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Jiang Wang, MD, PhD

Professor of Clinical

Director of Surgical Pathology Chief of Anatomic Pathology

  • Medical Degree: Henan Medical University, Zhengzhou
  • Doctorate: Henan Medical University, Zhengzhou
  • Residency: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Fellowship: Yale University School of Medicine
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Pathology (Anatomic Pathology) (Certification Date: 07/31/2008) - (Recertification Date: 01/01/2019)

Clinical Interest




Research Interests

Surgical pathology, GI/ Liver pathology, Transplant pathology, Cytopathology

Contact Information
  • UC Health University Hospital
  • 234 Goodman Street
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45219-0533
  • Office (513) 584-7284
  • Fax (513) 584-3892
  • Email
  • UC Institute Member Seal

Peer Reviewed Publications

Kumar, Sudhir; Wang, Jiang; Rani, Richa; Gandhi, Chandrashekhar R 2016. Hepatic Deficiency of Augmenter of Liver Regeneration Exacerbates Alcohol-Induced Liver Injury and Promotes Fibrosis in Mice. PloS one, 11 1, e0147864

Engevik, Melinda A; Engevik, Kristen A; Yacyshyn, Mary Beth; Wang, Jiang; Hassett, Daniel J; Darien, Benjamin; Yacyshyn, Bruce R; Worrell, Roger T 2015. Human Clostridium difficile infection: inhibition of NHE3 and microbiota profile. American journal of physiology. Gastrointestinal and liver physiology, 308 6, G497-509

Engevik, Melinda A; Yacyshyn, Mary Beth; Engevik, Kristen A; Wang, Jiang; Darien, Benjamin; Hassett, Daniel J; Yacyshyn, Bruce R; Worrell, Roger T 2015. Human Clostridium difficile infection: altered mucus production and composition. American journal of physiology. Gastrointestinal and liver physiology, 308 6, G510-24

Gandhi, Chandrashekhar R; Chaillet, J Richard; Nalesnik, Michael A; Kumar, Sudhir; Dangi, Anil; Demetris, A Jake; Ferrell, Robert; Wu, Tong; Divanovic, Senad; Stankeiwicz, Traci; Shaffer, Benjamin; Stolz, Donna B; Harvey, Stephen A K; Wang, Jiang; Starzl, Thomas E 2015. Liver-specific deletion of augmenter of liver regeneration accelerates development of steatohepatitis and hepatocellular carcinoma in mice. Gastroenterology, 148 2, 379-391.e4

Garrison, Jason B; Ge, Chunmin; Che, Lixiao; Pullum, Derek A; Peng, Guang; Khan, Sohaib; Ben-Jonathan, Nira; Wang, Jiang; Du, Chunying 2015. Knockdown of the Inhibitor of Apoptosis BRUCE Sensitizes Resistant Breast Cancer Cells to Chemotherapeutic Agents. Journal of cancer science & therapy, 7 4, 121-126

Quillin, Ralph C; Wilson, Gregory C; Nojima, Hiroyuki; Freeman, Christopher M; Wang, Jiang; Schuster, Rebecca M; Blanchard, John A; Edwards, Michael J; Gandhi, Chandrashekhar R; Gulbins, Erich; Lentsch, Alex B 2015. Inhibition of acidic sphingomyelinase reduces established hepatic fibrosis in mice. Hepatology research : the official journal of the Japan Society of Hepatology, 45 3, 305-14

Wang, Yuan-Liang; Overstreet, Anne-Marie; Chen, Min-Shan; Wang, Jiang; Zhao, Hua-Jun; Ho, Po-Chun; Smith, Molly; Wang, Shao-Chun 2015. Combined inhibition of EGFR and c-ABL suppresses the growth of triple-negative breast cancer growth through inhibition of HOTAIR. Oncotarget, 6 13, 11150-61

Ahmad, Nisar; Adams, Denise M; Wang, Jiang; Prakash, Rajan; Karim, Nagla Abdel 2014. Hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma in a patient with hemochromatosis. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JNCCN, 12 9, 1203-7

Dong, Zhongyun; Meller, Jaroslaw; Succop, Paul; Wang, Jiang; Wikenheiser-Brokamp, Kathryn; Starnes, Sandra; Lu, Shan 2014. Secretory phospholipase A2-IIa upregulates HER/HER2-elicited signaling in lung cancer cells. International journal of oncology, 45 3, 978-84

Fisher, Alexander V; Sutton, Jeffrey M; Wilson, Gregory C; Hanseman, Dennis J; Abbott, Daniel E; Smith, Milton T; Schmulewitz, Nathan; Choe, Kyran A; Wang, Jiang; Sussman, Jeffrey J; Ahmad, Syed A 2014. High readmission rates after surgery for chronic pancreatitis. Surgery, 156 4, 787-94

Lam, Hung-Ming; Ouyang, Bin; Chen, Jing; Ying, Jun; Wang, Jiang; Wu, Chin-Lee; Jia, Li; Medvedovic, Mario; Vessella, Robert L; Ho, Shuk-Mei 2014. Targeting GPR30 with G-1: a new therapeutic target for castration-resistant prostate cancer. Endocrine-related cancer, 21 6, 903-14

Lutz, Eric R; Wu, Annie A; Bigelow, Elaine; Sharma, Rajni; Mo, Guanglan; Soares, Kevin; Solt, Sara; Dorman, Alvin; Wamwea, Anthony; Yager, Allison; Laheru, Daniel; Wolfgang, Christopher L; Wang, Jiang; Hruban, Ralph H; Anders, Robert A; Jaffee, Elizabeth M; Zheng, Lei 2014. Immunotherapy converts nonimmunogenic pancreatic tumors into immunogenic foci of immune regulation. Cancer immunology research, 2 7, 616-31

Namad, Tariq; Wang, Jiang; Tilton, Annemarie; Abdel Karim, Nagla 2014. Bilateral choroidal metastasis from non-small cell lung cancer. Case reports in oncological medicine, 2014 , 858265

Taftaf, Rokana; Starnes, Sandra; Wang, Jiang; Shipley, Ralph; Namad, Tariq; Khaled, Rana; Abdel Karim, Nagla 2014. Benign metastasizing leiomyoma: a rare type of lung metastases-two case reports and review of the literature. Case reports in oncological medicine, 2014 , 842801

Bahassi, El Mustapha; Li, Ya-Qin; Wise-Draper, Trisha M; Deng, Li; Wang, Jiang; Darnell, Colleen N; Wilson, Keith M; Wells, Susanne I; Stambrook, Peter J; Rixe, Olivier 2013. A patient-derived somatic mutation in the epidermal growth factor receptor ligand-binding domain confers increased sensitivity to cetuximab in head and neck cancer. European journal of cancer (Oxford, England : 1990), 49 10, 2345-55

Namad, Tariq; Wang, Jiang; Shipley, Ralph; Abdel Karim, Nagla 2013. Thyroid metastasis from nonsmall cell lung cancer. Case reports in oncological medicine, 2013 , 208213

Shen, Ling; Xiong, Ye; Wang, David Q-H; Howles, Philip; Basford, Joshua E; Wang, Jiang; Xiong, Yu Qing; Hui, David Y; Woods, Stephen C; Liu, Min 2013. Ginsenoside Rb1 reduces fatty liver by activating AMP-activated protein kinase in obese rats. Journal of lipid research, 54 5, 1430-8

Cui J, Germer K, Wu T, Wang J, Luo J, Wang SC, Wang Q, Zhang X 2012. Crosstalk Between HER2 and MED1 Regulates Tamoxifen Resistance of Human Breast Cancer Cells Cancer Res, 2012 Sep 10 , [Epub ahead of print]

