QIU Anqi

  • Dean’s Chair Associate Professor

2006 Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Johns Hopkins University
2005 M.S. in Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Johns Hopkins University
2002 M.S. in Biomedical Engineering
University of Connecticut
1999 B.S. in Biomedical Engineering
Tsinghua University

Concurrent appointment with:
Clinical Imaging Research Center, NUS

Research Interest

  1. Technical Development for Imaging Genetics
  2. Deep Learning in Neuroimaging
  3. Early Life Influences on Brain Development

Selected Awards & Honours

  1. Young Investigator Award, National University of Singapore, 2010.
  2. Faculty Young Research Award, National University of Singapore, Nov 2013.
  3. Young Researcher Award of National University of Singapore, April 2016.

Selected Journal Publications

  1. Anqi Qiu*, Mojun Shen, Claudia Buss, Yap-Seng Chong, Kenneth Kwek, Seang-Mei Saw, Peter D. Gluckman, Pathik D Wadhwa, Sonja Entringer, Martin Styner, Neerja Karnani, Christine M Heim, Kieran J. O'Donnell, Joanna D. Holbrook, Marielle V. Fortier, Michael J. Meaney, the GUSTO study group, "Effects of Antenatal Maternal Depressive Symptoms and Socio-economic Status on Neonatal Brain Development are Modulated by Genetic Risk", Cerebral Cortex, 2017, in print.
  2. Judy A. Kipping, Ta Ahn Tuan, Marielle V. Fortier, Anqi Qiu*, "Asynchronous Development of Cerebellar, Cerebellar-Cortical and Cortico-cortical Functional Networks in Infancy, Childhood and Adulthood", Cerebral Cortex, 2016, in print.
  3. Chong-Yaw Wee, Ta Anh Tuan, Birit FP Broekman, Min Yee Ong, Yap-Seng Chong, Kenneth Kwek, Lynette Shek, Seang-Mei Saw, Peter D. Gluckman, Marielle V. Fortier, Michael J. Meaney, Anqi Qiu*, "Neonatal Neural Networks Predict Children Behavioral Profiles Later in Life", Human Brain Mapping, 38(3):1362-1373, 2017.
  4. Changqing Wang, Jianping Sun, Tian Ge, Derrek P. Hibar, Celia MT Greenwood, Anqi Qiu*, "A Mixed Effect Model for Genetic-Set and Environment Interaction and its Application to Tensor-Based Morphometry", Frontier in Neuroscience: Brain Imaging Methods, 11:191, 2017. Link
  5. Annie Lee, Anqi Qiu*, "Modulative Effects of COMT Haplotype on Age-Related Association with Brain Morphology", Human Brain Mapping, 37(6):2068-2082, 2016.
  6. Anqi Qiu*, Ta Anh Tuan, Mei Lyn Ong, Yue Li, Anne Rifkin-Graboi, Helen Chen, Birit FP Broekman, Kenneth Kwek, Seang-Mei Saw, Yap-Seng Chong, Peter D. Gluckman, Marielle V. Fortier, Joanna Dawn Holbrook, Michael J. Meaney, "COMT Haplotypes Modulate Associations of Antenatal Maternal Anxiety and Neonatal Cortical Morphology", American Journal of Psychiatry, 172(2):163-72, 2015.  [FEATURE ARTICLE with Editor’s Special Comments, impact factor: 14.721]
  7. Anqi Qiu*, Susumu Mori, Michael I. Miller, "Diffusion Tensor Imaging for Understanding Brain Development in Early Life", Annual Review of Psychology, 66:853-876, 2015. [INVITED REVIEW PAPER; impact factor: above 20]
  8. Anqi Qiu*, Ta Anh Tuan, Yue Li, Helen Chen, Anne Rifkin-Graboi, Birit FP Broekman, Kenneth Kwek, Seang-Mei Saw, Yap-Seng Chong, Peter D. Gluckman, Marielle V. Fortier, Michael J. Meaney, "Prenatal Maternal Depression Alters Amygdala Functional Connectivity in 6-month-old infants", Nature Translational Psychiatry, 5:e508, 2015.
  9. Anqi Qiu*, Ta Anh Tuan, Yue Li, Helen Chen, Anne Rifkin-Graboi, Birit FP Broekman, Kenneth Kwek, Seang-Mei Saw, Yap-Seng Chong, Peter D. Gluckman, Marielle V. Fortier, Michael J. Meaney, "Prenatal Maternal Depression Alters Amygdala Functional Connectivity in 6-month-old infants", Nature Translational Psychiatry, 5:e508, 2015.
  10. Jidan Zhong, Anne Rifkin-Graboi, Anh Tuan Ta, Kar Lai Yap, Kai-Hsiang Chuang, Michael J. Meaney, Anqi Qiu*, "Functional Networks in Parallel with Cortical Development Associate with Executive Functions in Children", Cerebral Cortex, 24(7):1937-47, 2014.