Dr. Guang Yang

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, California, USA

Resident Physician

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2006 P.hD., Genetics, Forensic pathology, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China

1999 M.Sc., Hebei United University, Tangshan, Hebei, China

Research Fields

Forensic Medicine

Human Genetics

Publications (selected)

  1. Shen CM, Wang HD, Liu WJ, Fan SL, Yang G, et al. Allelic polymorphic investigation of 21 autosomal short tandem repeat loci in Chinese Bai ethnic group. Leg Med (Tokyo), 2013:15(2):109-13.
  2. Sun Z, Ling M, Chang Y, Huo Y, Yang G, et al. Single-nucleotide gene polymorphisms involving cell death pathways: a study of Chinese patients with lumbar disc herniation. Connect Tissue Res, 2013: 54(1):55-61.
  3. Wang HD, Shen CM, Liu WJ, Zhang YD, Yang G, et al. Allelic frequency distributions of 21 noncombined DNA index system STR loci in a Russian ethnic minority group from Inner Mongolia,China. J Zhejiang Univ Sci B. 2013 :14(6):533-540.
  4. Yuan GL, Shen CM, Wang HD, Liu WJ, Yang G, et al. Genetic data provided by 21 autosomal STR loci from Chinese Tujia ethnic group. Mol Biol Rep. 2012: 39(12):10265-71.
  5. Wang HD, Zhu BF, Shen CM, Yuan GL, Yang G, et al. Genetic polymorphism analysis of killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptor genes in the Chinese Uygur population. Mol Biol Rep. 2012: 39(3):3017-28.
  6. Wang HD, Zhang FX, Shen CM, Wu YM, Lv YG, Xie ST, Yang G, et al. The distribution of genetic diversity of KIR genes in the Chinese Mongolian population. Hum Immunol, 2012:73(10):1031-8.
  7. Zhu BF, Shen CM, Wang HD, Yang G, et al. Genetic diversities of 21 non-CODIS autosomal STRs of a Chinese Tibetan ethnic minority group in Lhasa. Int J Legal Med, 2011:125(4):581-5
  8. Yang G, et al. Novel Mechanisms of Endothelial Dysfunction in Diabetes. J Cardiovasc Dis Res., 2010: 1(2):59-63 (Invited Review).
  9. Zhu B, Shen C, Hongdan W, Gong Z, Zhu J, Yang G, et al. High-resolution allelic and haplotypic diversity of HLA-A, -B and -DRB1 loci of Chinese Uigur ethnic minority group. PLoS ONE, 2010:4;5(11):e13458.
  10. Yang G, et al. The Dual Role of TNF-alpha in Pulmonary Edema. J Cardiovasc Dis Res., 2010:1(1): 29-36 (Invited Review).
  11. Zhu BF, Yang G, et al. Killer Cell Immunoglobulin-like Receptor Gene Diversity in the Tibetan ethnic minority group of China. Hum Immunol, 2010:71(11):1116-23.
  12. Yang G, et al. HLA-B 15 Subtypes Distribution in Han Population in Beijing, China, as Compared with Those of Other Populations. Int J Immunogenet, 2010: 37(3):205-12.
  13. Zhu BF, Yang G, et al. HLA-A, B Alleles and Haplotypes Distribution in Yi Ethnic minority of Yunnan, China: relationship to other populations. J Zhejiang Univ Sci B, 2010, 11(2):127-35 (Yang G as the first coauthor).
  14. Zhu BF, Yang G, et al. Population genetic analysis of 15 autosomal STRs loci in Russian population of northeastern Inner Mongolia, China. Mol Biol Rep, 2010: 37(8):3889-95 (Yang G as the first coauthor).
  15. Shen CM, Zhu BF, Ye SH, Liu ML, Yang G, et al. Allelic Diversity and Haplotype Structure of HLA Loci in Chinese Han Population Living in Guanzhong Region of Shaanxi Province. Hum Immunol, 2010: 71(6):627-33.
  16. Yang G, et al. HLA-A, -B and -DRB1 polymorphism defined by Sequence-Based Typing of the Han population in northern China. Tissue Antigens, 2006:67(2):146-152.
  17. Yang G, et al. Polymorphism study on nine STRs loci of Han ethnic group in Hanzhong Region (West of China). J Forensic Sci, 2005:50(2):201-202.
  18. Yang G, et al. Distribution of HLA-B27 subtypes frequencies in healthy Chinese. Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinicae, 2006; 28(2): 240-243.
  19. Deng YJ, Yang G, et al. HLA-A, B, DRB1 gene polymorphism of Beijing population was studied by high-resolution polymerase chain reaction sequence-based typing. Chinese J Med Genet, 2006:23(1):103-6.
  20. Zhu BF, Wang ZY, Yang CH, Li XS, Zhu J, Yang G, et al. Y-chromosomal STR haplotype in Chinese Uigur ethnic group. Intl J Legal Med, 2005:119(5):306-9.
  21. Deng YJ, Li YZ, Yu XG, Li L, Wu DY, Zhou J, Man TY, Yang G, et al. Preliminary DNA Identification for the Tsunami Victims in Thailand. Genomics Proteomics Bioinformatics, 2005:3(3):143-157.
  22. Zhu B, Shen C, Gong Z, Zhu J, Yang G, et al. Population genetics for Y-STRs haplotypes of Chinese Ewenki ethnic minority group. J Forensic Sci, 2005:50(4):969-71.
  23. Yang G, et al. Application of Oto-Endoscope Computer Imaging Systems in the Evaluation of Tympanic Membrane Perforation. Chinese J Forensic Med, 2004:19 (2): 84-88.
  24. Yang G, et al. Forensic Study of Scald-Caused Tympanic Membrane Perforation. J Audiol Speech Pathol, 2004:12 (2):114.
  25. Yang G, et al. HLA-A and –B PCR-SBT Genotyping in Chinese Han Population of Northern China. Chinese J Forensic Med, 2006:21 (03): 166-168.

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