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Dr Yanchun Bao

Lecturer
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Dr Yanchun Bao
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    +44 (0) 1206 874743

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    2.408, Colchester Campus

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Biography

I am a lecturer in Statistics in Department of Mathematical Sciences. My research interests include: 1. Longitudinal and survival analysis. 2. Causal methods. 3. Instrumental methods (Mendelian Randomization). 4. Covariance modelling. 5. Mediation analysis.

Qualifications

  • PhD in Statistics University of Manchester, (2007)

  • MSc in Statistics Peking University, (2002)

  • BSc in Statistics Yunnan University, (1999)

Appointments

University of Essex

  • Lecturer, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Essex (1/9/2019 - present)

Other academic

  • Lecturer, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Essex (1/9/2019 - present)

  • Research Fellow, Institute for social and economic research,, University of Essex (1/10/2017 - 31/8/2019)

  • Senior Research Officer, Institute for social and economic research, University of Essex (1/4/2014 - 30/9/2017)

  • Research associate, Department of Population Health Sciences, Institute of Child Health, University College London (1/5/2013 - 31/3/2014)

  • Research Fellow, Department of Mathematics, Brunel University London (1/5/2011 - 30/4/2013)

  • Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, Yunnan Normal University (1/8/2009 - 31/7/2010)

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Survival Analysis (MA216)

  • Statistical Methods (MA318)

  • Stochastic Processes (MA319)

Publications

Journal articles (30)

Cumberland, PM., Bao, Y., Hysi, PG., Foster, PJ., Hammond, CJ. and Rahi, JS., Frequency and Distribution of Refractive Error in Adult Life: Methodology and Findings of the UK Biobank Study. PLOS ONE. 10 (10), e0139780-e0139780

Hulls, PM., de Vocht, F., Bao, Y., Relton, CL., Martin, RM. and Richmond, RC., (2020). DNA methylation signature of passive smoke exposure is less pronounced than active smoking: the Understanding Society study. Environmental Research. 190, 109971-109971

Karlsson Linnér, R., Biroli, P., Kong, E., Meddens, SFW., Wedow, R., Fontana, MA., Lebreton, M., Tino, SP., Abdellaoui, A., Hammerschlag, AR., Nivard, MG., Okbay, A., Rietveld, CA., Timshel, PN., Trzaskowski, M., Vlaming, RD., Zünd, CL., Bao, Y., Buzdugan, L., Caplin, AH., Chen, C-Y., Eibich, P., Fontanillas, P., Gonzalez, JR., Joshi, PK., Karhunen, V., Kleinman, A., Levin, RZ., Lill, CM., Meddens, GA., Muntané, G., Sanchez-Roige, S., Rooij, FJV., Taskesen, E., Wu, Y., Zhang, F., Auton, A., Boardman, JD., Clark, DW., Conlin, A., Dolan, CC., Fischbacher, U., Groenen, PJF., Harris, KM., Hasler, G., Hofman, A., Ikram, MA., Jain, S., Karlsson, R., Kessler, RC., Kooyman, M., MacKillop, J., Männikkö, M., Morcillo-Suarez, C., McQueen, MB., Schmidt, KM., Smart, MC., Sutter, M., Thurik, AR., Uitterlinden, AG., White, J., Wit, HD., Yang, J., Bertram, L., Boomsma, DI., Esko, T., Fehr, E., Hinds, DA., Johannesson, M., Kumari, M., Laibson, D., Magnusson, PKE., Meyer, MN., Navarro, A., Palmer, AA., Pers, TH., Posthuma, D., Schunk, D., Stein, MB., Svento, R., Tiemeier, H., Timmers, PRHJ., Turley, P., Ursano, RJ., Wagner, GG., Wilson, JF., Gratten, J., Lee, JJ., Cesarini, D., Benjamin, DJ., Koellinger, PD. and Beauchamp, JP., (2019). Genome-wide association analyses of risk tolerance and risky behaviors in over 1 million individuals identify hundreds of loci and shared genetic influences. Nature Genomics. 51 (2), 245-257

