FENG Nannan

Associate Professor


Office Phone:+86(0)21-63846590-776157

Research Areas: Follow-up study of Mild Cognitive Impairment in elderly population in community; Molecular Epidemiology of Cancer

Educational Background

  • 2009-2014 Fudan University, School of Public Health, PhD in Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences

  • 2012-2013 University of Illinois at Chicago, Visiting PhD in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences

  • 2004-2009 Fudan University, School of Public Health, Bachelor’s degree in Preventive Medicine

Professional Experience

  • 2018.12-present Associate Professor in School of Public Health, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

  • 2016.07-2018.12 Assistant Professor in School of Public Health, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

  • 2014.07-2016.07 Postdoctoral Researcher in School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Research Projects

  • 2017-2019 Natural Science Foundation of China (81602929), PI

  • 2016-2019 Startup Fund for Youngman Research at SJTU (17X100040016), PI


  • Epidemiology and biostatistics, Undergraduate course

Other Professional Activities

  • Reviewer for: Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, CNS Neuroscience & Therapeutics, Environmental Pollution, Tobacco Induced Diseases, etc.


  1. Xie Z, Chen M, Fu Z, He Y, Tian Y, Zhang X*, Feng N*. Thirdhand smoke beliefs and behaviors among families of primary school children in Shanghai. Tob Induc Dis. 2021, 19: 10.

  2. Feng T#, Feng N#, Zhu T, Li Q, Zhang Q, Wang Y, Gao M, Zhou B, Yu H, Zheng M, Qian B*. A SNP-mediated lncRNA (LOC146880) and microRNA (miR-539-5p) interaction and its potential impact on the NSCLC risk. J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 2020, 39(1): 157.

  3. Wang W#, Lu M#, Cai Y*, Feng N*. Awareness and use of e-cigarettes among university students in Shanghai, China. Tob Induc Dis. 2020, 18: 76.

  4. Tang Yuqing, Tan Jingyu, Hu Xin, Huang Guangcheng, Gong Jiaye, Xu Qing, Cai Huiyong, Qiu Yulan, Feng Nannan*, Potential risk factors for mild cognitive impairment in the elderly population in communities of Shanghai, J of Pub Health and Prev Med, 2020, 31(02): 126-130. (Published in Chinese)

  5. Huang Guangcheng, Hu Xin, Tang Yuqing, Tan Jingyu, Zhou Feng, Feng Nannan*, Advances in research on homocysteine and Alzheimer’s disease, J of Pub Health and Prev Med, 2019, 30(06): 85-89. (Review, Published in Chinese)

  6. Feng N, Wang Y, Zheng M, Yu X, Lin H, Ma RN, Shi O, Zheng X, Gao M, Yu H, Garmire L, Qian B*, Genome-wide analysis of DNA methylation and their associations with lncRNA/mRNA expression in non-small cell lung cancer, Epigenomics, 2017, 9(2): 137-153.

  7. Nannan Feng#, Yan Fang#, Yanan Zhang#, Xiaowen Xu, Yong Li, Jinwei Wang, Yongliang Li, Paul Brandt-Rauf, Zhaolin Xia*, Analysis of microRNA expression and Micronuclei Frequency in workers exposed to Vinyl Chloride Monomer in China, Epigenomics, 2017, 9(8): 1093-1104.

  8. Nannan Feng#, Guoqiao Zheng#, Yanhui Hao, Yong Li, Yandan Xu, Xiaowen Xu, Guanghui Zhang, Jinwei Wang, Yongliang Li, Paul Brandt-Rauf, Zhao-lin Xia*, Mutations in apoptotic genes and micronucleus occurrence in vinyl chloride-exposed workers in China, Environ Mol Mutagen, 2017, 58(1): 39-45.

  9. Ma R#, Feng N#, Yu X, Lin H, Zhang X, Shi O, Zhang H, Zhang S, Li L, Zheng M, Gao M, Yu H, Qian B, Promoter methylation of Wnt/β-Catenin signal inhibitor TMEM88 is associated with unfavorable prognosis of non-small cell lung cancer. Cancer biology & medicine, 2017, 14(4), 377–386.

  10. Nannan Feng#, Travers Ching#, Yu Wang, Ben Liu, Hongyan Lin, Oumin Shi, Xiaohong Zhang, Min Zheng, Xin Zheng, Ming Gao, Zhi-jie Zheng, Herbert Yu, Lana Garmire*, Biyun Qian*, Analysis of microarray data on gene expression and methylation to identify long non-coding RNAs in non-small cell lung cancer, Sci Rep, 2016, 6: 37233.