Research Interests

  • Environmental factors and cancer relationship
  • Breast cancer
  • Women's health

Research: Nutrition and Physiology of Diabetes and Obesity

Dr. Luo's research and training have focused on lifestyle and environmental factors in relation to cancer risk and cancer prognosis, particularly for breast, lung and pancreatic cancer. She has been involved in the Women's Health Initiative, a large prospective cohort since 2005. Her current research interests include: (1) Tobacco use and cancer risk; (2)Diabetes and cancer risk and prognosis; (3)Obesity, weight change and cancer risk; and (4)Environmental pollutants and cancer risk.

PhD, Karolinska Institutet, Epidemiology, 2008
MS, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, China, Biostatistics, 1995
BS, Beijing Normal University, Mathematics, 1989