Garfield, V., Fatemifar, G., Dale, C., Smart, M., Bao, Y., Llewellyn, CH., Steptoe, A., Zabaneh, D. and Kumari, M., (2019). Assessing potential shared genetic aetiology between body mass index and sleep duration in 142,209 individuals. Genetic Epidemiology. 43 (2), 207-214

Bao, Y., Clarke, PS., Smart, M. and Kumari, M., (2019). Assessing the robustness of sisVIVE in a Mendelian randomization study to estimate the causal effect of body mass index on income using multiple SNPs from understanding society. Statistics in Medicine. 38 (9), 1529-1542

Baselmans, BML., Jansen, R., Ip, HF., van Dongen, J., Abdellaoui, A., van de Weijer, MP., Bao, Y., Smart, M., Kumari, M., Willemsen, G., Hottenga, J-J., Boomsma, DI., de Geus, EJC., Nivard, MG. and Bartels, M., (2019). Multivariate genome-wide analyses of the well-being spectrum. Nature Genetics. 51 (3), 445-451

Hughes, A., Bao, Y., Smart, M., Gorrie-Stone, T., Hannon, E., Mill, J., Burrage, J., Schalkwyk, L. and Kumari, M., (2019). THE AUTHORS REPLY. American Journal of Epidemiology. 188 (2), 488-489

Mansell, G., Gorrie-Stone, TJ., Bao, Y., Kumari, M., Schalkwyk, LS., Mill, J. and Hannon, E., (2019). Guidance for DNA methylation studies: statistical insights from the Illumina EPIC array. BMC Genomics. 20 (1), 366-

