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Brian Wong, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine


Training

Postdoctoral fellowship

 

Ph.D.

 

VIB / KU Leuven
Leuven, Belgium
Mentor: Peter Carmeliet

University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Mentor: Bruce McManus


Honors

2018

2018-2020                           

2018-2020     

2014

2012-2014      

2011-2012       

2005-2007     

2004-2006    

2003-2005

Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Grant Internal Selection

American Society for Transplantation Transplantation and Immunology Research Network (AST-TIRN) Faculty Development Grant (declined)

International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) Joel D. Cooper Career Development Award

Keystone Symposia National Cancer Institute (NCI) Scholarship

Marie Skłodowska-Curie International Incoming Fellowship (IIF), European Union (EU)

Research Foundation – Flanders (Fonds voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (FWO)) Visiting Postdoctoral Fellowship

Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) Senior Graduate Studentship

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Michael Smith Doctoral Research Award

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (HSFC) Doctoral Research Award


Selected abstracts

1.       Wong BW. Metabolic regulation of lymphatic development and lymphangiogenesis. Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA, October 24, 2018. [invited speaker]

2.       Wong BW. Metabolic regulation of lymphatic development and lymphangiogenesis. Gordon Research Conference on Lymphatics, Lucca, Italy, March 11-16, 2018. [invited speaker]

3.       Wong BW. Metabolic regulation of lymphatic development and lymphangiogenesis. International Conference on Diabetes & Metabolism: Chronic Diabetic Complications, Seoul, South Korea, September 28-30, 2017. [invited speaker]

4.       Wong BW. Metabolic regulation of lymphatic development and lymphangiogenesis. Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism lecture, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, South Korea, September 28, 2017. [invited lecture]

5.       Wong BW. Metabolic regulation of lymphatic development and lymphangiogenesis. Leading-edge Research Center for Drug Discovery and Development for Diabetes and Metabolic Disease Seminar,
Kyungpook National University School of Medicine
, Daegu, South Korea, September 28, 2017. [invited lecture]

6.       Wong BW. Metabolic regulation of lymphatic development and lymphangiogenesis. Institute for Cardiovascular Prevention, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München, Munich, Germany, July 24, 2017. [invited speaker]

7.       Wong BW. Metabolic regulation of lymphatic development and lymphangiogenesis. Center for Developmental Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Seattle Children’s Research Institute, Seattle, WA, USA, July 15, 2017. [invited speaker]

8.       Wong BW. Metabolic regulation of lymphatic development and lymphangiogenesis. Washington University Department of Surgery Seminar Series, St. Louis, MO, USA, May 11, 2017. [invited speaker]

9.       Wong BW. Fatty acid ß-oxidation co-regulates lymphatic endothelial cell differentiation through enhancing histone acetylation at lymphatic genes. Keystone Symposia on Tumor Metabolism: Mechanisms and Targets, Whistler, BC, Canada, March 5-9, 2017. [poster presentation]

10.    Wong BW. Angiogenesis revisited: role and (therapeutic) implications of endothelial metabolism. Keystone Symposia on Cell Plasticity within the Tumor Microenvironment, Big Sky, Montana, USA, January 8-12, 2017. [invited speaker]

11.    Wong BW. The role of fatty acid ß-oxidation in lymphangiogenesis. Excellence Cluster Cardio-Pulmonary System Mini-Symposium, Bad Nauheim, Germany, November 24-25, 2016. [invited speaker]

12.    Wong BW. Angiogenesis revisited: role and (therapeutic) implications of endothelial metabolism. The 19th A-IMBN Annual Conference of the Asia –Pacific International Molecular Biology Network, Ho-Chi Minh City, Vietnam, October 30 – November 1, 2016. [invited speaker]

13.    Wong BW. Angiogenesis revisited: role and (therapeutic) implications of endothelial metabolism. 14th Annual Society for Heart and Vascular Metabolism Meeting: Cardiac Adaptations to Obesity, Diabetes and Insulin Resistance Novel Targets and Therapies, Beijing, China, October 9-12, 2016. [invited speaker]

14.    Wong BW. The role of fatty acid beta-oxidation in lymphangiogenesis. Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, November 18, 2015. [invited lecture]

15.    Wong BW. The role of fatty acid beta-oxidation in lymphangiogenesis. GTCbio Cancer Metabolism Conference, San Francisco, CA, USA, November 16-17, 2015. [invited speaker and moderator]

16.    Wong BW, Wang X, Zecchin A, Thienpont B, Cornelissen I, García-Caballero M, Blacher S, Vinckier S, Knobloch M, Pollmann C, Hägerling R, Zhao H, Wyns S, Tembuyser B, Lippens M, Luttun A, Fendt SM, Jessberger S, Ghesquière B, Kiefer F, Noel A, Moons L, Dewerchin M, Lambrecht D, Carmeliet P. Role of fatty acid ß-oxidation in lymphangiogenesis. Interuniversity Attraction Pole Program Meeting, Ghent, Belgium, June 8, 2015. [oral presentation]

17.    Wong BW, Wang X, Zecchin A, Lippens M, Ghesquière B, Aranguren XL, Luttun A, Dewerchin M, Carmeliet P. Investigating the metabolism of venous and lymphatic endothelial cells. Flanders Institute of Biotechnology Seminar 2014. Blankenberge, Belgium, April 28-30, 2014. [oral presentation]

18.    Wong BW, Wang X, Lippens M, Ghesquière B, Zecchin A, Aranguren XL, Luttun A, Dewerchin M, Carmeliet P. Investigating the metabolism of venous and lymphatic endothelial cells. Keystone Symposia on Metabolism and Angiogenesis. Whistler, BC, Canada, March 16-21, 2014. [oral presentation]

19.    Wong BW, Wang X, Lippens M, Ghesquière B, Zecchin A, Aranguren XL, Luttun A, Dewerchin M, Carmeliet P. Fatty acid beta-oxidation is required for lymphatic endothelial cell differentiation and function. Gordon Research Conference on Molecular Mechanisms in Lymphatic Function & Disease. Lucca, Italy, March 9-14, 2014. [oral presentation]

20.    Wong BW, Wang X, Lippens M, Ghesquière B, Zecchin A, Aranguren XL, Luttun A, Dewerchin M, Carmeliet P. Investigating the metabolism of venous and lymphatic endothelial cells. Gordon-Merck Research Seminar on New Frontiers in Lymphatic Research. Lucca, Italy, March 8-9, 2014. [poster presentation]

21.    Wong BW. Marie Sklowdowska Curie Fellowship Testimonial. Commissioner’s event for the Diplomatic Corps for the International Launch Event for Horizons 2020, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium, December 12, 2013 [invited speaker]