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Yang Wang MD

Yang Wang MD

Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Radiology
Division: Research

Member of the Cancer Center

I am willing to mentor a junior faculty member.


  • Cerebral blood flow in acute concussion: preliminary ASL findings from the NCAA-DoD CARE consortium. (Wang Y, Nencka AS, Meier TB, Guskiewicz K, Mihalik JP, Alison Brooks M, Saykin AJ, Koch KM, Wu YC, Nelson LD, McAllister TW, Broglio SP, McCrea MA) Brain Imaging Behav 2018 Aug 29 PMID: 30159767 08/31/2018    
  • Multiband multi-echo simultaneous ASL/BOLD for task-induced functional MRI. (Cohen AD, Nencka AS, Wang Y) PLoS One 2018;13(2):e0190427 PMID: 29389985 PMCID: PMC5794066 02/02/2018    
  • Stability of MRI metrics in the advanced research core of the NCAA-DoD concussion assessment, research and education (CARE) consortium. (Nencka AS, Meier TB, Wang Y, Muftuler LT, Wu YC, Saykin AJ, Harezlak J, Brooks MA, Giza CC, Difiori J, Guskiewicz KM, Mihalik JP, LaConte SM, Duma SM, Broglio S, McAllister T, McCrea MA, Koch KM) Brain Imaging Behav 2018 Aug;12(4):1121-1140 PMID: 29064019 10/25/2017       5 Citations
  • Brain explorer for connectomic analysis. (Li H, Fang S, Contreras JA, West JD, Risacher SL, Wang Y, Sporns O, Saykin AJ, Goñi J, Shen L, Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative) Brain Inform 2017 Dec;4(4):253-269 PMID: 28836134 PMCID: PMC5709282 08/25/2017    
  • Pseudo-Bootstrap Network Analysis-an Application in Functional Connectivity Fingerprinting. (Cheng H, Li A, Koenigsberger AA, Huang C, Wang Y, Sheng J, Newman SD) Front Hum Neurosci 2017;11:351 PMID: 28751860 PMCID: PMC5507998 07/29/2017    
  • Functional connectivity density mapping: comparing multiband and conventional EPI protocols. (Cohen AD, Tomasi D, Shokri-Kojori E, Nencka AS, Wang Y) Brain Imaging Behav 2018 Jun;12(3):848-859 PMID: 28676985 07/06/2017       2 Citations
  • Detecting social-cognitive deficits after traumatic brain injury: An ALE meta-analysis of fMRI studies. (Xiao H, Jacobsen A, Chen Z, Wang Y) Brain Inj 2017;31(10):1331-1339 PMID: 28627941 06/20/2017       1 Citations
  • Multiband multi-echo imaging of simultaneous oxygenation and flow timeseries for resting state connectivity. (Cohen AD, Nencka AS, Lebel RM, Wang Y) PLoS One 2017;12(3):e0169253 PMID: 28253268 PMCID: PMC5333818 03/03/2017       5 Citations
  • Intrinsic inter-network brain dysfunction correlates with symptom dimensions in late-life depression. (Li W, Wang Y, Ward BD, Antuono PG, Li SJ, Goveas JS) J Psychiatr Res 2017 04;87:71-80 PMID: 28017917 PMCID: PMC5336398 12/27/2016       10 Citations
  • New Probabilistic Multi-Graph Decomposition Model to Identify Consistent Human Brain Network Modules. (Luo D, Huo Z, Wang Y, Saykin AJ, Shen L, Huang H) Proc IEEE Int Conf Data Min 2016 Dec;2016:301-310 PMID: 29695947 PMCID: PMC5912920 12/01/2016    
  • Cerebral Perfusion and Gray Matter Changes Associated With Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy. (Nudelman KN, McDonald BC, Wang Y, Smith DJ, West JD, O'Neill DP, Zanville NR, Champion VL, Schneider BP, Saykin AJ) J Clin Oncol 2016 Mar 01;34(7):677-83 PMID: 26527786 PMCID: PMC4822503 11/04/2015       12 Citations
  • Cerebral Blood Flow Alterations in Acute Sport-Related Concussion. (Wang Y, Nelson LD, LaRoche AA, Pfaller AY, Nencka AS, Koch KM, McCrea MA) J Neurotrauma 2016 07 01;33(13):1227-36 PMID: 26414315 PMCID: PMC4931342 09/29/2015       41 Citations
  • Prospective assessment of white matter integrity in adult stem cell transplant recipients. (Correa DD, Wang Y, West JD, Peck KK, Root JC, Baser RE, Thaler HT, Shore TB, Jakubowski A, Saykin AJ, Relkin N) Brain Imaging Behav 2016 06;10(2):486-96 PMID: 26153467 PMCID: PMC4706509 07/15/2015       3 Citations
  • Associations between regional brain physiology and trait impulsivity, motor inhibition, and impaired control over drinking. (Weafer J, Dzemidzic M, Eiler W 2nd, Oberlin BG, Wang Y, Kareken DA) Psychiatry Res 2015 Aug 30;233(2):81-7 PMID: 26065376 PMCID: PMC4536192 06/13/2015       3 Citations
  • Neurobiological mechanisms associated with facial affect recognition deficits after traumatic brain injury. (Neumann D, McDonald BC, West J, Keiski MA, Wang Y) Brain Imaging Behav 2016 06;10(2):569-80 PMID: 26040980 06/05/2015       3 Citations
  • Transcutaneous Vagus Nerve Stimulation Modulates Default Mode Network in Major Depressive Disorder. (Fang J, Rong P, Hong Y, Fan Y, Liu J, Wang H, Zhang G, Chen X, Shi S, Wang L, Liu R, Hwang J, Li Z, Tao J, Wang Y, Zhu B, Kong J) Biol Psychiatry 2016 Feb 15;79(4):266-73 PMID: 25963932 PMCID: PMC4838995 05/13/2015       49 Citations
  • Decreased cerebral blood flow in chronic pediatric mild TBI: an MRI perfusion study. (Wang Y, West JD, Bailey JN, Westfall DR, Xiao H, Arnold TW, Kersey PA, Saykin AJ, McDonald BC) Dev Neuropsychol 2015 Jan;40(1):40-4 PMID: 25649779 PMCID: PMC4386720 02/05/2015       32 Citations
  • The relationship of brain structure to age and executive functioning in adolescent disruptive behavior disorder. (Hummer TA, Wang Y, Kronenberger WG, Dunn DW, Mathews VP) Psychiatry Res 2015 Mar 30;231(3):210-7 PMID: 25533028 12/24/2014       9 Citations
  • Human connectome module pattern detection using a new multi-graph MinMax cut model. (De W, Wang Y, Nie F, Yan J, Cai W, Saykin AJ, Shen L, Huang H) Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 2014;17(Pt 3):313-20 PMID: 25320814 PMCID: PMC4203411 10/17/2014       2 Citations
  • Association of television violence exposure with executive functioning and white matter volume in young adult males. (Hummer TA, Kronenberger WG, Wang Y, Anderson CC, Mathews VP) Brain Cogn 2014 Jul;88:26-34 PMID: 24836970 05/20/2014       6 Citations
  • Altered cerebral blood flow one month after systemic chemotherapy for breast cancer: a prospective study using pulsed arterial spin labeling MRI perfusion. (Nudelman KN, Wang Y, McDonald BC, Conroy SK, Smith DJ, West JD, O'Neill DP, Schneider BP, Saykin AJ) PLoS One 2014;9(5):e96713 PMID: 24816641 PMCID: PMC4016018 05/13/2014       19 Citations
  • Neuroimaging and facial affect processing: implications for traumatic brain injury. (Neumann D, Keiski MA, McDonald BC, Wang Y) Brain Imaging Behav 2014 Sep;8(3):460-73 PMID: 24363220 12/24/2013       6 Citations
  • Cholinergic Enhancement of Brain Activation in Mild Cognitive Impairment during Episodic Memory Encoding. (Risacher SL, Wang Y, Wishart HA, Rabin LA, Flashman LA, McDonald BC, West JD, Santulli RB, Saykin AJ) Front Psychiatry 2013;4:105 PMID: 24062699 PMCID: PMC3775540 09/26/2013    
  • Robust estimation of fractal measures for characterizing the structural complexity of the human brain: optimization and reproducibility. (Goñi J, Sporns O, Cheng H, Aznárez-Sanado M, Wang Y, Josa S, Arrondo G, Mathews VP, Hummer TA, Kronenberger WG, Avena-Koenigsberger A, Saykin AJ, Pastor MA) Neuroimage 2013 Dec;83:646-57 PMID: 23831414 PMCID: PMC3897251 07/09/2013       9 Citations
  • Altered default mode network connectivity in older adults with cognitive complaints and amnestic mild cognitive impairment. (Wang Y, Risacher SL, West JD, McDonald BC, Magee TR, Farlow MR, Gao S, O'Neill DP, Saykin AJ) J Alzheimers Dis 2013;35(4):751-60 PMID: 23481685 PMCID: PMC3962306 03/14/2013    