Clark, DW., Okada, Y., Moore, KHS., Mason, D., Pirastu, N., Gandin, I., Mattsson, H., Barnes, CLK., Lin, K., Zhao, JH., Deelen, P., Rohde, R., Schurmann, C., Guo, X., Giulianini, F., Zhang, W., Medina-Gomez, C., Karlsson, R., Bao, Y., Bartz, TM., Baumbach, C., Biino, G., Bixley, MJ., Brumat, M., Chai, J-F., Corre, T., Cousminer, DL., Dekker, AM., Eccles, DA., van Eijk, KR., Fuchsberger, C., Gao, H., Germain, M., Gordon, SD., de Haan, HG., Harris, SE., Hofer, E., Huerta-Chagoya, A., Igartua, C., Jansen, IE., Jia, Y., Kacprowski, T., Karlsson, T., Kleber, ME., Li, SA., Li-Gao, R., Mahajan, A., Matsuda, K., Meidtner, K., Meng, W., Montasser, ME., van der Most, PJ., Munz, M., Nutile, T., Palviainen, T., Prasad, G., Prasad, RB., Priyanka, TDS., Rizzi, F., Salvi, E., Sapkota, BR., Shriner, D., Skotte, L., Smart, MC., Smith, AV., van der Spek, A., Spracklen, CN., Strawbridge, RJ., Tajuddin, SM., Trompet, S., Turman, C., Verweij, N., Viberti, C., Wang, L., Warren, HR., Wootton, RE., Yanek, LR., Yao, J., Yousri, NA., Zhao, W., Adeyemo, AA., Afaq, S., Aguilar-Salinas, CA., Akiyama, M., Albert, ML., Allison, MA., Alver, M., Aung, T., Azizi, F., Bentley, AR., Boeing, H., Boerwinkle, E., Borja, JB., de Borst, GJ., Bottinger, EP., Broer, L., Campbell, H., Chanock, S., Chee, M-L., Chen, G., Chen, Y-DI., Chen, Z., Chiu, Y-F., Cocca, M., Collins, FS., Concas, MP., Corley, J., Cugliari, G., van Dam, RM., Damulina, A., Daneshpour, MS., Day, FR., Delgado, GE., Dhana, K., Doney, ASF., Dörr, M., Doumatey, AP., Dzimiri, N., Ebenesersdóttir, SS., Elliott, J., Elliott, P., Ewert, R., Felix, JF., Fischer, K., Freedman, BI., Girotto, G., Goel, A., Gögele, M., Goodarzi, MO., Graff, M., Granot-Hershkovitz, E., Grodstein, F., Guarrera, S., Gudbjartsson, DF., Guity, K., Gunnarsson, B., Guo, Y., Hagenaars, SP., Haiman, CA., Halevy, A., Harris, TB., Hedayati, M., van Heel, DA., Hirata, M., Höfer, I., Hsiung, CA., Huang, J., Hung, Y-J., Ikram, MA., Jagadeesan, A., Jousilahti, P., Kamatani, Y., Kanai, M., Kerrison, ND., Kessler, T., Khaw, K-T., Khor, CC., de Kleijn, DPV., Koh, W-P., Kolcic, I., Kraft, P., Krämer, BK., Kutalik, Z., Kuusisto, J., Langenberg, C., Launer, LJ., Lawlor, DA., Lee, I-T., Lee, W-J., Lerch, MM., Li, L., Liu, J., Loh, M., London, SJ., Loomis, S., Lu, Y., Luan, J., Mägi, R., Manichaikul, AW., Manunta, P., Másson, G., Matoba, N., Mei, XW., Meisinger, C., Meitinger, T., Mezzavilla, M., Milani, L., Millwood, IY., Momozawa, Y., Moore, A., Morange, P-E., Moreno-Macías, H., Mori, TA., Morrison, AC., Muka, T., Murakami, Y., Murray, AD., de Mutsert, R., Mychaleckyj, JC., Nalls, MA., Nauck, M., Neville, MJ., Nolte, IM., Ong, KK., Orozco, L., Padmanabhan, S., Pálsson, G., Pankow, JS., Pattaro, C., Pattie, A., Polasek, O., Poulter, N., Pramstaller, PP., Quintana-Murci, L., Räikkönen, K., Ralhan, S., Rao, DC., van Rheenen, W., Rich, SS., Ridker, PM., Rietveld, CA., Robino, A., van