Cui, Jiajun; Germer, Katherine; Wu, Tianying; Wang, Jiang; Luo, Jia; Wang, Shao-chun; Wang, Qianben; Zhang, Xiaoting 2012. Cross-talk between HER2 and MED1 regulates tamoxifen resistance of human breast cancer cells. Cancer research, 72 21, 5625-34

Hung-Ming Lam, Suresh Babu, Jiang Wang, Yong Yuan, Ying-Wai Lam, Shuk-Mei Ho, Yuet-Kin Leung 2012. Phosphorylation of human estrogen receptor-beta at serine 105 inhibits breast cancer cell migration and invasion Mol Cell Endocrinal, 358 1, 27-35

Lam, Hung-Ming; Suresh Babu, C V; Wang, Jiang; Yuan, Yong; Lam, Ying-Wai; Ho, Shuk-Mei; Leung, Yuet-Kin 2012. Phosphorylation of human estrogen receptor-beta at serine 105 inhibits breast cancer cell migration and invasion. Molecular and cellular endocrinology, 358 1, 27-35

Liu, Pengyuan; Morrison, Carl; Wang, Liang; Xiong, Donghai; Vedell, Peter; Cui, Peng; Hua, Xing; Ding, Feng; Lu, Yan; James, Michael; Ebben, John D; Xu, Haiming; Adjei, Alex A; Head, Karen; Andrae, Jaime W; Tschannen, Michael R; Jacob, Howard; Pan, Jing; Zhang, Qi; Van den Bergh, Francoise; Xiao, Haijie; Lo, Ken C; Patel, Jigar; Richmond, Todd; Watt, Mary-Anne; Albert, Thomas; Selzer, Rebecca; Anderson, Marshall; Wang, Jiang; Wang, Yian; Starnes, Sandra; Yang, Ping; You, Ming 2012. Identification of somatic mutations in non-small cell lung carcinomas using whole-exome sequencing. Carcinogenesis, 33 7, 1270-6

Pengyuan Liu, Carl Morrison, Liang Wang, Donghai Xiong, Peter Verdell, Peng Cui, Feng Ding, Yan Lu, Karen Head, Jaime W. Andrae, Michael R. Tschannen, Howard Jacob, Jing Pan, Qi Zhang, Francoise Van den Bergh, Haijie Xiao, Ken C. Lo, Jigar Patel, Todd Richmond, Mary-Anne Watt, Thomas Albert, Rebecca Selzer, Marshall Anderson, Jiang Wang, Yian Wang, Sandra Starnes, Ping Yang, Ming You 2012. Identification of somatic mutations in non-small cell lung carcinoma using whole –exome sequencing Carcinogenesis, 33 7, 1270-6

Raza, Ali; Yousaf, Wajeeha; Ahmed, Kashif; Muntel, Emily; Wang, Jiang; Rood, Richard P 2012. Protein-Losing Enteropathy in a Post-partum Female Secondary to Metastatic Melanoma of the Gut: Report of a Case. Journal of gastrointestinal cancer, 43 Suppl 1 , S148-50

Starnes SL, Pathrose P, Wang J, Succop P, Morris JC, Bridges J, Kupert EY, Anderson M 2012. Clinical and Molecular Predictors of Recurrence in Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Ann Thorac Surg, 93 5, 1606-12

Starnes, Sandra L; Pathrose, Peterson; Wang, Jiang; Succop, Paul; Morris, John C; Bridges, James; Kupert, Elena Y; Anderson, Marshall 2012. Clinical and molecular predictors of recurrence in stage I non-small cell lung cancer. The Annals of thoracic surgery, 93 5, 1606-12

Zahedi K, Barone SL, Xu J, Steinbergs N, Schuster R, Lentsch AB, Amlal H, Wang J, Casero RA Jr, Soleimani M 2012. Hepatocyte specific ablation of spermine/spermidine-N1-acetyltransferase (SSAT) gene reduces the severity of CCl4-induced acute liver injury Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol, 303 5, G546-60

