A photo of Wenying Zhang, MD, PhD.

Director, Laboratory of Genetics and Genomics (LGG), Division of Human Genetics

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

513-803-7886

My Biography & Research

Clinical Interests

Clinical molecular genetics; whole exome sequencing; molecular genetic diagnosis of hereditary cardiovascular diseases, genetic blood disorders, and other genetic conditions

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Clinical Divisions

Genetics

Research Divisions

Human Genetics

My Education

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.

 

My Publications

Novel p.K374E variant of CPA1 causes misfolding-induced hereditary pancreatitis with autosomal dominant inheritance. Nemeth, BC; Orekhova, A; Zhang, W; Nortman, SA; Thompson, T; Hegyi, P; Abu-El-Haija, M. Gut. 2020; 69:790-792.

ClinGen expert clinical validity curation of 164 hearing loss gene–disease pairs. DiStefano, MT; Hemphill, SE; Oza, AM; Siegert, RK; Grant, AR; Hughes, MY; Cushman, BJ; Azaiez, H; Booth, KT; Chapin, A; et al. Genetics in Medicine. 2019; 21:2239-2247.

The Spectrum of SPTA1-Associated Hereditary Spherocytosis. Chonat, S; Risinger, M; Sakthivel, H; Niss, O; Rothman, JA; Hsieh, L; Chou, ST; Kwiatkowski, JL; Khandros, E; Gorman, MF; et al. Frontiers in Physiology. 2019; 10.

Prevalence of pathogenic and likely pathogenic variants in the RASopathy genes in patients who have had panel testing for cardiomyopathy. Aljeaid, D; Isabel Sanchez, A; Wakefield, E; Chadwell, SE; Moore, N; Prada, CE; Zhang, W. American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A. 2019; 179:608-614.

Hereditary elliptocytosis-associated alpha-spectrin mutation p.L155dup as a modifier of sickle cell disease severity. Risinger, M; Christakopoulos, GE; Schultz, CL; McGann, PT; Zhang, W; Kalfa, TA. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2019; 66:e27531-e27531.