Mingwei obtained his Master's Degree in Nutritional Epidemiology from Wuhan University, where he worked on the longitudinal association between diet quality and diseases. In November 2020, he joined the Julius Global Health as a PhD candidate. His supervisors are Ilonca Vaartjes and Rick Grobbee. His research project is embedded in the Exposome-NL, with a goal to link the external exposome to cardiometabolic diseases. He is also learning the internal exposome and seek to integrate them in future work.
Julius Global Health
3584 CG Utrecht
Big Data Cardiovascular Health Clinical Epidemiology Environmental Epidemiology Nutritional Epidemiology
The environment we live in has a dominant impact on our health. It explains an estimated seventy percent of the chronic disease burden. Where we live, what we eat, how much we exercise, the air we breathe and whom we associate with; all of these environmental factors play a role. The combination of these factors over the life course is called the exposome. There is general (scientific) consensus that understanding more about the exposome will help explain the current burden of disease and that it provides entry points for prevention and ...Read More