Conference Abstracts

Fairhurst-Hunter Z, Lin K, Gan W, Arnold M, Mahajan A, Millwood IY, Chen ZM, McCarthy MI,  Holmes MV, Walters RG. Transethnic meta-analysis of adiposity traits: use of large population biobanks reveals multiple ancestry-specific association signals. American Society of Human Genetics meeting, 16-20 October 2018, San Diego

Chen YP, Kartsonaki C, Clarke RJ, Guo Y, Yu C, Bian Z, Jiang Q, Li S, Chen J, Li LM, Chen ZM Characteristics and correlates of sleep duration, daytime napping, snoring and insomnia symptoms among 0.5 million Chinese men and Women 3rd International Conference on Neuropsychiatry and Sleep Medicine & 8th International Conference on Neurology and Brain Disorders, Philadelphia, 21-22 September 2018

Sansome S. From online banking to biobanking: designing and implementing a data delivery platform for researchers of the China Kadoorie Biobank. International Population Data Linkage Conference 2018, Banff, Canada, 12-14 September 2018

Sansome S, Turnbull I,  McDonnell J. Automatic coding of nearly 2 million hospitalisation events to ICD-10 in the China kadoorie Biobank. International Population Data Linkage Conference 2018, Banff, Canada, 12-14 September 2018

Hacker A.  Validation and vindication – comparing electronic health records with hospital notes.  International Population Data Linkage Conference 2018, Banff, Canada, 12-14 September 2018

Hacker A. Meta matters – enriching and exploiting your metadata. International Population Data Linkage Conference 2018, Banff, Canada, 12-14 September 2018

Avery D. To Err is Human, all hail your Robot Overseer: automated testing as part of a robust data delivery platform. International Population Data Linkage Conference 2018, Banff, Canada 12-14 September 2018

Avery D. The mysterious case of the delayed twin: using research data to resolve linkage questions. International Population Data Linkage Conference 2018, Banff, Canada 12-14 September 2018

Bennett DA, Du HD, Guo Y, Bian Z, Chen J, Collins R, Peto R, Li LM, Clarke RJ, Chen ZM. Associations of sedentary behaviour with myocardial infarction and stroke: findings from a 10-year prospective study of 0.5 million Chinese adults. European Society of Cardiology Congress, Munich, Germany, 24 -29 August 2018

Chan KH, Bennett DA, Lam KBH, Kurmi OP, Chen Z. Risk of cardiovascular death by long-term solid fuel use for cooking and implications of switching to clean fuels: a prospective cohort study of 340,000 Chinese adults. European Society of Cardiology Congress, Munich, Germany, 24 -29 August 2018

Chan KH, Bennett DA, Lam KBH, Kurmi OP, Chen Z. Solid fuel use for cooking, smoking and major liver disease mortality: a prospective cohort study of 0.5 million Chinese. 11th Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Series meeting, London, 23 April 2018

Walters RG, Millwood IY, Lin K, Turnbull I, Chen YP, Bian Z, Guo Y, Li  LM, Clarke RJ, Chen ZM for the China Kadoorie Biobank Collaborative Group. Genome-wide study of 100,000 participants from the China Kadoorie Biobank identifies novel variants for stroke sub-types. International Stroke Genetics Consortium (ISGC) Utrecht 2-3 November 2017

Fairhurst-Hunter Z,  Lindgren CM, McCarthy M, Chen ZM, Walters RG; Holmes MV.  Pleiotropic associations of adiposity-related genetic risk scores American Society of Human Genetics, Orlando, USA, 17-21 October 2017

Walters RG,  Chen ZM. Genes in the context of the medical phenome: the challenges, opportunities, and pitfalls of psychiatric genetics using biobanks and registries.  China Kadoorie Biobank: opportunities for personalized medicine and pharmacogenomics.  World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics, Orlando Florida, 13-17 October 2017.

