Wenzhang Wang, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology
School of Medicine

Dr. Wenzhang Wang received his Ph.D. from Fudan University in China in 2011 and then joined the Department of Pathology at Case Western Reserve University for postdoctoral training. He was promoted to Instructor of Pathology in 2017 and Assistant Professor of Pathology in 2020.

Research Information

Research Projects

Mitochondria are instrumental in maintaining human brain homeostasis, and disturbed mitochondria associate with neuronal dysfunction and related pathology in neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and Parkinson’s disease (PD).  Dr. Wang’s research focuses on mitochondrial abnormalities and related mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis of these diseases.

Current projects include:

  • The role of mitochondrial proteostasis in AD  
  • The apolipoprotein and mitochondrial dysfunction in AD
  • Mitochondrial metal homeostasis in neurodegenerative diseases



Doctor of Philosophy
Fudan University
Medical Genetics