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About Desuo Wang

Dr. Desuo Wang has more than 15 years experience teaching in PharmD programs. He coordinated and taught Introduction to Pharmacology, Pharmacology I and II as well as courses for the graduate program in the College of Pharmacy at the University of South Carolina. At PCOM School of Pharmacy, he coordinates and teaches Anatomy, Anatomy Lab and Integrated Therapeutics III. He also has participated in teaching Physiology and Pathophysiology I, Integrated Therapeutics I and II as well as APPE research rotation.

Dr. Wang practices Tai Ji regularly. He won the doubles championship in the first PCOM ping-pong tournament.


Present Associate Professor, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences


2012 - 2013 Angiotensin II and glutamate additively or synergistically disrupt the intracellular Ca2+ homeostasis of astroglia
Role: PI
2010 - 2011 Dually Targeting L-type Ca2+ Channel and Type 4 Phosphodiesterase for Treatment of Obesity
Role: PI
2008 - 2009 Mechanism of cardiac protective effect of inhibitors of late sodium current
CV Therapeutics, Inc
Role: PI
2005 - 2007 Ambient particulate matters poison cardiac ion channels
Role: PI
2004 - 2005 No Title
Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine Center at University of South Carolina
Role: PI, Project #4
2001 - 2004 Effects of Dioxins (TCDD) on Cardiac ion Channels
Role: PI
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Professional Service and Affiliations

Member, AP&S Committee of PCOM School of Pharmacy
Member, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences, American Heart Association
Council on High Blood Pressure Research, American Stroke Association
Member, Curriculum Committee of PCOM School of Pharmacy
Member, PCOM Appointment, Promotion and Tenure Committee
Member, PCOM Student Academic Progress & Policy Committee
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Honors and Awards

  • Researcher of the Year, USC College of Pharmacy, 2005
  • NIH Merit Award, for helping to publish CEHP journal by NIEHS/NIH, 2001
  • Transition to Independent Position Award, NIEHS/NIH, 2000
  • 2000 Fare Award, National Institute of Health, 1999
  • Research Fellowship, American Heart Association, 1995
  • Outstanding Student of University of Florida, 1994
  • Procter & Gamble Professional Opportunity Award, Am. Physiol. Society, 1993
  • Elite Young Researcher Award, Chinese Physiological Society, 1988


  • Integrated Therapeutics III (PHAR 213G)
  • Integrated Therapeutics II (PHAR 212G)
  • Integrated Therapeutics I (PHAR 211G)
  • Physiology and Pathophysiology I (PHAR 113G)
  • Anatomy Lab ((PHAR 112G)
  • Anatomy (PHAR 110g)


1995 PhD, University of Florida ‐ Pharmacology
1985 MS, Shanxi Medical University ‐ Neuroscience
1982 BS, Shanxi Medical University ‐ Medicine

Contact Information

P: 678-407-7354


Scholarly & Professional Articles (15)

Grants (5)

Conferences and Presentations (3)