Prof. Yan-Qing Wang

Research Directions
Neurobiology of pain modulation and acupuncture analgesia 
Contact  Information
Address:State Key Laboratory of Medical Neurobiology, Institutes of Brain Science, Fudan University, 138 Yixueyuan Road, Shanghai 200032, China


Dr. Wang Yan-Qing, born in Linyi, Shandong Province, graduated from the State Key Laboratory of Medical Neurobiology, Shanghai Medical University in 1995 with a master's degree and has been working in Fudan University until now. During this period, she received her  Ph.D. degree from Fudan University in 2000, worked as a postdoctoral fellow for Japan Society for Promotion of Science and Chiba Cancer Center in Japan from 2000 to 2002; She was supported by the New Century Talent Program of the Ministry of Education of China in 2004; From 2013 to 2020, she served as the director of the Department of Integrative Medicine and Neurobiology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Fudan University. Granted by National Natual Science Foundation of China, National Key R&D Program of China etc., She has been engaged in the study of chronic pain and acupuncture analgesia mechanism, and published their study in Science Signaling, Neuron, Anesthesiology etc.  Dr. Yan-Qing Wang served as a Council member of China Association for Acupuncture and Moxibustion (2017--) and the Vice Chairman of Shanghai Society for Pain Medicine (2020--).   

Enrollment Major

Basic Integrative Medicine and Neurobiology

Selected Publications

1. Hu XM, Yang W, Zhang MT, Du LX, Tian JH, Zhu JY, Chen Y, Hai F, Liu SB, Mao-Ying QL, Chu YX, Wang YQ*, Mi WL*(2021). Glial IL-33 signaling through an ST2-to-CXCL12 pathway in the spinal cord contributes to morphine-induced hyperalgesia and tolerance. Science Signaling. eabe3773

2. Hu XM, Yang W, Du LX, Cui WQ, Mi WL, Mao-Ying QL, Chu YX, Wang YQ*(2019). Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A Signaling Promotes Spinal Central Sensitization and Pain-related Behaviors in Female Rats with Bone Cancer. Anesthesiology. 131(5):1125-1147

3. Cui WQ, Sun WS, Xu F, Hu XM, Yang W, Zhou Y, Du LX, Zhang WW, Mao-Ying QL, Mi WL, Chu YX*, Wang YQ*(2019). Spinal Serotonin 1A Receptor Contributes to the Analgesia of Acupoint Catgut Embedding by Inhibiting Phosphorylation of the N-Methyl-d-Aspartate Receptor GluN1 Subunit in Complete Freund's Adjuvant-Induced Inflammatory Pain in Rats. J Pain. 20(1):16.e1-16.e16

4. Zhang Y, Liu S, Zhang YQ, Goulding M, Wang YQ*, Ma Q*(2018). Timing Mechanisms Underlying Gate Control by Feedforward Inhibition. Neuron. 99(5):941-955.e4(Co-CA) 

5. Liu S, Mi WL, Li Q, Zhang MT, Han P, Hu S, Mao-Ying QL, Wang YQ*(2015). Spinal IL-33/ST2 Signaling Contributes to Neuropathic Pain via Neuronal CaMKII-CREB and Astroglial JAK2-STAT3 Cascades in Mice. Anesthesiology. 123(5):1154-69 

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