Wanqi Zhang, MD, PhD,Professor

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Wanqi Zhang Professor

Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene

Emailwqzhang@tmu.edu.cn

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Research direction

Microelement Nutrition, Public Nutrition and Food Hygiene

  

Education

1980-1985Bachelor of MedicinePublic Health College, Tianjin Medical University, P.R. China.

1993-1996Master of Medical Science (MMSc)Department of Nutrition, Public Health College, Tianjin Medical University, P.R. China.

1999-2002Ph.D.Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Institute of Polymer Chemistry, Nankai University, P. R. China.

2007-2008 Visiting ScholarDivision of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, USA.

  

Professional Experience

2014-presentDeputy deanSchool of Public Health, Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, P. R. China

2002-2014Vice ChairDepartment of Science and Technology, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, P. R. China

2007-presentPh.D. supervisorSchool of Public Health, Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, P. R. China

2003-presentProfessorSchool of Public Health, Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, P. R. China

2002-presentM.D. SupervisorSchool of Public Health, Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, P. R. China

1998-2003Associate ProfessorSchool of Public Health, Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, P. R. China

1992-1998InstructorSchool of Public Health, Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, P. R. China

1985-1992Teaching and Research AssistantSchool of Public Health, Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, P. R. China

  

  

Project (last 5 years)

1.Principle Investigator (2018-2021) Research of Precision Implementation and Meticulous Management under the Universal Salt Iodization. National Nature Science Foundation of China, 480,000 RMB, 71774115.

2.Principle Investigator (2014-2018) The Effect of Iodine Intakes on Maternal and Child health and the Study of Iodine Requirements for Different Trimesters of Pregnancy. National Nature Science Foundation of China, 2,900,000 RMB, 81330064.

3.Principle Investigator (2016-2017) Development of Mobile Platform for Fast Personalized Iodine Evaluate for Chinese Residents. Tianjin science and technology commission, 1,000,000 RMB, 15KPXM01SF037.

4.Principle Investigator (2014-2017) Iodine Risk Assessment for Different Populationand Prevention and Treatment of Sensitive People in Tianjin. Tianjin science and technology commission, 1,000,000 RMB, 14ZCZDSY00022.

5.Principle Investigator (2014-2016) Study on the Evaluation of Iodine Status in Pregnant Women and the Adverse Effects of Iodine Deficiency on Their Offspring. UNICEF & Statement of National Health and Family Planning Commission of China, $75,000.

6.Principle Investigator (2013-2016) Exploration of Effects of Excessive Iodine on Children and Tolerable Upper Intake Level of Iodine for Children. National Nature Science Foundation of China, 95,000 RMB, 81273057.

7.Principle Investigator (2013-2016) Study on Effects of Excess Iodine and the Tolerable Upper Intake level of Iodine for Children. The Nestlé Foundation for the Study of Problems of Nutrition in the World, $188,500.

8.Principle Investigator (2012-2014) Study on genetic characteristics of susceptible population of thyroid associated diseases caused by iodine excess. Doctoral Foundation subject (Ph.D. category), 120,000 RMB, 20111202110014.

Publication (last 5 years)

Corresponding author

1.Chen W, Zhang Q, Wu Y, Wang W, Wang X, Pearce EN, Tan L, Shen J, Zhang W*. Shift of reference values for thyroid volume by ultrasound in 8-13-year-old children with sufficient iodine intake in China[J]. Thyroid, 2019, 29(3):405-411. (IF5yr= 7.577)

2.Cui T, Wang W, Chen W, Pan Z, Gao S, Tan L, Pearce EN, Zimmermann MB, Shen J*, Zhang W*. Serum iodine is correlated with iodine intake and thyroid function in school-age children from a sufficient-to-excessive iodine intake area[J]. J Nutr, 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/jn/nxy325. (IF5yr=4.690)

3.Pan Z, Cui T, Chen W, Gao S, Pearce EN, Wang W, Chen Y, Guo W, Tan L, Shen J, Zhang W*. Serum iodine concentration in pregnant women and its association with urinary iodine concentration and thyroid function[J]. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2019. doi: 10.1111/cen.13945. (IF5yr=3.277)

4.Tan L, Tian X, Wang W, Guo X, Sang Z, Li X, Zhang P, Sun Y, Tang C, Xu Z, Shen J, Zhang W*. Exploration of the appropriate recommended nutrient intake of iodine in healthy Chinese women: an iodine balance experiment[J]. Br J Nutr, 2018, 11:1-31. (IF5yr= 4.052)

