Wenying Zhang, MD, PhD

Clinical Director, Heart Institute Diagnostic Laboratory

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Clinical molecular genetics; molecular genetic diagnosis of heritable cardiovascular disease; molecular diagnosis of viral infection of the heart

MD, MS: Peking University Health Science Center, Beijing, China.

PhD: Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.

Fellowship: Clinical Molecular Genetics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.

Certification: American Board of Medical Genetics in Clinical Molecular Genetics,  2011.

Nash D, Arrington CB, Kennedy BJ, Yandell M, Wu W, Zhang W, Ware S, Jorde LB, Gruber PJ, Yost HJ, Bowles NE, Bleyl SB. Shared Segment Analysis and Next-Generation Sequencing Implicates the Retinoic Acid Signaling Pathway in Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return (TAPVR). PLoS One. 2015;10(6):e0131514.

Kamat S, Yeola S, Zhang W, Bianchi L, Driscoll M. NRA-2, a nicalin homolog, regulates neuronal death by controlling surface localization of toxic C. elegans DEG/ENaCs. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2014; 289(17):11916-26.

Sivakuaran TA, Husami A, Kissell D, Zhang W, Keddache M, Black AP, Tinkle BT, Greinwald JH, Zhang K. Performance Evaluation of the Next-Generation Sequencing Approach for Molecular Diagnosis of Hereditary Hearing Loss. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2013; 48 (6):1007-16.

Zhang W, Bianchi L, Lee W, Wang Y, Israel S, Driscoll M. Inter-subunit interactions between mutant DEG/ENaCs induce synthetic neurotoxocity. Cell Death and Differentiation. 2008; 15(11): 1794-803.