Jae Jeong (JJ) Yang

Jae Jeong (JJ) Yang, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Department: MD-SURGERY-SURGICAL ONCOLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 273-9965
Business Email: yang.jae@ufl.edu

Accomplishments

Butler-Williams Scholars Program
2023 · National Institute on Aging
Top 10 Paper
2019-2020 · Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center
Top 10 Paper
2017 · Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center
50 Outstanding Papers for Cohort Study
2015 · Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Research Award from Brain Korea 21, Human Life Science
2010 · Seoul National University College of Medicine
Brain Korea 21 Scholarship
2009-2010 · Seoul National University
Excellent Research
2009-2010 · Seoul National University College of Medicine
Seoul Fellowship
2008-2009 · Seoul Metropolitan Government Scholarship

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0001-6370-2243

Areas of Interest
  • Biomarkers
  • Cancer epidemiology
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Exercise and nutrition
  • Health disparities and Social determinants of health
  • Lung Cancer Screening
  • Lung cancer

Publications

2024
Associations between Plasma Tocopherols and Lung Cancer Risk: Results from the Southern Community Cohort Study
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. 33(4):480-488 [DOI] 10.1158/1055-9965.epi-23-1107.
2024
Iron homeostasis in older adults: balancing nutritional requirements and health risks
The Journal of nutrition, health and aging. 28(5) [DOI] 10.1016/j.jnha.2024.100212.
2024
Lung Cancer Risk Prediction Models for Asian Ever-Smokers.
Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer. 19(3):451-464 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jtho.2023.11.002. [PMID] 37944700.
2024
Persistent poverty disparities in incidence and outcomes among oral and pharynx cancer patients.
Cancer causes & control : CCC. [DOI] 10.1007/s10552-024-01867-3. [PMID] 38520565.
2024
Sodium Intake and Cause-Specific Mortality Among Predominantly Low-Income Black and White US Residents.
JAMA network open. 7(3) [DOI] 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2024.3802. [PMID] 38530308.
2023
Calcium intake and lung cancer risk: a pooled analysis of 12 prospective cohort studies.
The Journal of nutrition. 153(7):2051-2060 [DOI] 10.1016/j.tjnut.2023.03.011. [PMID] 36907443.
2022
Association of Healthy Lifestyles With Risk of Alzheimer Disease and Related Dementias in Low-Income Black and White Americans.
Neurology. 99(9):e944-e953 [DOI] 10.1212/WNL.0000000000200774. [PMID] 35697505.
2022
Obesity at early adulthood increases risk of gastric cancer from the Health Examinees-Gem (HEXA-G) study.
PloS one. 17(2) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0260826. [PMID] 35120118.
2022
Prediagnosis Leisure-Time Physical Activity and Lung Cancer Survival: A Pooled Analysis of 11 Cohorts.
JNCI cancer spectrum. 6(2) [DOI] 10.1093/jncics/pkac009. [PMID] 35603841.
2022
Reduction in total and major cause-specific mortality from tobacco smoking cessation: a pooled analysis of 16 population-based cohort studies in Asia.
International journal of epidemiology. 50(6):2070-2081 [DOI] 10.1093/ije/dyab087. [PMID] 34999862.
2022
Tooth Loss and Risk of Lung Cancer among Urban Chinese Adults: A Cohort Study with Meta-Analysis.
Cancers. 14(10) [DOI] 10.3390/cancers14102428. [PMID] 35626036.
2021
Associations of circulating choline and its related metabolites with cardiometabolic biomarkers: an international pooled analysis.
The American journal of clinical nutrition. 114(3):893-906 [DOI] 10.1093/ajcn/nqab152. [PMID] 34020444.
2021
Cholesterol and Egg Intakes with Cardiometabolic and All-Cause Mortality among Chinese and Low-Income Black and White Americans.
Nutrients. 13(6) [DOI] 10.3390/nu13062094. [PMID] 34205293.
2021
Circulating trimethylamine N-oxide in association with diet and cardiometabolic biomarkers: an international pooled analysis.
The American journal of clinical nutrition. 113(5):1145-1156 [DOI] 10.1093/ajcn/nqaa430. [PMID] 33826706.
