Calvin Yeang, MD, PhD

Calvin Yeang

Dr. Yeang is a recent graduate from State University of New York,Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. He received his undergraduate degree from Cornell in 2004, where he studied Biological and Environmental Engineering.

Selected Publications

Gowda, S., C. Yeang, S. Wadgaonkar, F. Anjum, N. Grinkina, M. Cutaia, X. C. Jiang, and R. Wadgaonkar.
Sphingomyelin synthase 2 (SMS2) deficiency attenuates LPS-induced lung injury.. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol
Physiol..2011 Mar; 300(3): 430-440. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 21191108.

Jiang, X.-C., C. Yeang, Z. Li, M. Chakraborty, J. Liu, H. Zhang, and Y. Fan. Sphingomyelin biosynthesis: its impact on lipid metabolism and atherosclerosis.. Clinical Lipidology.2009 Oct; 4(5): 595-609.

Liu, R., J. Iqbal, C. Yeang, D. Q. Wang, M. M. Hussain, and X. C. Jiang. Phospholipid transfer protein-deficient mice absorb less cholesterol.. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol..2007 Sep; 27(9): 2014-2021. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 17641249.

Yazdanyar, A., C. Yeang, and X. C. Jiang. Role of Phospholipid Transfer Protein in High-Density Lipoprotein-
Mediated Reverse Cholesterol Transport.. Curr Atheroscler Rep.2011 Jun; 13(3): 242-248. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 21365262.

Yeang, C., S. Qin, K. Chen, D. Q. Wang, and X. C. Jiang. Diet-induced lipid accumulation in phospholipid transfer protein-deficient mice: its atherogenicity and potential mechanism.. J Lipid Res.2010 Oct; 51(10): 2993-3002. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 20543142.

Yeang, C., S. Varshney, R. Wang, Y. Zhang, D. Ye, and X. C. Jiang. The domain responsible for sphingomyelin synthase (SMS) activity.. Biochim Biophys Acta.2008 Oct; 681(10): 610-617. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 18694848.