Assistant Professor

Email: huangyun1451@xinhuamed.com.cn


Research Areas: Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Epigenetics, Maternal and Child Health, Reproductive Health


Dr. Huang has a broad background in molecular epidemiology studies with specific training and expertise in epigenetics and birth defects. Dr. Huang's research interests are in the fields of reproductive, perinatal and pediatric epidemiology, with a focus on the effect of environmental chemicals on adverse maternal health outcomes.


  1. Huang Y, Lin S, Wang C, Pi X, Jin L, Li Z, Wang L, Ren A. Neural tube defects and ZIC4 hypomethylation in relation to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure. Front Cell Dev Biol, 2020,8:582661.

  2. Huang Y, Ren A, Wang L, Jin L, Lin S, Li Z, McDonald JA. Casp8 hypomethylation and neural tube defects in association with polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure. Clinical Epigenetics. 2019 May 7; 11(1), 72.

  3. Huang Y, Lin S, Jin L, Wang L, Ren A. Decreased global DNA hydroxymethylation in neural tube defects: Association with polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Epigenetics. 2019 Jun 14:1-11.

  4. Lin S, Ren A, Wang L, Santos C, Huang Y, Jin L, Li Z, Greene ND. Aberrant methylation of Pax3 gene and neural tube defects in association with exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Clinical epigenetics. 2019 Dec;11(1):13.

  5. Huang Y, Zhong XN, Li QY, Xu D, Zhang XL, Feng C, Yang GX, Bo YY, Deng B. Health-related quality of life of the rural-China left-behind children or adolescents and influential factors: a cross-sectional study. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2015; 13: 29.