About Us

Meet the PI

Zhao Wang
Zhao Wang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine (Cardiology)

Education

1994-1998
Fudan University, School of Life Science, Shanghai, China
B.S., Biochemistry

1998-2001
Fudan University, State key Laboratory of Genetic Engineering, Institute of Genetics, School of Life Science, Shanghai, China
M.S., Human Molecular Genetics

2002-2008
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
Ph.D., Cell Biology
Advisor: Philipp E. Scherer, Ph.D.

Post-Graduate Training

2008-2013
Postdoctoral fellow
UT Southwestern, Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine
Advisor: Joseph A. Hill, M.D., Ph.D.

Academic Appointment

2014-2015
Instructor, Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern

2015-present
Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern

Honors and Awards

2006
Conference assistant, Keystone symposia, Vancouver, Canada

2013
Finalist, the Louis N. and Arnold M. Katz Basic Science Research Prize for Young Investigators,
American Heart Association

2014
Finalist, the Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Research at UT Southwestern

Professional Memberships

2008-2011
Member, American Diabetes Association

2009-present
Member, American Heart Association

2015-present
Member, American Diabetes Association