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Dr Yang Peng

Dr Yang Peng

Research Fellow


Yang is a medically qualified early career researcher and epidemiologist with expertise in the analysis of large linked national and international survey and hospitalisation datasets. He joined Cancer Council Victoria in 2022 having completed his PhD at the University of Queensland.

His research focuses on the effects of lifestyle related factors on chronic disease particularly cancer and cardiovascular disease. Yang is currently analysing pooled data from the US NCI Cohort Consortium to identify modifiable risk factors for gastro-oesophageal cancer.


Cancer Epidemiology Division