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Xiang Gao
Professor
Director of Nutritional Epidemiology Lab
Summary Statement

As an epidemiologist, Dr. Gao is interested in nutritional epidemiology, sleep disorders, neurological diseases, aging,  stress, and global health.

Department
  • Nutritional Sciences - NUTR
  • Graduate Program
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Education
  • M.D., Shanghai Second Medical University, 1994
  • Ph.D., Tufts University, 2005
  • M.S., Peking Union Medical College & Chinese Academy for Medical Science, 2001
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Currently Accepting Graduate Students
Phone
Office Address
109 Chandlee Lab
University Park, PA 16802
Fax
814-863-6103
Professional Credentials

MD, Ph.D.

Grants and Research Projects

Dr Gao’s research interests include nutritional Epidemiology, sleep disorders, neurological diseases, aging, global health and stress. Data from several large international ongoing prospective cohorts have been used, in which approximately ~500,000 men and women have been followed regarding their lifestyles and health conditions. These cohorts include the Nurses’ Health Study, the Health Professionals Follow-up Study, the Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort, and the Kailuan Cohort.