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Liver Center - David Q.-H. Wang, M.D., Ph.D.

David Q.-H. Wang, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Wang has an active research interest in the molecular and genetic mechanisms of cholesterol homeostasis and the pathophysiology of cholesterol-related diseases. His current research focuses on the pathophysiology of cholesterol gallstone disease and genetic analysis of gallstone (Lith) genes, the molecular physiology and genetics of the intestinal cholesterol and fatty acid absorption, the biochemistry of bile formation, and the physical-chemistry of cholesterol crystallization in bile. Also, his research is directed principally at a specific area that appears to be fundamental to understanding nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, insulin resistance, and the metabolic syndrome.


M.D., Ph.D.
Shanghai Second Medical University, China, 1992.

Postdoctoral Training
Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, 1992-1996.

Current Address

Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Edward Doisy Research Center
1100 S. Grand Blvd, Room 205
St. Louis, MO 63104

Contact Information

Office: (314) 977-8737
Fax: (314) 977-9909

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