Wandong Zhang

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Wandong Zhang
Adjunct Professor

Room: CMM/NSC/Pathology
Office: 613-993-5988
Work E-mail: wandong.zhang@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca

Wandong Zhang

Biography

M.D. (Southeast University, China), Ph.D. (Molecular Biology & Genetics, University of Guelph)
Adjunct Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Adjunct Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine (CMM Graduate program and Neurosciences Graduate program)
Member, Faculty of Graduate and Post-Doctoral Studies
Senior Research Officer, Institute for Biological Sciences, National Research Council of Canada.

Research Interests

  • Molecular mechanism of the blood-brain barrier (BBB), ABC transporters, BBB modeling, modulation, and pathology.
  • Pathogenesis of neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease and stroke.
  • Molecular mechanisms of inflammation, including the expression and regulation of inflammatory genes and signal transduction pathways in neurodegenerative diseases.
  • Transfusion and neurological diseases.

Key Words:

Blood-brain barrier, brain drug delivery, Alzheimer's disease

Fields of Interest

  • Drug transporters and molecular mechanisms of the blood-brain barrier (BBB)
  • Brain drug delivery technologies
  • Pathogenic mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease
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