2021
Quantifying the association of low-intensity and late initiation of tobacco smoking with total and cause-specific mortality in Asia.
Tobacco control. 30(3):328-335 [DOI] 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2019-055412.
2020
Association of Dietary Fiber and Yogurt Consumption With Lung Cancer Risk-Reply.
JAMA oncology. 6(5):788-789 [DOI] 10.1001/jamaoncol.2020.0270. [PMID] 32191280.
2020
Association of Dietary Fiber and Yogurt Consumption With Lung Cancer Risk: A Pooled Analysis.
JAMA oncology. 6(2) [DOI] 10.1001/jamaoncol.2019.4107. [PMID] 31647500.
2020
Association of sleep duration and quality with elevated hs-CRP among healthy Korean adults.
PloS one. 15(8) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0238053. [PMID] 32841297.
2020
Associations of blood pressure categories defined by 2017 ACC/AHA guidelines with mortality in China: Pooled results from three prospective cohorts.
European journal of preventive cardiology. 27(4):345-354 [DOI] 10.1177/2047487319862066. [PMID] 31288541.
2020
Associations of choline-related nutrients with cardiometabolic and all-cause mortality: results from 3 prospective cohort studies of blacks, whites, and Chinese.
The American journal of clinical nutrition. 111(3):644-656 [DOI] 10.1093/ajcn/nqz318. [PMID] 31915809.
2020
Cost-Effectiveness of Drug Treatment for Chinese Patients With Stage I Hypertension According to the 2017 Hypertension Clinical Practice Guidelines.
Hypertension (Dallas, Tex. : 1979). 76(3):750-758 [DOI] 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.119.14533. [PMID] 32713271.
2020
Soy Intake and Colorectal Cancer Risk: Results from a Pooled Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies Conducted in China and Japan.
The Journal of nutrition. 150(9):2442-2450 [DOI] 10.1093/jn/nxaa194. [PMID] 32692347.
2020
Urinary metabolites and risk of coronary heart disease: A prospective investigation among urban Chinese adults.
Nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases : NMCD. 30(3):467-473 [DOI] 10.1016/j.numecd.2019.10.011. [PMID] 31831367.
2019
Association between family history of diabetes and clusters of adherence to healthy behaviors: cross-sectional results from the Health Examinees-Gem (HEXA-G) study.
BMJ open. 9(6) [DOI] 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025477. [PMID] 31209083.
2019
Association of Diabetes With All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality in Asia: A Pooled Analysis of More Than 1 Million Participants.
JAMA network open. 2(4) [DOI] 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.2696. [PMID] 31002328.
2019
Tobacco Smoking and Mortality in Asia: A Pooled Meta-analysis.
JAMA network open. 2(3) [DOI] 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.1474. [PMID] 30924901.
2017
Dietary Fat Intake and Lung Cancer Risk: A Pooled Analysis.
Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. 35(26):3055-3064 [DOI] 10.1200/JCO.2017.73.3329. [PMID] 28742456.
2016
Associations of sleep duration with metabolic syndrome and its components in adult Koreans: from the Health Examinees Study
Sleep and Biological Rhythms. 14(4):361-368 [DOI] 10.1007/s41105-016-0065-7.
2015
Age and sex interactions in gastric cancer incidence and mortality trends in Korea.
Gastric cancer : official journal of the International Gastric Cancer Association and the Japanese Gastric Cancer Association. 18(3):580-9 [DOI] 10.1007/s10120-014-0411-x. [PMID] 25091081.
2015
Association of Short Sleep Duration with Psychological Conditions in Cancer Survivors: From the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
Journal of Sleep Disorders & Therapy. 05(01) [DOI] 10.4172/2167-0277.1000232.
2015
Correlates of self-reported sleep duration in middle-aged and elderly Koreans: from the Health Examinees Study.
PloS one. 10(5) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0123510. [PMID] 25933418.
2015
Determinants of Poor Self-rated Health in Korean Adults With Diabetes.
Journal of preventive medicine and public health = Yebang Uihakhoe chi. 48(6):287-300 [DOI] 10.3961/jpmph.15.048. [PMID] 26639743.
