Wei Zhao, Ph.D.

zhao Training: PhD in Psychology, University of Michigan; MA in Statistics, University of Michigan; BS in Psychology, Peking University

Research Focus: My research aims to identify genetic risk factors leading to human complex disease by applying advanced statistical methods to integrate genomics, epigenomics, transcriptomics and social environment, and examine their interplay and association with various health outcomes. My current work centers around age-related chronic diseases and their risk factors. I am also interested in depression and addiction.

Tags: Disparities, Lifespan and Aging, Mental Health, Social Genomics