Office Address:
V Epidemiology Center, Nashville, TN 37203-1738

Research Professor of Medicine


MD - Zhejiang University School of Medicine
M.P.H. - Shanghai Cancer Institute and Shanghai Medical University

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Research Keywords
nutrition, diet, biomarker, sex hormone, inflammation, oxidative stress, metabolomics, epidemiology, colorectal, lung, cancer, cardiovascular, stroke, chronic disease.
Research Description

Dr. Yang’s research has focused on nutritional and molecular epidemiology of cancer, cardiovascular disease and other chronic diseases. He is the PI of studies that examine lifestyle and dietary factors, sex hormones, systemic inflammation and oxidative stress in development of colorectal cancer (R01 CA122364), lung cancer (R01 CA200999), stroke (R01 HL095931) and other chronic diseases. He has authored or co-authored 275 publications.