Yan Victoria Zhang, Ph.D.

Yan Victoria 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)

Founding Chair, Mass Spectrometry and Separation Sciences Division, AACC 2014 - Present
Chair, Upstate New York Local Section, AACC 2014 - Present
President, North American Chinese Clinical Chemistry Association 2014 - Present
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. 22 available »

2014 Jan 1
Zhang Y, Kwong TC. "Utilization management in toxicology." Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry. 2014 Jan 1; 427:158-66. Epub 2013 Sep 30.
2013 Oct
Yarid NA, Zhang Y. "A case of solid blood." Clinical chemistry. 2013 Oct; 59(10):1537-8.
2013 Jun
Zhang Y, Jones RG, Kwong T. "Blood gas analysis on penile samples." Clinical chemistry. 2013 Jun; 59(6):1001.
2013 Apr
Zhang Y. "Policies for handling residual newborn blood samples for human health research." Clinical chemistry. 2013 Apr; 59(4):716.
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.

Current Appointments

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


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