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Samuel Yang, MD

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

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410-955-5107

Primary Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Titles

  • Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Expertise

Emergency Medicine

Research Interests

Point-of-care device engineering; Molecular assay development for infectious diseases; Clinical utility of molecular diagnostics

Biography

Dr. Yang is an Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency and holds a joint appointment in the Institute of NanoBioTechnology. Upon completing both his residency and research fellowship in Emergency Medicine at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Yang joined the faculty in 2005. As a front-line emergency medicine physician with background in molecular & cell biology and clinical investigation, Dr. Yang's research interests have focused on the development and validation of molecular-based point-of-care diagnostics for broad-scale pathogen detection. Specific clinical applications include sepsis, meningitis, septic arthritis, sexually transmitted diseases, HIV, influenza, and bioterrorism. Dr. Yang also collaborates with JHU Whiting School of Engineering to advance microfluidic technologies into practical diagnostic platforms with enhanced performance and capabilities for use in resource-limited settings. Dr. Yang holds several patents and awards for his ongoing research endeavors supported by NIH, NSF, DHS, and other private funding agencies.

Languages

  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Taiwanese

Additional Resources

Additional Resources +
  • Education +

    Training

    • Los Angeles UCLA School of Medicine ( Los Angeles CA ) (1999)

    Residencies

    • The Johns Hopkins Hospital/Emergency Medicine ( Baltimore MD ) (2002)

    Certifications

    • Emergency Medicine, AOA Board of Emergency Medicine (2007)
  • Research & Publications +

    Research Summary

    Dr. Yang's research interests have focused on the development and validation of molecular-based point-of-care diagnostics for broad-scale pathogen detection. Specific clinical applications include sepsis, meningitis, septic arthritis, sexually transmitted diseases, HIV, influenza, and bioterrorism. 

     

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Reddy RM, Kim AW, Cooke DT, Yang SC, Vaporciyan A, Higgins RS. The Looking to the Future Medical Student Program: Recruiting Tomorrow's Leaders. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Mar;97(3):741-3. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.09.117. No abstract available. PMID: 24580895 [PubMed - in process]
    2. Masek BJ, Hardick J, Won H, Yang S, Hsieh YH, Rothman RE, Gaydos CA. Sensitive Detection and Serovar Differentiation of Typhoidal and Nontyphoidal Salmonella enterica Species Using 16S rRNA Gene PCR Coupled with High-Resolution Melt Analysis. J Mol Diagn. 2014 Mar;16(2):261-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jmoldx.2013.10.011. Epub 2013 Dec 21. PMID: 24365382 [PubMed - in process]
    3. Forde PM, Hooker CM, Boikos SA, Petrini I, Giaccone G, Rudin CM, Yang SC, Illei PB, Hann CL, Ettinger DS, Brahmer JR, Kelly RJ. Systemic therapy, clinical outcomes, and overall survival in locally advanced or metastatic pulmonary carcinoid: a brief report. J Thorac Oncol. 2014 Mar;9(3):414-8. doi: 10.1097/JTO.0000000000000065. PMID: 24518093 [PubMed - in process]
    4. Trehan K, Kemp CD, Yang SC. Simulation in cardiothoracic surgical training: where do we stand? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Jan;147(1):18-24.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.09.007. Review. PMID: 24331908 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
    5. Severance EG, Gressitt KL, Yang S, Stallings CR, Origoni AE, Vaughan C, Khushalani S, Alaedini A, Dickerson FB, Yolken RH. Seroreactive marker for inflammatory bowel disease and associations with antibodies to dietary proteins in bipolar disorder. Bipolar Disord. 2013 Dec 6. doi: 10.1111/bdi.12159. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24313887
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    Locations

    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Hospital Main Entrance - Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-5107
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-5107
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    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    4940 Eastern Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Appointment Phone: 410-550-0350
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    Department/Division

    • Emergency Medicine

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