Mong Wang

Associate Professor

Mong Wang

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Physiology

The Graduate School

Education

  • Ph.D., Biochemistry Rutgers, the State Universityo, 1995

  • BS, Chemistry, General National Taiwan Univ, 1986

Awards & Honors

  • Exemplary Teaching Award Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University, 2018

  • Exemplary Teaching Award Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University, 2017

  • Best Abstract award (Senior author) The 10th Annual Winter Eicosanoid Conference, 2008

  • Best Abstract award (Senior author) The 8th Annual Winter Eicosanoid Conference, 2006

  • Young Faculty Travel Award The 7th Annual Winter Eicosanoid Conference, 2005

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • BIOM 8033

    Integrated Systems Biol
  • MEDI 5163

    Mod 4 Gastrointest & Nutrition

Teaching Interests

I have put 30% of my effort in education by being active in educating medical and graduate students. In the classroom, my teaching philosophy is to engage my students in discussions, activities, and high-level thinking so they can apply what they have learned. To facilitate in higher learning, I use interesting learning strategies, including using the examples of daily or life stories to explain the key concepts in physiology, to grab students’ attention. Most of all, I believe that these strategies are effective to make learning physiology fun. I also believe that it's vitally important to stimulate students to think for themselves and to help them to learn problem-solving skills, which they will need them when they practice medicine or pursue an academic career. With quality and thorough instruction, my ultimate goal is to build a strong foundation for students in understanding Physiology and to prepare them for future challenges.

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Hirsutanol A Attenuates Lipopolysaccharide-Mediated Matrix Metalloproteinase 9 Expression and Cytokines Production and Improves Endotoxemia-Induced Acute Sickness Behavior and Acute Lung Injury., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Transcriptional profiling of uterine leiomyoma rats treated by a traditional herb pair, Curcumae rhizoma and Sparganii rhizoma., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Advanced oxidation protein products aggravate cardiac remodeling via cardiomyocyte apoptosis in chronic kidney disease., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Targeting of 12/15-Lipoxygenase in retinal endothelial cells, but not in monocytes/macrophages, attenuates high glucose-induced retinal leukostasis. , 2017
  • Shexiang Baoxin pills promotes angiogenesis in myocardial infarction rats via up-regulation of 20-HETE-mediated endothelial progenitor cells mobilization., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

I have worked in the field of cytochrome P450 (CYP)-derived eicosanoids in cardiovascular diseases, renal diseases, and diabetes for more than 20 years. Throughout these years we have identified new compounds and pathways and elucidated their biological activities and their therapeutically potential for treatment of cardiovascular and diabetes-associated disorders.

Department Service

  • Physiology Course 2012 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Search Committee Member for Chair 2018 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member
  • Departmental Awards Committee 2019

    Role: Committee Member
  • Physiology Chair’s Advisory Committee 2013 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • Physiology Faculty Search Committee 2012 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee 2005 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • MCG Graduate Research Day, Poster Judge Committee 2005 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Graduate Student Ph.D. Thesis Committee 2003 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • MCG Graduate Program 2003 - Present

    Role: Other
  • MCG STAR Program 2003 - Present

    Role: Other

Professional Service

  • International Journal of Biochemistry & Physiology (IJBP) 2018 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • Prostaglandins & Other Lipid Mediators 2014 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
  • VA Research Week, Poster Judge Committee 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Frontiers in Physiology 2012 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • American Journal of Physiology (Heart) 2009 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer