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Professor Wei Wang


Contact Information Telephone: (61 8)  6304 3717 , Email:, Campus: JO, Room: JO21.534,
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  6304 3717  
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO21.534  



  • 2012-present: Professor, Postgraduate Medicine. Research Fellow, School of Medical Sciences, ECU.
  • 2004-2011: Dean/Professor, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Capital University of Medical Sciences, China
  • 2003-2011: Professor, Department of Biology, Graduate School, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
  • 2003-2004: Director in Research and Development, Medical Centre, Peking University - Hong Kong University of Science Technology, China
  • 1997-2000: Post-Doctoral Fellow (Lecturer Level A), Centre for Human Genetics, ECU
  • 1990-1997: Lecturer, Department of Forensic Medicine, China Medical University, China
  • 1987-1990: Assistant Lecturer, Department of Forensic Medicine, China Medical University, China

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of Faculty of Public Health, Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom (FFPH)
  • Executive Member of the International Society of Translational Medicine (ISTM)
  • Member of the Standing Committee of the International Assocation of the Anthrophysiology (IAAP)
  • World Health Organization Expert Panel: Grand Challenges in Genomics for Public Health in Developing Countries (WHO)

Awards and Recognition

National and International Research Positions

  • 1987-1988: Postgraduate attachment to the Department of Forensic Medicine and Haematology, Royal London Hospital Medical School, University of London, awarded by the World Bank
  • 1988-1989: Visiting Scholar in the Institute of Forensic Medicine, Zurich University, Switzerland, awarded by Ministry of Education, Science and Culture of China
  • 2000-2001: Visiting Professor, Institute of Ethnic and Religious Studies, Guandong Academic of Sciences, Guandong Province, PR China
  • 2003-2006: Adjunct Professor, Centre for Human Genetics, ECU, Western Australia
  • 2008: Adjunct Research Fellow, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
  • 2009: Adjunct Professor, Croatian Centre for Global Health, University of Split Medical School, Split, Croatia
  • 2010: Adjunct Professor, Global Health Program, North-Western University, USA
  • 2010: Fellow, Faculty of Public Health, Royal College of Physicians, UK


  • 2003: Merit Scientists-100 Program, Chinese Academy of Scientists

Staff Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Other ACT registered training organisation, 1996 .
  • PhD (Doctoral Degree), Japan, 1996 .


Recent Research Grants

  • Pain-Omics - Multi-dimensional omics approach to stratification of patients with low back pain,  European Commission,  Grant - Seventh Framework Programme (FP7),  2013 - 2018,  $5,998,886.
  • Melanoma Mutation Profiling For Personalised Treatment,  National Health and Medical Research Council,  Project Grants,  2013 - 2015,  $765,359.
  • Glycan profiling for development of chronic diseases biomarkers in Busselton healthy ageing cohort,  Connecting Australian-European Science and Innovation Excellence,  CAESIE - Priming Grant,  2015,  $7,000.
  • Suboptimal Health-A New Instrument for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Assessment,  ANZ Executors and Trustee Company Limited,  Judith Jane Mason and Harold Stannett Williams Memorial Foundation - National Medical & Scientific Grants,  2014,  $99,398.
  • Validation and Distribution of the Sub-Optimal Health Status Questionnaire-25 (SHSQ-25) for the Australian Context,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration Grant - 2013,  2013 - 2014,  $76,906.
  • A joint Australian-China pilot survey on "Suboptimal Health",  The Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education ,  Australia-China Science and Research Fund Group Missions,  2013 - 2014,  $43,600.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)


  • Wang, W., (2012), Clinical Epidemiology-Basic Principles and Practical Applications., 101, Beijing.

Book Chapters

  • Liu, H., Wang, W., (2014), Selfish DNA. Nature: The Living Record of Science, VI(61), 960-961, Beijing.
  • Yuan, Y., Wang, W., (2014), Modes of genomic evolution. Nature-the Living Record of Science, VI(62), 970--976, Beijing, China.
  • Zhang, L., Dai, Y., Wang, W., (2012), Inherited Factors in Cardiovascular Disease in China. Genomics and Health in the Developing World, 846-862, New York, USA.
  • Song, M., Wang, Y., Wu, L., Wang, Y., Wang, W., (2012), Community and Public Health Genetics in China. Genomics and Health in the Developing World, 829-835, New York, USA.
  • Yun, H., Song, M., Wang, W., (2012), Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Area of Genomics. Genomics and Health in the Developing World, 842-845, New York, USA.
  • Wang, W., (2012), Chinese subcontinent. Genomics and Health in the Developing World, 829-873, New York.
  • Li, P., He, Y., Wang, W., (2012), Genetic Epidemiology in China. Genomics and Health in the Developing World, 836-841, New York, USA.
  • Wang, W., Liu, F., (2012), Familial and Genetic Cancer in China. Genomics and Health in the Developing World, 863-873, New York, USA.

