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.
Bowel movement frequency and risks of major vascular and non-vascular diseases: a population-based cohort study among Chinese adults.
Yang S. et al, (2020), BMJ Open, 10
Association between adiposity measures and COPD risk in Chinese adults
DU H. et al, (2019), European Respiratory Journal
Insomnia symptoms and risk of cardiovascular diseases among 0.5 million adults: A 10-year cohort.
Zheng B. et al, (2019), Neurology, 93, e2110 - e2120
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, (2019), Osteoporos Int
Soy intake and breast cancer risk: a prospective study of 300,000 Chinese women and a dose-response meta-analysis.
Wei Y. et al, (2019), Eur J Epidemiol