A photo of Yun Zu Wang.

YunZu Michele Wang, MD

  • Member, Division of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Immune Deficiency
  • Instructor, UC Department of Pediatrics



I learned about bone marrow transplantation as an undergraduate at the University of California Los Angeles, where I worked in a hematopoietic stem cell lab — and I was hooked! It's amazing how these stem cells can completely recreate the human blood system.

Children are so fun, and I love working with them. They can surprise you each day when you walk into their room. In my practice, I remind myself of what it's like to be a patient, what the patient's and family's goals are and what I can do to help.

In my research, I’m exploring the quantitation of intestinal permeability and how that may correlate with adverse outcomes after a stem cell transplant.

During my free time, I enjoy exploring the outdoors and improving my cooking skills.


Insurance Information

Cincinnati Children's strives to accept a wide variety of health plans. Please contact your health insurance carrier to verify coverage for your specific benefit plan.

View Insurance Information


Hematopoietic stem cell transplant for erythropoietic porphyrias in pediatric patients. Wang, YZ M; Gloude, NJ; Davies, SM; Lucky, AW; Nelson, AS. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2021; 68.

Incidence of thyroid dysfunction in children after HSCT with reduced intensity conditioning (RIC) or myeloablative conditioning (MAC). Wang, YZ M; Howell, JC; Grimley, MS; Lane, A; Davies, SM; Myers, KC. Pediatric Transplantation. 2021; 25.

Ruxolitinib for the treatment of chronic GVHD and overlap syndrome in children and young adults. Wang, YM; Teusink-Cross, A; Elborai, Y; Krupski, MC; Nelson, AS; Grimley, MS; Flannery, A; Mehta, PA; Bleesing, JJ; Chandra, S; et al. Transplantation. 2021.

Irradiation-free RIC HSCT has a tolerable safety profile and is effective therapy for pediatric bone marrow failure syndromes. Wang, YZ M; Anderson, E; Gloude, N; Marion, A; King, C; Leung, W; Schiff, D. Pediatric Transplantation. 2021; 25.

Umbilical Cord Blood and iPSC-Derived Natural Killer Cells Demonstrate Key Differences in Cytotoxic Activity and KIR Profiles. Goldenson, BH; Zhu, H; Wang, YZ M; Heragu, N; Bernareggi, D; Ruiz-Cisneros, A; Bahena, A; Ask, EH; Hoel, HJ; Malmberg, KJ; et al. Frontiers in Immunology. 2020; 11.

High-Dose Methotrexate in Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Predictors of Delayed Clearance and the Effect of Increased Hydration Rate on Methotrexate Clearance. Chen, AR; Wang, YM; Lin, M; Kuo, DJ. Cureus. 2020; 12.

Transcatheter arterial embolization as palliation in metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma. Wang, YZ M; Lyon, J; Yoon, JM. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2019; 66.

Hematologic Manifestations of Nutritional Deficiencies: Early Recognition is Essential to Prevent Serious Complications. Yu, JC; Shliakhtsitsava, K; Wang, YM; Paul, M; Farnaes, L; Wong, V; Kim, J; Thornburg, CD. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. 2019; 41:e182-e185.

MLL rearranged acute lymphoblastic leukaemia presenting as a maxillary sinus mass with a discordant immunophenotypic profile from the bone marrow. Wang, YM; Mo, JQ; Kuo, DJ; Wong, V. BMJ Case Reports. 2019; 12.

Terson Syndrome Before Induction Chemotherapy for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Wang, YM; Nudleman, E; Vinocur, D; Kuo, DJ. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. 2018; 40:141-142.

Patient Ratings and Comments

All patient satisfaction ratings and comments are submitted by actual patients and verified by a leading independent patient satisfaction company, NRC Health. Patient identities are withheld to ensure confidentiality and privacy. Only those providers whose satisfaction surveys are administered through Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center are displayed. Click here to learn more about our survey