Hongyu Wu, Fellow

Postdoctoral Fellowhongyu wu
Department of Nutrition, HSPH
Fellowship Mentors: Dr. Frank Hu, Dr. Qi Sun
Risk Factor: Diet and Metabolism, Physical Activity, Smoking
Country: China

 

Biography & Research Interests: Dr. Wu received her Ph.D. from the Institute for Nutritional Sciences, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Shanghai, China) in 2011. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Wu’s research interests focus on investigating the diet and lifestyle factors, environmental pollutants, and biomarkers in relation to the development of obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, as well as risk of mortality. Dr. Wu will conduct research on several diet and lifestyle risk factors, such as change of diet, smoking and physical activity, in relation to chronic diseases in middle aged and elderly population from two big cities of China.