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Luanluan Sun

Luanluan Sun

Luanluan Sun


DPhil Student

Major blood lipids and risk of ischaemic stroke and intracerebral haemorrhage in Chinese adults

Supervisors: Professor Zhengming Chen, Professor Robert Clarke, and Dr Derrick Bennett

Luanluan Sun is a Clarendon scholar. She joined the Nuffield Department of Population Health in 2014. In her DPhil, Luanluan is studying the relevance of major blood lipids (i.e., LDL-C, HDL-C and triglycerides) for stroke types in the China Kadoorie Biobank (CKB) prospective study, using both observational and genetic epidemiological approaches, supplemented by randomised trial data.

Luanluan was awarded her MBBS in 2011 and her MPH in 2014. Prior to her DPhil, she worked in the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, the Chinese National Twin Registry, and the CKB National Coordinating Centre. Her research interests are in genetic, biochemical and lifestyle risk factors for vascular disease.