2015
Gene polymorphisms in the ornithine decarboxylase-polyamine pathway modify gastric cancer risk by interaction with isoflavone concentrations.
Gastric cancer : official journal of the International Gastric Cancer Association and the Japanese Gastric Cancer Association. 18(3):495-503 [DOI] 10.1007/s10120-014-0396-5. [PMID] 25079701.
2015
Metformin intervention in obese non-diabetic patients with breast cancer: phase II randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
Breast cancer research and treatment. 153(2):361-70 [DOI] 10.1007/s10549-015-3519-8. [PMID] 26293146.
2015
Obesity at adolescence and gastric cancer risk.
Cancer causes & control : CCC. 26(2):247-256 [DOI] 10.1007/s10552-014-0506-z. [PMID] 25471061.
2015
Short Sleep Duration and Its Correlates among Cancer Survivors in Korea: the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys.
Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP. 16(11):4705-10 [PMID] 26107227.
2015
Subsequent risk of metabolic syndrome in women with a history of preeclampsia: data from the Health Examinees Study.
Journal of epidemiology. 25(4):281-8 [DOI] 10.2188/jea.JE20140136. [PMID] 25752795.
2015
What Are the Major Determinants in the Success of Smoking Cessation: Results from the Health Examinees Study.
PloS one. 10(12) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0143303. [PMID] 26633704.
2014
Metabolic syndrome and sex-specific socio-economic disparities in childhood and adulthood: the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys.
Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association. 31(11):1399-409 [DOI] 10.1111/dme.12525. [PMID] 24925795.
2013
Comparative estimation of coverage between national immunization program vaccines and non-NIP vaccines in Korea.
Journal of Korean medical science. 28(9):1283-8 [DOI] 10.3346/jkms.2013.28.9.1283. [PMID] 24015031.
2013
Intake of soy products and other foods and gastric cancer risk: a prospective study.
Journal of epidemiology. 23(5):337-43 [PMID] 23812102.
2013
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-induced oxidative stress, antioxidant capacity, and the risk of lung cancer: a pilot nested case-control study.
Anticancer research. 33(8):3089-97 [PMID] 23898064.
2013
Soluble c-Met protein as a susceptible biomarker for gastric cancer risk: A nested case-control study within the Korean Multicenter Cancer Cohort.
International journal of cancer. 132(9):2148-56 [DOI] 10.1002/ijc.27861. [PMID] 23001699.
2013
The effects of a genetic counseling educational program on hereditary breast cancer for korean healthcare providers.
Journal of breast cancer. 16(3):335-41 [DOI] 10.4048/jbc.2013.16.3.335. [PMID] 24155764.
2012
Accuracy of BRCA1/2 mutation prediction models in Korean breast cancer patients.
Breast cancer research and treatment. 134(3):1189-97 [DOI] 10.1007/s10549-012-2022-8. [PMID] 22438049.
2012
Genetic susceptibility factors on genes involved in the steroid hormone biosynthesis pathway and progesterone receptor for gastric cancer risk.
PloS one. 7(10) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0047603. [PMID] 23110082.
2012
Genetic susceptibility on CagA-interacting molecules and gene-environment interaction with phytoestrogens: a putative risk factor for gastric cancer.
PloS one. 7(2) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0031020. [PMID] 22383989.
2012
Innate immunity and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) related genes in a nested case-control study for gastric cancer risk.
PloS one. 7(9) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0045274. [PMID] 23028900.
2012
Interaction effects between genes involved in the AKT signaling pathway and phytoestrogens in gastric carcinogenesis: a nested case-control study from the Korean Multi-Center Cancer Cohort.
Molecular nutrition & food research. 56(11):1617-26 [DOI] 10.1002/mnfr.201200169. [PMID] 23042672.
2012
Interaction of body mass index and diabetes as modifiers of cardiovascular mortality in a cohort study.
