Dr Yiping Chen
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MRC study coordinator and senior investigator scientist
Yiping Chen is a senior research fellow at the CTSU, University of Oxford. She qualified in clinical medicine in 1985 at Shanghai Medical University (now Fudan University) and then worked as junior neurologist in University affiliated teaching hospital, Hua-shan hospital in Shanghai. In 1988 she was awarded Sino-British Friendship Scholarship to study in the UK and gained her PhD at University of Oxford in 1993. She joined CTSU in 1998 and has worked as study coordinator and senior research fellow in several CTSU-led large clinical trials such as COMMIT/CCS2, SHARP, HPS2-THRIVE, REVEAL. She is currently leading a multi-disciplinary team in the China Kadoorie Biobank (CKB) of 0.5 million people, responsible for developing strategies and procedures related to validation of electronically reported clinical events and for conducting disease validation and adjudication in collaboration with clinical specialists in China for CKB. She also plays a leading role in running Oxford-China Fellowship programmes which provides residence training in epidemiology, medical statistics and clinical trials methodology for the clinical doctors, public health workers from China. Her main research interests are in the fields of clinical epidemiology of cardiovascular diseases, major depression, and sleeping disorders.
Association of Major Depressive Episodes With Stroke Risk in a Prospective Study of 0.5 Million Chinese Adults.
Sun J. et al, (2016), Stroke, 47, 2203 - 2208
Association of Random Plasma Glucose Levels With the Risk for Cardiovascular Disease Among Chinese Adults Without Known Diabetes.
Bragg F. et al, (2016), JAMA Cardiol
Risks and Population Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases Associated with Diabetes in China: A Prospective Study of 0.5 Million Adults.
Bragg F. et al, (2016), PLoS Med, 13
Evaluation of type 2 diabetes genetic risk variants in Chinese adults: findings from 93,000 individuals from the China Kadoorie Biobank.
Gan W. et al, (2016), Diabetologia, 59, 1446 - 1457
Fresh Fruit Consumption and Major Cardiovascular Disease in China.
Du H. et al, (2016), N Engl J Med, 374, 1332 - 1343