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  • Dr. Zhiwei Gao, MD, PhD


Assistant Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St.John’s 


Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Research Interests:

Genetic epidemiology of chronic diseases including cancer, asthma and COPD, and Tuberculosis

Dr. Gao graduated in Medicine from Tianjin Medical University and received his MSc in clinical Epidemiology and PhD in Epidemiology from University of Alberta. His main research areas include epidemiology of cancer, asthma, COPD, genetic epidemiology of occupational lung diseases and Tuberculosis, large population health data and statistical modeling.

Involvement with BHCRI to date:

Dr. Zhewei Gao is a BHCRI Senior Scientist


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