Yan Zhang, Ph.D.

Yan Zhang, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 608
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 276-4192

Research Bio

Dr. Yan Zhang's research interests are in clinical applications of mass spectrometry, transitioning of late phase discovery and -omics biomarkers to clinical services, and biomarker discovery for the early diagnosis of disease and prognosis using -omics technologies.

Her administrative interests encompass laboratory management, leadership development, and employee engagement.

Awards & Honors (National)

Domestic Travel Grant from Society for Young Clinical Laboratorians (SYCL) | Van Slyke Foundation 2010

Awards & Honors (Local)

Cyrus P. and Anne R. Barnum Travel Award | Minnesota Medical Foundation | ASMS Conference, University of Minnesota 2007
Cyrus P. and Anne R. Barnum Travel Award | Minnesota Medical Foundation | 5th HUPO Conference, University of Minnesota 2006

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 18 available »

Zhang Y, Sinaiko AR, Nelsestuen GL. "Glycoproteins and glycosylation: apolipoprotein c3 glycoforms by top-down maldi-tof mass spectrometry." Methods in molecular biology.. 2012 909:141-50.
Zhang Y, Landau YE, Miller DT, Marsden D, Berry GT, Kellogg MD. "Recurrent unexplained hyperammonemia in an adolescent with arginase deficiency." Clinical biochemistry. 2012 45(18):1583-6. Epub 2012 Aug 23.
2011 Jun
Zhang Y, Hoover PN, Kellogg MD. "What is your guess? A four-day-old boy with an abnormal metabolic screen." Clinical chemistry. 2011 Jun; 57(6):927-8.
Yan Zhang. "News & Views: Bring on the Biomarkers--It's Time for the "Big Science" Approach". Clinical Chemistry. 2011; 57(6): 928-929. Link
Yan Zhang; Kyle Riding; Mark D. Kellogg. "What Is Your Guess? A Rare Form of a Parasite under the Microscope". Clinical Chemistry. 2011; 57(3): 533-534. Link

Current Appointments

Director, Regional Toxicology Lab - Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (SMD)
Assistant Professor - Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (SMD) - Primary


Fellowship | Harvard Medical School2011
PhD | Biochemistry and Bioinformatics | University of Minnesota2006