Journal Articles

  • Zhai, Y., Dong, B., Wei, W., He, Y., Li, X., Cormier, RT., Wang, W., Liu, F., (2014), Overexpression of Phospholipase A2 Group IIA in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Association with Cyclooxygenase-2 Expression. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 15(21), 9417-9421, Korea, DOI: 10.7314/APJCP.2014.15.21.9417.
  • Sardas, S., Endrenyi, L., Gursoy, U., Hutz, M., Lin, B., Patrinos, GP., Steuten, LM., Wang, W., Warnich, L., Ozdemir, V., (2014), A Call for Pharmacogenovigilance and Rapid Falsification in the Age of Big Data: Why not First Road Test Your Biomarker?. OMICS A Journal of Integrative Biology, 18(11), 10.1089/omi.2014.0132.
  • Wang, J., Sun, T., Gao, N., Menon, D., Luo, Y., Gao, Q., Li, X., Wang, W., Zhu, H., Lv, P., Liang, Z., Tao, L., Liu, X., Guo, X., (2014), Contourlet Textual Features: Improving the Diagnosis of Solitary Pulmonary Nodules in Two Dimensional CT Images. PLoS ONE, 9(9), Article No. e108465, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0108465.
  • Tao, L., Han, L., Li, X., Gao, Q., Pan, L., Wu, L., Luo, Y., Wang, W., Zheng, Z., Guo, X., (2014), Prevalence and risk factors for cervical neoplasia: a cervical cancer screening program in Beijing. BMC Public Health, 14(1), Article 1185, United Kingdom, DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-1185.
  • Yan, Y., Dong, J., Liu, Y., Zhang, J., Song, M., He, Y., Wang, W., (2014), Association of suboptimal health status with psychosocial stress, plasma cortisol and mRNA expression of glucocorticoid receptor a/b in lymphocyte. Stress, early online(early online), 1-6, London, United Kingdom, DOI: 10.3109/10253890.2014.999233.
  • You, QS., Wu, LJ., Duan, JL., Luo, YX., Liu, LJ., Li, X., Gao, Q., Wang, W., Xu, L., Jonas, JB., Guo, XH., (2014), Prevalence of myopia in school children in greater Beijing: the Beijing Childhood Eye Study. Acta Ophthalmologica, 92(5), e398?e406, United States, DOI: 10.1111/aos.12299.
  • Lai, Q., Wang, T., Guo, Q., Zhang, Y., Wang, Y., Yuan, L., Ling, R., He, Y., Wang, W., (2014), Positive correlation between the expression of hEag1 and HIF-1? in breast cancers: an observational study. BMJ Open, 4(5), Article e005049, London, UK, DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005049.
  • Wang, W., Russell, A., Yan, Y., (2014), Traditional Chinese medicine and new concepts of predictive, preventive and personalized medicine in diagnosis and treatment of suboptimal health. The EPMA Journal, 5(4), 1-9, Netherlands, DOI: 10.1186/1878-5085-5-4.
  • Russell, A., Drozdova, A., Wang, W., Thomas, M., (2014), The Impact of Dementia Development Concurrent with Parkinson's Disease: A New Perspective. CNS & Neurological Disorders - Drug Targets, 13(7), 1160-1168, DOI: 10.2174/1871527313666140917122739.
  • Zhou, T., Li, X., Tang, Z., Xie, C., Tao, L., Pan, L., Huo, D., Sun, F., Luo, Y., Wang, W., Yan, A., Guo, X., (2014), Risk Factors of CVD Mortality among the Elderly in Beijing, 1992 ? 2009: An 18-year Cohort Study. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 11(2), 2193-2208, Basel, Switzerland, DOI: 10.3390/ijerph110202193.
  • Wu, L., Wang, Y., Xiaoxia, P., Song, M., Guo, X., Nelson, H., Wang, W., (2014), Development of a medical academic degree system in China. Medical Education Online, 19(1), Article 23141, Jaerfaella, Sweden, DOI: 10.3402/meo.v19.23141.
  • Tang, Z., Zhou, T., Luo, Y., Xie, C., Huo, D., Tao, L., Pan, L., Sun, F., Zhu, H., Yang, X., Wang, W., Yan, A., Li, X., Guo, X., (2014), Risk Factors for Cerebrovascular Disease Mortality among the Elderly in Beijing: A Competing Risk Analysis. PLoS One, 9(2), Article e87884, San Francisco, USA, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0087884.
  • Zhao, F., Chen, Y., Ge, S., Yu, X., Shao, S., Black, M., Wang, Y., Zhang, J., Song, M., Wang, W., (2014), A Quantitative Analysis of the Mass Media Coverage of Genomics Medicine in China: A Call for Science Journalism in the Developing World. OMICS A Journal of Integrative Biology, 18(4), 222-230, New York, USA, DOI: 10.1089/omi.2013.0108.