5.Chen W, Zhang Y, Hao Y, Wang W, Tan L, Bian J, Pearce EN, Zimmermann MB, Shen J, Zhang W*. Adverse effects on thyroid of Chinese children exposed to long-term iodine excess: optimal and safe Tolerable Upper Intake Levels of iodine for 7- to 14-y-old children[J]. Am J Clin Nutr, 2018, 107(5):780-788. (IF5yr=7.685)

6.Fan L, Tan L, Chen Y, Du C, Zhu M, Wang K, Wei H, Wang W, Gao M, Zhang Y, Cui T, Chen W, Shen J, Zhang W*. Investigation on the factors that influence the prevalence of thyroid nodules in adults in Tianjin, China[J]. J Trace Elem Med Biol. 2018, 50:537-542. (IF5yr= 3.454)

7.Zhang Y, Du C, W Wei, C Wen, S Ping, Wang C, Leng J, Shen J, Tan L, Zhang W*. Effect of maternal and neonatal factors on neonatal thyroid stimulating hormone: Results from a population-based prospective cohort study in China[J]. J Trace Elem Med Biol. 2018, 49: 151-156. (IF5yr= 3.454)

8.Wu Y, Chen W, Shen J, Tan L, Labbe M, Pearce EN, Wang W, Tian X, Wang W, Zhang W*. Reproducible and Reliable General Semi-Quantitative Food Frequency Questionnaire for Evaluating Iodine Intake in Chinese Children[J]. Nutr Res, 2018, 5:72-80. (IF5yr=3.204)

9.Chen Y, Chen W, Du C, Fan L, Wang W, Gao M, Zhang Y, Cui T, Hao Y, Pearce EN, Wang C, Zhang W*. Iodine Nutrition and Thyroid Function in Pregnant Women Exposed to Different Iodine Sources[J]. Biol Trace Elem Res, 2018. doi: 10.1007/s12011-018-1530-8. (IF5yr=2.325)

10.Wang W, Sun Y, Zhang M, Zhang Y, Chen W, Tan L, Shen J, Zhao Z, Lan S, Zhang W*. Breast milk and infant iodine status during the first 12 weeks of lactation in Tianjin City, China[J]. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2018, 27(2):393-398. (IF5yr=1.746)

11.Chen W, Li X , Wu Y, Bian J, Shen J, Jiang W, Tan L, Wang X, Wang W, Pearce EN, Zimmermann MB, Carriquiry AL, Zhang W*. Associations between iodine intake, thyroid volume and goiter rate in school-age Chinese children from areas with high iodine drinking water concentration[J]. Am J Clin Nutr. 2017, 105(1):228-233. (IF5yr=7.685)

12.Tan L, Yang H, Pang W, Li H, Liu W, Sun S, Song N, Zhang W*, Jiang Y. Investigation on the role of BDNF in the benefits of blueberry extracts for the improvement of learning and memory in AD mouse model[J]. J Alzheimers Dis. 2017, 56(2):629-640. (IF5yr=3.792)

13.Chen W, Li X, Guo X, Shen J, Tan L, Lin L, Wu Y, Wang W, Wang W, Bian J, Zhang W*. Urinary iodine excretion (UIE) estimated by iodine/creatinine ratio from spot urine in Chinese school-age children[J]. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2017, 86(4):628-633. (IF5yr=3.277)

14.Chen W, Wu Y, Lin L, Tan L, Shen J, Pearce EN, Guo X, Wang W, Bian J, Jiang W, Zhang W*. 24-Hour Urine Samples Are More Reproducible Than Spot Urine Samples for Evaluation of Iodine Status in School-Age Children[J]. J Nutr. 2016, 146(1):142-6. (IF5yr=4.690)

15.Chen L, Zhu X, Shen J, Zhang W*. Selective solid-phase extraction of catecholamines from plasma using nanofibers doped with crown ether and their quantitation by HPLC with electrochemical detection[J]. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2016, 408(18):4987-94. (IF5yr=3.222)

16.He FJ*, Ma Y, Feng X, Zhang W*, Lin L, Guo X, Zhang J, Niu W, Wu Y, MacGregor GA. Effect of salt reduction on iodine status assessed by 24 hour urinary iodine excretion in children and their families in northern China: a substudy of a cluster randomised controlled trial[J]. BMJ Open. 2016, 6(9):e011168. (IF5yr=2.801)

17.Chen W, Sang Z, Tan L, Zhang S, Dong F, Chu Z, Wei W, Zhao N, Zhang G, Yao Z, Shen J, Zhang W*. Neonatal thyroid function born to mothers living with long-term excessive iodine intake from drinking water[J]. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2015, 83(3):399-404. (IF5yr=3.277)

18.Tan L, Sang ZN, Shen J, Liu H, Chen W, Zhao N, Wei W, Zhang GQ, Zhang WQ*. Prevalence of thyroid dysfunction with adequate and excessive iodine intake in Hebei province, China (R.P.): Iodine supplementation should be tailored[J]. Public Health Nutr. 2015, 18(9):1692-7. (IF5yr=3.050)

19.Tan L, Yang HP, Pang W, Lu H, Hu YD, Li J, Lu SJ, Zhang WQ*, Jiang YG*. Cyanidin-3-O-galactoside and Blueberry Extracts Supplementation Improves Spatial Memory and Regulates Hippocampal ERK Expression in Senescence-accelerated Mice[J]. Biomed Environ Sci. 2014, 27(3):186-96. (IF5yr=2.231)

20.Sang Z, Chen W, Shen J, Tan L, Zhao N, Liu H, Wen S, Wei W, Zhang G, Zhang W*. Long-term exposure to excessive iodine from water is associated with thyroid dysfunction in children. J Nutr. 2013, 143(12):2038-43. (IF5yr=4.690)

21.Tan L, Sang ZN, Shen J, Wu YT, Yao ZX, Zhang JX, Zhao N, Zhang WQ*. Selenium supplementation alleviates autoimmune thyroiditis by regulating expression of TH1/TH2 cytokines. Biomed Environ Sci 2013, 26(11):920-5. (IF5yr=2.231)

  

Postgraduate training

There are 4 doctoral students and 30 master students have graduated and employed. And 6 doctoral students and 9 master students is in training.

Recruits students specialized

Nutrition and Food Hygiene

Membership of Academic Society

1.Vice director of Microelements Nutrition Branch of Chinese Nutrition Society.

2.Vice director of Medical Nutrition Commission, Chinese Research Hospital Association, SNM/CRHA.

3.Member of Key Laboratory of Trace Element Nutrition, National Health and Family Planning Commission of the Peoples’ Republic of China.

4.Member of Biomedical Ethics Committee, Chinese Nutrition Society.

5.Member of academic advisory board, Tianjin Union of Life Science Societies.

6.International member of American Society for Nutrition.

7.Council members of Food Nutrition and Health Branch of Chinese Institute of Food Science and Technology.

8.Member of Tianjin Medical Ethics Expert Committee

9.Member of Tianjin Key Laboratory of Environment, Nutrition and Public Health.

10.Editorial board member of Chinese Journal of Endemiology

11.Editorial board member of Journal of Hygiene Research

12.Vice director of editorial board member of Port Health Control

  

Honors (last 5 years)

Scientific and Technological Reward

1.Research on Iodine Safe Level for Chinese Resident received the Award for Outstanding Achievements in Scientific Research (second prize) in 2016. Ministry of Education of China, P. R. China.

2.Research and Application of Iodine DRIs for Chinese Resident received the Award for Progress in Science and Technology (second prize) in 2016. Tianjin Municipal People’s Government, Tianjin, P. R. China.

3.Fundamental Research of Rational Iodine Nutrition and Application of its received the Award for Outstanding Achievements in Scientific Research (second prize) in 2016. Chinese Nutrition Society(CNS), P. R. China.

  

Honorary Title

1.Award for “Outstanding Contribution Expert” in 2018. Tianjin Municipal People’s Government, Tianjin, P. R. China.

2.Award for “Outstanding Achievement” in 2017. Chinese Nutrition Society(CNS), P. R. China.

3.Award for “Advanced Individual” of teacher pioneer in 2013. Tianjin Education Labor Union, Tianjin, P. R. China.

4.Award for “Advanced Individual” of science and technology achievements management in 2013. Tianjin Municipal Science and Technology Bureau, Tianjin, P. R. China.