UC San Diego
Dr. Calvin Yeang is a physician scientist specializing in treating and preventing cardiovascular diseases with research interest and clinical expertise in lipoprotein(a). His areas of research include refining the cardiovascular risk attributed to lipoprotein(a) and low-density lipoprotein, as well as understanding how lipoprotein(a) mediates calcific aortic valve disease. Through his research, Dr. Yeang hopes to translate his findings towards improving risk assessment and developing new therapies for his patients. He has co-authored numerous peer-reviewed articles and his work has appeared in Nature, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, and Circulation, among others. He research is supported by the NIH (K08 HL150271-01).
Dr. Yeang completed medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, where he received both his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees. He then completed residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease at UC San Diego. Dr. Yeang also performed advanced clinical and research training mentored by Drs. Sam Tsimikas and Joe Witztum at UC San Diego.
Dr. Yeang is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases
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Friday, May 8, 2020
1:30 PM – 2:10 PM