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Hong Wang


Wang H, Liu L, Lin JZ, Aprahamian TR, Farmer SR. Browning of white adipose tissue with roscovitine induces a distinct population of UCP1+ adipocytes. Cell Metabolism. 2016;24(6):835–847.

Pino E, Wang H, McDonald ME, Qiang L, Farmer SR. Roles for peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ (PPARγ) and PPARγ coactivators 1α and 1β in regulating response of white and brown adipocytes to hypoxia. J Biol Chem. 2012;287(22):18351¬–18358.

Karki S, Chakrabarti P, Huang G, Wang H, Farmer SR, Kandror KV. The multi-level action of fatty acids on adiponectin production by fat cells. PLoS One. 2011;6(11):e28146.

Hong Wang, Ph.D.

Hong Wang is a research scientist in the Metabolism Program of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard under the direction of Vamsi Mootha. Her work in this program leverages her strengths in mouse genetics and biology, allowing her to contribute to very important new studies in mitochondrial and metabolic diseases.

Wang joined the Broad Institute in June 2018 after 13 years as a postdoctoral researcher and research scientist in the Department of Biochemistry at Boston University. Her medical residency was conducted at the First Affiliated Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, China.

Hong Wang received her M.D. at China Medical University and her Ph.D. degree in molecular medicine at Gunma University, Maebashi, Japan.

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February 2019