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.
Cooking fuels and risk of all-cause and cardiopulmonary mortality in urban China: a prospective cohort study.
Yu K. et al, (2020), Lancet Glob Health, 8, e430 - e439
Menopause and risk of hip fracture in middle-aged Chinese women: a 10-year follow-up of China Kadoorie Biobank.
Peng K. et al, (2020), Menopause, 27, 311 - 318
Publisher Correction: Parenthood and risk of hip fracture: a 10-year follow-up prospective study of middle-aged women and men in China.
Peng K. et al, (2020), Osteoporos Int
Association of Depression With All-Cause and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality Among Adults in China.
Meng R. et al, (2020), JAMA Netw Open, 3
Socioeconomic status in relation to risks of major gastrointestinal cancers in Chinese adults: a prospective study of 0.5 million people.
Pang Y. et al, (2020), Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev