Pi Guo, MD, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Public Health
Shantou University
No. 22 Xinling Road
Shantou, China



• (2013.09-2016.06) PhD, Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangdong, China
• (2010.09-2013.06) Master, Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Shantou University, Guangdong, China
• (2006.09-2010.06) Bachelor, Statistics, Southern Medical University, Guangdong Province, China

Research Interest

His research interestd include: Penalized likelihood estimation method, Machine learning, SAS and R programming.

Scientific Activities


• Member of the International Biometric Society


• (2014.11) Guangdong Province outstanding Masters degree thesis
• (2014.09) National Postgraduate Scholarships (Doctoral candidate)
• (2013.05) Outstanding graduate student (Shantou University)


1. Pi Guo, Fangfang Zeng, Xiaomin Hu, et al. Improved Variable Selection Algorithm Using a LASSO-Type Penalty, with an Application to Assessing Hepatitis B Infection Relevant Factors in Community Residents. PLoS One. 2015; 10(7): e0134151. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0134151
2. P Guo, Z L Huang, P Yu, et al. Trends in cancer mortality in China: An update. Ann Oncol. 2012; 23(10): 2755-2762. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mds069
3. Pi Guo, Ke Li. Trends in esophageal cancer mortality in China during 1987-2009: Age, period and birth cohort analyzes. Cancer Epidemiol. 2012; 36(2): 99-105. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2011.12.003
4. Pi Guo, Xijin Xu, Binliang Huang, et al. Blood Lead Levels and Associated Factors among Children in Guiyu of China: A Population-Based Study. PLoS One. 2014; 9(8): e105470. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0105470
5. Pi Guo, Youxi Luo, Guoqin Mai, et al. Gene Expression Profile based Classification Models of Psoriasis. Genomics. 2014; 103(1): 48-55. doi: 10.1016/j.ygeno.2013.11.001
6. Pi Guo, Qin Zhang, Zhenli Zhu, et al. Mining Gene Expression Data of Multiple Sclerosis. PLoS One. 2014; 9(6): e100052. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0100052
7. Pi Guo, Shun-Li Shen, Qin Zhang, et al. Prognostic Evaluation of Categorical Platelet- based Indices Using Clustering Methods Based on the Monte Carlo Comparison for Hepatocellular Carcinoma. APJCP. 2014; 15(14): 5721-5727. Web site http://www.apocpcontrol.org/page/apjcp_issues_view.php?sid=Entrez:PubMed&id=pmid:25081692&key=2014.15.14.5721 Accessed
8. Zeng L, Guo P, Li JG, et al. Prognostic score models for survival of nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients treated with intensity-modulated radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Oncotarget. 2015; 6(36): 39373-3983. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.5781
9. Zhang W, Du Z, Tang S, Guo P, Ye X, Hao Y. Syphilis in the economic center of South China: Results from a real-time, web-based surveillance program. BMC Infect Dis. 2015; 15: 318. doi: 10.1186/s12879-015-1072-z
10. Tian H, Qin W, Wu W, et al. Effect of Traditional Chinese Medicine on Chemotherapy-Induced Myelosuppression and Febrile Neutropenia in Breast Cancer Patients. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2015; 736197. doi: 10.1155/2015/736197
11. Sun KY, Xu JB, Chen SL, et al. Novel immunological and nutritional-based prognostic index for gastric cancer. World J Gastroenterol. 2015; 21(19): 5961-5971. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i19.5961
12. Xu X, Chen X, Zhang J, et al. Decreased Blood Hepatitis B Surface Antibody Levels Linked to E-waste Lead Exposure in Preschool Children. J Hazard Mater. 2015; 298: 122-128. doi: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2015.05.020
13. Ding Z, Guo P, Xie F, et al. Impact of diurnal temperature range on mortality in a high plateau area in southwest China: A time series analysis. Sci Total Environ. 2015; 526: 358-365. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.05.012
14. Ding D, Su D, Li X, et al. Serum Levels of Monocyte Chemoattractant Protein-1 and All-Cause an Cardiovascular Mortality among Patients with Coronary Artery Disease. PLoS One. 2015; 10(3): e0120633. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0120633
15. Chen SL, Gwee KA, Lee JS, et al. Systematic review with meta-analysis: Prompt endoscopy as the initial management strategy for uninvestigated dyspepsia in Asia. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2015; 41(3): 239-252. doi: 10.1111/apt.13028
16. Shen SL, Fu SJ, Chen B, et al. Preoperative Aspartate Aminotransferase to Platelet Ratio is an Independent Prognostic Factor for Hepatitis B-Induced Hepatocellular Carcinoma After Hepatic Resection. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014; 21(12): 3802-3809. doi: 10.1245/s10434-014-3771-x
17. Zhu Z, Zhang J, Liu Y, Chen M, Guo P, Li K. Efficacy and toxicity of external-beam radiation therapy for localised prostate cancer: A network meta-analysis. Br J Cancer. 2014; 110(10): 2396-2404. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2014.197
18. Ma Q, Luo Y, Guo P, et al. Clinical Effects of Xinmailong Therapy in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure. Int J Med Sci. 2013; 10(5): 624-633. doi: 10.7150/ijms.5779
19. Xu XH, Peng XH, Yu P, et al. Neoadjuvant chemotherapy for resectable esophageal carcinoma: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2012; 13(1): 103-110. Web site http://www.apocpcontrol.org/page/apjcp_issues_view.php?sid=Entrez:PubMed&id=pmid:22502650&key=2012.13.1.103 Accessed
20. Zhang D, Li Z, Zhang W, et al. Hand- Washing: The Main Strategy for Avoiding Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2016; 13(6). pii: E610. doi: 10.3390/ijerph13060610
21. Zan Ding, Liujiu Li, Ruqin Wei, et al. Association of cold temperature and mortality and effect modification in the subtropical plateau monsoon climate of Yuxi. China. Environ Res. 2016; 150: 431-437. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2016.06.029