Chan KH, Lam KBH, Bennett DA, Kurmi OP, Chen Z. Exhaled carbon monoxide as a potential biomarker of household air pollution exposure: a cross-sectional study of 0.5 million Chinese adults. International Society for Environmental Epidemiology Congress 2017, Sydney, Australia 24-28 September 2017

Chan KH, Kurmi OP, Lam KBH, Bennett DA, Chen Z. Elevated level of exhaled carbon monoxide is associated with higher risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes: a cross-sectional study of 286,256 never-smokers. International Society for Environmental Epidemiology Congress 2017, Sydney, Australia 24-28 September 2017

Pang Y, Bennett DA, Holmes MV, Kartsonaki C, Du HD, Millwood IY, Guo Y  et al. The association of physical activity with plasma lipoproteins and inflammation measured by NMR-metabolomics: evidence from the China Kadoorie Biobank study. European Society of Cardiology Congress, Barcelona, Spain, 26-30 August 2017

Millwood  IY , Walters RG, Mei XW, Davey-Smith G, Collins R, Holmes MV, Li  LM, Peto  R, Chen ZM on behalf of the China Kadoorie Biobank Collaborative Group. Mendelian randomisation of alcohol intake and cardiovascular diseases in Chinese adults. Mendelian Randomisation Conference, Bristol, UK 11-13 July 2017

Boxall R, Holmes MV, Lin K , Bennett DA, Millwood IY, Walters RG and Chen ZM on behalf of the China Kadoorie Biobank.  Association of a LDL-cholesterol genetic instrument with cardiovascular risk factors and events in the China Kadoorie Biobank  Mendelian Randomisation Conference, Bristol, UK 11-13 July 2017

Holmes MV, Boxall R, Lin K, Bennett DA, Millwood IY , Clarke RJ, Walters RJ and Chen ZM on behalf of China Kadoorie Biobank. PCSK9 genetic variants, metabolomics and cardiovascular risk factors and disease in the China Kadoorie Biobank Mendelian Randomisation Conference, Bristol, UK 11-13 July 2017

Walters RG, Lin K, Millwood IY, Holmes MV, Chen ZM  on behalf of China Kadoorie Biobank.  Genomic Resources for Mendelian Randomisation in the China Kadoorie Biobank Mendelian Randomisation Conference, Bristol, UK 11-13 July 2017

Sansome S, Adamska L. ‘Big difference? Harnessing big data for two of the world’s largest biobanks’. The Farr Institute Informatics for Health 2017, Manchester, UK, 24-26 April 2017

Chan KH, Kurmi O, Bennett D, Lam KBH, Chen Z.  Trans-generational changes and rural-urban disparity in household air pollution exposure in China: findings from a nationwide prospective study of 0.5 million adults. CUHK-Fudan-Oxford International Symposium on environmental exposure, Hong Kong, 23-25 September 2016

Sansome S, Turnbull I. Validation and vindication: enhancing the quality of electronic health record (EHR) outcomes in a large prospective study biobank. International Population Data Linkage Conference 2016, Swansea, UK, 24-26 August 2016

Hacker A. The Yin & Yang of data management – four intractable contradictions and their harmonious resolutions. International Population Data Linkage Conference 2016, Swansea, UK, 24-26 August 2016

Hacker A. Distilling data – a flexible method for producing research-ready Electronic Health Records. International Population Data Linkage Conference 2016, Swansea, UK, 24-26 August 2016

Avery D. Panning for gold: finding medical treatment data in insurance records. International Population Data Linkage Conference 2016, Swansea, UK, 24-26 August 2016

Kurmi O, Li L, Davis K, Wang J, Yang L, Chen Y, Guo Y, Bian Z, Collins R, Peto R, Chen Z. Risk of cardiovascular events following COPD hospitalisation: Findings from the China Kadoorie Biobank cohort study. European Respiratory Society Congress 2015, Amsterdam, 26-30/9/2015

Kurmi O, Li L, Davis K, Wang J, Yang L, Chen Y, Guo Y, Bian Z, Collins R, Peto R, Chen Z. COPD and risk of cardiovascular disease: A prospective study of 0.5M Chinese adults. European Respiratory Society Congress 2015, Amsterdam, 26-30/9/2015

Bennett D, Li L, Du H, Guo Y, Bian Z, Chen J, Collins R, Peto R, Chen Z. Physical activity and the incidence of diabetes: evidence from the China Kadoorie Biobank study. EASD Annual Meeting, Stockholm, 14-18/9/2015

Du H, Li L, Bennett D , Guo Y, Holmes M, Bian Z, Iona A ,Yang L, Millwood I, Chen Y, Collins R, Peto R, Chen Z. Body mass index during early adulthood in relation to risk of diabetes in later life among Chinese men and women. EASD Annual Meeting, Stockholm, 14-18/9/2015

