Jie Guo

Title: PhD Student

Sector: Medicine

Research group: Weili Xu


Portrait of Jie Guo.

Jie Guo is currently working as a PhD student in the medical group at ARC. Her research project mainly focuses on the association of adiposity measurements with adverse health outcomes in late-life adults. She is interested in adiposity and is keen to explore its effect on the risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cognitive impairment, disability and mortality. Moreover, she also focuses on the trajectory of adiposity measures and exams whether and to what extent the changes of those measures could improve the prediction.

Jie has a Medical Degree from the Shandong University, Jinan, China and MSc in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from Peking University. During her master’s, she completed a research project on exploring the association of blood pressure with cardiovascular diseases and its subtypes among Chinese adults.