  • Lang, M., Fan, Q., Wang, L., Zheng, Y., Xiao, G., Wang, X., Wang, W., Zhong, Y., Zhou, B., (2013), Inhibition of human high-affinity copper importer Ctr1 orthologous in the nervous system of Drosophila ameliorates A?42-induced Alzheimer's disease-like symptoms. Neurobiology of Aging, 34(11), 2604-2612, United States, DOI: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2013.05.029.
  • Shao, S., Zhao, F., Wang, J., Feng, L., Lu, X., Du, J., Yan, Y., Wang, C., Fu, Y., Wu, J., Yu, X., Khoo, K., Wang, Y., Wang, W., (2013), The Ecology of Medical Care in Beijing. PLoS ONE, 8(12), Article number e82446, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0082446.
  • Wu, H., Sun, T., Wang, J., Li, X., Wang, W., Huo, D., Ly, P., He, W., Wang, K., Guo, X., (2013), Combination of Radiological and Gray Level Co-occurrence Matrix Textural Features Used to Distinguish Solitary Pulmonary Nodules by Computed Tomography. Journal of Digital Imaging, 26(4), 797-802, DOI: 10.1007/s10278-012-954.
  • Lauc , G., Huffman, J., Pucic, M., Zgaga, L., Adamczyk, B., Muzinic, A., Novokment, M., Polasek, O., Gornik, O., Kristic, J., Keser, T., Vitart, V., Scheijen, B., Uh, H., Molokhia, M., Patrick, AL., McKeigue, P., Kolcic, I., Lukic, IK., Swann, O., Van Leeuwen, FN., Ruhaak, LR., Houwing-Duistermaat, JJ., Slagboom, PE., Beekman, M., De Craen, AJ., Deelder, AM., Zeng, Q., Wang, W., Hastie, N., Gyllensten, U., Wilson, JF., Wuhrer, M., Wright, AF., Rudd, PM., Hayward, C., Aulchenko, Y., Campbell, H., Rudan, I., (2013), Loci Associated with N-Glycosylation of Human Immunoglobulin G Show Pleiotropy with Autoimmune Diseases and Haematological Cancers. PLoS Genetics, 9(1), Article number e1003225, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1003225.
  • Wu, J., Zhang, L., Zhang, J., Dai, Y., Bian, L., Song, M., Russell, A., Wang, W., (2013), The genetic contribution of CIDEA polymorphisms, haplotypes and loci interaction to obesity in a Han Chinese population. Molecular Biology Reports: an international journal on molecular and cellular biology, 40(10), 5691-5699, DOI: 10.1007/s11033-013-2671-7.
  • Tao, L., Li, X., Zhu, H., Huo, D., Zhou, T., Pan, L., Luo, Y., Wang, W., Wang, Z., Chen, D., Wu , L., Guo, X., (2013), Association of hematological parameters with metabolic syndrome in Beijing adult population: a longitudinal study. Endocrine, 46(3), 485-495, New York, DOI: 10.1007/s12020-013-0067-z.
  • Yan, N., Chen, N., Lu, J., Wang, Y., Wang, W., (2013), Electroacupuncture at acupoints could predict the outcome of anterior nucleus thalamus high-frequency electrical stimulation in medically refractory epilepsy. Medical Hypotheses, 81(3), 426-428, DOI: 10.1016/j.mehy.2013.06.001.
  • Chan, KY., Wang, W., Wu, JJ., Liu, L., Theodoratou, E., Car, J., Middleton, L., Russ, T., Deary, I., Campbell, H., Wang, W., Rudan, I., (2013), Epidemiology of Alzheimer?s disease and other forms of dementia in China, 1990?2010: a systematic review and analysis. Lancet, 381(9882), 2016-2023, DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)60221-4.
  • Tao, L., Li, X., Zhu, H., Gao, Y., Luo, Y., Wang, W., Wang, Z., Chen, D., Wu, L., Guo, X., (2013), Association between ?-Glutamyl Transferase and Metabolic Syndrome: A Cross-Sectional Study of an Adult Population in Beijing. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 10(11), 5523-5540, DOI: 10.3390/ijerph10115523.
  • Wang, J., Wu, H., Sun, T., Li, X., Wang, W., Tao, L., Huo, D., Lv, P., He, W., Guo, X., (2013), Prediction Models for Solitary Pulmonary Nodules Based on Curvelet Textural Features and Clinical Parameters. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 14(10), 6019-6023, Thailand, DOI: 10.7314/APJCP.2013.14.10.6019.
  • Huo, D., Wang, W., Li, X., Gao, Q., Wu, L., Luo, Y., Wang, Y., Zhang, P., Guo, X., (2013), Evaluation of two single-factor models of metabolic syndrome: a confirmatory factor analysis for an adult population in Beijing. Lipids in Health and Disease, 12(1), Article 61, DOI: 10.1186/1476-511X-12-61.
