Yue Leng, PhD

TitlePostdoctoral Scholar
SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
AddressLocation Required
Varies CA 00000
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    University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UKPhD07/2015Epidemiology
    University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UKMPhil08/2011Epidemiology
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    National Institute on Aging2017  - 2022Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00)
    Global Brain Health Institute2017  - 2018Atlantic Fellow
    University of Cambridge2011  - 2015Cambridge International Scholarship
    China Medical Board (New York)2010  - 2011Next Generation Fellowship

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    Napping, Sleep, Cognitive Decline and Risk of Alzheimer's Disease
    NIH K99AG056598Aug 15, 2017 - Jul 31, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Leng Y, McEvoy CT, Allen IE, Yaffe K. Association of Sleep-Disordered Breathing With Cognitive Function and Risk of Cognitive Impairment: A Systematic Review Meta-analysis. JAMA Neurol. 2017 Aug 28. PMID: 28846764.
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    2. Gadie A, Shafto M, Leng Y, Kievit RA. How are age-related differences in sleep quality associated with health outcomes? An epidemiological investigation in a UK cohort of 2406 adults. BMJ Open. 2017 Jul 31; 7(7):e014920. PMID: 28760786.
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    3. Leng Y, Stone K, Ancoli-Israel S, Covinsky K, Yaffe K. Who Take Naps? Self-Reported and Objectively Measured Napping in Very Old Women. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2017 Feb 18. PMID: 28329031.
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    4. Leng Y, Blackwell T, Stone KL, Hoang TD, Redline S, Yaffe K. Periodic Limb Movements in Sleep are Associated with Greater Cognitive Decline in Older Men without Dementia. Sleep. 2016 Oct 01; 39(10):1807-1810. PMID: 27568800.
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    5. Stubbs B, Wu YT, Prina AM, Leng Y, Cosco TD. A population study of the association between sleep disturbance and suicidal behaviour in people with mental illness. J Psychiatr Res. 2016 Nov; 82:149-54. PMID: 27501141.
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    6. Leng Y, Wainwright NW, Cappuccio FP, Surtees PG, Hayat S, Luben R, Brayne C, Khaw KT. Daytime napping and increased risk of incident respiratory diseases: symptom, marker, or risk factor? Sleep Med. 2016 Jul; 23:12-15. PMID: 27692271.
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    7. Leng Y, Cappuccio FP, Surtees PG, Luben R, Brayne C, Khaw KT. Daytime napping, sleep duration and increased 8-year risk of type 2 diabetes in a British population. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2016 Nov; 26(11):996-1003. PMID: 27484757.
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    8. Leng Y, Cappuccio FP, Wainwright NW, Surtees PG, Luben R, Brayne C, Khaw KT. Sleep duration and risk of fatal and nonfatal stroke: a prospective study and meta-analysis. Neurology. 2015 Mar 17; 84(11):1072-9. PMID: 25716357; PMCID: PMC4371404.
    9. Leng Y, Ahmadi-Abhari S, Wainwright NW, Cappuccio FP, Surtees PG, Luben R, Brayne C, Khaw KT. Daytime napping, sleep duration and serum C reactive protein: a population-based cohort study. BMJ Open. 2014 Nov 11; 4(11):e006071. PMID: 25387759; PMCID: PMC4244397.
    10. Leng Y, Wainwright NW, Cappuccio FP, Surtees PG, Hayat S, Luben R, Brayne C, Khaw KT. Daytime napping and the risk of all-cause and cause-specific mortality: a 13-year follow-up of a British population. Am J Epidemiol. 2014 May 01; 179(9):1115-24. PMID: 24685532; PMCID: PMC3992821.
    11. Leng Y, Wainwright NW, Cappuccio FP, Surtees PG, Luben R, Wareham N, Brayne C, Khaw KT. Self-reported sleep patterns in a British population cohort. Sleep Med. 2014 Mar; 15(3):295-302. PMID: 24503473; PMCID: PMC3988958.
    12. Leng Y, Wainwright NW, Hayat S, Stephan BC, Matthews FE, Luben R, Surtees PG, Khaw KT, Brayne C. The association between social stress and global cognitive function in a population-based study: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer (EPIC)-Norfolk study. Psychol Med. 2013 Mar; 43(3):655-66. PMID: 22687394.
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    13. Shannon GD, Franco OH, Powles J, Leng Y, Pashayan N. Cervical cancer in Indigenous women: The case of Australia. Maturitas. 2011 Nov; 70(3):234-45. PMID: 21889857.
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