Hacker A. The yin and yang of data management - four intractable contradictions and their harmonious resolutions. Farr Institute of Health Informatics Research International Conference, St Andrews, 26-28/8/2015

Samsone S. Turning cost re-imbursement into life savings: Deriving EHRs from China’s national health insurance system to create outcome data for the China Kadoorie Biobank. Farr Institute of Health Informatics Research International Conference, St Andrews, 26-28/8/2015

Bennett D, Li L, Du H, Guo Y, Bian Z, Chen J, Collins R, Peto R, Chen Z on behalf of the China Kadoorie Biobank Collaborative Group. Physical activity and the incidence of major cardiovascular diseases: evidence from the China Kadoorie Biobank Study. ESC Congress 2015, London, 29/8/2015 – 2/9/2015

Bragg F, Li L, Bennett D, Guo Y, Yang L, Bian Z, Chen Y, Collins R, Peto R, Chen Z on behalf of the China Kadoorie Biobank Collaborative Group. Random blood glucose and incidence of cardiovascular disease among adults without diabetes: findings of the China Kadoorie Biobank. ESC Congress 2015, London, 29/8/2015 – 2/9/2015

Chen Y, Li L, Wang J, Gao H, Clarke R, Guo Y, Bian Z, Peto R, Chen J, Chen Z on behalf of the China Kadoorie Biobank Collaborative Group. Sleep duration and risk of incident of ischaemic heart disease: a 7-year prospective study of 0.5 million Chinese adults. ESC Congress 2015, London, 29/8/2015 – 2/9/2015

Clarke R, Li L, Du H, Kurmi O, Guo Y, Bian Z, Arnold M, Collins R, Parish S, Chen Z on behalf of the China Kadoorie Biobank Collaborative Group. Hypertension and the age-specific burden of carotid atherosclerosis in China: results from 25,000 individuals in the China Kadoorie Biobank study. ESC Congress 2015, London, 29/8/2015 – 2/9/2015

Du H, Li L, Bennett D, Guo Y, Bian Z, Key T, Chen J, Chen Z on behalf of the China Kadoorie Biobank Collaborative Group. Fresh fruit consumption in relation to mortality and incidence of vascular events among 26,000 individuals with diabetes: a 7-year prospective study. ESC Congress 2015, London, 29/8/2015 – 2/9/2015

Du H, Li L, Bennett D, Guo Y, Bian Z, Chen J, Key T, Chen Z on behalf of the China Kadoorie Biobank Collaborative Group. Fresh fruit consumption in relation to mortality from cardiovascular and non-cardiovascular diseases: results from China Kadoorie Biobank. ESC Congress 2015, London, 29/8/2015 – 2/9/2015

Parish S, Li L, Arnold M, Clarke R, Du H, Guo Y, Bian Z, Chen Z on behalf of the China Kadoorie Biobank Collaborative Group. Carotid artery stenosis, cardiovascular risk factors and ischaemic stroke in the China Kadoorie Biobank Study. ESC Congress 2015, London, 29/8/2015 – 2/9/2015

Gan W, Bragg F, Millwood Y I, Walters G R, Guo Y, Li L, McCarthy I M, Chen Z. Large-scale evaluation of 59 GWAS-identified type 2 diabetes risk variants in adult Chinese. ADA Scientific Sessions 2015, Boston, 5-9/6/2015

Clarke R, Li L, Bennett D, Millwood I, Walters R, Guo Y, Bian Z, Peto R, Collins R, Parish S, Chen Z, Impact of systolic blood pressure on cardiovascular disease in a Chinese population: a Mendelian randomization study. AHA Scientific Sessions 2014, Chicago, 15-19/10/2014

Chen Z, Iona A, Guo Y, Smith M, Clarke R, Lewington S, Chen Y, Millwood I, Bian Z, Walters R, Tang Y, Parish S, Collins R, Chen J, Peto R, Li L, Adiposity, blood pressure, and incidence of stroke subtypes among 0.5 million adult Chinese with 7 years of follow-up. AHA Scientific Sessions 2014, Chicago, 15-19/10/2014

Walters R, Millwood I, Lu Y, Lin H, Brodsky J, Ansari A,, Zhan Y, Kretzschmar W, Cai N, Bowden R, Flint J, Donnelly P, Webster T, Li Q, Schmidt J, Li L, Peto R, Collins R, Chen Z. Design of a biobanking genotype array optimised for Chinese populations.  ASHG 2014, San Diego, 18 - 22/10/2014

Millwood I , Li L, Walters R, Mei W, Bennett D, Guo Y, Bian Z, Peto R, Collins R, Parish S, Clarke R, Chen Z  Mendelian randomisation study of alcohol and cardio-metabolic risk factors. ASHG 2014, San Diego, 18 - 22/10/2014

Du H, Li L, Millwood I, Bragg F,  Yang L, Chen Y, Guo Y, Bian Z, Chen J, Collins R, Peto R, Chen Z.  Blood glucose levels at baseline and incidence of type 2 diabetes: a prospective cohort study of 0.5 million adults in the China Kadoorie Biobank. EASD 2014, Vienna, 15 - 19/9/2014 

Bennett D, Li L, Millwood I,  Walters R, Guo Y, Biang Z, Collins R, Parish S, Clarke R, Chen Z.  Mthfr c677t genotype is not associated with ischaemic heart disease and stroke in a large prospective study in China. ESC Congress 2014, Barcelona, 30/8/2014 – 3/9/2014  

Bragg F, Li L, Smith M, Guo Y, Yang L, Bian Z, Chen Y, Collins R, Peto R, Chen Z. Diabetes in relation to incidence of cardiovascular disease in Chinese men and women: a prospective cohort study of 0.5 million adults with 7 years of follow-up. ESC Congress 2014, Barcelona, 30/8/2014 – 3/9/2014  

Du H, Li L, Bennett D, Guo Y, Bian Z, Chen J, Key T, Collins R, Peto R, Chen Z.  Fresh fruit consumption, blood pressure and cardiovascular disease risk: a prospective cohort study of 0.5 million adults in the China Kadoorie Biobank. ESC Congress 2014, Barcelona, 30/8/2014 – 3/9/2014  

Du H, Su D, Zhang X, Qian Y, Chen L, Chen Y, Gou Y, Yu M, Li L, Chen Z. Seasonal and outdoor temperature in relation to detection and control of hypertension in a large rural Chinese population. ESC Congress 2014, Barcelona, 30/8/2014 – 3/9/2014  

Lewington S, Li L, Clarke R, Ling Kong X, Guo Y, Collins R, Bian Z, Peto R, Chen Z.  The burden of hypertension in China in the 21st Century: findings from the China Kadoorie Biobank study of 0.5 million Chinese adults.  ESC Congress 2014, Barcelona, 30/8/2014 – 3/9/2014  

Yang L, Li L, Lewington S, Guo Y, Sherliker P, Bian Z, Collins R, Peto R, Wu XP, Wang SJ, Chen Z. Outdoor temperature, blood pressure and cardiovascular disease mortality among people with diagnosed cardiovascular diseases: findings from the China Kadoorie Biobank. ESC Congress 2014, Barcelona, 30/8/2014 – 3/9/2014 

Wang J, Smith M, Lewington S, Chen Z. Do time-scales matter when analysing survival data using Cox regression models? The 3rd Annual Survival Analysis for Junior Researchers Conference, Coventry, UK, 3- 4/4/2014

Wang J. Using mixture models to analyse heterogeneous survival data. The 3rd Annual Survival Analysis for Junior Researchers Conference, Coventry, UK, 3- 4/4/2014

Chen Y, Li L, Zhang Q, Guo Y, Whitlock G, Bian Z, Clarke R, Peto R, Collins R, Chen Z. Use of drug treatment for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease in urban and rural communities of China: findings from the China Kadoorie Biobank study of 0.5 million people. EHJ 2013, 34 (suppl 1 ): 797 [p4305]

Kurmi O, Li L, Smith M, Augustyn M, Collins R, Peto R, Chen Z. Geographical variation of prevalence, and under-diagnosis of COPD in urban and rural communities of China: findings from China Kadoorie Biobank of 0.5M people. ERJ 2013, 42 (suppl 57): 188S

Smith S, Augustyn M, Li L, Kurmi O, Collins R, Peto R, Chen Z. Prevalence and correlates of airflow obstruction in ~320,000 never smokers: findings of the China Kadoorie Biobank. ERJ 2013, 42 (suppl 57): 

