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Wang Min Ph.D., University of Wales, UK

Professor of Pathology

Biographical Info

Wang Min, Ph.D., received his B.S. degree in Microbiology from Wuhan University in 1984, his M.S degree in Cell Biology at Shanghai Institute of Cell Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, in 1989, and his Ph.D degree in Genetics at University of Wales, Swansea, U.K., in 1993. He then performed 4-year post-doctoral training in vascular biology and immunology at the Department of Pathology, Yale School of Medicine. He became a Senior Scientist and Project Leader at GeneMedicine, Inc., in 1997 and then an Assistant Professor at University of Rochester, NY, in 1999. In 2003, he was recruited back to Department of Pathology and Vascular Biology Program at Yale School of Medicine, where he was promoted to Professor with Tenure in 2013. Dr. Min is a member of NAVBO, AHA, Yale Stem Cell Center and Yale Cancer Center. Dr. Min is also a Guest Professor at Sun Yat-sen University and an Honorary Professor at Zhejiang University. The goal in Dr. Min's lab is to dissect the signaling pathways, establish mouse models, and define the fundamental mechanisms involved in vascular development, remodeling, and repair related to human diseases such as vascular malformation, ischemia, and stroke. Dr. Min's lab has extensively employed biochemical, cell biological, and mouse genetic approaches to define the critical molecules mediating vascular development, remodeling, and repair. Dr. Min serves on the editorial board of Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, the Chinese Journal of Cell Biology, the Vascular Biology Publications Alert NAVBO (North American Vascular Biology Organization), World Journal of Experimental Medicine, and Frontiers in Physiology. Dr. Min has been the recipient of many awards, including the Irvine H. Page Young Investigator Research Award, the AHA Established Investigator Award, and the JACC Parmley Award.


Education & Training

Ph.D.
University of Wales, Swansea, UK (1993)
Postdoctoral Fellow
Yale University School of Medicine, Pathology and Immunobiology  (1995 - 1997)
Postdoctoral Associate
Yale University School of Medicine, Mol Biophysics & Biochem  (1993 - 1995)

Honors & Recognition

  • Honors, Awards and Activities (selected) • Research Assistantship from the SERC, UK. • NIH training grant T32-AI07019-21. • The Outstanding Individual Award in GeneMedicine, Inc. • Member of US Angiogenesis Foundation delegation for China • Irvine H. Page Young Investigator Research Award. • Established Investigator Award (AHA). • Grants Review: Ad hoc and Charter Member for NIH study section AICS, NIH study section (Tumor Microenvironment-TME), Department of Veterans, Wellcome Trust Foundation, Singapore BMRC-NMRC, China 973 Reviewer Panel (like PPG/Center grants), AHA National reviewer panel, Co-Chair at Vascular Biology and Cellular Hematology special emphasis panel, and Yale internal grant review panels, and etc. • Conference/Meeting Session Chairs/Moderators: Co-Chair at NAVBO Mini-symposium on Angiogenesis, Experimental Biology, San Francisco, CA; Organizing Committee for International Forum for Vitreoretinal Diseases; AHA Scientific Sessions: abstract reviewer and Chair. • Editorial board: Chinese Journal of Cell Biology; the Vascular Biology Publications Alert NAVBO (North American Vascular Biology Organization), World J Exp Med, Frontiers in Phyiology. • 2010-present: Editorial board: Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology (ATVB). 2014- the Parmley Award. Dr. Qin as the first author and Dr. Min as mentor won the Parmley Award in 2014 for the Young Author Achievement Award. 2014.2.25 Host the Nobel Laureate Forum with opening remarks in CMCB-2014, Zhe-Ao Bio Valley, Dalian, China (Speakers: Drs. Thomas C. Sudhof, Aaron Clechanover and Luc Montagnier).

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