Dr Ling Yang
Senior Epidemiologist; University Research Lecturer
- Clinical Trial Service Unit
Ling Yang qualified in Medicine at South-Eastern University, China, in 1995, then gained her MSc in Bio-statistics in 1998 at the same university, and her PhD in Epidemiology at the University of Tampere in Finland in 2005. Before moving to the University of Oxford in 2007, she worked at the Chinese Academy of Medical Science (CAMS) and Ministry of Health in Beijing (China), WHO International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon (IARC/WHO, France) and Karolinska Institute in Stockholm (Sweden). She is a Senior Epidemiologist at CTSU, University of Oxford, and also leads the Long-term Follow-up Working Group for the China Kadoorie Biobank study. Her main research focuses on women’s reproductive health, environmental causes of chronic diseases, especially cancer, based on big cohort studies, and evidence-based medicine using national survey data to provide strategies for chronic disease prevention and control in developing countries.
Weight loss since early adulthood, later life risk of fracture hospitalizations, and bone mineral density: a prospective cohort study of 0.5 million Chinese adults.
Shen Z. et al, (2020), Arch Osteoporos, 15
Mortality and recurrent vascular events after first incident stroke: a 9-year community-based study of 0·5 million Chinese adults.
Chen Y. et al, (2020), Lancet Glob Health, 8, e580 - e590
Red meat, poultry and fish consumption and risk of diabetes: a 9 year prospective cohort study of the China Kadoorie Biobank.
Du H. et al, (2020), Diabetologia, 63, 767 - 779
Cooking fuels and risk of all-cause and cardiopulmonary mortality in urban China: a prospective cohort study.
Yu K. et al, (2020), Lancet Glob Health, 8, e430 - e439
Genetic risk, adherence to a healthy lifestyle, and type 2 diabetes risk among 550,000 Chinese adults: results from 2 independent Asian cohorts.
Li H. et al, (2020), Am J Clin Nutr, 111, 698 - 707