Ping Wang, PhD, DABCC, FACB

faculty photo
Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Contact information
Director of Clinical Chemistry
Hospital of University of Pennsylvania
Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce St.
Founders 7.103
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-614-6062
Lab: 215-400-1526 (cell)
BS (Biological Sciences & Biotechnology)
Tsinghua University, China, 2000.
PhD (Molecular & Cellular Pharmacology)
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005.
Permanent link
> Perelman School of Medicine   > Faculty   > Details

Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Wang's clinical expertise includes general Clinical Chemistry, Automation, Point-of-care Testing, Toxicology and Clinical Mass Spectrometry and Molecular Diagnostics.

Description of Other Expertise

Dr. Wang has also worked with industry partners to translate diagnostic tools in development into clinical applications, by way of pre-submission clinical studies and clinical trials.

Description of Research Expertise

Dr. Wang's research interests include improving analytic methods for precision disease diagnosis and prognosis by developing next-generation point of care devices with novel sensors, materials and microfluidics.

Selected Publications

Steven Wang DMD, MD, MPH; Helen Giannakopoulos DDS, MD; Jamie Lowstetter BS; Laura Kaye BS; Catherine Lee BS; Stacey Secreto CCRC; Vanessa Ho; Matthew C Hutcheson MS; John T Farrar MD, PhD, Ping Wang PhD, Geraldine Doyle PhD; Stephen A Cooper DMD, PhD and Elliot V Hersh DMD, MS, PhD: Lack of Methemoglobin Elevations After Topical Applications of Benzocaine Alone or Benzocaine Plus Tetracaine to the Oral Mucosa. Clinical Therapeutics September 2017.

Ying Li, Uvaraj Uddayasankar, Bangshun He, Ping Wang* and Lidong Qin* * equal corresponding authors: Fast, Sensitive and Quantitative Point-of-care Platform for the Assessment of Drugs of Abuse in Urine, Serum and Whole Blood. Analytical Chemistry July 2017.

Wilburn C.R., Bernard D.W., Zieske A.W, Andrieni J., Miller T. and Wang P. : The Prevalence and Role of Hemoglobin Variants in Biometric Screening of a Multiethnic Population: One Large Health System’s experience. American Journal of Clinical Pathology 147(6): 589-95, June 2017.

Li-Ju Wang, Ping Wang, Lei Li: Infectious Disease Diagnostics on Smartphone Optosensing Platforms. Biodefense World Summit, Alexandria, VA June 2017.

Wang, P: What the Clinical Laboratorians Should Do in Response to Extremely Low Hemoglobin A1c Results. Laboratory Medicine Page: In Press, September 2016.

Song Y., Wang Y., Qi W., Li Y., Xuan J., Wang P*., Qin L* *Equal corresponding authors: Integrative volumetric bar-chart chip for rapid and quantitative point-of-care detection of myocardial infarction biomarker. Lab on a Chip 16(15): 2955-62, August 2016.

Cao Z. and Wang P: Have You Stress Tested Your Assay? Practical Laboratory Medicine 5: 21-23, Aug 2016 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.plabm.2016.03.001.

Wilburn C and Wang P: A Retrospective Review of Paraneoplastic Panel Utilization at a Tertiary Care Academic Hospital to Determine Predictors of Diagnostic Yield. The Annual Meeting of American Association of Clinical Chemistry, Philadelphia, PA Jul/Aug 2016 Notes: Accepted abstract.

Wilburn C, Yi X, and Wang P: Development of a Simplified Extraction and High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (HPLC-MS/MS) Method for Plasma Propofol Quantitation. The Annual Meeting of American Association of Clinical Chemistry, Philadelphia, PA Jul/Aug 2016 Notes: Accepted abstract.

Cao Z, Dahal R, Wang P, Petersen J, Okorodudu A: Skin Rash and Microscopic Hematuria in a 10-year-old Caucasian Male. Laboratory Medicine 47(2): 158-62, May 2016 Notes: doi:

back to top
Last updated: 01/16/2018
The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania