• Dr. Cheng Wang

    Senior Scientist

    Division of Neurotoxicology

    National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)



    Cheng Wang, M.D., Ph.D. is a Senior Scientist at the National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR)/US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). He is also an Adjunct Faculty member in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

    Dr. Wang is currently the P.I. on 4 research protocols (grants) supported by the NCTR/FDA, National Toxicology Program and NICHD. He is currently responsible for leading a research team that provides unique and highly specialized skills in neural toxicology, pharmacology, systems biology and stem cell biology research. Dr. Wang has published more than 64 peer-reviewed research articles in prestigious journals and 12 book chapters. Dr. Wang is an Editor-in-Chief of the book entitled “Developmental Neurotoxicology Research: Principles, Models, Techniques, Strategies, and Mechanisms.” He also serves on the editorial board of 3 reputed journals and as a reviewer of 10 other journals.

    Dr. Wang was awarded the Outstanding Performance Award at the Society of Toxicology 44th Annual Meeting and the 2007 FDA Scientific Achievement Award for Excellence in Laboratory Science. He also was awarded a 2008 FDA Group Recognition Award for his participation in the Pediatric Anesthesia Research Group.

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