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Yanlin Wang, M.D., Ph.D., FASN

Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Nephrology
Academic Office Location:
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
Phone: 860-679-2799


Cell Biology Graduate Program

Immunology Graduate Program

M.D.Weifang Medical UniversityMedicine
M.S.Fudan UniversityMedicine
Ph.D.The University of Texas Medical BranchPharmacology and Toxicology

Post-Graduate Training
PostdoctoralHarvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's HospitalCardiovascular Medicine
ResidencyTufts University/Carney HospitalInternal Medicine
FellowshipBaylor College of MedicineNephrology

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
MERIT Review AwardU.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Young Investigator AwardChinese American Society of Nephrology
America's Top Physicians - NephrologyConsumer's Research Council of America
National Scientist Development AwardAmerican Heart Association
Nephrology Fellowship AwardAMGEN
National Research Service AwardNational Institutes of Health
American Heart Association Trainee Abstract AwardAmerican Heart Association Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences
Jane Welsh Award for Excellence in Cardiovascular ResearchThe University of Texas Graduate School
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Scientific ReportsEditorial BoardMemberExternalInternational2018
Research Strategic Plan CommitteeResearch CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity2018
American Society of NephrologyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationFellowExternalNational2010

Accepting Lab Rotation Students: Summer '19, Fall '19, Spring '20

Journal Articles


Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Targeting Fibrosis for Chronic Kidney DiseaseTalkYale University2019New Haven, CT
Molecular Mechanisms and Therapeutic Targets of FibrosisTalkUniversity of Rochester2017Rochester, NY
Fibrosis as a Therapeutic Target for Chronic Kidney DiseaseTalkUniversity of Minnesota2017Minneapolis, MN
Targeting Fibrosis for the Treatment of Chronic Kidney DiseaseTalkUniversity of New Mexico2017Albuquerque, NM
Targeting Fibrosis for Chronic Kidney DiseaseTalkUniversity of Louisville2017Louisville, KY
Molecular Mechanisms and Therapeutic Targets of FibrosisPlenary LectureNanfang International Forum – Research Advances in Kidney Disease2017Guangzhou, China
Novel Insights and Therapeutic Targets of Renal FibrosisTalkBrown University2016Providence, RI
The Role of Bone Marrow-derived Fibroblasts in Renal FibrosisTalkMount Sinai School of Medicine2015New York, NY