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.
Long-term solid fuel use and risks of major eye diseases in China: a population-based cohort study of 486,532 adults
CHAN KA. et al, (2021), PLoS Medicine
The relative and attributable risks of cardia and non-cardia gastric cancer associated with H. pylori infection in China: a case-cohort study
YANG L. et al, (2021), Lancet Public Health
Utility of single versus sequential measurements of risk factors for prediction of stroke in Chinese adults
CLARKE R. et al, (2021), Scientific Reports
Lifestyle, cardiometabolic disease and multimorbidity in a prospective Chinese study
YANG L. et al, (2021), European Heart Journal
Associations of toothbrushing behaviour with risks of vascular and nonvascular diseases in Chinese adults.
Zhuang Z. et al, (2021), Eur J Clin Invest