Rui Wang, M.D., Ph.D. – University Senior Executive
“Strategic Visionary in the Quest for Excellence in Higher Education”
Curriculum Vitae Addendum
International Investigator Award, Japanese Circulation Society
Mentions d'excellence for 1995-1996 by Faculty of Medicine, Université de Montréal,
New Investigator Award, Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory, Maine, USA
Young Investigator Award, Canadian Cardiovascular Society
McDonald Scholar of Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation (The highest rated scholar
for 1993 competition).
Scholarship from Fonds de la Recherche en Sante du Québec (declined)
Founding member of International Chinese Heart Health Network
Grass Fellowship in Neurophysiology, Woods Hole, M.A., USA
Canadian MRC fellowship for post-M.D. training.
Fonds de la Recherche en Sante du Québec fellowship (declined)
The Representative of Graduate Students in the Department of Physiology, University of
Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Ph.D. degree granted with distinction in Department of Physiology, University of Alberta,
Studentship, Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research, University of Alberta,
Young Investigator Award in Biological Science, The Association of the Advancement of
Science of Shannxi Province, P.R. China
The Best Teacher Award of the Year, F.M. Medical University, Xi'an, P.R. China.
Nov. 13, 2013. “Discovery of hydrogen sulfide as a gasotransmitter in the cardiovascular system”.
The Leonard Share Lecture, the 2013 E. Eric Muirhead Hypertension Research Day, University of
Tennessee Health Science Centre, Memphis, TN, USA
Sept. 9, 2013. “A stinky remedy for atherosclerosis – H2S”. 2nd European Conference on the Biology
of Hydrogen Sulfide. Exeter, UK.
July 23, 2013. “Gasotransmitters and Hydrogen sulfide”. Aston University, Birmingham, UK.
July 22, 2013. “Hydrogen sulfide in the vascular system: an overview of its roles and
mechanisms”. Symposium - Hydrogen sulphide in the vascular system: diverse roles and
mechanisms. The International Union of Physiological Sciences (IUPS) Congress, 2013,
May 28, 2013. “Discovery of hydrogen sulfide as a gasotransmitter in the cardiovascular system”.
Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics. Palo Alto, USA
March 29, 2013. “Hydrogen sulfide being a gasotransmitter in cardiovascular system”. Institute for
Integrative Physiology & Center for Systems Biology of O2 Sensing, University of Chicago, Chicago,
Dec. 4, 2012. “Rotten-egg gas and cardiovascular health – Biomedical implications of H2S”.
Plenary Lecture Seminar Series, Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Queen’s
University, Kingston, Canada
Nov. 28, 2012. “Hydrogen sulfide - A gasotransmitter in mammalian cells”. Program in Respiratory
Biology & Lung Disease, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore,
Oct. 27, 2012. “Discovery of H2S in Biology and Medicine – we are what we smell”. State-of-theart lecture. Toronto, Canadian Hypertension Congress.
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