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Professor, Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School; Director, Burn Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School; Director, International Center for Automotive Medicine
Dr. Wang is Director of the University of Michigan Program for Injury Research and Education (UMPIRE) as well as Director of Research for Acute Care Surgery. Dr. Wang has been continuously funded by the NIH since 1990 and currently holds funding from three institutes from the NIH as well as funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation. Active areas of research investigation include: 1) immunologic responses following burn injury, 2) gene therapy modulation of immune responses to infection, 3) mechanisms of lung injury following trauma and 4) mechanisms of motor vehicle crash injury. Dr. Wang is also director of a training program that educates automotive engineers in the treatment and prevention of blunt trauma injury.
Dr. Wang is also the principal investigator of a congressionally funded grant to educate law enforcement, rescue, EMS medical and nursing professionals regarding the optimal care of motor vehicle crash victims.
Find out more about Dr. Wang's research on Michigan Experts.