Faculty Profile

Wei Wang, PhD


Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Associate Mathematician, Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Departments of Medicine and Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital

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Address

221 Longwood Avenue, Room 488
Boston, MA 02115
USA

Phone 617 525 6708
Fax 617 732 4015

Email wwang4@partners.org

Research Unit(s)

Analytic and Modeling Unit, Division of Sleep Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Research Interests

Dr Wang's current research focuses on building statistical models to analyze data in sleep research. She is currently working on:

(1) building models to study the effects of different patterns of light exposure on observed circadian rhythms
(2) building models to study the effects of circadian rhythm, sleep and other factors on performance and alertness
(3) constructing an integrated database for the Division of Sleep Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital

Trainees

Roman Torgovitsky, PhD student 2006-2008

Selected Publications

Duffy JF, Willson HJ, Wang W, Czeisler CA. Healthy older adults better tolerate sleep deprivation than young adults.
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009 Jul;57(7):1245-51. Epub 2009 Apr 30. [PMID: 19460089]

Lee JH, Wang W, Silva EJ, Chang AM, Scheuermaier KD, Cain SW, Duffy JF. Neurobehavioral performance in young adults living on a 28-h day for 6 weeks.
Sleep. 2009 Jul 1;32(7):905-13. [PMID: 19639753]

O'Donnell D, Silva EJ, M√ľnch M, Ronda JM, Wang W, Duffy JF. Comparison of subjective and objective assessments of sleep in healthy older subjects without sleep complaints. J Sleep Res. 2009 Jun;18(2):254-63. [PMID: 19645969]

Duffy JF, Wilson HJ, Wang W, Czeisler, CA. Healthy Older Adults Better Tolerate Sleep Deprivation Than Young Adults.
Journal of American Geriatrics Society 2009 Apr 30. [PMID: 19460089].

Wang W, Wang JL, Wang Q. Proportional Hazards Regression with Unknown Link Function.
IMS Lehmann Lecture Notes. 2009(0):45-64.

Orfeu M. Buxton, Keith Malarick, Wei Wang, Teresa Seeman.  Measuring HbA1c in epidemiological studies: a comparison of dried blood spot methods across varied post-collection conditions with HPLC.
Clinical Chemistry, 2009 Mar 19 [PMID: 19299546].

Winkelman JW, Buxton, OM, Jensen, JE, Benson KL, O'Connor SP, Wang W, Renshaw PF. Reduced Brain GABA in Primary Insomnia: Preliminary Data from 4T Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (1H-MRS).
Sleep. 2008 Nov 1;31(11):1499-506. [PMID: 19014069].

Keedy V, Wang W, Shiller J, Chada S, Slovis, B, Coffee K, Worrell J, Thet LA, Johnson D, Carbone, D. Phase I Study of Adenovirus p53 Administered by Bronchoalveolar Lavage in Patients with Bronchioloalveolar Cell Lung Carcinoma (BAC): ECOG 6597.
Journal of Clinical Oncology 2008 Sep 1; 26(25):4166-4171. [PMID: 18757331].

Negin B, Panka D, Wang W, Siddiqui M, Tawa N, Mullen J, Tahan S, Mandato L, Polivy A,  Mier J, M.D. and Atkins M. Effect of Melanoma on Immune Function of the Local Lymph Node Basin.
Clinical Cancer Research 2008; 14(3):654-659. [PMID: 18245524].

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