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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Weixiong Zhong, MD, PhD, earned his medical degree from the Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences in China and completed his residency at UW Hospital and Clinics.



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University Hospital
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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Anatomic Pathology
Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Internship Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences, China
Medical School Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences, China, 1982

Languages Spoken

Cantoness, English, Chinese
Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.
PubMed Articles
Damaschke N Yang B Bhusari S Avilla M Zhong W Blute ML Huang W Jarrard DF . Loss of IGF2 gene imprinting in murine prostate promotes widespread neoplastic growth. Cancer Res. 2017 Aug 3;
[PubMed ID: 28775169]
Olson BM Bradley ES Sawicki T Zhong W Ranheim EA Bloom JE Colluru VT Johnson LE Rekoske BT Eickhoff JC McNeel DG . Safety and Immunological Efficacy of a DNA Vaccine Encoding the Androgen Receptor Ligand-Binding Domain (AR-LBD). Prostate. 2017 May;77(7):812-821
[PubMed ID: 28181678]
Bracamonte-Baran W Florentin J Zhou Y Jankowska-Gan E Haynes WJ Zhong W Brennan TV Dutta P Claas FH van Rood JJ Burlingham WJ . Modification of host dendritic cells by microchimerism-derived extracellular vesicles generates split tolerance. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Jan 31;114(5):1099-1104
[PubMed ID: 28096390]
Djamali A Wilson NA Sadowski EA Zha W Niles D Hafez O Dorn JR Mehner TR Grimm PC Hoffmann FM Zhong W Fain SB Reese SR . Nox2 and Cyclosporine-Induced Renal Hypoxia. Transplantation. 2016 Jun;100(6):1198-210
[PubMed ID: 26950727]
Hafeez BB Meske L Singh A Singh A Zhong W Powers P John M Griep AE Verma AK . Tissue-specific conditional PKCε knockout mice: a model to precisely reveal PKCε functional role in initiation, promotion and progression of cancer. Oncotarget. 2016 May 31;7(22):33069-80
[PubMed ID: 27102301]
Redfield RR Ellis TM Zhong W Scalea JR Zens TJ Mandelbrot D Muth BL Panzer S Samaniego M Kaufman DB Astor BC Djamali A . Current outcomes of chronic active antibody mediated rejection - A large single center retrospective review using the updated BANFF 2013 criteria. Hum Immunol. 2016 Apr;77(4):346-52
[PubMed ID: 26867813]
George J Nihal M Singh CK Zhong W Liu X Ahmad N . Pro-Proliferative Function of Mitochondrial Sirtuin Deacetylase SIRT3 in Human Melanoma. J Invest Dermatol. 2016 Apr;136(4):809-18
[PubMed ID: 26743598]
Kang JY Gao J Shin DH Alvarez C Zhong W Kwon GS . Pharmacokinetics and Renal Toxicity of Monomeric Amphotericin B in Rats after a Multiple Dose Regimen. Pharm Nanotechnol. 2016;4(1):16-23
[PubMed ID: 27774409]
Panzer SE Laskowski J Renner B Kulik L Ljubanovic D Huber KM Zhong W Pickering MC Holers VM Thurman JM . IgM exacerbates glomerular disease progression in complement-induced glomerulopathy. Kidney Int. 2015 Sep;88(3):528-37
[PubMed ID: 25945405]
Reese SR Wilson NA Huang G Redfield RR 3rd Zhong W Djamali A . Calcineurin Inhibitor Minimization With Ixazomib, an Investigational Proteasome Inhibitor, for the Prevention of Antibody Mediated Rejection in a Preclinical Model. Transplantation. 2015 Sep;99(9):1785-95
[PubMed ID: 25919767]
Hafeez BB Fischer JW Singh A Zhong W Mustafa A Meske L Sheikhani MO Verma AK . Plumbagin Inhibits Prostate Carcinogenesis in Intact and Castrated PTEN Knockout Mice via Targeting PKCε, Stat3, and Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition Markers. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2015 May;8(5):375-86
[PubMed ID: 25627799]
Wilking MJ Singh C Nihal M Zhong W Ahmad N . SIRT1 deacetylase is overexpressed in human melanoma and its small molecule inhibition imparts anti-proliferative response via p53 activation. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2014 Dec 1;563:94-100
[PubMed ID: 24751483]
Hafeez BB Mustafa A Fischer JW Singh A Zhong W Shekhani MO Meske L Havighurst T Kim K Verma AK . α-Mangostin: a dietary antioxidant derived from the pericarp of Garcinia mangostana L. inhibits pancreatic tumor growth in xenograft mouse model. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2014 Aug 10;21(5):682-99
[PubMed ID: 24295217]
Singh CK Ndiaye MA Siddiqui IA Nihal M Havighurst T Kim K Zhong W Mukhtar H Ahmad N . Methaneseleninic acid and γ-Tocopherol combination inhibits prostate tumor growth in Vivo in a xenograft mouse model. Oncotarget. 2014 Jun 15;5(11):3651-61
[PubMed ID: 25004451]
Chaiswing L Zhong W Oberley TD . Increasing discordant antioxidant protein levels and enzymatic activities contribute to increasing redox imbalance observed during human prostate cancer progression. Free Radic Biol Med. 2014 Feb;67:342-52
[PubMed ID: 24269899]
Jorgenson TC Zhong W Oberley TD . Redox imbalance and biochemical changes in cancer. Cancer Res. 2013 Oct 15;73(20):6118-23
[PubMed ID: 23878188]
Agarwal G Alfonso-Jaume M Zhong W Chan MR . Quiz Page July 2013: a man with acute kidney injury and cutaneous purpura. Am J Kidney Dis. 2013 Jul;62(1):xxvii-xxx
[PubMed ID: 23773848]
Hafeez BB Zhong W Fischer JW Mustafa A Shi X Meske L Hong H Cai W Havighurst T Kim K Verma AK . Plumbagin, a medicinal plant (Plumbago zeylanica)-derived 1,4-naphthoquinone, inhibits growth and metastasis of human prostate cancer PC-3M-luciferase cells in an orthotopic xenograft mouse model. Mol Oncol. 2013 Jun;7(3):428-39
[PubMed ID: 23273564]
Hafeez BB Zhong W Mustafa A Fischer JW Witkowsky O Verma AK . Plumbagin inhibits prostate cancer development in TRAMP mice via targeting PKCε, Stat3 and neuroendocrine markers. Carcinogenesis. 2012 Dec;33(12):2586-92
[PubMed ID: 22976928]
Chaiswing L Zhong W Liang Y Jones DP Oberley TD . Regulation of prostate cancer cell invasion by modulation of extra- and intracellular redox balance. Free Radic Biol Med. 2012 Jan 15;52(2):452-61
[PubMed ID: 22120495]