Yang Yang, MD, PhD(Cardiovascular Diseases)

Faculty of Life Sciences, Northwest University, 229 Taibai North Road, Xi’an 710069, China

Yang Yang, an associate professor. Prof. Yang now is the vice director of Department of Scientific Research, the Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital of Nanjing University Medical School. In recent years, he has been focusing on the mechanisms of and protective strategies for myocardial ischemia. So far, he has published 61 articles as the first, co-first, or corresponding author in total (The total IF=347), including one published in Circulation (IF=17, first author), one in Progress in Neurobiology (IF=13, corresponding author) and two in Progress in Lipid Research (IF>11, 1 of first author and 1 of corresponding author). Additionally, he has also published 34 articles (IF>5) and his works have been referenced for more than 650 times.

Moreover, he was invited to act as the editorial member of Journal of Pineal Research (IF=9.314), and executive guest editor of Seminars in Cancer Biology (IF: 9.955). He was also invited as the guest reviewer of more than 13 journals including Semin Cancer Biol, J Pineal Res, Neurobiol Dis, Cell Physiol Biochem, Knowl-based Syst, J Physiol Sci, Dis Esophagus, Future Oncol, Int J Exp Pathol, Acta Histochem, Gen Physiol Biophys, etc.

As the first accomplisher of foundations, he has gained the support by grants from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) (Youth Fund, 81500263), the National Postdoctoral Special Foundation (2016T90973), the National Postdoctoral Science Foundation (First-class Fund, 2015M572681), Youth Medical Talents Foundation of Jiangsu (QNRC2016037), High Level Talent Introduction Project in Nanjing (201603), High Level Talent Introduction Project in Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital of Nanjing University Medical School (B1482). Particularly, Yang was awarded a first prize of Buchan Earl scholarship in the National Annual Conference of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery in 2015, he also received an excellent doctorial dissertation award of Shaanxi Province in 2016.