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Wenjing Cao, MD, PhD

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Research Assistant Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Professional Background

Dr. Cao received her M.D./Ph.D. training from Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China and her American Heart Association postdoctoral fellowship with Dr. X. Long Zheng at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. She joined the University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine as Research Assistant Professor in April 2020.

Education and Training
  • MD/PhD, Internal Medicine/Hematology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology Tongji Medical College



Dr. Cao has been interested in the molecular components and mechanisms of blood coagulation and associated disorders, particularly FVIII and other VWF interactive proteins and how these molecules regulate the function of VWF.