Qian Wang, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pathology


Dr. Wang is a member of the Division of Pediatric Pathology.
Office Location:
Department of Pathology, B254
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children's Hospital Drive
4401 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Contact Information:
Office Telephone: 412-692-3446
Fax: 412-692-6550
Email: wangq7@upmc.edu

Clinical Expertise

My clinical interests include pediatric pathology particularly bone and soft tissue pathology and small blue cell tumors, fine needle aspiration biopsy and the other non-GYN cytology.

Research interests including cancer biomarkers, tumor genesis and tumor metabolism.

Selected Publications

  • Qian Wang, Dhanalaksmi Balakrishnan, Maoxin Wu. Ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration cytology diagnosis of collision tumor in a lymph node: Lymphoma and metastatic adenocarcinoma. Case Reports in Clinical Pathology, Vol. 4, No. 2, June 2017. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/crcp.v4n2p1
  • Qian Wang, Tingqing Guo, Jennifer Portas, Alexandra C. McPherron. A soluble activin receptor type IIB does not improve blood glucose in streptozotocin-treated mice. Int J Biol Sci. 2015 Jan 5;11(2):199-208.
  • Li Wang, Yi Jia, Heather Rogers, Norio Suzuki, Max Gassmann, Qian Wang, Alexandra C. McPherron, Jeffery B.Kopp, Masayuki Yamamoto, Constance Tom Noguchi. Erythropoietin contributes to slow oxidative muscle fiber specification via PGC-1? and AMPK activation. Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 2013 Jul;45(7):1155-64.
  • Irini Manoli, Justin Y. Kwan, Qian Wang, Elisabeth J. Rushing, Maria Tsokos, Andrew E. Arai, Warner M. Burch, Angela Dispenzieri, Alexandra C. McPherron, William A. Gahl. Chronic myopathy due to immunoglobulin light chain amyloidosis. Mol Genet Metab. 2013 Apr;108(4):249-54
  • Qian Wang, Alexandra C. McPherron. Myostatin inhibition induces muscle fibre hypertrophy prior to satellite cell activation. J Physiol. 2012 May 1; 590(Pt 9):2151-65. Alexandra C. McPherron, Tingqing Guo, Qian Wang, Jennifer Portas. Soluble activin receptor typeIIB treatment does not cause fat loss in mice with diet-induced obesity. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2012 Mar;14(3):279-82.