Jie (Jack) Hu, M.D., Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital & Harvard Medical School

2019-present. Jack is a postdoctoral research fellow with Dr. Kathryn Rexrode, in Division of Women’s Health, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. In 2019, he joined our research project on the investigation for Sexual dimorphism in genetic associations of complex traits.

Jack’s research focuses on investigating hormonal, metabolomic and genetic factors of cardiometabolic diseases in women, and sex differences in cardiometabolic diseases.

Jack has received the Women’s Brain Initiative Research Fellowship Award from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (mentor: Rexrode; 2019-2021).

Other awards:
Trudy Bush Fellowship for Cardiovascular Disease Research in Women’s Health (2018, American Heart Association)

Semi-finalist, Charles J. Epstein Trainee Awards for Excellence in Human Genetics Research (Hu et al Liang. Sexual dimorphism in genetic associations of testosterone and sex-hormone binding globulin with cardiometabolic diseases. 2019, American Society of Human Genetics)

Jack’s research in the news: New ACC/AHA High Blood Pressure Guidelines Could Increase Detection of Gestational Hypertension (https://www.brighamandwomens.org/about-bwh/newsroom/research-briefs-detail?id=3364).