  • Yan, Y., Dong, J., Wu, L., Shao, S., Zhang, J., Zhang, L., Wang, W., He, Y., Liu, Y., (2013), Associations Between Polymorphisms in the Glucocorticoid-Receptor Gene and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in a Chinese Population. Journal of Epidemiology, 23(5), 389-395, DOI: 10.2188/jea.JE20130035.
  • Wang, Y., Wu, L., Yu, X., Zhao, F., Russell, A., Song, M., Wang, W., (2013), The Expected Number of Background Disease Events during Mass Immunization in China. PLoS One, 8(8), e71818, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0071818.
  • Zhang, Y., Liu, Y., Dong, J., Wang, Y., Wang, J., Zhuang, G., Han, S., Guo, Q., Luo, Y., Zhang, J., Peng, X., Zhang, L., Yan, Y., Yang, X., Wang, H., Han, X., Liu, G., Kang, Y., Liu, Y., Weng, S., Zhang, H., Zhang, X., Jia, K., Wang, L., Zhao, L., Xiao, Z., Zhang, S., Wu, H., Lai, Q., Qi, N., Wang, W., Gaisano, H., Liu, F., He, Y., (2013), An Exploratory Study of the Association between KCNB1rs1051295 and Type 2 Diabetes and Its Related Traits in Chinese Han Population. PLoS One, 8(2), 8p., United States, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0056365.
  • Wang, W., (2013), Validation and Development of N-glycan as Biomarker in Cancer Diagnosis. Current Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine: the international journal for expert reviews in pharmacogenomics, 11(1), 53-58, DOI: 10.2174/1875692111311010008.
  • Chu, Q., Liu, L., Wang, W., (2013), Overexpression of hCLP46 enhances Notch activation and regulates cell proliferation in a cell type-dependent manner. Cell Proliferation: in basic and clinical sciences, 46(3), 254-262, DOI: 10.1111/cpr.12037.
  • Wang, W., (2013), Public Health In An Age Of Genomics. OECD Science, Technology and Industry Policy Papers, No.8, 8(8), 47p., Paris, DOI: 10.1787/23074957.
  • Yan, N., Chen, N., Zhu, H., Zhang, J., Sim, M., Ma, Y., Wang, W., (2013), High-frequency stimulation of nucleus accumbens changes in dopaminergic reward circuit. PLoS ONE, 8(11), e79318, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0079318.
  • Yun, H., Hou, L., Song, M., Wang, Y., Zakus, D., Wu, L., Wang, W., (2012), Genomics and Traditional Chinese Medicine: A New Driver for Novel Molecular-Targeted Personalized Medicine?. Current Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine, 10(1), 16-21, Netherlands.
  • Wang, Y., Wang, W., (2012), Increasing Incidence of Thyroid Cancer in Shanghai, China, 1983-2007. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health, 1(1), 7p., DOI: 10.1177/1010539512436874.
  • Lu, J., Guo, Q., Zhang, L., Wang, W., (2012), Association between the G-protein ?3 subunit C825T polymorphism with essential hypertension: a meta-analysis in Han Chinese population. Molecular Biology Reports, 39(9), 8937-8944, DOI: 10.1007/s11033-012-1762-1.
  • Wang, C., Wang, YX., Huang, XJ., Li, X., Zhang, T., Song, M., Wu, LJ., Du, J., Lu, XQ., Shao, S., Zhao, FF., Ball, M., Wu, H., Wang, W., (2012), Prevalence and Factors Associated with Hepatitis B Immunization and Infection among Men Who Have Sex with Men in Beijing, China. PLoS ONE, 7(10), art. no. e48219 , DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0048219.
  • Qian, M., Wu, D., Wang, E., Marincola, F., Wang, W., Rhodes, W., Liebman, M., Bai, C., Lam, C., Marko-Varga, G., Fehniger, T., Andersson, R., Wang, X., (2012), Development and promotion in translational medicine: perspectives from 2012 sino-american symposium on clinical and translational medicine. Clinical and Translational Medicine, 1(October), 1:25, DOI: 10.1186/2001-1326-1-25.
  • Chen, X., Andersson, R., Cho, WC., Christiani, D., Coico, R., Drazen, J., Ege, M., Fehniger, T., Hongwei, G., Jin, K., Liebman, MN., Lopez, E., Marraro, G., Marko-Varga, G., Marincola, FM., Popescu, LM., Spada, C., Shahzad, A., Wang, E., Wang, W., Wang, X., Wang, Y., Xia, J., Qu, J., (2012), The international effort: building the bridge for Translational Medicine: Report of the 1st International Conference of Translational Medicine (ICTM). Clinical and Translational Medicine, 1(15), 10, DOI: 10.1186/2001-1326-1-15.
