Wang Wang
EMAIL: wangwang@
PH: 206-685-4765

Wang Wang

South Lake Union

Dr. Wang is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and an Adjunct Associate Professor of Pathology at the University of Washington in Seattle, USA. His research focuses on the role of mitochondria in metabolic and heart diseases. His work has led to the discovery and characterization of single mitochondrial flashes, which are transient and reversible accelerations of mitochondrial metabolism in individual mitochondrion of living cells. This ground breaking work has been cited over 400 times and opens up a new field on cellular energetics and mitochondrial function regulation. His current research projects include dissecting the role of mitochondrial respiration deficiency in heart disease and the role of mitochondrial dynamics in cardiovascular physiology and pathology. Dr. Wang received his medical degree and his PhD degree from Peking University Health Science Center. His research is supported by grants from NIH, American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association (ADA). Dr. Wang has published more than 40 peer-reviewed research and review papers. He is the recipient of the 2015 Gail Patrick Innovation Award from ADA.