Wei-Qi Wei, MD, PhD, FAMIA

Associate Professor
Biomedical Informatics
Scientific Director for Phenotyping Core
Office Address
2525 West End Ave, Suite 1500

Dr. Wei research focuses on leveraging machine-processable content from EHRs for enabling personalized medicine.

Wei-Qi Wei, MD, PhD, is an assistant professor (tenure track) in Biomedical Informatics in the School of Medicine at Vanderbilt University.  His research currently focuses on leveraging machine-processable content from EHR systems enabling personalized medicine. His interests involve high-throughput phenotyping, clinical pharmacogenomics, and post market drug surveillance. He also develop tools for deep phenotyping, including MEDI.

Most recent publications: 

Juan Zhao, QiPing Feng, Patrick Wu, Roxana A. Lupu, Russell A. Wilke, Quinn S. Wells, Joshua C. Denny, and Wei-Qi Wei, Learning from Longitudinal Data in Electronic Health Record and Genetic Data to Improve Cardiovascular Event Prediction, Scientific Reports volume 9, Article number: 717 (2019)

Feng Q, Wei WQ, Chaugai S, Leon BGC, Mosley JD, Leon DAC, Jiang L, Ihegword A, Shaffer CM, Linton MF, Chung CP, Stein CM.. Association Between Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Levels and Risk for Sepsis Among Patients Admitted to the Hospital With Infection. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Jan 4;2(1):e187223. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.7223. PMID: 30657536

Wei WQ, Li X, Feng Q, Kubo M, Kullo IJ, Peissig PL, Karlson EW, Jarvik GP, Lee MTM, Shang N, Larson EA, Edwards T, Shaffer C, Mosley JD, Maeda S, Horikoshi M, Ritchie M, Williams MS, Larson EB, Crosslin DR, Bland ST, Pacheco JA, Rasmussen-Torvik LJ, Cronkite D, Hripcsak G, Cox NJ, Wilke RA, Stein CM, Rotter JI, Momozawa Y, Roden DM, Krauss RM, Denny JC.. LPA Variants are Associated with Residual Cardiovascular Risk in Patients Receiving Statins. Circulation. 2018;CIRCULATIONAHA.117.031356