Dr Huaidong Du
Senior Research Fellow
- Clinical Trial Service Unit
Huaidong Du obtained her MD degree in 1994 and had been working as an ophthalmologist for 8 years in China. In 2009, she finished her MSc and PhD in Nutritional Epidemiology from the Netherlands and joined CTSU afterwards. Currently, she is a senior research fellow working on the China Kadoorie Biobank (CKB) study with main researches focus on diet, physical activity, adiposity, diabetes, eye diseases and etc. Since 2013, she has been involved in coordinating the currently on-going second resurvey of the CKB, which includes 25,000 participants from 10 study areas in China.
A large-scale genome-wide association analysis of lung function in the Chinese population identifies novel loci and highlights shared genetic etiology with obesity.
Zhu Z. et al, (2021), Eur Respir J
Tea consumption and long-term risk of type 2 diabetes and diabetic complications: a cohort study of 0.5 million Chinese adults.
Nie J. et al, (2021), Am J Clin Nutr
Associations of Total Legume, Pulse, and Soy Consumption with Incident Type 2 Diabetes: Federated Meta-Analysis of 27 Studies from Diverse World Regions.
Pearce M. et al, (2021), J Nutr
Alcohol drinking and risks of total and site-specific cancers in China: a 10-year prospective study of 0.5 million adults.
Im PK. et al, (2021), Int J Cancer
Improved lipidomic profile mediates the effects of adherence to healthy lifestyles on coronary heart disease.
Si J. et al, (2021), Elife, 10