16657-Zhang, Wenjun

Wenjun Zhang, MD, PhD

Assistant Research Professor of Surgery

MS 2009
Indianapolis, IN
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Dr. Wenjun Zhang is a Research Assistant Professor in the Transplant division, Pulmonary Basic Research Group section, at Indiana University School of Medicine. He is a graduate of Beijing Medical University (Beijing University School of Medicine). Dr. Zhang’s specific expertise and research interest are in the key areas of congestive heart failure, and the pathogenesis of critical congenital heart defects (CCHDs). Currently, his research focuses on the core and tissue-specific signaling pathway that is responsible for the fibrotic reaction under the tissue injury condition. Specifically, the pathogenesis of heart, lung, and liver fibrotic disease under influences of Stat3 and TGFß superfamily. Dr. Zhang was awarded the “Showalter Young Investigator Award” (2017-2018).

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Research Professor of Surgery
  • Education
    2005 FEL Postdoctoral Fellowship, Indiana University School of Medicine
    2003 FEL Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Arizona
    1998 MD Beijing Medical University
    1998 PhD Beijing Medical University
    1991 BS Lanzhou University
  • Awards
    Org: Indiana University School of Medicine
    Desc: Showalter Young Investigator Award
    Scope: School
    Date: 2017-08-03

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