Wei (Peter) Yang, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Biostatistics in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology

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Division of Biostatistics
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
629 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6021
Office: 215-573-7326
Fax: 215-573-4865
Education:
BS (Genetics)
Peking University, Beijing, China, 2001.
Ph.D. (Biostatistics)
State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany, Albany, NY, 2007.
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Selected Publications

Amdur R, Feldman H, Gupta J, Yang W, Kanetsky P, Shlipak M, Rahman M, Lash J, Townsend R, Akinlolu O, Roy-Chaudhury A, Go A, Joffe M, He J, Balakrishnan V, Kimmel P, Kusek J, Raj D: Inflammation and Risk for Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease Findings from the CRIC Study. Clinical Journal of American Society of Nephrology June 2016 Notes: Epub ahead of print. pii: CJN.13121215.

Mills K, Chen J, Yang W, Appel L, Kusek J, Alper A, Delafontaine P, Keane M, Mohler E, Ojo A, Rahman M, Richardo A, Soliman E, Steigerwalt S, Townsend R, He J, for the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study Investigators: Sodium Excretion and the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease. Journal of the American Medical Association 315(20): 2200-2210, May 2016.

He J, Mills KT, Appel LJ, Yang W, Chen J, Lee BT, Rosas SE, Porter A, Makos G, Weir MR, Hamm LL, Kusek JW; Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study Investigators: Urinary Sodium and Potassium Excretion and CKD Progression. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 27(4): 1202-12, Apr 2016.

Deo R, Shou H, Soliman EZ, Yang W, Arkin JM, Zhang X, Townsend RR, Go AS, Shlipak MG, Feldman HI: Electrocardiographic Measures and Prediction of Cardiovascular and Noncardiovascular Death in CKD. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 27(2): 559-69, Feb 2016.

Amdur RL, Mukherjee M, Go A, Barrows IR, Ramezani A, Shoji J, Reilly MP, Gnanaraj J, Deo R, Roas S, Keane M, Master S, Teal V, Soliman EZ, Yang P, Feldman H, Kusek JW, Tracy CM, Raj DS; CRIC Study Investigators: Interleukin-6 is a Risk Factor for Atrial Fibrillation in Chronic Kidney Disease: Findings from the CRIC Study. PLoS One 11(2): e0148189, Feb 2016 Notes: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0148189. eCollection 2016.

Mishra RK, Yang W, Roy J, Anderson AH, Bansal N, Chen J, DeFilippi C, Delafontaine P, Feldman HI, Kallem R, Kusek JW, Lora CM, Rosas SE, Go AS, Shlipak MG; CRIC Study Investigators: Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire Score Is Associated With Incident Heart Failure Hospitalization in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease Without Previously Diagnosed Heart Failure: Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study. Circulation: Heart Failure 8(4): 702-8, Jul 2015.

Guerraty MA, Chai B, Hsu JY, Ojo AO, Gao Y, Yang W, Keane MG, Budoff MJ, Mohler ER 3rd; CRIC Study Investigators: Relation of aortic valve calcium to chronic kidney disease (from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study). The American Journal of Cardiology 115(9): 1281-6, May 2015.

Bansal, N., Hyre Anderson, A., Yang, W., Christenson, R.H., deFilippi, C.R., Deo, R., Dries, D.L., Go, A.S., He, J., Kusek, J.W., Lash, J.P., Raj, D., Rosas, S., Wolf, M., Zhang, X., Shlipak, M.G., Feldman, H.I.: High-Sensitivity Troponin T and N-Terminal Pro-B-Type Natriuretic Peptide (NT-proBNP) and Risk of Incident Heart Failure in Patients with CKD: The Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study. The Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 26(4): 946-56, Apr 2015.

Dobre M, Yang W, Pan Q, Appel L, Bellovich K, Chen J, Feldman H, Fischer MJ, Ham LL, Hostetter T, Jaar BG, Kallem RR, Rosas SE, Scialla JJ, Wolf M, Rahman M; CRIC Study Investigators: Persistent high serum bicarbonate and the risk of heart failure in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD): A report from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) study. Journal of the American Heart Association 4(4): pii: e001599, Apr 2015.

Ricardo AC, Anderson CA, Yang W, Zhang X, Fischer MJ, Dember LM, Fink JC, Frydrych A, Jensvold NG, Lustigova E, Nessel LC, Porter AC, Rahman M, Wright Nunes JA, Daviglus ML, Lash JP; CRIC Study Investigators: Healthy lifestyle and risk of kidney disease progression, atherosclerotic events, and death in CKD: findings from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study. American Journal of Kidney Diseases 65(3): 412-24, Mar 2015.

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Last updated: 09/12/2016
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