University of Oxford, Oxford (United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland)
Yiping Chen is a senior research fellow at the CTSU, University of Oxford. She qualified in clinical medicine in 1985 at Shanghai Medical University (now Fudan University) and then worked at University affiliated teaching hospital, Hua-shan hospital in Shanghai. In 1988 she was awarded Sino-British Friendship Scholarship to study in the UK and gained her DPhil. at University of Oxford in 1993. She joined CTSU in 1998 and has worked as co-study coordinator and senior research fellow in several CTSU-led large clinical trials such as COMMIT/CCS2, SHARP, HPS2-THRIVE, REVEAL. She is currently leading a multi-disciplinary team in the China Kadoorie Biobank (CKB) of 0.5 million people, responsible for developing strategies and procedures for disease adjudication and phenotyping in collaboration with clinical specialists in China. Her main research interests are in the fields of clinical epidemiology of cardiovascular diseases, major depression, and sleeping disorders.