Ting Wang, PhD

  • Scientific Director, Pulmonary and Endothelial Research Core, UA Health Sciences
  • Associate Professor (Tenure Eligible), General Faculty, Department of Internal Medicine, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
  • Associate Professor, Medicine (Non-Tenure Eligible), General Faculty, Department of Medicine, UA College of Medicine – Tucson
  • Associate Professor, Physiological Sciences - GIDP (Non-Tenure Eligible), UA Health Sciences
  • Member, Southwest Environmental Health Science Center, UA College of Pharmacy
Research Interests: 

Cardiopulmonary toxicity of particulate matter air pollution
Lung biology of acute lung injury and asthma
Lung genomics and genetics

Degrees
  • 2010, Postdoc (Pulmonary Biology), University of Chicago
  • 2006, Postdoc (Vascular Biology), University of Chicago
  • 2005, PhD (Pharmaceutical Sciences), University of South Carolina
  • 2001, BS (Biochemistry), Nanjing University, China
Honors and Awards
  • K-Award (2014, 2015) Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research
  • AFMR Scholar Award (2013) American Federation for Medical Research
  • Best Abstract Award (2012) University of Illinois Hospital and Health Science System
  • Parker B Frances Fellowship (2012) PBF Family Foundation
  • Travel Award (2008, 2009, 2011, 2013) Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research
  • DOM Research Day Award (2008) Department of Medicine, University of Chicago
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant Award (2005) University of South Carolina
  • Graduate Student of the Year Award (2005) University of South Carolina
  • Jinshiyuan Scholarship (1998) Nanjing University, China

Select Publications

2018

Bime, C., N. Pouladi, S. Sammani, K. Batai, N. Casanova, T. Zhou, C. L. Kempf, X. Sun, S. M. Camp, T. Wang, et al., "Genome-Wide Association Study in African Americans with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Identifies the Selectin P Ligand Gene as a Risk Factor.", Am J Respir Crit Care Med, vol. 197, issue 11, pp. 1421-1432, 2018 06 01. PMCID: PMC6005557  PMID: 29425463