Journal of preventive medicine and public health = Yebang Uihakhoe chi. 45(6):394-401 [DOI] 10.3961/jpmph.2012.45.6.394. [PMID] 23230470.
2011
Coinfection of hepatitis B and C viruses and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma: systematic review and meta-analysis.
International journal of cancer. 128(1):176-84 [DOI] 10.1002/ijc.25321. [PMID] 20232388.
2011
Ecological study for refrigerator use, salt, vegetable, and fruit intakes, and gastric cancer.
Cancer causes & control : CCC. 22(11):1497-502 [DOI] 10.1007/s10552-011-9823-7. [PMID] 21805052.
2011
Estimation of nationwide vaccination coverage and comparison of interview and telephone survey methodology for estimating vaccination status.
Journal of Korean medical science. 26(6):711-9 [DOI] 10.3346/jkms.2011.26.6.711. [PMID] 21655054.
2011
Oncogenic CagA promotes gastric cancer risk via activating ERK signaling pathways: a nested case-control study.
PloS one. 6(6) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0021155. [PMID] 21698158.
2011
Reliability of quadruplicated serological parameters in the korean genome and epidemiology study.
Epidemiology and health. 33 [DOI] 10.4178/epih/e2011004. [PMID] 21637322.
2011
SNPs in axon guidance pathway genes and susceptibility for Parkinson’s disease in the Korean population.
Journal of human genetics. 56(2):125-9 [DOI] 10.1038/jhg.2010.130. [PMID] 21085126.
2010
Cost-effectiveness analysis of 5 years of postoperative adjuvant tamoxifen therapy for Korean women with breast cancer: retrospective cohort study of the Korean breast cancer society database.
Clinical therapeutics. 32(6):1122-38 [DOI] 10.1016/j.clinthera.2010.05.013. [PMID] 20637966.
2010
Estrogen receptor-1 genetic polymorphisms for the risk of premature ovarian failure and early menopause.
Journal of women's health (2002). 19(2):297-304 [DOI] 10.1089/jwh.2008.1317. [PMID] 20095908.
2010
Isoflavones from phytoestrogens and gastric cancer risk: a nested case-control study within the Korean Multicenter Cancer Cohort.
Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology. 19(5):1292-300 [DOI] 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-09-1004. [PMID] 20447921.
2010
Lung cancer risk and cigarette smoking, lung tuberculosis according to histologic type and gender in a population based case-control study.
Lung cancer (Amsterdam, Netherlands). 68(1):20-6 [DOI] 10.1016/j.lungcan.2009.05.017. [PMID] 19545930.
2010
Reliability and data integration of duplicated test results using two bioelectrical impedence analysis machines in the Korean Genome and Epidemiology Study.
Journal of preventive medicine and public health = Yebang Uihakhoe chi. 43(6):479-85 [DOI] 10.3961/jpmph.2010.43.6.479. [PMID] 21139408.
2009
Soybean product intake modifies the association between interleukin-10 genetic polymorphisms and gastric cancer risk.
The Journal of nutrition. 139(5):1008-12 [DOI] 10.3945/jn.108.101865. [PMID] 19321591.
2009
The role of TNF genetic variants and the interaction with cigarette smoking for gastric cancer risk: a nested case-control study.
BMC cancer. 9 [DOI] 10.1186/1471-2407-9-238. [PMID] 19615068.
2009
Validation of self-reported cancer incidence at follow-up in a prospective cohort study.
Annals of epidemiology. 19(9):644-6 [DOI] 10.1016/j.annepidem.2009.04.011. [PMID] 19664547.
2007
[Seasonal variation of food intake in food frequency questionnaire among workers in a nuclear power plant].
Journal of preventive medicine and public health = Yebang Uihakhoe chi. 40(3):239-48 [PMID] 17577080.

Grants

Jun 2021 ACTIVE
Personalized screening for lung cancer: the importance of co-existing chronic conditions to clinical practice and policy
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NCI

Education

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
2022 · Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
PhD
2010 · Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
MPH
2007 · Seoul National University, Graduate School of Public Health, Seoul, Korea

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-9965
Emails:
Business:
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