Gaokun Qiu

【Source: | Date:2019-08-31 】


Associate Professor of Occupational and Environmental Health

Department of Occupational and Environmental Health


Academic Areas

Occupational and Environmental Health / Chronic Disease Epidemiology / Molecular Epidemiology

Research Interests

Circulating metabolites and risk of Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease

Ambient air pollution, household air pollution and risk of cardiopulmonary disease


2011-2016         Ph.D., Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China

2006-2011        B.S., Wuhan University, Wuhan, China

Professional/working Experience

2018-present   Associate professor, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China

2016-2018        Post-doc, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China

Select Publications

Journal Article

#First author*Corresponding author

1.        Yu K#, Qiu G#, Chan K#, Lam KH, Kurmi OP, Bennett DA, Yu C, Pan A, Lv J, Guo Y, Bian Z, Yang L, Chen Y, Hu FB, Chen Z, Li L*, Wu T*, Association of solid fuel use with risk of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in rural China, JAMA, 2018;319(13): 1351-1361.

2.       Yuan Y#, Xiao Y, Feng W, Liu Y, Yu Y, Zhou L, Qiu G, Wang H, Liu B, Liu K, Yang H, Li X, Min X, Zhang C, Xu C, Zhang X, He M, Hu FB, Pan A, Wu T*, Plasma Metal Concentrations and Incident Coronary Heart Disease in Chinese Adults: The Dongfeng-Tongji Cohort, Environ Health Perspect. 2017 Oct 19;125(10):107007.

3.       Luo P#, Yin P#, Hua R#, Tan Y, Li Z, Qiu G, Yin Z, Xie X, Wang X, Chen W, Zhou L, Wang X, Li Y, Chen H, Gao L, Lu X, Wu T*, Wang H*, Niu J*, Xu G*, A Large-scale, multicenter serum metabolite biomarker identification study for the early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma, Hepatology, 2017, 67(2):662-675.

4.       Qiu G#, Zheng Y, Wang H, Ma H, Sun J, Yang H, Li X, Min X, Ce Z, Xu C, Xiao Y, Li Y, Yuan Y, Yue Jiang, Zhang X, He M, Hu Z, Tang H, Shen H, Hu FB, Pan A, Wu T*. Plasma metabolomics identified novel metabolites associated with risk of Type 2 Diabetes in two prospective cohorts of Chinese adults, Int J Epidemiol, 2016 Oct, 45(5):1507-1516.

5.       Feng W#, He X, Chen M, Deng S, Qiu G, Li X, Liu C, Li J, Deng Q, Huang S, Wang T, Dai X, Yang B, Yuan J, He M, Zhang X, Chen W, Kan H, Wu T*, Urinary Metals and Heart Rate Variability: A Cross-Sectional Study of Urban Adults in Wuhan, China, Environ Health Perspect, 2015.3, 123(3): 217~222

6.       He M#*, Xu M, Zhang B, Liang J, Chen P, Lee JY, Johnson TA, Li H, Yang X, Dai J, Liang L, Gui L, Qi Q, Huang J, Li Y, Adair LS, Aung T, Cai Q, Cheng CY, Cho MC, Cho YS, Chu M, Cui B, Gao YT, Go MJ, Gu D, Gu W, Guo H, Hao Y, Hong J, Hu Z, Hu Y, Huang J, Hwang JY, Ikram MK, Jin G, Kang DH, Khor CC, Kim BJ, Kim HT, Kubo M, Lee J, Lee J, Lee NR, Li R, Li J, Liu J, Longe J, Lu W, Lu X, Miao X, Okada Y, Ong RT, Qiu G, Seielstad M, Sim X, Song H, Takeuchi F, Tanaka T, Taylor PR, Wang L, Wang W, Wang Y, Wu C, Wu Y, Xiang YB, Yamamoto K, Yang H, Liao M, Yokota M, Young T, Zhang X, Kato N, Wang QK, Zheng W, Hu FB, Lin D, Shen H, Teo YY, Mo Z, Wong TY, Lin X, Mohlke KL, Ning G, Tsunoda T, Han BG, Shu XO, Tai ES, Wu T, Qi L, Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies of adult height in East Asians identifies 17 novel loci, Hum Mol Genet, 2015, 24(6):1791-1800.

7.       Han X#, Gui L, Liu B, Wang J, Li Y, Dai X, Li J, Yang B, Qiu G, Feng J, Zhang X1, Wu T, He M*, Associations of the uric acid related genetic variants in SLC2A9 and ABCG2 loci with coronary heart disease risk, BMC Genet, 2015 Jan 30, 16:4

8.      Gui L#, Wu F, Han X, Dai X, Qiu G, Li J, Wang J, Zhang X, Wu T, He M*, A multilocus genetic risk score predicts coronary heart disease risk in a Chinese Han population, Atherosclerosis, 2014 Dec, 237(2):480-485.

9.       Dai X#, Deng S, Wang T, Qiu G, Li J, Yang B, Feng W, He X, Deng Q, Ye J, Zhang W, He M, Zhang X, Guo H, Wu T*, Associations between 25 lung cancer risk-related SNPs and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-induced genetic damage in coke oven workers, Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 2014 Jun, 23(6):986-96

10.   Qiu G#, Feng Y, Li X, Deng H, Dai X, Deng Q, Huang S, He M, Guo H, Zhang X, Hu FB, Wu T*, Disturbed heart rate variability: a dose-dependent response to elevated nitric oxide and carbon monoxide in exhaled breath, Int J Cardiol, 2013 Oct 15, 168(6):e155-157.