Xuefeng Ren


Xuefeng Ren

Director, MPH Concentration in Environmental Health
Associate Professor

Research Topics

Study of environmental mutagens and carcinogens; mechanism of carcinogenesis; genetic/epigenetic biomarkers of environment toxicants; tumor suppressor genes; exposure biology and exposome.

Contact Information

276 Farber Hall

Buffalo NY, 14214

Phone: (716) 829-5384

Fax: (716) 829-2979



Xuefeng Ren, PhD, MD joined the Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health as an assistant professor in November 2010 as part of the Division of Environmental Health Sciences. Previously, Ren was an associate molecular toxicology specialist at University of California, Berkeley.


  • PhD, Toxicology, University of Washington, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, 2007
  • MS, Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai, China, 2001
  • MD, Baotou Medical College, Inner Mongolia, China, 1995

Professional Training

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Gene and Environment Laboratory, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 2007-2009

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • New York Academy of Sciences
  • Society of Toxicology