Hong Yang, M.D., Ph.D.

Titles

Member, Brain Research Institute

Faculty, CURE: Digestive Diseases Research Center

Researcher, Physiology

Contact Information

Email
hoyang@ucla.edu
Phone
Fax Number: 310-268-4963
Work Phone Number: 478-3711E41876
478-3711E48487
Address

Work Address:

Laboratory
VAGLAHS, Bldg115
Los Angeles, CA 90095
UNITED STATES
Office
VAGLAHS, Bldg115
11301 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90073
UNITED STATES

Biography

Hong Yang is a physiologist who has served on the UCLA School of Medicine since she joined the Department of Medicine in 1987. She became a full Researcher in 2002 and is a member of Brain Research Institute, Center for Ulcer Research and Education: Digestive Diseases Research Center and Center for Neurovisceral Sciences & Women’s Health. Dr. Yang earned her M.D and Ph.D. in Physiology at Beijing Medical University in China. She was a postdoctoral fellow, an Assistant Researcher and Associate Researcher at the Department of Medicine, UCLA where she worked on Brain-Gut Interactions. Dr. Yang’s research focuses on the medullary mechanism of autonomic disorders in metabolic diseases. She is the principal investigator of NIH and Department of Veterans Affairs funded grants for investigating the medullary mechanism of hypothyroidism-induced autonomic disorders. She is also a reviewer for multiple scientific journals including Am J Physiol (E,G,R), Metabolism and J Physiol, as well as an ad hoc grant reviewer for American Diabetes Association, the Department of Veterans Affairs and NIH/HIDDK.

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