Rooij, FJA., Ruggiero, D., Saba, Y., Sabanayagam, C., Sabater-Lleal, M., Sala, CF., Salomaa, V., Sandow, K., Schmidt, H., Scott, LJ., Scott, WR., Sedaghati-Khayat, B., Sennblad, B., van Setten, J., Sever, PJ., Sheu, WH-H., Shi, Y., Shrestha, S., Shukla, SR., Sigurdsson, JK., Sikka, TT., Singh, JR., Smith, BH., Stančáková, A., Stanton, A., Starr, JM., Stefansdottir, L., Straker, L., Sulem, P., Sveinbjornsson, G., Swertz, MA., Taylor, AM., Taylor, KD., Terzikhan, N., Tham, Y-C., Thorleifsson, G., Thorsteinsdottir, U., Tillander, A., Tracy, RP., Tusié-Luna, T., Tzoulaki, I., Vaccargiu, S., Vangipurapu, J., Veldink, JH., Vitart, V., Völker, U., Vuoksimaa, E., Wakil, SM., Waldenberger, M., Wander, GS., Wang, YX., Wareham, NJ., Wild, S., Yajnik, CS., Yuan, J-M., Zeng, L., Zhang, L., Zhou, J., Amin, N., Asselbergs, FW., Bakker, SJL., Becker, DM., Lehne, B., Bennett, DA., van den Berg, LH., Berndt, SI., Bharadwaj, D., Bielak, LF., Bochud, M., Boehnke, M., Bouchard, C., Bradfield, JP., Brody, JA., Campbell, A., Carmi, S., Caulfield, MJ., Cesarini, D., Chambers, JC., Chandak, GR., Cheng, C-Y., Ciullo, M., Cornelis, M., Cusi, D., Smith, GD., Deary, IJ., Dorajoo, R., van Duijn, CM., Ellinghaus, D., Erdmann, J., Eriksson, JG., Evangelou, E., Evans, MK., Faul, JD., Feenstra, B., Feitosa, M., Foisy, S., Franke, A., Friedlander, Y., Gasparini, P., Gieger, C., Gonzalez, C., Goyette, P., Grant, SFA., Griffiths, LR., Groop, L., Gudnason, V., Gyllensten, U., Hakonarson, H., Hamsten, A., van der Harst, P., Heng, C-K., Hicks, AA., Hochner, H., Huikuri, H., Hunt, SC., Jaddoe, VWV., De Jager, PL., Johannesson, M., Johansson, Å., Jonas, JB., Jukema, JW., Junttila, J., Kaprio, J., Kardia, SLR., Karpe, F., Kumari, M., Laakso, M., van der Laan, SW., Lahti, J., Laudes, M., Lea, RA., Lieb, W., Lumley, T., Martin, NG., März, W., Matullo, G., McCarthy, MI., Medland, SE., Merriman, TR., Metspalu, A., Meyer, BF., Mohlke, KL., Montgomery, GW., Mook-Kanamori, D., Munroe, PB., North, KE., Nyholt, DR., O’connell, JR., Ober, C., Oldehinkel, AJ., Palmas, W., Palmer, C., Pasterkamp, GG., Patin, E., Pennell, CE., Perusse, L., Peyser, PA., Pirastu, M., Polderman, TJC., Porteous, DJ., Posthuma, D., Psaty, BM., Rioux, JD., Rivadeneira, F., Rotimi, C., Rotter, JI., Rudan, I., Den Ruijter, HM., Sanghera, DK., Sattar, N., Schmidt, R., Schulze, MB., Schunkert, H., Scott, RA., Shuldiner, AR., Sim, X., Small, N., Smith, JA., Sotoodehnia, N., Tai, E-S., Teumer, A., Timpson, NJ., Toniolo, D., Tregouet, D-A., Tuomi, T., Vollenweider, P., Wang, CA., Weir, DR., Whitfield, JB., Wijmenga, C., Wong, T-Y., Wright, J., Yang, J., Yu, L., Zemel, BS., Zonderman, AB., Perola, M., Magnusson, PKE., Uitterlinden, AG., Kooner, JS., Chasman, DI., Loos, RJF., Franceschini, N., Franke, L., Haley, CS., Hayward, C., Walters, RG., Perry, JRB., Esko, T., Helgason, A., Stefansson, K., Joshi, PK., Kubo, M. and Wilson, JF., (2019). Associations of autozygosity with a broad range of human phenotypes. Nature Communications. 10 (1), 4957-

El Khoury, LY., Gorrie-Stone, TJ., Smart, M., Hughes, A., Bao, Y., Andrayas, A., Burrage, J., Hannon, E., Kumari, M., Mill, J. and Schalkwyk, L., (2019). Systematic under-estimation of the epigenetic clock and age acceleration in older subjects. Genome Biology. 20 (1), 283-

Schmidt, AF., Holmes, MV., Preiss, D., Swerdlow, DI., Denaxas, S., Fatemifar, G., Faraway, R., Finan, C., Valentine, D., Fairhurst-Hunter, Z., Hartwig, FP., Horta, BL., Hypponen, E., Power, C., Moldovan, M., van Iperen, E., Hovingh, K., Demuth, I., Norman, K., Steinhagen-Thiessen, E., Demuth, J., Bertram, L., Lill, CM., Coassin, S., Willeit, J., Kiechl, S., Willeit, K., Mason, D., Wright, J., Morris, R., Wanamethee, G., Whincup, P., Ben-Shlomo, Y., McLachlan, S., Price, JF., Kivimaki, M., Welch, C., Sanchez-Galvez, A., Marques-Vidal, P., Nicolaides, A., Panayiotou, AG., Onland-Moret, NC., van der Schouw, YT., Matullo, G., Fiorito, G., Guarrera, S., Sacerdote, C., Wareham, NJ., Langenberg, C., Scott, RA., Luan, J., Bobak, M., Malyutina, S., Pająk, A., Kubinova, R., Tamosiunas, A., Pikhart, H., Grarup, N., Pedersen, O., Hansen, T., Linneberg, A., Jess, T., Cooper, J., Humphries, SE., Brilliant, M., Kitchner, T., Hakonarson, H., Carrell, DS., McCarty, CA., Lester, KH., Larson, EB., Crosslin, DR., de Andrade, M., Roden, DM., Denny, JC., Carty, C., Hancock, S., Attia, J., Holliday, E., Scott, R., Schofield, P., O’Donnell, M., Yusuf, S., Chong, M., Pare, G., van der Harst, P., Said, MA., Eppinga, RN., Verweij, N., Snieder, H., Christen, T., Mook-Kanamori, DO., Gustafsson, S., Lind, L., Ingelsson, E., Pazoki, R., Franco, O., Hofman, A., Uitterlinden, A., Dehghan, A., Teumer, A., Baumeister, S., Dörr, M., Lerch, MM., Völker, U., Völzke, H., Ward, J., Pell, JP., Meade, T., Christophersen, IE., Maitland-van der Zee, AH., Baranova, EV., Young, R., Ford, I., Campbell, A., Padmanabhan, S., Bots, ML., Grobbee, DE., Froguel, P., Thuillier, D., Roussel, R., Bonnefond, A., Cariou, B., Smart, M., Bao, Y., Kumari, M., Mahajan, A., Hopewell, JC., Seshadri, S., Dale, C., Costa, RPE., Ridker, PM., Chasman, DI., Reiner, AP., Ritchie, MD., Lange, LA., Cornish, AJ., Dobbins, SE., Hemminki, K., Kinnersley, B., Sanson, M., Labreche, K., Simon, M., Bondy, M., Law, P., Speedy, H., Allan, J., Li, N., Went, M., Weinhold, N., Morgan, G., Sonneveld, P., Nilsson, B., Goldschmidt, H., Sud, A., Engert, A., Hansson, M., Hemingway, H., Asselbergs, FW., Patel, RS., Keating, BJ., Sattar, N., Houlston, R., Casas, JP. and Hingorani, AD., (2019). Phenome-wide association analysis of LDL-cholesterol lowering genetic variants in PCSK9. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders. 19 (1), 240-

Dai, H., Wang, H., Restaino, M. and Bao, Y., (2018). Linear transformation models for censored data under truncation. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference. 193, 42-54

Ferdous, MM., Bao, Y., Vinciotti, V., Liu, X. and Wilson, P., (2018). Predicting gene expression from genome wide protein binding profiles. Neurocomputing. 275, 1490-1499

Hughes, A., Smart, M., Gorrie-Stone, T., Hannon, E., Mill, J., Bao, Y., Burrage, J., Schalkwyk, L. and Kumari, M., (2018). Socioeconomic Position and DNA Methylation Age Acceleration across the Lifecourse.. American Journal of Epidemiology. 187 (11), 2346-2354

Lee, JJ., Wedow, R., Okbay, A., Kong, E., Maghzian, O., Zacher, M., Nguyen-Viet, TA., Bowers, P., Sidorenko, J., Karlsson Linnér, R., Fontana, MA., Kundu, T., Lee, C., Li, H., Li, R., Royer, R., Timshel, PN., Walters, RK., Willoughby, EA., Yengo, L., Alver, M., Bao, Y., Clark, DW., Day, FR., Furlotte, NA., Joshi, PK., Kemper, KE., Kleinman, A., Langenberg, C., Mägi, R., Trampush, JW., Verma, SS., Wu, Y., Lam, M., Zhao, JH., Zheng, Z., Boardman, JD., Campbell, H., Freese, J., Harris, KM., Hayward, C., Herd, P., Kumari, M., Lencz, T., Luan, JA., Malhotra, AK., Metspalu, A., Milani, L., Ong, KK., Perry, JRB., Porteous, DJ., Ritchie, MD., Smart, MC., Smith, BH., Tung, JY., Wareham, NJ., Wilson, JF., Beauchamp, JP., Conley, DC., Esko, T., Lehrer, SF., Magnusson, PKE., Oskarsson, S., Pers, TH., Robinson, MR., Thom, K., Watson, C., Chabris, CF., Meyer, MN., Laibson, DI., Yang, J., Johannesson, M., Koellinger, PD., Turley, P., Visscher, PM., Benjamin, DJ. and Cesarini, D., (2018). Gene discovery and polygenic prediction from a genome-wide association study of educational attainment in 1.1 million individuals. Nature Genetics. 50 (8), 1112-1121

Hannon, E., Gorrie-Stone, T., Smart, M., Burrage, J., Hughes, A., Bao, Y., Kumari, M., Schalkwyk, L. and Mill, J., (2018). Leveraging DNA methylation quantitative trait loci to characterize the relationship between methylomic variation, gene expression and complex traits.. American Journal of Human Genetics

Hannon, E., Gorrie-Stone, TJ., Smart, MC., Burrage, J., Hughes, A., Bao, Y., Kumari, M., Schalkwyk, LC. and Mill, J., (2018). Leveraging DNA-Methylation Quantitative-Trait Loci to Characterize the Relationship between Methylomic Variation, Gene Expression, and Complex Traits. The American Journal of Human Genetics. 103 (5), 654-665

Schmidt, AF., Swerdlow, DI., Holmes, MV., Patel, RS., Fairhurst-Hunter, Z., Lyall, DM., Hartwig, FP., Horta, BL., Hyppönen, E., Power, C., Moldovan, M., van Iperen, E., Hovingh, GK., Demuth, I., Norman, K., Steinhagen-Thiessen, E., Demuth, J., Bertram, L., Liu, T., Coassin, S., Willeit, J., Kiechl, S., Willeit, K., Mason, D., Wright, J., Morris, R., Wanamethee, G., Whincup, P., Ben-Shlomo, Y., McLachlan, S., Price, JF., Kivimaki, M., Welch, C., Sanchez-Galvez, A., Marques-Vidal, P., Nicolaides, A., Panayiotou, AG., Onland-Moret, NC., van der Schouw, YT., Matullo, G., Fiorito, G., Guarrera, S., Sacerdote, C., Wareham, NJ., Langenberg, C., Scott, R., Luan, J., Bobak, M., Malyutina, S., Pająk, A., Kubinova, R., Tamosiunas, A., Pikhart, H., Husemoen, LLN., Grarup, N., Pedersen, O., Hansen, T., Linneberg, A., Simonsen, KS., Cooper, J., Humphries, SE., Brilliant, M., Kitchner, T., Hakonarson, H., Carrell, DS., McCarty, CA., Kirchner, HL., Larson, EB., Crosslin, DR., de Andrade, M., Roden, DM., Denny, JC., Carty, C., Hancock, S., Attia, J., Holliday, E., O'Donnell, M., Yusuf, S., Chong, M., Pare, G., van der Harst, P., Said, MA., Eppinga, RN., Verweij, N., Snieder, H., Christen, T., Mook-Kanamori, DO., Gustafsson, S., Lind, L., Ingelsson, E., Pazoki, R., Franco, O., Hofman, A., Uitterlinden, A., Dehghan, A., Teumer, A., Baumeister, S., Dörr, M., Lerch, MM., Völker, U., Völzke, H., Ward, J., Pell, JP., Smith, DJ., Meade, T., Maitland-van der Zee, AH., Baranova, EV., Young, R., Ford, I., Campbell, A., Padmanabhan, S., Bots, ML., Grobbee, DE., Froguel, P., Thuillier, D., Balkau, B., Bonnefond, A., Cariou, B., Smart, M., Bao, Y., Kumari, M., Mahajan, A., Ridker, PM., Chasman, DI., Reiner, AP., Lange, LA., Ritchie, MD., Asselbergs, FW., Casas, J-P., Keating, BJ., Preiss, D., Hingorani, AD. and Sattar, N., (2017). PCSK9 genetic variants and risk of type 2 diabetes: a mendelian randomisation study. The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology. 5 (2), 97-105

Prins, BP., Kuchenbaecker, KB., Bao, Y., Smart, M., Zabaneh, D., Fatemifar, G., Luan, JA., Wareham, NJ., Scott, RA., Perry, JRB., Langenberg, C., Benzeval, M., Kumari, M. and Zeggini, E., (2017). Genome-wide analysis of health-related biomarkers in the UK Household Longitudinal Study reveals novel associations. Scientific Reports. 7 (1), 11008-

Maddock, J., Zhou, A., Cavadino, A., Kuźma, E., Bao, Y., Smart, MC., Saum, KU., Schöttker, B., Engmann, J., Kjærgaard, M., Karhunen, V., Zhan, Y., Lehtimäki, T., Rovio, SP., Byberg, L., Lahti, J., Marques-Vidal, P., Sen, A., Perna, L., Schirmer, H., Singh-Manoux, A., Auvinen, J., Hutri-Kähönen, N., Kähönen, M., Kilander, L., Räikkönen, K., Melhus, H., Ingelsson, E., Guessous, I., Petrovic, KE., Schmidt, H., Schmidt, R., Vollenweider, P., Lind, L., Eriksson, JG., Michaëlsson, K., Raitakari, OT., Hägg, S., Pedersen, NL., Herzig, KH., Järvelin, MR., Veijola, J., Kivimaki, M., Jorde, R., Brenner, H., Kumari, M., Power, C., Llewellyn, DJ. and Hyppönen, E., (2017). Vitamin D and cognitive function: A Mendelian randomisation study. Scientific Reports. 7 (1), 13230-

Amin, V., Böckerman, P., Viinikainen, J., Smart, MC., Bao, Y., Kumari, M., Pitkänen, N., Lehtimäki, T., Raitakari, O. and Pehkonen, J., (2017). Gene-environment interactions between education and body mass: Evidence from the UK and Finland. Social Science and Medicine. 195, 12-16

Pan, J., Bao, Y., Dai, H. and Fang, H-B., (2014). Joint longitudinal and survival-cure models in tumour xenograft experiments. Statistics in Medicine. 33 (18), 3229-3240

Bao, Y., Vinciotti, V., Wit, E. and 't Hoen, PAC., (2014). Joint modeling of ChIP-seq data via a Markov random field model. Biostatistics. 15 (2), 296-310

Dai, H., Pan, J. and Bao, Y., (2013). Modelling Survival Events with Longitudinal Covariates Measured with Error. Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods. 42 (21), 3819-3837

Bao, Y., Dai, H., Wang, T. and Chuang, S-K., (2013). A joint modelling approach for clustered recurrent events and death events. Journal of Applied Statistics. 40 (1), 123-140

Dai, H., Bao, Y. and Bao, M., (2013). Maximum likelihood estimate for the dispersion parameter of the negative binomial distribution. Statistics & Probability Letters. 83 (1), 21-27

Bao, Y., Vinciotti, V., Wit, E. and ’t Hoen, PAC., (2013). Accounting for immunoprecipitation efficiencies in the statistical analysis of ChIP-seq data. BMC Bioinformatics. 14 (1), 169-169

Carr, MJ., Bao, Y., Pan, J., Cruickshank, K. and McNamee, R., (2012). The predictive ability of blood pressure in elderly trial patients. Journal of Hypertension. 30 (9), 1725-1733

Dai, H. and Bao, Y., (2009). An inverse probability weighted estimator for the bivariate distribution function under right censoring. Statistics & Probability Letters. 79 (16), 1789-1797

Bao, Y., He, S. and Mei, C., (2007). The Koul–Susarla–Van Ryzin and weighted least squares estimates for censored linear regression model: A comparative study. Computational Statistics & Data Analysis. 51 (12), 6488-6497

Conferences (4)

Baselmans, B., Jansen, R., Ip, HF., van Dongen, J., Bao, Y., Smart, M., Kumari, M., Abdellaoui, A., van de Weijer, M., Willemsen, G., Hottenga, J., De Geus, E., Boomsma, D., Nivard, M. and Bartels, M., (2017). Multivariate analyses and genomic imaging of the wellbeing spectrum

