Xihong Lin

Xihong Lin

Professor of Biostatistics



Other Positions

Coordinating Director, Program in Quantitative Genomics


Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Professor of Biostatistics and Statistics


Faculty of Arts & Sciences


Dynamic incorporation of multiple in silico functional annotations empowers rare variant association analysis of large whole-genome sequencing studies at scale.

Li X, Li Z, Zhou H, Gaynor SM, Liu Y, Chen H, Sun R, Dey R, Arnett DK, Aslibekyan S, Ballantyne CM, Bielak LF, Blangero J, Boerwinkle E, Bowden DW, Broome JG, Conomos MP, Correa A, Cupples LA, Curran JE, Freedman BI, Guo X, Hindy G, Irvin MR, Kardia SLR, Kathiresan S, Khan AT, Kooperberg CL, Laurie CC, Liu XS, Mahaney MC, Manichaikul AW, Martin LW, Mathias RA, McGarvey ST, Mitchell BD, Montasser ME, Moore JE, Morrison AC, O'Connell JR, Palmer ND, Pampana A, Peralta JM, Peyser PA, Psaty BM, Redline S, Rice KM, Rich SS, Smith JA, Tiwari HK, Tsai MY, Vasan RS, Wang FF, Weeks DE, Weng Z, Wilson JG, Yanek LR, Neale BM, Sunyaev SR, Abecasis GR, Rotter JI, Willer CJ, Peloso GM, Natarajan P, Lin X.

Nat Genet. 2020 09. 52(9):969-983. PMID: 32839606


New study sheds light on the spread and control of COVID-19 in Wuhan, China

A newly published analysis of 32,583 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases in Wuhan, China sheds light on the epidemiological characteristics of the disease and shows that numerous non-pharmaceutical interventions, including social distancing, centralized isolation and quarantine, and a door-to-door universal…

New 'How We Feel' app aims to improve COVID-19 response

April 3, 2020—A new app called “How We Feel” developed by an interdisciplinary, multi-institutional team of researchers, including Xihong Lin, Jukka-Pekka Onnela, Christine Tedijanto, and Yonatan Grad of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, could help researchers…