry from the Georg-August-University of Goettingen, Goettingen, Germany. He worked as a postdoctoral fellow in Biostatistics and Genetic Epidemiology/Statistical Genetics at the Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada (2002-2006). Currently, he is working as an Associate Professor at the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, East Tennessee State University, USA.

Research Interest

• Biostatistics and Statistical Application: Generalized linear mixed models (GLMMs) in complex survey data and clinical trials; longitudinal data analysis; survival analysis; data mining and multivariate data analysis (cluster analysis, principal component analysis and factor analysis, and structural equation modeling); multi-level analysis; Bayesian analysis; Big Data analysis and health Informatics
• Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Social-Behavioral Epidemiology: Cancer prevention and control (e.g., cancer screening, cancer information seeking behaviors); epidemiology of alcohol consumption and substance use, type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome, HCV, and HIV; lifestyle factors and health behaviors (alcohol use and smoking, fruit and vegetable consumption, physical activity, and disease screening); mental health (anxiety, depression, and psychological distress)
• Genetic Epidemiology and Statistical Genetics/Genomics: Genetic epidemiology of complex diseases including alcohol use disorder and comorbidity, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, and diabetes; analysis of genome-wide association study (GWAS) datasets, next generation sequencing (NGS), and epigenetics data; meta-analysis

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