Ping Wang, PhD, DABCC, FACB

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

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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.
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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

Ping Wang, Jiarui Lu, Hongzhe Li, Michael J. Bennett, Jeffrey Brandimarto, Michael Morely, Thomas Cappola, J. Eduardo Rame: Acylcarnitine Signatures for Risk Prediction in Chronic Heart Failure. Department of Medicine Research Day, University of Pennsylvania June 2018.

Li-Ju Wang, Nicole Naudé, Yu-Chung Chang, Anne Crivaro, Malek Kamoun, Ping Wang*, and Lei Li* * Equal corresponding authors: A Ultra-low Cost Smartphone Octochannel Spectrometer for Mobile Health Diagnostics. Journal of Biophotonics March 2018.

Wang L, Naudé N, Demissie M, Crivaro A, Kamoun M, Wang P*, Li L* *Equal correspondence authors: Analytical Validation of an Ultra Low-cost Mobile Phone Microplate Reader for Infectious Disease Testing. Clin Chim Acta 482: 21-26, 2018.

Liu Z, Chen R; Li Y; Liu J; Wang P*; Xia X* and Qin L*: Integrated microfluidic chip for efficient isolation and deformability analysis of circulating tumor cells. In review 2018.

Wang P and Kricka LJ: Current and Emerging Trends in Point-of-care Technology and Strategies for Clinical Validation and Implementation. Clin Chem 2018.

Wang P, Panatdasirisuk W, Zhang M, Stoltzfus A, Dion G, Yang S: Wearable Knitted Bands For Sweat Glucose Sensing and Quantitation in Telemedicine. 27th Critical and Point of Care Testing International Symposium 2018.

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.

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Last updated: 05/20/2018
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