  • Li, X., Wang, W., Gao, Q., Wu, L., Luo, Y., Tang, Z., Guo, X., (2012), The trajectories and correlation between physical limitation and depression in elderly residents of Beijing, 1992-2009. PLoS ONE, 7(8), e42999, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0042999.
  • Bartlett, G., Zgheib, N., Manamperi, A., Wang, W., Hizel, C., Kahveci, R., Yazan, Y., (2012), Pharmacogenomics in Primary Care: A Crucial Entry Point for Global Personalized Medicine?. Current Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine, 10(2), 101-105.
  • Wang, Y., Zhang, T., Wang, W., (2012), An old disease, a new disease or something in between: evidence from China. Nature Reviews Cancer, 11(76), 10.1038/nrc2914-c2 , DOI: 10.1038/nrc2914-c2.
  • You, QS., Wu, LJ., Duan, JL., Luo, YX., Liu, LJ., Li, X., Gao, Q., Wang, W., Xu, L., Jonas, J., Guo, XH., (2012), Factors Associated with Myopia in School Children in China: The Beijing Childhood Eye Study. PLoS ONE, 7(12), art. no. e52668, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0052668.
  • Li, X., Wang, W., Gao, Q., Wu, L., Luo, Y., Tang, Z., Guo, X., (2012), The Trajectories and Correlation between Physical Limitation and Depression in Elderly Residents of Beijing,1992?2009. PLoS ONE, 7(8), e42999, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0042999.
  • Du, J., Lu, X., Wang, Y., Cui, S., Guo, A., Coid, D., Wang, W., (2012), Mutual referral: a survey of GPs in Beijing. Family Practice, 29(4), 441-447, DOI: 10.1093/fampra/cmr122.
  • Lu, J., Sheng, A., Wang, Y., Zhang, L., Wu, J., Song, M., He, Y., Yu, X., Zhao, F., Liu, Y., Shao, S., Lan, J., Wu, H., Wang, W., (2012), The Genetic Associations and Epistatic Effects of the CCR5 Promoter and CCR2-V64I Polymorphisms on Susceptibility to HIV-1 Infection in a Northern Han Chinese Population. Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers, 16(12), 1369-1375, DOI: 10.1089/gtmb.2012.0235.
  • Wang, W., Yan, Y., (2012), Suboptimal health: a new health dimension for translational medicine. Clinical and Translational Medicine, 2012(14 November), 1-6, DOI: 10.1186/2001-1326-1-28.
  • Liu, Y., Li, X., Wang, W., Li, Z., Hou, M., He, Y., Wu, W., Wang, H., Liang, H., Guo, X., (2012), Investigation of space-time clusters and geospatial hot spots for the occurrence of tuberculosis in Beijing. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 16(4), 486-91, DOI: 10.5588/ijtld.11.0255.
  • Lu, J., Huang, Y., Wang, Y., Li, Y., Zhang, Y., Wu, J., Zhao, F., Meng, S., Yu, X., Ma, Q., Song, M., Chang, N., Bittles, A., Wang, W., (2012), Profiling Plasma Peptides for the Identification of Potential Ageing Biomarkers in Chinese Han Adults. PLoS ONE, 7(7), e39726, DOI: doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0039726.
  • Meng, C., Lan, J., Wang, Y., Song, M., Gao, X., Ran, L., Sim, M., Wang, W., (2012), Influence of brain-derived neurotrophic factor genetic polymorphisms on the ages of onset for heroin dependence in a Chinese population. Genetic Testing and Biomarkers , 16(9), 1044-1050, DOI: 10.1089/gtmb.2012.0016.
  • Yan, YX., Dong, J., Liu, YQ., Yang, XH., Li, M., Shia, G., Wang, W., (2012), Association of suboptimal health status and cardiovascular risk factors in urban Chinese workers. Journal of Urban Health, 89(2), 329-338 , DOI: 10.1007/s11524-011-9636-8.
  • Ling, RE., Liu, F., Lu, XQ., Wang, W., (2011), Emerging issues in public health: A perspective on China?s healthcare system. Public Health; Article No PUHE 1388, 125(1), 9-14, DOI: 10.1016/j.puhe.2010.10.009.
  • Rudan, I., Chopra, M., Aulchenko, Y., Baqui, AH., Bhutta, ZA., Edmond, K., Horta, BL., Klugman, KP., Lanata, CF., Madhi, SA., Nair, H., Qureshi, Z., Rubens, C., Theodoratou, E., Victora, CG., Wang, W., Weber, MW., Wilson, JF., Zgaga, L., Campbell, H., (2011), The case for launch of an international DNA based birth cohort study. Journal of Global Health, 1(1), 39-45, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Liu, Y., Wang, W., Li, X., Wang, H., Luo, Y., Wu, L., Guo, X., (2011), Geographic Distribution and Risk Factors of the Initial Adult Hospitalized Cases of 2009 Pandemic Influenza A(H1N1) Virus Infection in Mainland China. PLoS ONE, 6(10), e25934, DOI: 0.1371/journal.pone.0025934.
  • Wang, Y., Wang, W., (2011), Emergency department closures in the United States. JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association, 306(9), 929-930, DOI: 10.1001/jama.2011.1257.
  • Liu, Y., Wang, W., Li, X., Wang, H., Luo, Y., Wu, L., Guo, X., (2011), Geographic Distribution and Risk Factors of the Initial Adult Hospitalized Cases of 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Infection in Mainland China. PLoS One, 6(10), e25934.
  • Zhang, L., Dai, Y., Bian, L., Wang, W., Wang, W., Muramatsu, M., Hua, Q., (2011), Association of the cell death-inducing DNA fragmentation factor alpha-like effector A (CIDEA) gene V115F (G/T)polymorphism with phenotypes of metabolic syndrome in a Chinese population. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 91(2), 233-238, DOI: 10.1016/j.diabres.2010.10.016.
  • Huang, P., Li, J., Zhang, S., Chen, C., Han, Y., Liu, N., Xiao, Y., Wang, H., Zhang, M., Yu, Q., Liu, Y., Wang, W., (2011), Effects of lanthanum, cerium, and neodymium on the nucleiand mitochondria of hepatocytes: Accumulation andoxidative damage. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology, 31(1), 25-32, DOI: 10.1016/j.etap.2010.09.001.
  • Zhou, Z., Hu, H., Song, M., Shen, Y., Guo, X., McElreavey, K., Bittles, A., Wang, W., (2011), Semen quality analysis of military personnel from six geographical areas of the People?s Republic of China. Fertility and Sterility, 95(6), 2018-2023.
  • Lu, J., Knezevic, A., Wang, Y., Rudan, I., Campbell, H., Zou, Z., Lan, J., Lai, Q., Wu, J., He, Y., Song, M., Zhang, L., Lauc, G., Wang, W., (2011), Screening Novel Biomarkers for Metabolic Syndrome by Profiling Human Plasma N-Glycans in Chinese Han and Croatian Populations. Journal of Proteome Research, 10(11), 4959-4969.
  • Zhao, Y., Cui, S., Yang, J., Wang, W., Guo, A., Liu, Y., Liang, W., (2011), Basic public health services delivered in an urban community:a qualitative study. Public Health, 125(1), 37-45.
  • Wang, W., (2011), Global Health and Translational Medicine: New Drivers for Medicine and Medical Sciences. Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, 3(3), 126-127.
  • Ma, W., Du, J., Chu, Q., Wang, Y., Liu, L., Song, M., Wang, W., (2011), hCLP46 regulates U937 cell proliferation via Notch signaling pathway. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 408(1), 84-88.
  • Jia, Z., Wang, W., Dye, C., Bao, Y., Liu, Z., Lu, L., (2010), Exploratory Analysis of the Association between New-Type Drug Use and Sexual Transmission of HIV in China. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 36(2), 130-133, USA, DOI: 10.3109/00952991003734269.
  • Kottgen, A., Pattaro, C., Boger, CA., Fuchsberger, C., Olden, M., Glazer, NL., Parsa, A., Gao, X., Yang, Q., Smith, AV., O'Connell, JR., Li, M., Schmidt, H., Tanaka, T., Isaacs, A., Ketkar, S., Hwang, S., Johnson, AD., Dehghan, A., Teumer, A., Pare, G., Atkinson, EJ., Zeller, T., Lohman, K., Cornelis, MC., Probst-Hensch, NM., Kronenberg, F., Tonjes, A., Hayward, C., Aspelund, T., Eiriksdottir, G., Launer, LJ., Harris, TB., Rampersaud, E., Mitchell, BD., Arking, DE., Boerwinkle, E., Struchalin, M., Cavalieri, M., Singleton, A., Giallauria, F., Metter, J., De Boer, IH., Haritunians, T., Lumley, T., Siscovick, D., Psaty, BM., Zillikens, MC., Oostra, BA., Feitosa, M., Province, M., De