The Asia Cohort Consortium

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ACC Working Group Meeting in New Orleans, April 19, 2016

Please join us in New Orleans for the Asia Cohort Consortium Working Group Meeting April 19, 2016

Meeting Overview:

The purpose of this meeting is to discuss advances in cohort progress and cross-cohort activities. 


Please click here and fill in your name, affiliation and e-mail address (if you haven't) before the Working Group meeting. 

Anyone who is interested in the ACC meeting and its projects is welcome to attend.

Meeting Details: 

Tuesday, April 19, 2016, time: 20:00 – 22:00 p.m.

The first one hour will be used for the Asia Cohort Consortium, and the remaining time will be used for the other two related consortia, the Asia Breast Cancer Consortium and Asia Colorectal Cancer Consortium. Some ACC members are involved in all three consortia.  

The Consortium Meeting Room is located at the New Orleans Marriott Hotel, Room Studio 2, Second Floor.


New Orleans Marriott Hotel

Second Floor, Room: Studio 2

555 Canal Street

New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
Phone: (504) 581-1000
Hotel Website


Working Group Meeting Program: 



Welcome and Overview

Wei Zheng


Update of ACC Coordinating Center

Eiko Saito


ACC Project reports (5 minutes for each presentation)



  • Type 2 diabetes and mortality outcomes

Yu Chen


  • Enhancing knowledge of solid fuel use and mortality risk

Dean Hosgood


  • Environmental tobacco smoke, in-home fuel use, cooking practices and lung cancer

Qing Lan


  • Intermediate end point biomarkers and lung cancer

Qing Lan


  • NHL and leukemia research in the ACC

Nat Rothman


  • Use of smokeless tobacco products and mortality outcomes

Neal Freedman


  • Education level and mortality outcomes

Hongmei Han


  • Risk factors of premenopausal breast cancer in Asia

Ching-Hung Liu


Discussion of ACC projects





Lung cancer cohort study consortium

Xiao-Ou Shu


H. pylori biomarkers and stomach cancer

Meira Epplein


Lung cancer exome sequencing project in Asians

Qiuyin Cai


Asia Breast and Colorectal Cancer Genetic Consortia

Wei Zheng


Discussion and closure




Hosted by: 

Prof. Wei Zheng

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine


Visa Information: 

 Please email the ACC Coordinating Center ( for an invitation letter for your visa.