Yongxiang Wang

Title: Affiliated

Sector: Medicine

Research group: Chengxuan Qiu


Full size portrait of Dr. Yongxiang Wang
Photo: Tao Le.

Yongxiang Wang is working as a physician/clinician in the Department of Neurology in Shandong Provincial Hospital, a university hospital affiliated to Shandong First Medical University, China.

Yongxiang received education in basic medical science and clinical medicine (M.D.) in 2001-2009 in Shandong University. He completed his PhD at University of Nebraska Medical Center in USA in 2014. Yongxiang worked as a visiting researcher in Chengxuan Qiu’s team in 2017.

Yongxiang is the main coordinator in the China-Sweden joint project-the randomized controlled multidomain intervention to delay dementia and disability in rural China (MIND-China study), which is part of the global network of multidomain intervention initiatives (World-Wide FINGERS Network). His research focuses on testing whether multimodal interventions to promote cardiovascular health and to enhance cognitive reserve may help maintain cognitive and physical functioning among older adults

Selected publications

Yi Dong, Yuanjing Li, Keke Liu, Xiaolei Han, Rui Liu, Yifei Ren, Lin Cong, Qinghua Zhang, Tingting Hou, Lin Song, Shi Tang, Lin Shi, Yishan Luo, Grégoria Kalpouzos, Erika J. Laukka, Bengt Winblad, Yongxiang Wang*, Yifeng Du*, Chengxuan Qiu. Anosmia, mild cognitive impairment, and biomarkers of brain aging in older adults. Alzheimers Dement, 2022 Sep 15. (Co-corresponding author)

Yongxiang Wang, Yuanjing Li, Keke Liu, Xiaolei Han, Yi Dong, Xiaojie Wang, Mingqi Wang, Lin Cong, Qinghua Zhang, Shi Tang, Tingting Hou, Cuicui Liu, Lin Song, Xiaojuan Han, Davide L Vetrano, Yifeng Du, Chengxuan Qiu. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, serum cytokines, and dementia among rural-dwelling older adults in China: A population-based study. Eur J Neurol, 2022 May 24.

Xiaolei Han, Chaoqun Wang, Lin Song, Xiaojie Wang, Shi Tang, Tingting Hou, Cuicui Liu, Xiaoyan Liang, Chengxuan Qiu, Yongxiang Wang*, Yifeng Du*. KIBRA regulates amyloid β metabolism by controlling extracellular vesicles secretion. EBioMedicine, 2022 Apr;78:103980.

Yongxiang Wang, Xiaolei Han, Xianda Zhang, Zhonglin Zhang, Lin Cong, Shi Tang, Tingting Hou, Cuicui Liu, Xiaojuan Han, Qinghua Zhang, Jianli Feng, Ling Yin, Lin Song, Yi Dong, Rui Liu, Yuanjing Li, Tiia Ngandu, Miia Kivipelto, Heather Snyder, Maria Carrillo, Jonas Persson, Laura Fratiglioni, Lenore J Launer, Jianping Jia, Yifeng Du*, Chengxuan Qiu*. Health status and risk profiles for brain aging of rural-dwelling older adults: Data from the interdisciplinary baseline assessments in MIND-China. Alzheimers Dement (N Y), 2022 Apr 14;8(1):e12254.

Lin Song#, Shi Tang#, Xiaolei Han, Ziying Jiang, Lingling Dong, Cuicui Liu, Xiaoyan Liang, Qinghua Zhang, Xiaojuan Han, Lin Cong, Jixin Dong, Chengxuan Qiu, Yongxiang Wang*, Yifeng Du*. KIBRA controls exosome secretion via inhibiting the proteasomal degradation of Rab27a. Nat Commun, 2019, Apr 9;10(1):1639. (Co-corresponding author)

Xiaolei Han#, Xiaojie Wang#, Chaoqun Wang, Pin Wang, Xiaodong Han, Mingqing Zhao, Qi Han, Ziying Jiang, Si Chen, Anna-Karin Welmer, Lenore J. Launer, Yongxiang Wang*, Yifeng Du MD*, Chengxuan Qiu. Accelerometer-assessed sedentary behavior among Chinese rural older adults: Patterns and associations with physical function. J Sports Sci. 2022 Sep;40(17):1940-1949. (Co-corresponding author)