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.
Physical activity, sedentary leisure time, circulating metabolic markers and risk of major vascular diseases
Pang Y. et al, (2019), Circulation: Genomic and Precision Medicine
The distribution and correlates of self-rated health in elderly Chinese: the China Kadoorie Biobank study.
Song X. et al, (2019), BMC Geriatr, 19
Associations Between Hepatitis B Virus Infection and Risk of All Cancer Types.
Song C. et al, (2019), JAMA Netw Open, 2
Association between tea consumption and risk of cancer: a prospective cohort study of 0.5 million Chinese adults.
Li X. et al, (2019), Eur J Epidemiol
Sex differences in the association between socioeconomic status and diabetes prevalence and incidence in China: cross-sectional and prospective studies of 0.5 million adults.
Wu H. et al, (2019), Diabetologia