Ping Wang, MD, PhD

Department of Radiology, Precision Health Program, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA

Dr. Ping Wang received his Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Medicine (Equivalent to MD in U.S.) from Shanxi Medical University, Taiyuan, China in 1997 following residency training in the First Affiliated Hospital of Shanxi Medical University. Then he pursued doctoral research in Imaging and Nuclear Medicine at the Fudan University, Shanghai, China and was awarded Ph.D in 2005. Following his doctoral work, Dr. Ping Wang received clinical fellow training in Radiology Department of Zhongshan Hospital, Shanghai, China. In 2009, he moved to the United States to pursue postdoctoral research at the Molecular Imaging Laboratory in Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Currently, as an assistant professor and faculty member at the Department of Radiology, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, Dr. Wang’s research interests include: 1) Theranostic molecular imaging for transplanted pancreatic islets and endogenous beta cells for type 1 diabetes treatment; 2) The creation of image-guided stem cell therapies for diabetes, liver dysfunction and cardiovascular diseases. 3) the expansion of new molecular imaging methods monitoring transplanted cells for diabetes, liver diseases and cancer.