Ying Shang

Title: PhD Student

Sector: Medicine

Ying Shangs against white wall and a plant by her side.
Ying Shang. Photo: Maria Yohuang.

Ying Shang is currently working in the Medicine Sector at ARC. Her research project mainly focuses on how older adults combat diabetes to achieve a longer and healthier life. She has a strong interest in diabetes and is keen to understand the counteracting factors against risk effect of diabetes on its complications, cerebral small vessel diseases, cognitive impairment, physical function decline, and shortened survival.

Ying has a Medical Degree from the Shandong University, Jinan, China and MSc in Epidemiology, Public Health Science from Karolinska Institutet. During her master’s, she completed a research project on identifying modifiable factors related to the risk of diabetes and prediabetes among older Swedish adults.