Yue Xi

Yue Xi


Early Stage Researcher at the Helmholtz Zentrum München (GmbH)


Helmholtz Zentrum München
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1
D-85764 Neuherberg

Raum: Building/Room 56/201
Telefon: +49 1627788014

Project Title

Association of Environmental Exposures with Metabolic and Self-rated Health

Research Interest

  • Chronic disease epidemiology;
  • Environmental epidemiology;
  • Data science with public datasets.



Prof. Dr. Annette Peters,
Prof. Dr. Eva Rehfuess,
Prof. Dr. Reiner Jumpertz-von Schwartzenberg


Curriculum Vitae


since 9/2022: Ph.D. candidate Medical Research in Epidemiology and Public Health, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Munich, Germany;
9/2018 - 6/2021: Master of Public Health Peking University, Beijing, China;
9/2012 - 6/2018: Bachelor of Medicine Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China.


7/2021 - 8/2022: Research Assistant Tsinghua University, Beijing, China;
7/2019 - 12/2019: Internship The China Kadoorie Biobank (CKB), Beijing, China.



1. Xi Y, Gao W, Zheng K, Lv J, et al. Overweight and risk of type 2 diabetes: A prospective Chinese twin study. Diabetes Metab 2022;48(3):101278.
2. Xi Y, Gao W, Zheng K, Lv J, et al. The Roles of Genetic and Early-Life Environmental Factors in the Association Between Overweight or Obesity and Hypertension: A Population-Based Twin Study. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 2021;12:743962.
3. D Wang*, Y Xi*, W Gao, et al. Heritability of tea drinking and its relationship with cigarette smoking in the Chinese male adult twins. Addict Biol 2022;27(2):e13129.
4. Y Xi, W Gao, J Lv, et al. Gene-body Mass Index Interaction on Coronary Heart Disease in The Chinese Adult Twins. Chin J Epidemiol. 2021,42 (9): 1573-1579.
5. Y Xi, W Gao, J Lv, et al. Gene-lifestyle Interaction on Coronary Heart Disease in Adult Twins of China. Chin J Epidemiol. 2022,43(05): 649-654.
6. Y Xi, W Gao, J Lv, et al. Heritability and Genetic Correlation of Body Mass Index and Coronary Heart Disease in Chinese Adult Twins. Chin J Prev Med. 2022, 56(7): 940-946.