Dennis Wang, MD, PhD
Acting Instructor

Faculty Information

Education & Training: 
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Irvine
University of California, Irvine
Internal Medicine Residency
Baylor College of MEdicine
Cardiology Fellowship (Research Scholar Pathway)
University of Washington
Mailing Address: 

University of Washington Medical Center

1959 NE Pacific Street

Box 356422

Seattle, WA 98195-6422


Non-Clinical Administrative Support Contact:


For appointments or other clinical matters, please contact the Heart Institute.

Research & Clinical Interests
Research Interests: 

Funding Support

  • AHA Postdoc Fellowship (2018-2020)
  • VA Career Development Award (2023-2028)

Recent Publications and Scholarly Presentations:

Guo XN, Chen CF, Wang DD, Modrek AS, Phan VH, Lee WH, Chen PL. Uncoupling the roles of the SUV3 helicase in maintenance of mitochondrial genome stability and RNA degradation. J. Biol. Chem. November 2011 286:44 38783-38794

Chang LH, Huang HS, Wu PT, Jou IM, Pan MH, Chang WC, Wang DD, Wang JM. Role of macrophage CCAAT/enhancer binding protein delta in the pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis in collagen-induced arthritis mice. PLoS One. September 2012;7(9), e45378

Hsiao YW, Li CF, Chi JY, Tseng JT, Chang Y, Hsu LJ, Lee CH, Chang TH, Wang SM, Wang DD, Cheng HC, Wang JM. CCAAT/enhancer binding protein δ in macrophages contributes to immunosuppression and inhibits phagocytosis in nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Sci Signal. 2013 Jul 16;6(284)

Lin LF, Li CF, Wang WJ, Yang WM, Wang DD, Chang WC, Lee WH, Wang JM. Loss of ZBRK1 contributes to the increase of KAP1 and promotes KAP1-mediated metastasis and invasion in cervical cancer. PLoS One. 2013 Aug 22;8(8)

Wang DD, Guo XN, Modrek AS, Chen CF, Chen PL, Lee WH. Helicase SUV3, polynucleotide phosphorylase, and mitochondrial polyadenylation polymerase form a transient complex to modulate mitochondrial mRNA polyadenylated tail lengths in response to energetic changes. J. Biol. Chem. 2014 289(24): 16727-35