Andrade, M., Turner, ST., Schillert, A., Ziegler, A., Wild, PS., Schnabel, RB., Wilde, S., Munzel, TF., Leak, TS., Illig, T., Klopp, N., Meisinger, C., Wichmann, H., Koenig, W., Zgaga, L., Zemunik, T., Kolcic, I., Minelli, C., Hu, FB., Johansson, ?., Igl, W., Zaboli, G., Wild, SH., Wright, AF., Campbell, H., Ellinghaus, D., Schreiber, S., Aulchenko, YS., Felix, JF., Fernando, R., Uitterlinden, AG., Hofman, A., Imboden, M., Nitsch, D., Brandstatter, A., Kollerits, B., Kedenko, L., Magi, R., Stumvoll, M., Kovacs, P., Boban, M., Campbell, S., Endlich, K., Volzke, H., Kroemer, HK., Nauck, M., Volker, U., Polasek, O., Vitart, V., Badola, S., Parker, AN., Ridker, PM., Kardia, SL., Blankenberg, S., Liu, Y., Curhan, GC., Franke, A., Rochat, T., Paulweber, B., Prokopenko, I., Wang, W., Gudnason, V., Shuldiner, AR., Coresh, J., Schmidt, R., Ferrucci, L., Shlipak, MG., Van Duijn, CM., Borecki, I., Kramer, BK., Rudan, I., Gyllensten, U., Wilson, JF., Witteman, JC., Pramstaller, PP., Rettig, R., Hastie, N., Chasman, DI., Kao, WH., Heid, IM., Fox, CS., (2010), New loci associated with kidney function and chronic kidney disease. Nature Genetics, 42(5), 376-384, DOI: 10.1038/ng.568.
  • Sheng, A., Lan, J., Wu, H., Lu, J., Wang, Y., Chu, Q., Jia, Z., Song, M., Liu, L., Wang, W., (2010), A clinical case?control study on the association between mannose-bindinglectin and susceptibility to HIV-1 infection among northern Han Chinese population. International Journal of Immunogenetics, 37(6), 445-454, DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-313X.2010.0094.
  • Zhang, J., Zhang, L., Song, M., Wang, W., (2010), Detection of HBV-DNA in Dried Bloodstains on Filter Paper by Nested Polymerase Chain Reaction. Laboratory medicine, 41(9), 537-539,, DOI: 10.1309/LMGVUU8ETVJNX91Y.
  • Liu, F., He, Y., Peng, X., Wang, W., Yang, X., (2010), Association of the 8473T>C Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) GenePolymorphism with Lung Cancer Risk in Asians. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 11(5), 1257-1262, South Korea.
  • Zhang, L., Miyaki, K., Wang, W., Muramatsu, M., (2010), CYP3A5 polymorphism and sensitivity of blood pressure to dietary salt in Japanese men. Journal of Human Hypertension, 24(5), 345-350,, DOI: 10.1038/jhh.2009.74.
  • Pucic, M., Pinto, S., Novokmet, M., Knezevic, A., Gornik, O., Polasek, O., Vlahovicek, K., Wang, W., Rudd, PM., Wright, AF., Campbell, H., Rudan, I., Lauc, G., (2010), Common aberrations from the normal human plasmaN-glycan profile. Glycobiology, 20(8), 970-975, DOI: 10.1093/glycob/cwq052.
  • Jia, Z., Cheng, S., Li, Z., Du, X., Huang, F., Jia, X., Kong, P., Liu, Y., Wang, W., Dye, C., (2010), Combining Domestic and Foreign Investment to Expand Tuberculosis Control in China. PLoS Medicine, 7(11), e1000371, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000371.
  • Liu, Y., Zhang, P., Wang, W., Wang, H., Zhang, L., Wu, W., Guo, X., (2010), The characteristics of dyslipidemia patients with different durations in Beijing: a cross-sectional study. Lipids in Health and Disease, 9(2010), Aritcle 115,, DOI: 10.1186/1476-511X-9-115.
  • Lauc, G., Essafi, A., Huffman, JE., Hayward, C., Knezevic, A., Kattla, JJ., Polasek, O., Gornik, O., Vitart, V., Abrahams, JL., Pucic, M., Novokmet, M., Redzic, I., Campbell, S., Wild, SH., Borovecki, F., Wang, W., Kolcic, I., Zgaga, L., Gyllensten, U., Wilson, JF., Wright, AF., Hastie, ND., Campbell, H., Rudd, PM., Rudan, I., (2010), Genomics meets glycomics-the first GWAS study of human N-Glycome identifies HNF1? as a master regulator of plasma protein fucosylation. PLoS Genetics, 6(12), e1001256, Open Access, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1001256.
  • Peng, X., Song, S., Sullivan, S., Qiu, J., Wang, W., (2010), Aging, the urban-rural gap and disability trends: 19 years of experience in China - 1987 to 2006. PLoSONE, 5(8), e12129-e12129, U.S., DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0012129.
  • Zheng, S., Song, M., Wu, L., Yang, S., Shen, J., Lu, X., Du, J., Wang, W., (2010), China: Public Health Genomics. Public Health Genomics, 13(5), 269-275, China, DOI: 10.1159/000240969.

