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Fangui Sun, PhD

TitleResearch Assistant Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Public Health
DepartmentBiostatistics
Address801 Massachusetts Ave Crosstown Center
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 638-5115
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0003-3449-147X
 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Dr. Sun’s research has focused on the analysis of phenotypes and genetic traits in both the Framingham Heart Study and The Long Life Family Study. She has played an active role in the analysis of phenotype traits and their genetic basis. She contributed to quality assessment and quality control of the phenotypic and genetic data, and conduct statistical analyses. Sun is a statistician on the Framingham Heart Study. She also provides statistical support for the Amyloidosis Center research group in the study of systemic amyloidoses. She collaborates on the harmonization of phenotypes from different studies.

 Publications
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  1. Sitlani C, Dupuis J, Rice K, Sun F, Pitsillides A, Cupples LA, Psaty B. Genome-Wide Gene-Environment Interactions on Quantitative Traits using Family Data. European Journal of Human Genetics. 2015.
  2. Connors LH, Sam F, Salinaro F, Sun F, Ruberg FL, Berk JL, Seldin DC, Skinner M. Heart failure due to age-related cardiac amyloid disease associated with wild-type transthyretin: a prospective, observational cohort study. 2015.
  3. Bever KM, Masha LI, Sun F, Stern L, Havasi A, Berk JL, Sanchorawala V, Seldin DC, Sloan JM. HAEMATOL/2015/133900 Risk factors for venous thromboembolism in immunoglobulin light chain amyloidosis. Haematologica, the journal of the European Hematology Association. 2015.
  4. Sanchorawala V, Sun F, Quillen K, Sloan JM, Berk JL, Seldin DC. Blood. Long-Term Outcome of Patients with AL Amyloidosis Treated with High-Dose Melphalan and Stem Cell Transplantation: 20 Year Experience. 2015.
  5. Bis JC, Sitlani C, Irvin R, Avery CL, Smith AV, Sun F, Evans DS, Musani SK, Li X, Trompet S, Krijthe BP, Harris TB, Quibrera PM, Brody JA, Demissie S, Davis BR, Wiggins K, Tranah GJ, Lange LA, Sotoodehnia N, Stott DJ, Franco OH, Launuer LJ, Stürmer T, Taylor KD, Cupples LA, Eckfeldt J, Smith NL, Liu Y, Wilson JG, Heckbert S, Buckley BM, Ikram MA, Boerwinkle E, Chen YI, de Craen AJM, Uitterlinden AG, Rotter JI, Ford I, Hofman A, Sattar N, Slagboom PE, Westendorp RGJ, Gudnason V, Vasan RS, Lumley T, Cummings SR, Taylor Jr HA, Post W, Jukema JW, Stricker BH, Whitsel EA, Psaty BM, Arnett D. PLOS ONE. Drug-gene interactions of antihypertensive medications and risk of incident cardiovascular disease: a pharmacogenomics study from the CHARGE consortium. 2015.
  6. Wong K, Sun F, Trudel G, Sebastiani P, Laneuville O. Temporal gene expression profiling of the rat knee joint capsule during immobilization-induced joint contractures. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2015; 16:125. PMID: 26006773.
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  7. Renteria AS, Sanchorawala V, Niehaus ED, Sun F, Semigran MJ, Seldin DC. Serum free light chain trends between orthotopic heart transplantation and auto-SCT in patients with AL amyloidosis. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2015 Jun; 50(6):868-9. PMID: 25751645.
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  8. Sun F, Sebastiani P, Schupf N, Bae H, Andersen SL, McIntosh A, Abel H, Elo IT, Perls TT. Extended maternal age at birth of last child and women's longevity in the Long Life Family Study. Menopause. 2015 Jan; 22(1):26-31. PMID: 24977462.
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  9. Fu J, Seldin DC, Berk JL, Sun F, O'Hara C, Cui H, Sanchorawala V. Lymphadenopathy as a manifestation of amyloidosis: a case series. Amyloid. 2014 Dec; 21(4):256-60. PMID: 25208081.
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  10. Sebastiani P, Sun FX, Andersen SL, Lee JH, Wojczynski MK, Sanders JL, Yashin A, Newman AB, Perls TT. Families Enriched for Exceptional Longevity also have Increased Health-Span: Findings from the Long Life Family Study. Front Public Health. 2013; 1:38. PMID: 24350207.
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  11. Sebastiani P, Bae H, Sun FX, Andersen SL, Daw EW, Malovini A, Kojima T, Hirose N, Schupf N, Puca A, Perls TT. Meta-analysis of genetic variants associated with human exceptional longevity. Aging (Albany NY). 2013 Sep; 5(9):653-61. PMID: 24244950.
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  12. Schnabel RB, Rienstra M, Sullivan LM, Sun JX, Moser CB, Levy D, Pencina MJ, Fontes JD, Magnani JW, McManus DD, Lubitz SA, Tadros TM, Wang TJ, Ellinor PT, Vasan RS, Benjamin EJ. Risk assessment for incident heart failure in individuals with atrial fibrillation. Eur J Heart Fail. 2013 Aug; 15(8):843-9. PMID: 23594831.
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  13. Khan AM, Lubitz SA, Sullivan LM, Sun JX, Levy D, Vasan RS, Magnani JW, Ellinor PT, Benjamin EJ, Wang TJ. Low serum magnesium and the development of atrial fibrillation in the community: the Framingham Heart Study. Circulation. 2013 Jan 1; 127(1):33-8. PMID: 23172839.
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  14. Rienstra M, Sun JX, Lubitz SA, Frankel DS, Vasan RS, Levy D, Magnani JW, Sullivan LM, Meigs JB, Ellinor PT, Benjamin EJ. Plasma resistin, adiponectin, and risk of incident atrial fibrillation: the Framingham Offspring Study. Am Heart J. 2012 Jan; 163(1):119-124.e1. PMID: 22172445.
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  15. Rienstra M, Sun JX, Magnani JW, Sinner MF, Lubitz SA, Sullivan LM, Ellinor PT, Benjamin EJ. White blood cell count and risk of incident atrial fibrillation (from the Framingham Heart Study). Am J Cardiol. 2012 Feb 15; 109(4):533-7. PMID: 22100030.
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  16. Sun JX, Sinha S, Wang S, Maiti T. Bias reduction in conditional logistic regression. Stat Med. 2011 Feb 20; 30(4):348-55. PMID: 21225897.
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