Zahedi, Kamyar; Barone, Sharon L; Xu, Jie; Steinbergs, Nora; Schuster, Rebecca; Lentsch, Alex B; Amlal, Hassane; Wang, Jiang; Casero, Robert A; Soleimani, Manoocher 2012. Hepatocyte-specific ablation of spermine/spermidine-N1-acetyltransferase gene reduces the severity of CCl4-induced acute liver injury. American journal of physiology. Gastrointestinal and liver physiology, 303 5, G546-60

Dong, Zhongyun; Liu, Yin; Levin, Linda; Oleksowicz, Leslie; Wang, Jiang; Lu, Shan 2011. Vav3 oncogene is involved in regulation of secretory phospholipase A2-IIa expression in prostate cancer Oncology reports, 25 6, 1511-6

Elena Kupert, Marshall Anderson, Yin Liu, Paul Succop, Linda Levin, Jiang Wang, Kathryn Wikenheiser-brokamp, Pingping Chen, Susan Pinney, Trudy Macdonald, Zhongyun Dong, Sandra Starnes, and Shan Lu 2011. Plasma Secretory Phospholipase A2-IIa as a Potential Biomarker for Lung Cancer BMC Cancer, 11 1, 513

Kupert, Elena; Anderson, Marshall; Liu, Yin; Succop, Paul; Levin, Linda; Wang, Jiang; Wikenheiser-brokamp, Kathryn; Chen, Pingping; Pinney, Susan M; Macdonald, Trudy; Dong, Zhongyun; Starnes, Sandra; Lu, Shan 2011. Plasma secretory phospholipase A2-IIa as a potential biomarker for lung cancer in patients with solitary pulmonary nodules. BMC cancer, 11 , 513

Navaneethan, Udayakumar; Lancaster, Elisha; Venkatesh, Preethi Gk; Wang, Jiang; Neff1, Guy W 2011. Herpes simplex virus hepatitis - it's high time we consider empiric treatment Journal of gastrointestinal and liver diseases : JGLD, 20 1, 93-96

Raza A, Yousaf W, Ahmed K, Muntel E, Wang J, Rood RP 2011. Protein-Losing Enteropathy in a Post-partum Female Secondary to Metastatic Melanoma of the Gut: Report of a Case J Gastrointest Cancer, October 18 , [Epub ahead of print]

Tevar, Amit D; Clarke, Callisia N; Schuster, Rebecca; Wang, Jiang; Edwards, Michael J; Lentsch, Alex B 2011. The Effect of Hepatic Ischemia Reperfusion Injury in a Murine Model of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis J Surg Res, 169, e7-14

Udayakumar Navaneethan, Elisha Lancaster, Jiang Wang, Guy W. Neff 2011. Herpes simplex hepatitis-It’s high time we consider empiric treatment J Gastrointestinal Liver Dis, 20 1, 93-96

Ahmed, Kashif; Sussman, Jeffrey J; Wang, Jiang; Schmulewitz, Nathan 2010. A case of EUS-guided FNA-related pancreatic cancer metastasis to the stomach Gastrointestinal endoscopy, ,

Dong, Zhongyun; Liu, Yin; Scott, Kieran F; Levin, Linda; Gaitonde, Krishnanath; Bracken, R Bruce; Burke, Barbara; Zhai, Qihui Jim; Wang, Jiang; Oleksowicz, Leslie; Lu, Shan 2010. Secretory phospholipase A2-IIa is involved in prostate cancer progression and may potentially serve as a biomarker for prostate cancer Carcinogenesis, 31 11, 1948-55

Dongrong Situ, Hao Long, Peng Lin, Zhihua Zhu, Jiang Wang, Xu Zhang, Zeming Xie, and Tiehua Rong 2010. Expression and prognostic relevance of CD44v6 in stage I non-small cell lung carcinoma J Cancer Res Clin Oncol, 136 8, 1213-9

