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.

Dr. Yeang is a GY-4 fellow/postdoctoral fellow in cardiology.


Selected Publications

Wilkinson MJ, Ma GS, Yeang C, Ang L, Strachan M, DeMaria AN, Tsimikas S, Cotter B. The Prevalence of Lipoprotein(a) Measurement and Degree of Elevation Among 2710 Patients With Calcific Aortic Valve Stenosis in an Academic Echocardiography Laboratory Setting. Angiology. 2017 Jan 01; 3319716688415. PMID: 28068801.

Yeang C, Clopton PC, Tsimikas S. Lipoprotein(a)-cholesterol levels estimated by vertical auto profile correlate poorly with Lp(a) mass in hyperlipidemic subjects: Implications for clinical practice interpretation of Lp(a)-mediated risk. J Clin Lipidol. 2016 Nov - Dec; 10(6):1389-1396. PMID: 27919356.

van der Valk FM, Bekkering S, Kroon J, Yeang C, Van den Bossche J, van Buul JD, Ravandi A, Nederveen AJ, Verberne HJ, Scipione C, Nieuwdorp M, Joosten LA, Netea MG, Koschinsky ML, Witztum JL, Tsimikas S, Riksen NP, Stroes ES. Oxidized Phospholipids on Lipoprotein(a) Elicit Arterial Wall Inflammation and an Inflammatory Monocyte Response in Humans. Circulation. 2016 Aug 23; 134(8):611-24. PMID: 27496857.

Yeang C, Wilkinson MJ, Tsimikas S. Lipoprotein(a) and oxidized phospholipids in calcific aortic valve stenosis. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2016 Jul; 31(4):440-50. PMID: 27205885.

Tavori H, Christian D, Minnier J, Plubell D, Shapiro MD, Yeang C, Giunzioni I, Croyal M, Duell PB, Lambert G, Tsimikas S, Fazio S. PCSK9 Association With Lipoprotein(a). Circ Res. 2016 Jun 24; 119(1):29-35. PMID: 27121620.

Yeang C, Tsimikas S. The role of lipoprotein(a) in progression of renal disease: Causality or reverse causality? J Diabetes Complications. 2016 Jul; 30(5):755-7. PMID: 27118508.

Yeang C, Hung MY, Byun YS, Clopton P, Yang X, Witztum JL, Tsimikas S. Effect of therapeutic interventions on oxidized phospholipids on apolipoprotein B100 and lipoprotein(a). J Clin Lipidol. 2016 May-Jun; 10(3):594-603. PMID: 27206947.

Yeang C, Cotter B, Tsimikas S. Experimental Animal Models Evaluating the Causal Role of Lipoprotein(a) in Atherosclerosis and Aortic Stenosis. Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2016 Feb; 30(1):75-85. PMID: 26780907.

Capoulade R, Chan KL, Yeang C, Mathieu P, Bossé Y, Dumesnil JG, Tam JW, Teo KK, Mahmut A, Yang X, Witztum JL, Arsenault BJ, Després JP, Pibarot P, Tsimikas S. Oxidized Phospholipids, Lipoprotein(a), and Progression of Calcific Aortic Valve Stenosis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Sep 15; 66(11):1236-46. PMID: 26361154.

Yeang C, Witztum JL, Tsimikas S. 'LDL-C'?=?LDL-C?+?Lp(a)-C: implications of achieved ultra-low LDL-C levels in the proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 era of potent LDL-C lowering. Curr Opin Lipidol. 2015 Jun; 26(3):169-78. PMID: 25943842.

Yeang C, Tsimikas S. HDL-C, ABCA1-mediated cholesterol efflux, and lipoprotein(a): insights into a potential novel physiologic role of lipoprotein(a). J Lipid Res. 2015 Jul; 56(7):1241-4. PMID: 26014961.

Briley-Saebo K, Yeang C, Witztum JL, Tsimikas S. Imaging of oxidation-specific epitopes with targeted nanoparticles to detect high-risk atherosclerotic lesions: progress and future directions. J Cardiovasc Transl Res. 2014 Nov; 7(8):719-36. PMID: 25297940.

Yeang C, Ding T, Chirico WJ, Jiang XC. Subcellular targeting domains of sphingomyelin synthase 1 and 2. Nutr Metab (Lond). 2011; 8:89. PMID: 22168400.

Yazdanyar A, Yeang C, Jiang XC. Role of phospholipid transfer protein in high-density lipoprotein- mediated reverse cholesterol transport. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2011 Jun; 13(3):242-8. PMID: 21365262.

Gowda S, Yeang C, Wadgaonkar S, Anjum F, Grinkina N, Cutaia M, Jiang XC, Wadgaonkar R. Sphingomyelin synthase 2 (SMS2) deficiency attenuates LPS-induced lung injury. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2011 Mar; 300(3):L430-40. PMID: 21191108.

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

Yeang C, Varshney S, Wang R, Zhang Y, Ye D, Jiang XC. The domain responsible for sphingomyelin synthase (SMS) activity. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2008 Oct; 1781(10):610-7. PMID: 18694848.

Liu R, Iqbal J, Yeang C, Wang DQ, Hussain MM, Jiang XC. Phospholipid transfer protein-deficient mice absorb less cholesterol. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2007 Sep; 27(9):2014-21. PMID: 17641249.