A photo of Wenying Zhang, MD, PhD.

Director, Genetics and Genomics Diagnostic Laboratory, 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

Epilepsy phenotypes associated with MAP1B-related brain malformations. Arya, R; Spaeth, C; Zhang, W. Epileptic Disorders. 2021; 23:392-396.

Congenital dyserythropoietic anemia type I: First report from the Congenital Dyserythropoietic Anemia Registry of North America (CDAR). Niss, O; Lorsbach, RB; Berger, M; Chonat, S; McLemore, M; Buchbinder, D; McCavit, T; Shaffer, LG; Simpson, J; Schwartz, JH; et al. Blood Cells, Molecules, and Diseases. 2021; 87.

VPS4A Mutations in Humans Cause Syndromic Congenital Dyserythropoietic Anemia due to Cytokinesis and Trafficking Defects. Seu, KG; Trump, LR; Emberesh, S; Lorsbach, RB; Johnson, C; Meznarich, J; Underhill, HR; Chou, ST; Sakthivel, H; Nassar, NN; et al. American Journal of Human Genetics. 2020; 107:1149-1156.

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.

Congenital Dyserythropoietic Anemia Type I Due to Biallelic CDAN1 mutations: Report from the Congenital Dyserythropoietic Anemia Registry (CDAR). Niss, O; Lorsbach, RB; Buchbinder, DK; Chonat, S; McLemore, ML; McCavit, T; Schwartz, JH; Meznarich, J; Seu, K; Zhang, W; et al. Blood. 2019; 134:3521-3521.

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.

The novel c.1120A>G (p.K374E) variant of the CPA1 gene cause misfolding-induced hereditary pancreatitis. Németh, B; Orekhova, A; Zhang, W; Nortman, SA; Thomson, T; Hegyi, P; Abu-El-Haija, M. Pancreatology. 2019; 19.

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.