Associate Professor Ling Yang
- Assessment of the role of EBV infection in aetiology of nasopharyngeal and gastric cancers in Chinese adults CRUK STUDENTSHIP AVAILABLE
- Chronic infection, host immunity and risk of cancer (MRC PHRU)
- Chronic infection, host immunity, and disease risk
- Female reproductive history and risks of cancer and other diseases in a prospective cohort study of 300,000 Chinese women
- Genomic analysis of reproductive health in Chinese populations
Medical Research Council
Ling Yang qualified in Medicine at South-Eastern University (China) in 1995 then gained her MSc in Bio-statistics in 1998 there, and her PhD in Epidemiology at the University of Tampere (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 Institutet in Stockholm (Sweden). She is a senior epidemiologist at CTSU and MRC PHRU, and leads the long-term follow-up working group, women health and infection & cancer research groups in the China Kadoorie Biobank study.
Ling’s main research focus are on women’s reproductive health, chronic infection and environmental causes of chronic diseases (especially cancer) based on large scale cohort studies, and evidence-based medicine using large national disease surveillance and risk factors survey data to provide strategies for chronic disease prevention and control in developing countries.
Correlates of chronic hepatitis B virus infection in the general adult population of China
YANG L. et al, (2023), Journal of Viral Hepatitis
Genetically Predicted Differences in Systolic Blood Pressure and Risk of Cardiovascular and Noncardiovascular Diseases: A Mendelian Randomization Study in Chinese Adults.
Clarke R. et al, (2023), Hypertension
Validation of the World Health Organization non-laboratory-based cardiovascular disease risk prediction models in ten diverse regions of China
CHEN Z. et al, (2022), Bulletin of the World Health Organization
Cooking and future risk of all-cause and cardiopulmonary mortality.
Yu K. et al, (2022), Nat Hum Behav
Tobacco smoking and risks of more than 470 diseases in China: a prospective cohort study.
Chan KH. et al, (2022), Lancet Public Health, 7, e1014 - e1026