Dr. Xiangfei Meng, Assistant Professor, at McGill University, and Researcher, at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Canada, had training in multiple disciplines. Her previous training consists of a Bachelor degree in Preventive Medicine, a Master Degree in Epidemiology & Biostatistics and a Doctor degree in Medical Genomics (Genetic Epidemiology direction). She then successfully completed her postdoctoral training in psychiatric and neurodegenerative diseases. She has published over 40 peer-reviewed journal articles, and several book chapters and research reports in these areas. She is an invited reviewer for over 20 peer-reviewed journals and on the editorial board for four journals.
Xiangfei has broad research interests in population health and neuro-psychiatric epidemiology in general and aging populations, using a wide range of techniques to research the roles of genetic, epigenetic, psycho-socio environmental risk factors and their interactions of common mental disorders across the life span, especially focusing on the importance of prevention strategies in diverse environments.