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Xia Wang, MD, PhD

Academic Rank: Assistant Member



    • Cancer Epidemiology
    • Individualized Cancer Management
    • Cancer Epidemiology Program

Education & Training

Board Certification:

  • Clinical Genetics


  • Wayne State Univiersity, PhD -
  • Detroit Medical Center, Fellowship - Clinical Medical Genetics
  • Peking Union Medical University, MD -

  • Miller DT, Cortés-Ciriano I, Pillay N, Hirbe AC, Snuderl M, Bui MM, Piculell K, Al-Ibraheemi A, Dickson BC, Hart J, Jones K, Jordan JT, Kim RH, Lindsay D, Nishida Y, Ullrich NJ, Wang X, Park PJ, Flanagan AM. Genomics of MPNST (GeM) Consortium: Rationale and Study Design for Multi-Omic Characterization of NF1-Associated and Sporadic MPNSTs. Genes (Basel). 2020 Apr.11(4). Pubmedid: 32252413. Pmcid: PMC7231181.
  • Wang X, Brzosowicz JP, Park JY. Response to Roberts et al. 2018: cohort ascertainment and methods of analysis impact the association between cancer and genetic predisposition - the tale of breast cancer risk and Lynch syndrome genes MSH6/PMS2. Genet Med. 2019 Sep.21(9):2156-2157. Pubmedid: 30816297.
  • Wang X, Chitale D. HER2 Expression in NF1 Breast Cancer-Response. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2019 Mar.12(3):197-198. Pubmedid: 30792347.
  • Wang X, Kallionpää RA, Gonzales PR, Chitale DA, Tousignant RN, Crowley JP, Chen Z, Yoder SJ, Blakeley JO, Acosta MT, Korf BR, Messiaen LM, Tainsky MA. Germline and Somatic Alterations Are Linked to Increased HER2 Expression in Breast Cancer. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2018 Oct.11(10):655-664. Pubmedid: 30104415. Pmcid: PMC6905494.
  • Wang X, Teer JK, Tousignant RN, Levin AM, Boulware D, Chitale DA, Shaw BM, Chen Z, Zhang Y, Blakeley JO, Acosta MT, Messiaen LM, Korf BR, Tainsky MA. Breast cancer risk and germline genomic profiling of women with neurofibromatosis type 1 who developed breast cancer. Gene Chromosome Canc. 2018 Jan;57(1):19-27. Pubmedid: 28891274.
  • Wang X, Levin AM, Smolinski SE, Vigneau FD, Levin NK, Tainsky MA. Breast cancer and other neoplasms in women with neurofibromatosis type 1: a retrospective review of cases in the Detroit metropolitan area. Am J Med Genet A. 2012 Dec;158A(12):3061-3064. Pubmedid: 22965642. Pmcid: PMC3505236.
  • Wooderchak W, Gedge F, McDonald M, Krautscheid P, Wang X, Malkiewicz J, Bukjiok CJ, Lewis T, Bayrak-Toydemir P. Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia: two distinct ENG deletions in one family. Clin Genet. 2010 Nov;78(5):484-489. Pubmedid: 20412114.
  • Wang X, Jakobs C, Bawle EV. D-2-Hydroxyglutaric aciduria with absence of corpus callosum and neonatal intracranial haemorrhage. J Inherit Metab Dis. 2003;26(1):92-94. Pubmedid: 12872850.
  • Wang X, Hansen SK, Ratts R, Zhou S, Snook AJ, Zehring W. Drosophila TFIIE: purification, cloning, and functional reconstitution. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1997 Jan;94(2):433-438. Pubmedid: 9012800. Pmcid: PMC19529.