Linner, RK., Biroli, P., Fontana, M., Hammerschlaag, A., Kong, E., Lebreton, M., Meddens, F., Nivard, M., Okbay, A., Rietveld, N., Taskesen, E., Turley, P., De Vlaming, R., Wedow, R., Abdellaoui, A., Bao, Y., Buzdugan, L., Chen, C., Eibich, P., Fontanillas, P., Joshi, P., Karhunen, V., Lill, C., Meddens, G., Muntane, G., Sanchez-roige, S., Van Rooij, F., Stein, M., Auton, A., Clark, D., Conlin, A., Dolan, C., Fischbacher, U., Groenen, P., Hasler, G., Hofman, A., Ikram, MA., Jain, S., Karlsson, R., Mackillop, J., Mannikko, M., Morcillo-suarez, C., Schmidt, K., Smart, M., Sutter, M., Thurik, R., Uitterlinden, A., White, J., de Wit, H., Bertram, L., Boomsma, D., Fehr, E., Johannesson, M., Kumari, M., Magnusson, PKE., Navarro, A., Palmer, A., Schunk, D., Svento, R., Tiemeier, H., Timmers, P., Ursano, R., Wagner, G., Wilson, J., Lee, J., Gratten, J., Laibson, D., Posthuma, D., Cesarini, D., Benjamin, D., Koellinger, P. and Beauchamp, J., (2017). Large-scale genetic study of risk tolerance and risky behaviors identifies new loci and reveals shared genetic influences

Kong, E., Auton, A., Fontanillas, P., Jain, S., Chen, C., Stein, M., Bertram, L., Eibich, P., Lill, C., Wagner, G., Hammerschlaag, A., Posthuma, D., Taskesen, E., Conlin, A., Karhunen, V., Mannikko, M., Svento, R., Nivard, M., Boomsma, D., Abdellaoui, A., Dolan, C., de Wit, H., Palmer, A., Mackillop, J., Sanchez-Roige, S., Hofman, A., Ikram, MA., Tiemeier, H., Uitterlinden, A., Van Rooij, F., Groenen, P., Thurik, R., Beauchamp, J., Benjamin, D., Biroli, P., Cesarini, D., De Vlaming, R., Fontana, M., Karlsson, R., Koellinger, P., Laibson, D., Lebreton, M., Lee, J., Meddens, F., Meddens, G., Okbay, A., Rietveld, N., Turley, P., Wedow, R., Gratten, J., Johannesson, M., Karlsson, R., Magnusson, PKE., Bao, Y., Kumari, M., Smart, M., White, J., Joshi, P., Wilson, J., Clark, D., Buzdugan, L., Fehr, E., Fischbacher, U., Hasler, G., Morcillo-Suarez, C., Muntane, G., Navarro, A., Schmidt, K., Schunk, D. and Sutter, M., (2017). Examining the shared genetic architecture of risk tolerance and related behaviors

Garfield, V., Fatemifar, G., Dale, C., Bao, Y., Smart, M., Steptoe, A., Llewellyn, C., Zabaneh, D. and Kumari, M., (2017). Assessing the potential shared genetic aetiology between body mass index (BMI) and sleep duration

Reports and Papers (1)

Liang, W., Hu, J., Dai, H. and Bao, Y., (2020). Efficient Empirical Likelihood Inference for recovery rate of COVID-19 under Double-Censoring

Other (1)

Richmond, RC., Bao, Y., Smart, M., Gorrie-Stone, T., Schalkwyk, L., Mill, J., Davey Smith, G., Benzeval, M., Relton, C. and Kumari, M., (2018).P8 Investigating epigenetic differences in response to shift work: findings from understanding society (UK longitudinal household survey). Poster presentations. 72,BMJ Publishing Group Ltd

Grants and funding

2018

Understanding Society: The UK Household Longitudinal Study Wave 12

Economic and Social Research Council

Commercial Economic and social Impact Assessment and Analysis - Analysis of national LGBT Survey

Government Equalities Office

2016

Understanding Society: The UK Household Longitudinal Study: Waves 9-11

Economic & Social Research Council

2015

How can biomarkers and genetics improve our understanding of society and health?

Economic & Social Research Council

2014

The Research Centre for Micro-Social Change (MiSoC)

Economic & Social Research Council

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