  • Family history of alcoholism interacts with alcohol to affect brain regions involved in behavioral inhibition. (Kareken DA, Dzemidzic M, Wetherill L, Eiler W 2nd, Oberlin BG, Harezlak J, Wang Y, O'Connor SJ) Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2013 Jul;228(2):335-45 PMID: 23468100 PMCID: PMC3695053 03/08/2013       22 Citations
  • Emotional response inhibition in bipolar disorder: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study of trait- and state-related abnormalities. (Hummer TA, Hulvershorn LA, Karne HS, Gunn AD, Wang Y, Anand A) Biol Psychiatry 2013 Jan 15;73(2):136-43 PMID: 22871393 PMCID: PMC5821068 08/09/2012       29 Citations
  • White matter abnormalities associated with disruptive behavior disorder in adolescents with and without attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. (Wang Y, Horst KK, Kronenberger WG, Hummer TA, Mosier KM, Kalnin AJ, Dunn DW, Mathews VP) Psychiatry Res 2012 Jun 30;202(3):245-51 PMID: 22743120 06/30/2012       25 Citations
  • Characteristics and variability of structural networks derived from diffusion tensor imaging. (Cheng H, Wang Y, Sheng J, Kronenberger WG, Mathews VP, Hummer TA, Saykin AJ) Neuroimage 2012 Jul 16;61(4):1153-64 PMID: 22450298 PMCID: PMC3500617 03/28/2012       63 Citations
  • Neural activation during facial emotion processing in unmedicated bipolar depression, euthymia, and mania. (Hulvershorn LA, Karne H, Gunn AD, Hartwick SL, Wang Y, Hummer TA, Anand A) Biol Psychiatry 2012 Apr 01;71(7):603-10 PMID: 22206876 PMCID: PMC3703667 12/31/2011       50 Citations
  • Optimization of seed density in DTI tractography for structural networks. (Cheng H, Wang Y, Sheng J, Sporns O, Kronenberger WG, Mathews VP, Hummer TA, Saykin AJ) J Neurosci Methods 2012 Jan 15;203(1):264-72 PMID: 21978486 PMCID: PMC3500612 10/08/2011       29 Citations
  • Selective changes in white matter integrity in MCI and older adults with cognitive complaints. (Wang Y, West JD, Flashman LA, Wishart HA, Santulli RB, Rabin LA, Pare N, Arfanakis K, Saykin AJ) Biochim Biophys Acta 2012 Mar;1822(3):423-30 PMID: 21867750 PMCID: PMC3235544 08/27/2011       54 Citations
  • The interacting role of media violence exposure and aggressive-disruptive behavior in adolescent brain activation during an emotional Stroop task. (Kalnin AJ, Edwards CR, Wang Y, Kronenberger WG, Hummer TA, Mosier KM, Dunn DW, Mathews VP) Psychiatry Res 2011 Apr 30;192(1):12-9 PMID: 21376543 03/08/2011       13 Citations
  • Controlling instabilities in manipulation requires specific cortical-striatal-cerebellar networks. (Mosier K, Lau C, Wang Y, Venkadesan M, Valero-Cuevas FJ) J Neurophysiol 2011 Mar;105(3):1295-305 PMID: 21228301 PMCID: PMC3074419 01/14/2011       30 Citations
  • Regional reproducibility of pulsed arterial spin labeling perfusion imaging at 3T. (Wang Y, Saykin AJ, Pfeuffer J, Lin C, Mosier KM, Shen L, Kim S, Hutchins GD) Neuroimage 2011 Jan 15;54(2):1188-95 PMID: 20800097 PMCID: PMC2997151 08/31/2010       58 Citations
  • Executive functioning characteristics associated with ADHD comorbidity in adolescents with disruptive behavior disorders. (Hummer TA, Kronenberger WG, Wang Y, Dunn DW, Mosier KM, Kalnin AJ, Mathews VP) J Abnorm Child Psychol 2011 Jan;39(1):11-9 PMID: 20690008 08/07/2010       30 Citations
  • Short-Term Violent Video Game Play by Adolescents Alters Prefrontal Activity During Cognitive Inhibition (Tom A. Hummer , Yang Wang , William G. Kronenberger , Kristine M. Mosier , Andrew J. Kalnin , David W. Dunn, Vincent P. Mathews ) Media Psychology 06/11/2010    
