Project Manager and Co-Investigator, the INTERMAP
Senior Research Fellow, AIRLESS
Investigator, MRC Centre for Environment & Health
Visiting Associate Professor, The Center for Epidemiologic Research in Asia (CERA)
Research Interests and Responsibilities
Cardio-pulmonary disease epidemiology and prevention; nutrition; blood pressure; environmental health risk factors; air pollution; application of metabonomics methods to large-scale population studies; project management; database management; applied statistics; biobank.
My research focuses on environmental risk factors (nutrition and air pollution) and epidemiology and translational medicine. I collaborate with multidisciplinary research scientists in developing and testing new biostatistical methods for epidemiological data analysis and application of metabolic phenotyping to large-scale epidemiological studies. I am working on several longitudinal epidemiological studies for preventive medicine, exploring sequences of molecular events triggered by environmental exposures and affecting individual cardio-pulmonary disease risk profiles.
Loo RL, Lu Q, Carter E, Liu S, Clark S, Wang Y, Baumgartner J, Tang H, Chan Q. A feasibility study of metabolic phenotyping of dried blood spot specimens in rural Chinese women exposed to household air pollution. Journal Of Exposure Science And Environmental Epidemiology 2020.
Gibson R, Lau CHE, Loo RL, Ebbels TMD, Chekmeneva E, Dyer AR, Miura K, Ueshima H, Zhao LC, Daviglus ML, Stamler J, Van Horn L, Elliott P, Holmes E, Chan Q. The association of fish consumption and its urinary metabolites with cardiovascular risk factors: the International Study of Macro-/Micronutrients and Blood Pressure (INTERMAP). AJCN. 2020.
Aljuraiban G, Gibson R, Oude Griep L, Okuda N, Steffen L, Van Horn L, Chan Q. Perspective: The Application of A Priori Diet Quality Scores to Cardiovascular Disease Risk—A Critical Evaluation of Current Scoring Systems. Advances in Nutrition. 2019
Stamler J, Chan Q, Daviglus ML, Dyer AR, Van Horn L, Garside DB, Miura K, Wu Y, Ueshima H, Zhao L, Elliott P. Relation of Dietary Sodium (Salt) to Blood Pressure and Its Possible Modulation by Other Dietary Factors: The INTERMAP Study. Hypertension. 2018;71:631-637
Chan Q, Loo RL, Ebbels TM, Van Horn L, Daviglus ML, Stamler J, Nicholson JK, Holmes E, Elliott P. Metabolic phenotyping for discovery of urinary biomarkers of diet, xenobiotics and blood pressure in the INTERMAP Study: an overview. Hypertension Research. 2017;40:336-345
Chan Q, Stamler J, Griep LM, Daviglus ML, Horn LV and Elliott P. An Update on Nutrients and Blood Pressure.Journal of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis. 2016;23:276-289
Chan Q, Stamler J, Elliott P. Dietary factors and higher blood pressure in African-Americans. Curr Hypertens Rep. 2015.
Ezzati M, Chan Q, 2021, Trends and inequalities in the incidence of acute myocardial 2 infarction among Beijing townships, 2007–2018, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, ISSN:1660-4601
et al., 2021, A chemical investigation of household solid fuel use and outdoor air pollution contributions to personal PM2.5 exposures, Environmental Science and Technology (washington), ISSN:0013-936X
et al., 2021, Characterising frailty, metrics of continuous glucose monitoring, and mortality hazards in older adults with type 2 diabetes on insulin therapy (HARE): a prospective, observational cohort study, Lancet Healthy Longevity, Vol:2, ISSN:2666-7568, Pages:E724-E735
et al., 2021, Worldwide trends in hypertension prevalence and progress in treatment and control from 1990 to 2019: a pooled analysis of 1201 population-representative studies with 104 million participants, The Lancet, Vol:398, ISSN:0140-6736, Pages:957-980
et al., 2021, Household air pollution and blood pressure, vascular damage and sub-clinical indicators of cardiovascular disease in older Chinese adults, American Journal of Hypertension, ISSN:0895-7061