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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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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, Guangzhou, China

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PubMed Articles
Mohamed M Smith J Parajuli S Garg N Aziz F Mandelbrot D Djamali A Zhong W Successful management of T-cell mediated rejection in a recent kidney transplant recipient with COVID-19 associated severe acute respiratory syndrome. Transpl Infect Dis . 2021 Mar 29;:e13598
[PubMed ID: 33780103]
Garg S Bartels CM Hansen KE Zhong W Huang Y Semanik MG Smith M Panzer SE High Burden of Premature Arteriosclerosis on Renal Biopsy Results in Incident Lupus Nephritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) . 2021 Mar;73(3):394-401
[PubMed ID: 31909878]
Rolak S Djamali A Mandelbrot DA Muth BL Jorgenson MR Zhong W Liu P Astor BC Parajuli S Outcomes of Delayed Graft Function in Kidney Transplant Recipients Stratified by Histologic Biopsy Findings. Transplant Proc . 2021 Feb 9;
[PubMed ID: 33579551]
Garg S Raval AN Hansen KE Zhong W Huang Y Smith M Panzer SE Bartels CM Renal Arteriosclerosis Strongly Associated Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Lupus Nephritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) . 2021 Jan 9;
[PubMed ID: 33421305]
Reese SR Wilson NA Huang Y Ptak L Degner KR Xiang D Redfield RR Zhong W Panzer SE B Cell Deficiency Attenuates Transplant Glomerulopathy in a Rat Model of Chronic Active Antibody-mediated Rejection. Transplantation . 2020 Nov 9;
[PubMed ID: 33273321]
Aziz F Jorgenson MR Parajuli S Zhong W Hidalgo LG Djamali A Mandelbrot D Odorico J Sollinger H Astor BC Mohamed MA Polyomavirus and cytomegalovirus infections are risk factors for grafts loss in simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplant. Transpl Infect Dis . 2020 Jun;22(3):e13272
[PubMed ID: 32112710]
Chu YH Zhong W Rehrauer W Pavelec DM Ong IM Arjang D Patel SS Hu R Clinicopathologic Characterization of Post-Renal Transplantation BK Polyomavirus-Associated Urothelial CarcinomaSingle Institutional Experience. Am J Clin Pathol . 2020 Feb 8;153(3):303-314
[PubMed ID: 31628837]
Sullivan JA Tomita Y Jankowska-Gan E Lema DA Arvedson MP Nair A Bracamonte-Baran W Zhou Y Meyer KK Zhong W Sawant DV Szymczak-Workman AL Zhang Q Workman CJ Hong S Vignali DAA Burlingham WJ Treg-Cell-Derived IL-35-Coated Extracellular Vesicles Promote Infectious Tolerance. Cell Rep . 2020 Jan 28;30(4):1039-1051.e5
[PubMed ID: 31995748]
Singh T Astor BC Zhong W Mandelbrot DA Maursetter L Panzer SE The association of acute rejection vs recurrent glomerular disease with graft outcomes after kidney transplantation. Clin Transplant . 2019 Dec;33(12):e13738
[PubMed ID: 31630440]
Parajuli S Aziz F Garg N Panzer SE Joachim E Muth B Mohamed M Blazel J Zhong W Astor BC Mandelbrot DA Djamali A Histopathological characteristics and causes of kidney graft failure in the current era of immunosuppression. World J Transplant . 2019 Oct 28;9(6):123-133
[PubMed ID: 31750089]
Bath NM Ding X Verhoven BM Wilson NA Coons L Sukhwal A Zhong W Redfield Iii RR Autoantibody production significantly decreased with APRIL/BLyS blockade in murine chronic rejection kidney transplant model. PLoS One . 2019;14(10):e0223889
[PubMed ID: 31647850]
Plafkin C Zhong W Singh T ANCA vasculitis presenting with acute interstitial nephritis without glomerular involvement. Clin Nephrol Case Stud . 2019;7:46-50
[PubMed ID: 31346511]
Wilson NA Bath NM Verhoven BM Ding X Boldt BA Sukhwal A Zhong W Panzer SE Redfield RR 3rd APRIL/BLyS Blockade Reduces Donor-specific Antibodies in Allosensitized Mice. Transplantation . 2019 Jul;103(7):1372-1384
[PubMed ID: 30830041]
Parajuli S Joachim E Alagusundaramoorthy S Aziz F Blazel J Garg N Muth B Mohamed M Redfield RR Mandelbrot DA Zhong W Djamali A Donor-Specific Antibodies in the Absence of Rejection Are Not a Risk Factor for Allograft Failure. Kidney Int Rep . 2019 Aug;4(8):1057-1065
[PubMed ID: 31440696]
Panzer SE Joachim E Parajuli S Zhong W Astor BC Djamali A Glomerular C3 Deposition Is an Independent Risk Factor for Allograft Failure in Kidney Transplant Recipients With Transplant Glomerulopathy. Kidney Int Rep . 2019 Apr;4(4):582-593
[PubMed ID: 30993233]
Hardin H Helein H Meyer K Robertson S Zhang R Zhong W Lloyd RV Thyroid cancer stem-like cell exosomes: regulation of EMT via transfer of lncRNAs. Lab Invest . 2018 Sep;98(9):1133-1142
[PubMed ID: 29967342]
Zhong W Weiss HL Jayswal RD Hensley PJ Downes LM St Clair DK Chaiswing L Extracellular redox state shift: A novel approach to target prostate cancer invasion. Free Radic Biol Med . 2018 Mar;117:99-109
[PubMed ID: 29421238]
Panzer SE Wilson NA Verhoven BM Xiang D Rubinstein CD Redfield RR Zhong W Reese SR Complete B Cell Deficiency Reduces Allograft Inflammation and Intragraft Macrophages in a Rat Kidney Transplant Model. Transplantation . 2018 Mar;102(3):396-405
[PubMed ID: 29215459]
Parajuli S Mandelbrot DA Muth B Mohamed M Garg N Aziz F Redfield RR Zhong W Astor BC Djamali A Rituximab and Monitoring Strategies for Late Antibody-Mediated Rejection After Kidney Transplantation. Transplant Direct . 2017 Dec;3(12):e227
[PubMed ID: 29536028]
Singh T Astor B Zhong W Mandelbrot D Djamali A Panzer S Kidney Transplant Recipients With Primary Membranous Glomerulonephritis Have a Higher Risk of Acute Rejection Compared With Other Primary Glomerulonephritides. Transplant Direct . 2017 Nov;3(11):e223
[PubMed ID: 29184911]