The Asia Cohort Consortium

ACC Meetings

May 2014 Meeting in Shanghai, China

The 2014 ACC meeting will be held in Shanghai, China, on May 28, 2014. The ACC meeting will be immediately followed by the International Conference on Frontiers in Chronic Disease Research Prevention (5/29-5/31/14). More details to follow, as they are available.

Please join us in Shanghai  for the Asia Cohort Consortium meeting May 28, 2014.


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Meeting Details:

All meetings will be held at:

Renji Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine 

No. 1630, Dongfang Road, Pudong new area, Shanghai, 200127


A shuttle bus will be arranged from the Pullman Hotel to Renji Hospital

Departure time: 07:30am at the Pullman Hotel

Please gather at the hotel lobby by 07:30am.

In case you are coming directly from other places, the meeting will take place at:

2nd Floor meeting room, #9 Building, Renji Hospital (East).

ACC会议地址:仁济东院9号楼(干保楼), 2楼会议室

搭乘出租车目的地 (Taxi destination):仁济东院南门,北园路33号(近临沂北路)

Meeting Program:

Please note that this is the tentative program and is subject to change.

May 28, 2014 (Wednesday)

8:00-8:45 Executive Committee Meeting (EC members only)
8:15-9:00 Meeting Registration & Coffee
9:00-15:00 General Membership Meeting
9:00-9:15 Welcome and Introductions (John Potter/Yongbing Xiang)
9:15-9:45 NCI Epidemiologic Consortia: Opportunities and
(Daniela Seminara)
9:45-10:30 Updates on current ACC projects
  • BMI and tobacco smoking (Wei Zheng)
  • Alcohol consumption (Keitaro Matsuo)
  • Other projects

        - Risk factors for prostate cancer (Jay Fowke)

          - BMI and lymphoma (Brian Chiu)
          - Statistical methods for PAR (Ying Qing Chen)
10:30-10:45 Coffee/tea break
10:45-11:15 New ACC Coordinating Center (Manami Inoue)
11:15–12:15 New ACC Projects: Presentations and Discussion
  • Alcohol, genetics and risk of selected cancers (Paolo Boffetta)
  • BMI and mortality among diabetes patients (An Pan)
  • Coffee/tea intake and cause-specific mortality/overall cancer incidence (Jung Eun Lee & Rashmi Sinha)
  • Solid fuel use (Dean Hosgood)
  • Others
12:30-13:30 Lunch (on-site)

Other research consortia in Asia

  • H.Pylori biomarkers and stomach cancer (Meira Epplein)
  • Breast and colorectal cancer genetic consortia (Wei Zheng)
  • Lung cancer GWAS among lifetime never smokers (Qin Lan/Nat Rothman)
  • Asia Genetic Network (Xiao Ou Shu)

Coffee/tea break


Working Group Meetings


Depart for group dinner (Location to be determined)


Visa Information

Please email Dr Yu-Ting Tan ( and Mr Pei-Feng Liu ( for an invitation letter for your visa. They will need the following information:

  • The dates you will travel -- including any personal time
  • Your birth date (must be on the visa invitation letter)
  • Your gender (must be on the visa invitation letter)
  • More information can be found in this Visa Application Information document. 


Hotel Information


Address: 15 Dapu Road, Huangpu District, SHANGHAI 200023, CHINA  地址:打浦路15号,近徐家汇路(打浦桥)
Reference Price: 780 CNY/day (breakfast included)

Transportations to the hotel:

Recommended transportation from PuDong Airport (PVG):

1. Taxi (about 50 mins ride, with 160~180 CNY fair in the period of 6:00-22:45) 


2. Airport Bus Line 3 to Da Pu Qiao (DaPu Bridge), in 5-10 mins’ walk 机场巴士3号线,打浦桥站下,再步行5-10分钟

recommended transportation from Terminal 1 of HongQiao Airport (SHA):

1. Taxi (about 30 mins ride, with 60~70 CNY fair in the period of 6:00-22:45)


2. Bus 806 to DaPu Road/ XieTu Road, in 3 mins’ walk  公交806路(虹桥机场1号航站楼上车到打浦路斜土路下车,过马路即到)

ER YI Hotel (about 3-star) 尔谊宾馆

Address: 227 South Chongqing Road, Huangpu District, SHANGHAI 200025, CHINA


Reference Price: 318 CNY/day (breakfast included)

Transportations to the hotel:

Taxi from PuDong Airport: about 50 mins ride,with 160~180 CNY fair in the period of 6:00-22:45) 


Taxi from HongQiao Airport: about 30 mins ride,with 60~70 CNY fair in the period of 6:00-22:45) 


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