A photo of Wenying Zhang, MD, PhD.

Clinical Director, Diagnostic Laboratory, Division of Human Genetics

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


My Biography & Research

Clinical Interests

Clinical molecular genetics; whole exome sequencing; molecular genetic diagnosis of heritable cardiovascular diseases and other genetic conditions

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Heart, Genetics, 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

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.

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