Headshot photo of Chao-Ling Yang, M.D.

Chao-Ling Yang, M.D.

  • Research Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, School of Medicine


Dr. Yang received his Medical Degree, did his internship and residency in Nephrology in China. He completed post-doctoral training with Dr. Peter Aronson in the Section of Nephrology at Yale University School of Medicine from 1994-1998. He joined the research faculty of the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension in OHSU in 2001. His research work currently focuses on the mechanisms by which WNK kinases modulate renal transporters and how mutations of WNK kinases cause human hypertension.

Education and training

  • Residency

    • Clinical Nephrology - Beijing General Hospital, 1983-1988
  • Fellowship

    • Nephrology Research - Yale University School of Medicine, 1994-1998

Memberships and associations:

  • International Society of Nephrology



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