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Yue Leng, PhD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Psychiatry
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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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/NIA K99AG056598Aug 15, 2017 - Jul 31, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Sexton CE, Sykara K, Karageorgiou E, Zitser J, Rosa T, Yaffe K, Leng Y. Connections Between Insomnia and Cognitive Aging. Neurosci Bull. 2019 Jun 20. PMID: 31222500.
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    2. Leng Y, Redline S, Stone KL, Ancoli-Israel S, Yaffe K. Objective napping, cognitive decline, and risk of cognitive impairment in older men. Alzheimers Dement. 2019 Jun 11. PMID: 31227429.
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    3. McEvoy CT, Leng Y, Peeters GM, Kaup AR, Allen IE, Yaffe K. Interventions involving a major dietary component improve cognitive function in cognitively healthy adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Nutr Res. 2019 Jun; 66:1-12. PMID: 31022563.
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    4. Wallace ML, Buysse DJ, Redline S, Stone K, Ensrud K, Leng Y, Ancoli-Israel S, Hall MH. Multidimensional Sleep and Mortality in Older Adults: A Machine-Learning Comparison with Other Risk Factors. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2019 Feb 18. PMID: 30778527.
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    5. Leng Y, Musiek ES, Hu K, Cappuccio FP, Yaffe K. Association between circadian rhythms and neurodegenerative diseases. Lancet Neurol. 2019 Mar; 18(3):307-318. PMID: 30784558.
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    6. Guo Y, Hu H, Liu Y, Leng Y, Gao X, Cui Q, Chen J, Geng B, Zhou Y. Gender differences in the relationship between alcohol consumption and insomnia in the northern Chinese population. PLoS One. 2018; 13(12):e0207392. PMID: 30521547.
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    7. Leng Y, Goldman SM, Cawthon PM, Stone KL, Ancoli-Israel S, Yaffe K. Excessive daytime sleepiness, objective napping and 11-year risk of Parkinson's disease in older men. Int J Epidemiol. 2018 10 01; 47(5):1679-1686. PMID: 29873737.
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    8. Leng Y, Diem SJ, Stone KL, Yaffe K. Antidepressant Use and Cognitive Outcomes in Very Old Women. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2018 Sep 11; 73(10):1390-1395. PMID: 29244058.
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    9. Wang X, Zhu C, Leng Y, Degnan AJ, Lu J. Intracranial Aneurysm Wall Enhancement Associated with Aneurysm Rupture: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Acad Radiol. 2018 Jun 13. PMID: 29908979.
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    10. Leng Y, Stone K, Ancoli-Israel S, Covinsky K, Yaffe K. Corrigendum to: "Who Take Naps? Self-Reported and Objectively Measured Napping in Very Old Women". J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2018 03 02; 73(3):419. PMID: 29155930.
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    11. 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. 2018 03 02; 73(3):374-379. PMID: 28329031.
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    12. Leng Y, McEvoy CT, Allen IE, Yaffe K. Association of Sleep-Disordered Breathing With Cognitive Function and Risk of Cognitive Impairment: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Neurol. 2017 10 01; 74(10):1237-1245. PMID: 28846764.
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    13. 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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    14. 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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    15. 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 11; 82:149-54. PMID: 27501141.
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    16. 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 07; 23:12-15. PMID: 27692271.
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    17. 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 11; 26(11):996-1003. PMID: 27484757.
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    18. 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.
    19. 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.
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    20. 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.
    21. 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.
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    22. 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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