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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
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 Mar 1;
[PubMed ID: 30830041]
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]
Damaschke NA Yang B Bhusari S Avilla M Zhong W Blute ML Jr Huang W Jarrard DF Loss of <i>Igf2</i> Gene Imprinting in Murine Prostate Promotes Widespread Neoplastic Growth. Cancer Res . 2017 Oct 1;77(19):5236-5247
[PubMed ID: 28775169]
Zens TJ Danobeitia JS Chlebeck PJ Zitur LJ Odorico S Brunner K Coonen J Capuano S D'Alessandro AM Matkowskyj K Zhong W Torrealba J Fernandez L Guidelines for the management of a brain death donor in the rhesus macaque: A translational transplant model. PLoS One . 2017;12(9):e0182552
[PubMed ID: 28926566]
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):809-818
[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]