Institute of Stroke

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Institute of Stroke

Gaifen Liu

Gaifen Liu
Gaifen Liu, PhD in Epidemiology and biostatistics, Professor, Department of Neurology,Beijing Tiantan Hospital.
2007-2010: Ph.D.  
Unit of Genetic Epidemiology and Bioinformatics, Department of Epidemiology, University Medical Center Groningen,University of Groningen, Groningen,The Netherlands.  

2000-2003:  Ph.D.  
Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Peking Union Medical University (PUMC).

1997-2000: M.S.
Department of Preventive Medicine, North China Coal Medical College, China.

1992-1997: Bachelor’s degree.
Department of Preventive Medicine, North China Coal Medical College, China.
 Research Interests
Dr Liu’s research interests include stroke surveillance in Beijing based on health administrative data, community-based prospective cohort study on cerebrovascular disease, and clinical study on stroke.
Selected Publications
 1. Liu G, Ntaios G, Zheng H, Wang Y, Michel P, Wang DZ, Fang J, Papavasileiou V, Liu L, Dong K, Wang C, Zhao X, Wang Y. External validation of the ASTRAL score to predict 3- and 12-month functional outcome in the China National Stroke Registry. Stroke. 2013;44(5):1443-5.
2.Yanli Song, Bohong Li, Chunjuan Wang, Penglian Wang, Xiang Gao, Gaifen Liu. Association between 5,10-Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase C677T Gene Polymorphism and Risk of Ischemic Stroke:A Meta-analysis. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease. 2016 ;25(3):679-87.
3. Liu GF, Zhu HD, Dong YB, Podolsky RH, Treiber FA, Snieder H. Influence of Common variants in FTO and Near INSIG2 and MC4R on growth curves for adiposity in African- and European-American youth. Eur J Epidemiol. 2011 ;26(6):463-73.
4. Gaifen Liu, Yilong Wang, Yong Zhou, Jianpeng Zheng, Xueqin Xie, Yngjun Wang. Epidemiological and Medical Profile of Inpatients with Cerebrovascular Disease in Beijing (2007-2009). Chin J Stroke. 2011; 6: 938-42.