Wang Pingli, M.D., Ph.D.

Department:Respiratory Medicine

Medical School:Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China

Academic Rank:Chief Physician


Clinical / Research Interests

Diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer, pneumonia, chronic pulmonary diseases including asthma and COPD

Immunotherapy of lung cancer

Professional Highlights

State Scientific and Technological Progress Award, Second Prize, 2013

Professional Appointments

Member, American Association of Immunologist, 2014-present

Education Experience

Research Summary


Yang Y, Ding L, *Wang P. Dramatic response to anti-PD-1 therapy in a patient of squamous cell carcinoma of thymus with multiple lung metastases. J Thorac Dis. 2016 Jul;8(7): E535-7. 

Chen ZH, Wu YF, Wang PL, Wu YP, Li ZY, Zhao Y, Zhou JS, Zhu C, Cao C, Mao YY, Xu F, Wang BB, Cormier SA, Ying SM, Li W, Shen HH. Autophagy Is Essential for Ultrafine Particle-Induced Inflammation and Mucus Hyperproduction in Airway Epithelium. Autophagy. 2016 Feb;12(2):297-311. 

Xu X, Chai S, Wang P, Zhang C, Yang Y, Yang Y, Wang K. Aldehyde dehydrogenases and cancer stem cells. Cancer Lett. 2015 Dec 1;369(1):50-7. 

Chen ZH, Wang PL, Shen HH. Asthma research in China: A five-year review. Respirology. 2013 Nov;18 Suppl 3:10-19.

Shen H, Hua W, Wang P, Li W. A new phenotype of asthma: chest tightness as the sole presenting manifestation. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2013 Sep;111(3):226-7.

Wang P, You D, Saravia J, Shen H, Cormier S.Maternal exposure to combustion generated PM inhibits pulmonary Th1 maturation and concomitantly enhances postnatal asthma development in offspring. Part Fibre Toxicol. 2013 Jul 16;10(1):29. 

Zhang G, Wang P, Qiu Z, Qin X, Lin X, Li N, Huang H, Liu H, Hua W, Chen Z, Zhao H, Li W, Shen H. Distant lymph nodes serve as pools of Th1 cells induced by neonatal BCG vaccination for the prevention of asthma in mice. Allergy. 2013 Mar 68(3):330-8. 

Qin XJ, Zhang GS, Zhang X, Qiu ZW, Wang PL, Li YW, Li W, Xie QM, Ke YH, Lee JJ, Shen HH. Protein tyrosine phosphatase SHP2 regulates TGF-β1 production in airway epithelia and asthmatic airway remodeling in mice. Allergy. 2012 Dec;67(12):1547-56. 

Wang P, Zhang G, Qin X, Qiu Z, Li N, Chen Z, Li W, Shen H. Inhibition of allergen-induced airway remodeling by neonatal bacillus Calmette-Guerin vaccination is associated with interferon-gamma-producing T cells but not regulatory T cells in mice. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2011 Aug;107(2):163-70. 

Wang P, Thevenot P, Saravia J, Ahlert T, Cormier S. Radical Containing Particles Activate DCs and Enhance Th17 Inflammation in a Mouse Model of Asthma. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2011 Nov;45(5):977-983. 

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