Du H, Whitlock G, Li L, Guo Y, Chen J, Key T, Crowe F, Collins R, Peto R, Chen Z. Fresh fruit consumption in relation to adiposity, blood pressure and blood glucose: Results from the China Kadoorie Biobank of 0.5 million adults. Obes Facts 2013, 6(suppl 1):223 [T3T4:P150]

Yu C, Whitlock G, Hong L, Guo Y, Chen Z, Li L. Socio-demographic and lifestyle determinants of general and central adiposity in Chinese adults: results from China Kadoorie Biobank of 0.5 million people. Obes Facts 2013, 6(suppl 1): 208 [T3T4:P.101]

Zhang Q, Li L, Smith M, Guo Y, Whitlock G, Kurmi O, Collins R, Chen J, Peto R, Chen Z; on behalf of the China Kadoorie Biobank study collaboration. Exhaled carbon monoxide and its association with smoking, indoor household air pollution and chronic respiratory diseases among 510,000 Chinese adults. 7th UK/Ireland Occupational & Environmental Epidemiology Meeting, Edinburgh, Scotland, 13/3/2013

Chen Z, Whitlock G, Guo Y, Smith M, Chen J, Collins R, Biang Z, R Peto, Li L. Adiposity and incidence of stroke in a lean population: Findings of the China Kadoorie Biobank prospective study of 0.5 million adults. Obes Facts 2012;5(suppl 1):96

Du H, Bennett D, Li L, Whitlock G, Guo Y, Collins R, Hong L, Peto R, Chen J, ZM Chen Z. Physical activity, sedentary leisure time and their associations with adiposity in the China Kadoorie Biobank Study. Obes Facts 2012;5(suppl 1):254 (CO PS2: No 957, p254)

Tang K, Li L, Whitlock G, Guo Y, Collins R, Chen J, Peto R, Z Chen. Independent and joint association of waist circumference and hip circumference with diabetes prevalence in China: Findings of the China Kadoorie Biobank (CKB) study of 0.5 million people. Obes Facts 2012, 5(suppl 1): 101 [T2 PSO: No366, p101]

Chang Y, Chen Z. Overview and development for policies on sharing prospective epidemiological data. J Epidem & Commun Health 2011, 65(Suppl 1):  A27-A8

Chen Z, Guo Y, Smith M, Chen J, Collins R, Peto R, Li L. Prevalence of smoking and its association with mortality in China - findings of The Kadoorie Biobank Study of 0.5 million people. J Epidemiol Community Health 2011, 65(Suppl 1): A231

Du H, Bennett D, Li L, Whitlock G, Collins R, Guo Y, Peto R, Chen J, Chen Z. Physical activity and its associations with prevalence of overweight, hypertension, diabetes and ischaemic heart disease in the Kadoorie Biobank study of 0.5 million people in China. J Epidemiol Community Health 2011, 65(Suppl 1): A238-A

Hong L, LI L, Smith M, Lacey B, Guo Y, Lewington S, Whitlock G, Collins R, Chen J, Peto R, Chen Z. Adiposity and its contribution to individual and regional differences in blood pressure: The Kadoorie Biobank Study of 0.5 million people in China. J Epidemiol & Community Health 2011, 65(Suppl 1): A252-A

Lewington S, Lee L, Sherliker P, Collins R, Yu G, Millwood I, Chen J, Yang L, Lacey B, Whitlock G, Peto R, Chen Z. Seasonal variation in blood pressure among Chinese adults: The Kadoorie Biobank Study of 0.5 million people in China. J Epidem & Commun Health 2011, 65(Suppl 1): A14-A

Li L, Guo Y, Chen Z, Chen J, Peto R. Epidemiology and the control of disease in China, with emphasis on Chinese Biobank (KSCDC) project. J Epidem & Commun Health 2011,  65(Suppl 1): Plenary XI, 2011

Millwood I, Li L, Yang L, Yu G, Collins R, Lewington S, Chen J, Peto R, Chen Z. Prevalence and patterns of alcohol consumption in Chinese men and women: the Kadoorie Biobank Study of 0.5 million people in China. J Epidemiol & Community Health 2011, 65(Suppl 1): A273-A