Hagaman, Jared T; Ferguson, Bryce; Meyer, Cris; Wang, Jiang; McCormack, Francis X; Nath, Amaresh 2010. Endobronchial Carcinoid Tumor in an HIV-infected Patient. Journal of bronchology & interventional pulmonology, 17 2, 174-6

Jared T. Hagaman, Bryce Ferguson, Cris Meyer, Jiang Wang, Francis X. McCormack, Amaresh Nath 2010. Endobronchial Carcinoid Tumor in an HIV-infected Patient J Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology, 17 , 174-176

Tevar, Amit D; Clarke, Calissia; Wang, Jiang; Rudich, Steven M; Woodle, E Steve; Lentsch, Alex B; Edwards, Michael L 2010. Clinical review of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in liver surgery and transplantation Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 210 4, 515-26

K. Ahmed, K. Safdar, N. Kemmer, M. Atiq, J. Wang, G. Neff 2007. Intestinal schistosomiasis following orthotopic liver transplantation: a case report Transplantation Proceedings, 39 , 3502-3504

Dragovich, Tomislav; McCoy, Sheryl; Fenoglio-Preiser, Cecilia M; Wang, Jiang; Benedetti, Jacqueline K; Baker, Amanda F; Hackett, Christopher B; Urba, Susan G; Zaner, Ken S; Blanke, Charles D; Abbruzzese, James L 2006. Phase II trial of erlotinib in gastroesophageal junction and gastric adenocarcinomas: SWOG 0127. Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 24 30, 4922-7

Xu, Meifeng; Wani, Maqsood; Dai, Yan-Shan; Wang, Jiang; Yan, Mei; Ayub, Ahmar; Ashraf, Muhammad 2004. Differentiation of bone marrow stromal cells into the cardiac phenotype requires intercellular communication with myocytes. Circulation, 110 17, 2658-65

Fenoglio-Preiser CM, Wang J, Stemmermann GN, Noffsinger A. 2003. TP53 and gastric carcinoma: A review Hum Mutat, 21 3, 258-270

Clements, Wilson M; Wang, Jiang; Sarnaik, Amod; Kim, On Ja; MacDonald, Jack; Fenoglio-Preiser, Cecilia; Groden, Joanna; Lowy, Andrew M 2002. beta-Catenin mutation is a frequent cause of Wnt pathway activation in gastric cancer Cancer research, 62 12, 3503-6

Shepherd T, Tolbert D, Benedetti J, Macdonald JS, Wiest J, DeVoe G, Jiang Wang, Noffsinger A, Stemmermann GN, Fenoglio-Preiser CM 2000. Alterations in exon 4 of the p53 gene in gastric carcinoma Gastroenterology, 118 6, 1039-44

Jiang Wang, Amy Noffsinger, Grant Stemmermann, and Cecilia Fenoglio-Preiser 1999. Esophageal squamous cell carcinomas arising in patients from a high-risk area of north China lack an association with Epstein-Barr virus Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention, 8, 1111-1114

Kashif Ahmed, Jeffery Sussman, Jiang Wang, Nathan Schmulewitz 12-17-2010. A case of EUS-FNA-related pancreatic cancer metastasis to the stomach Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Epub ahead of print ,

Ghose, Abhimanyu; Morris, John C; Breneman, John C; Essell, James; Wang, Jiang; Benzaquen, Sadia . Medulloblastoma in an Adult With Late Extraneural Metastases to the Mediastinum. Journal of investigative medicine high impact case reports, 2 2, 2324709614532798

Gleich, Lyon L; Wang, Jiang; Gluckman, Jack L; Fenoglio-Preiser, Cecilia M . Microsatellite instability as a predictor of survival in head and neck cancer -- is there a link with colon cancer? ORL, 65 4, 193-8