Biostatistics’ Xiaofeng Zhu has work published in Nature Communications

Xiaofeng Zhu, a professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the School of Medicine, published an article titled “An approach to identify gene-environment interactions and reveal new biological insight in complex traits” in Nature Communications

The article discusses his latest findings and highlights the significant impact of environmental factors, specifically cigarette smoking and alcohol consumption, on the influence of genetic loci on serum lipid levels. This research sheds light on the complex interplay between genetics and environment, emphasizing the importance of considering lifestyle factors when studying genetic predispositions to certain traits or diseases.

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