Last update: January, 20th, 2022

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Work experience

Research Interests

Statistical Genetics, transferability of polygenic risk scores, equitable genetic research, multi-ethnic genetic research and health disparities, high dimensional data analysis, statistical modeling for biomedical data, and data integration.



  1. Gasca N, Reyes-Garza J, Lozano-Esparza S, Orozco-del-Pino P, Olivas-Martinez A, Ulloa-Pérez E, Garbuno-Inigo A, Arroyo J. Effect of Mexico’s vaccination programon Covid-19 cases, hospitalizations,and deaths among older adults in Mexico City.
  2. Simonin-Wilmner I, Orozco-del-Pino P, Bishop T, Iles M, Robles-Espinosa D. An overview of strategies for detecting genotype-phenotype associations across ancestrally diverse populations.
  3. Del-Pino-Flores ME, López-Garza M, Orozco-del-Pino P. Increase in Demodex sp infestations during the first confinement period, March to November 2020, during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. Acta Med. 2021;19(Suppl: 1):s76-79. doi:10.35366/101033.
  4. Lozano-Esparza S, Orozco-del-Pino P, Gasca N, Olivas A, Arroyo J, Ulloa E, Garbuno A, Las vacunas: ¿qué son? ¿podemos confiar en ellas?, Punto Decimal
  5. Gasca N, Lozano-Esparza S, Arroyo J, Olivas A, Ulloa E, Orozco-del-Pino P, Pruebas para detectar covid-19, ¿qué son, cuándo hacerlas y cómo interpretarlas?, Taller de Datos de la Revista Nexos. 2020
  6. Ulloa E, Arroyo J, Gasca N, Lozano-Esparza S, Olivas A, Orozco-del-Pino P, Descifrar el Modelo Centinela, Taller de Datos de la Revista Nexos. 2020.
  7. Salazar Herrera D, Ferreira Jaime T, Guzmán-Valdivia-Gómez G, Nuñez-del-Prado-Alcoreza J, Orozco-del-Pino P, Orozco-Gutiérrez, Post-Birth umbilical cord blood content in premature and term infants, Acta Médica Grupo Ángeles. 2019, DOI:10.35366/95403
  8. Orozco-Gutiérrez A, Sánchez-Gómez R, Orozco-del-Pino P, Nuñez-del-Prado-Alcoreza J. Respiratory Distress Management with Pulmonary Recruitment in Preterm Newborns, Preliminary Report. Acad J Ped Neonatol. 2018; 6(3): 555739. DOI: 10.19080/AJPN.2018.06.555739

Manuscripts in preparation

  1. Orozco-del-Pino P, Zöllner S, Impact of linkage disequilibrium in the transferability of European most significant variants.
  2. Orozco-del-Pino P, Boonstra P, Comparative analysis of data integration methods.
  3. Orozco-del-Pino P, Zöllner S, Improving predictive ability of Polygenic Risk Scores by integrating GWAS summary statistics from different populations.


  1. American Society of Human Genetics Meeting, Houston, Texas, October 2020. “Applying European polygenic risk scores to non-European populations: What is the role of Linkage Disequilibrium?” (Poster)
  2. International Laboratory for Human Genome Research, Querétaro, México, February 2020. “Role of Linkage Disequilibrium in the Transferability of European Polygenic Risk Scores into Other Populations” (Seminar)
  3. American Society of Human Genetics Meeting, Houston, Texas, October 2019. “Quantifying the Impact of Linkage Disequilibrium on Transferability of European GWAS to non-European populations” (Platform Talk)
  4. Midwest Population Genetics meeting, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, August 2019. “Impact of Linkage Disequilibrium on the Transferability of Polygenic Risk Scores” (Talk)
  5. Michigan Students Symposium on Interdisciplinary Statistical Sciences, Ann Arbor, March 2019. “Equitable Genomics: Transferring Genetic Risk Scores Across Populations” (Talk)
  6. First Workshop on Interdisciplinary Statistics University of Arizona and CIMAT, Guanajuato, México, August 2016. “Towards statistical analysis of extinction based on the fossil record” (Talk)


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