LEI XiaoningAssistant professor
Research Areas: Environmental epidemiology
Joint PhD, Penn State University College of Medicine and East China University of Science and Technology, in Environmental Science and Engineering
Shihezi University, MS in Applied Chemistry
Assistant Professor in Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine
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Postdoctoral, Fudan University, in Environmental health,
Visiting student, Environmental sciences National Marine Environmental Monitoring Center
1.Air pollution exposure and public health, focusing on:
(1) Personal exposure assessment
(2) PM2.5 and its chemical compositions
2. Prenatal emerging contaminants exposure and offspring health, focusing on:
(1) Perfluorinated compounds, phenolic contaminants, and microplastics
(2) Growth and neurocognitive development
Program of Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality (21ZR1435800), Effects of exposure to traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) during the pregnancy on infant’s neurodevelopment and their epigenetic regulatory mechanisms, PI
Interdisciplinary Program of Shanghai Jiao Tong University (YG2021QN02), Interactive effects of exposures to PM2.5 and ozone mixture on infant’s neurodevelopment and the possible mechanisms, PI
the Young Faculty Startup Plan of Shanghai Jiao Tong University (21X010501089), A preliminary study of the effects of exposure to microplastics on brain development：the modifying role of gut microbiota, PI
Postdoctoral Science Foundation of China (2019M661377), Study on the exposure assessment of ultrafine particles and its effect on lung function, PI
Shanghai Key Laboratory of Meteorology and Health Project (QXJK201802), Effects of personal PM2.5 exposure on cardiovascular system and identification of key toxic constituents, PI
Lei, XN#; Chen, RJ; Wang, CC; Shi, JJ; Zhao, ZH; Li, WH; Bachwenkizi, J; Ge, WZ; Sun, L; Li, SQ; Cai, J*; Kan, HD* (2020). Necessity of personal sampling for exposure assessment on specific constituents of PM2.5: Results of a panel study in Shanghai, China. Environment International. 141, 105786.
Lei, XN#; Chen, RJ; Wang, CC; Shi, JJ; Zhao, ZH; Li, WH; Yan, BZ; Chillrud, S; Cai, J*; Kan, HD* (2019). Personal Fine Particulate Matter Constituents, Increased Systemic Inflammation, and the Role of DNA Hypomethylation. Environmental Science & Technology, 53(16), 9837-9844.
Lei, XN#; Chen, RJ; Li,WH; Cheng, Z; Wang, HL; Chillrud, S; Yan, BZ; Ying, ZK; Cai, J*; Kan, HD* (2021). Personal Exposure to Fine Particulate Matter and Blood Pressure: Variations by Particulate Sources. Chemosphere. 280, 130602.
Lei, XN#; Muscat, JE; Zhang, B; Sha, XY; Xiu, GL* (2018). Differentially DNA methylation changes induced in vitro by traffic-derived nanoparticulate matter. Toxicology, 395, 54-62.
Lei, XN#; Muscat, JE; Huang, ZS; Chen, C; Xiu, GL*; Chen, JH (2018). Differential transcriptional changes in human alveolar epithelial A549 cells exposed to airborne PM2.5 collected from Shanghai, China. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 25(33), 33656-33666.
Lei, XN#; Goel, R; Sun, DX; Bhangu, G; Bitzer, ZT; Trushin, N; Ma, L; Richie, JP; Xiu, GL*; Muscat, JE (2020). Free radical and nicotine yields in mainstream smoke of Chinese marketed cigarettes: Variation with smoking regimens and cigarette brands. Chemical Research in Toxicology.