  • Resting state corticolimbic connectivity abnormalities in unmedicated bipolar disorder and unipolar depression. (Anand A, Li Y, Wang Y, Lowe MJ, Dzemidzic M) Psychiatry Res 2009 Mar 31;171(3):189-98 PMID: 19230623 PMCID: PMC3001251 02/24/2009       232 Citations
  • Short Term Exposure to a Violent Video Game Induces Changes in Frontolimbic Circuitry in Adolescents (Yang Wang, Vincent P. Mathews, Andrew J. Kalnin, Kristine M. Mosier, David W. Dunn, Andrew J. Saykin, William G. Kronenberger) 01/09/2009    
  • Reciprocal effects of antidepressant treatment on activity and connectivity of the mood regulating circuit: an FMRI study. (Anand A, Li Y, Wang Y, Gardner K, Lowe MJ) J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 2007;19(3):274-82 PMID: 17827412 PMCID: PMC3465666 09/11/2007       119 Citations
  • Dual-echo spiral in/in acquisition method for reducing magnetic susceptibility artifacts in blood-oxygen-level-dependent functional magnetic resonance imaging. (Li TQ, Takahashi A, Wang Y, Mathews V, Glover GH) Magn Reson Med 2006 Feb;55(2):325-34 PMID: 16408267 01/13/2006       17 Citations
  • Adolescents with disruptive behavior disorder investigated using an optimized MR diffusion tensor imaging protocol. (Li TQ, Mathews VP, Wang Y, Dunn D, Kronenberger W) Ann N Y Acad Sci 2005 Dec;1064:184-92 PMID: 16394156 01/06/2006       36 Citations
  • Media violence exposure and frontal lobe activation measured by functional magnetic resonance imaging in aggressive and nonaggressive adolescents. (Mathews VP, Kronenberger WG, Wang Y, Lurito JT, Lowe MJ, Dunn DW) J Comput Assist Tomogr 2005 May-Jun;29(3):287-92 PMID: 15891492 05/14/2005       73 Citations
  • Activity and connectivity of brain mood regulating circuit in depression: a functional magnetic resonance study. (Anand A, Li Y, Wang Y, Wu J, Gao S, Bukhari L, Mathews VP, Kalnin A, Lowe MJ) Biol Psychiatry 2005 May 15;57(10):1079-88 PMID: 15866546 05/04/2005       506 Citations
  • Antidepressant effect on connectivity of the mood-regulating circuit: an FMRI study. (Anand A, Li Y, Wang Y, Wu J, Gao S, Bukhari L, Mathews VP, Kalnin A, Lowe MJ) Neuropsychopharmacology 2005 Jul;30(7):1334-44 PMID: 15856081 04/28/2005       219 Citations
  • Media violence exposure in aggressive and control adolescents: differences in self- and parent-reported exposure to violence on television and in video games Authors (William G. Kronenberger, Vincent P. Mathews, David W. Dunn, Yang Wang, Elisabeth A. Wood, Joelle J. Larsen, Mary E. Rembusch, Mark J. Lowe, Ann L. Giauque, Joseph T. Lurito) Aggressive Behavior 02/28/2005    
  • Media violence exposure and executive functioning in aggressive and control adolescents. (Kronenberger WG, Mathews VP, Dunn DW, Wang Y, Wood EA, Giauque AL, Larsen JJ, Rembusch ME, Lowe MJ, Li TQ) J Clin Psychol 2005 Jun;61(6):725-37 PMID: 15468343 10/07/2004       55 Citations
  • Approach to functional magnetic resonance imaging of language based on models of language organization. (McGraw P, Mathews VP, Wang Y, Phillips MD) Neuroimaging Clin N Am 2001 May;11(2):343-53, x PMID: 11489743 08/08/2001       26 Citations
  • fMRI for preoperative neurosurgical mapping of motor cortex and language in a clinical setting. (Tomczak RJ, Wunderlich AP, Wang Y, Braun V, Antoniadis G, Görich J, Richter HP, Brambs HJ) J Comput Assist Tomogr 2000 Nov-Dec;24(6):927-34 PMID: 11105714 12/06/2000       54 Citations
  • [Temperature stress for patients in routine magnetic resonance examinations]. (Tomczak R, Staneczek O, Wunderlich A, Wang Y, Blasche M, Rilinger N, Rieber A, Brambs HJ) Rofo 1998 Dec;169(6):639-44 PMID: 9930219 02/04/1999       1 Citations
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