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Yanqiao Zhang, M.D.

Yanqiao Zhang, M.D.

Phone: 330.325.6693
Email: yzhang@neomed.edu

Room: F-234

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Academic Title(s)

Professor of Integrative Medical Sciences


Dr. Yanqiao Zhang is a full Professor in the Department of Integrative Medical Sciences. He received his MD degree and MS degree from Wuhan University School of Medicine. Dr. Zhang did his postdoctoral trainings in West Virginia University and University of California at Los Angeles. He joined NEOMED as Assistant Professor in 2008. Dr. Zhang has received numerous awards and honors, such as Postdoctoral Fellowship award, Scientist Development award, and Beginning Grant-in-Award from American Heart Association (AHA), George J. Popjak Scholar Award on Atherosclerosis (UCLA), Junior Faculty Award (NEOMED), Fellow of AHA, and Outstanding Research Award (NEOMED). He has published papers in PNAS, Genes and Development, Nature Communications, Hepatology, etc. Dr. Zhang’s research is currently supported by NIH R01s.

Area of Expertise/Research Interests

Dr. Zhang’s research focuses on understanding the pathogenesis of diseases associated with dysregulation of lipid, bile acid and/or glucose metabolism, such as fatty liver diseases, diabetes, obesity and atherosclerosis, in hoping for identifying novel therapeutic targets or approaches for treatment of these common metabolic disorders.


  • Molecules to Cells (Biological Chemistry)
  • Cell Signaling
  • Molecular Cloning and Genetic Engineering

Academic & Professional Activities

  • Standing member, NIH Hepatobiliary Pathophysiology (HBPP) Study Section (2015-2019)
  • Editorial Board, Hepatology (2016 – )
  • Academic Editor, Scientific Report (2015 – )
  • Academic Editor, PLoS One (2013 – )
  • Program Committee, AHA Scientific Sessions Meeting (2013 – 2015)


  • AHA Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
  • AHA Scientist Development Award
  • AHA Beginning Grant-in-Aid award
  • George J. Popjak Scholar Award on Atherosclerosis (UCLA)
  • Outstanding Research Award (NEOMED)


  • Editorial Board, Hepatology, 2016 –
  • Academic Editor, Scientific Reports, 2015 –
  • Academic Editor, PLoS One, 2013 –
  • Standing member, NIH HBPP Study Section, 2015-2019
  • Standing member, AHA Lipid and Lipoprotein Study Section, 2010-2014


  • Loyola University, Chicago, IL. November 2017
  • Southeast Lipid Research Conference, Lexington, Kentucky. November 2017
  • FASEB – Molecular, Physiological and Therapeutic Studies of Intestinal Lipid Transport and Metabolism. Snowmass, Colorado. July 2017
  • NYU Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, New York. June 2017
  • The 4th Annual Conference of the Prevention and Control of Cardiovascular, Wuhan, China. April, 2017



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