Senior Epidemiologist; University Research Lecturer
- Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit
Iona Millwood completed an undergraduate degree in Natural Sciences at the University of Cambridge and a DPhil in Molecular Genetics at the University of Oxford. She worked as a postdoctoral research associate at Imperial College London, on large-scale genetic epidemiological projects including the Northern Finland Birth Cohorts, and also spent several years as a Lecturer at the University of New South Wales, Australia, developing and conducting clinical trials for biomedical methods of HIV prevention in Australia and South-East Asia.
She joined the Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit (CTSU) in 2009, to work on the China Kadoorie Biobank (CKB) prospective cohort study. Current research interests focus on the genetic and molecular epidemiology of cardiometabolic diseases, and the health effects of alcohol consumption.
Interethnic analyses of blood pressure loci in populations of East Asian and European descent.
Takeuchi F. et al, (2018), Nat Commun, 9
Diabetes, plasma glucose and incidence of colorectal cancer in Chinese adults: a prospective study of 0.5 million people.
Pang Y. et al, (2018), J Epidemiol Community Health, 72, 919 - 925
Diabetes, Plasma Glucose, and Incidence of Fatty Liver, Cirrhosis, and Liver Cancer: A Prospective Study of 0.5 Million People.
Pang Y. et al, (2018), Hepatology, 68, 1308 - 1318
ALCOHOL DRINKING AND RISK OF CANCERS: FINDINGS FROM THE CHINA KADOORIE BIOBANK
Im PK. et al, (2018), ALCOHOLISM-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH, 42, 132A - 132A
ALCOHOL DRINKING PATTERNS AND LIVER CIRRHOSIS: FINDINGS FROM THE CHINA KADOORIE BIOBANK
Im PK. et al, (2018), ALCOHOLISM-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH, 42, 52A - 52A