Dr Zoe Zhong joined School of Public Health as a Tutor in 2017. She obtained her MBBS bachelor degree in Peking University, China and her PhD degree from School of Public Health at the University of Hong Kong.
She has a range of quantitative research experience and skills, including conducting systematic reviews and meta-analyses, Mendelian Randomization studies, environment-wide association studies and observational studies using cohort data from biobanks. She has applied her methodological skills to different public health domains, especially non-communicable disease epidemiology, nutrition, blood viscosity and cardiovascular diseases.
Zhong Y, Lin SL, Schooling CM. The effect of hematocrit and hemoglobin on the risk of ischemic heart disease: A Mendelian randomization study. Preventive Medicine, 2016.
Zhong Y, Jiang C Q, Cheng K K, et al. Environment-wide association study (EWAS) to identify factors associated with hematocrit: evidence from the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study. Annals of Epidemiology, 2016.
Zhong Y, Jiang CQ, Cheng KK, Zhang WS, Liu B, Jin YL, et al. Height, its components, and coagulability among older Chinese: the Guangzhou biobank cohort study. American journal of human biology : the official journal of the Human Biology Council. 2014;26(5):603-8.
Schooling CM, Zhong Y, Plasma levels of the anti-coagulation protein C and the risk of ischemic heart disease: a Mendelian randomization study.Thrombosis and Haemostasis. In Press.
Nishiura H, Mizumoto K, Ejima K, Zhong Y, et al. Incubation period as part of the case definition of severe respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus. Euro surveillance: bulletin European sur les maladies transmissible European communicable disease bulletin, 2012, 17(42).