Conference Publications

  • Wang, W., (2012), Suboptimal health: a potential preventive instrument for non-communicable disease control and management. Journal of Translational Medicine: Proceedings of the 2012 Sino-American Symposium on Clinical and Translational Medicine (SAS-CTM) , 10(27-29 June 2012), A45, London, United Kingdom, DOI: 10.1186/1479-5876-10-S2-A45.
  • Wang, W., (2012), Suboptimal Health of Obesity and Diabetes: Genomics meets Glycomics., 2, 9.
  • Wang, W., Bittles, A., Sim, M., Roberts, P., (2012), Adapting to life in Asian mega-cities. Proceedings of the International Association of Physiological Anthropology conference 2012, 1-46, Beijing.
  • Wang, W., (2012), The international effort: building the bridge for Translational Medicine: Report of the 1st International Conference of Translational Medicine (ICTM). Clinical and Translational Medicine, 1(June 26-27 2012), 15, DOI: doi:10.1186/2001-1326-1-15.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Hclp46 Regulates U937 Cell Proliferation Via Notch Signaling Pathway.
  • Overexpression Of Human Cap10-like Protein 46 In T-acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia And Acute Myelogenous Leukemia.
  • Association Between Dopaminergic Genes (slc6a3and Drd2) And Stuttering Among Han Chinese..
  • A Clinical Case?control Study On The Association Between Mannose Binding Lectin And Susceptibility To Hiv-1 Infection Among Northern Han Chinese Population.
  • Prevalence Of And Associated Factors For Hepatitis B Immunization And Infection Among Men Who Have Sex With Men In Beijing, China.
  • Suboptimal Health: A New Health Dimension For Translational Medicine.
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