Internal Medicine/Nephrology

 

Yangming Cao, MD

 
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Nephrologist, Fresno Nephrology Medical Group, Inc.

 


  Medical School: Fujian Medical College, P.R. China
  Residency: St.Luke’s Hospital, Chesterfield, MO
 

Fellowship:

Tulane University Medical School, New Orleans, LA
  Board Certified: Internal Medicine
Nephrology
  Awards and Recognition: Outstanding Student - Fujian Medical College
  Publications:  
   
  1. Yangming Cao, Yushan Xiao, Ruiwen Tang. Pathological Study on Mucinous Tumors of the Ovary. Journal of Fujian Medical College. 1993;27(2):101-104

  2. Yangming Cao, Yushan Xiao, Ruiwen Tang. Lectin-Receptors in Mucinous Tumors of the Ovary. Chinese Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1994;29(9):557-558.

  3. Yangming Cao, Yushan Xiao, Ruiwen Tang. The Role of Nucleolar Organizer Region-associated Proteins (AgNORs) in  the Pathological Diagnosis of Mucinous Tumors of the Ovary. Chinese Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1993;28(6):362-363
  4. Maura Pieretti, Yangming Cao, Pamela S. Conway, Deborah E. Powell. HIC-1 Expression in Ovarian Cancer. (This paper was presented at the 87th Annual Meeting of American Association for Cancer Research. Apr 1996, Washington D.C.)

  5. Maura Pieretti, Yangming Cao, Pamela S. Conway, Mitchell S. Turker. Age-related Increase of Chromosome 17 Loss in Ovarian Cancer. (This paper was presented at the 88th Annual Meeting of American Association for Cancer Research, Apr. 1997, San Diego, CA).

  6. Pieretti M, Cao Y-M, Khatar NH, Jezek D. Class I vs Class 2 P53 Mutations in ovarian Cancer. (This paper was presented at the 90th Annual Meeting of American Association for Cancer Research, Apr. 1999, Philadelphia PA).

  7. Yangming Cao, Jay Marshall, Maura Pieretti, Jose Manes, Henry Lynch. Initial Suspicion of Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP) Led to the Identification of Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer (HNPCC): A Family Case Report. Poster Presentation Session, Missouri Chapter of American College of Physicians - American Society of Internal Medicine (ACP-ASIM) Meeting, Sept., 1999, Lake of the Ozarks, MO. I won the only prize of the poster competition within our residency program, Sept., 1999. This poster was also selected to compete as finalist for the prize at the 2000 Annual ACP-ASIM national meeting in Philadelphia in April, 2000.

  8. Yugandhar P. Chimata, Thomas Pohlman, Yangming Cao, Motaz Alshaher, Jalal Abbas. Calcific uremic arteriolopathy (CUA): a report of six cases. Poster Presentation Session, Missouri Chapter of American College of Physicians - American Society of Internal Medicine (ACP-ASIM) Meeting, Sept., 1999, Lake of the Ozarks, MO.

  9. Yangming Cao, Jalal Abbas, Xiaoling Wu, Joseph Dooley, Albert L. van Amburg. Anti-Yo Postitive Paraneoplastic Cerebellar Degeneration (PCD) Associated with Ovarian Carcinoma: Case Report and Review of Literature. Gynecologic Oncology 1999;75:178-183.

  10. Jalal Abbas, Motaz Alshaher, Yogi Chimata, Yangming Cao, Joseph Dooley. A single tumefactive demyelinating lesion. Poster Presentation Session, Missouri Chapter of American College of Physicians - American Society of Internal Medicine (ACP-ASIM) Meeting, Sept., 2000, Lake of the Ozarks, MO.

  11. Yangming Cao, Jayanthi Supiah, Yugandhar Chimata, Patti Nemeth. Anton’s syndrome with bilateral cortical blindness: a case report. . Poster Presentation Session, Missouri Chapter of
    American College of Physicians - American Society of Internal Medicine (ACP-ASIM) Meeting, Sept., 2000, Lake of the Ozarks, MO.

  12. Maura Pieretti, Claudia Hopenhayn-Rich, Nada Khattar, Yangming Cao, Bing Huang, Thomas Tucker. Heterogeneity of ovarian cancer: relationship among  histological group, stage of disease , patient characteristics, and survival. Cancer Investigation 2002;20(1):11-23..  

  13. Yangming Cao,  Eric Simon. The effect of epidermal growth factor (EGF) on the phosphorylation of focal adhesion kinase (FAK) in proximal renal tubule cells. Amgen Nephrology Young Investigators Forum, Southern Society for Clinical Investigators, New Orleans, LA 2/20/2002.                                          

  14. Yangming Cao, Maura Pieretti, Jay Marshall, Nada H. Khattar, Bifen Chen, Lauren Kam-Moran, Henry Lynch. Challenge in the differentiation between attenuated Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (AFAP) and Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer (HNPCC): case report with review of literature. Am J Gastroenterology, 97 (7):1822-7, 2002.

  15. Yangming Cao, K Wu, M Baig, EE Simon. The effect of growth factors on the phosphorylation of focal adhesion kinase (FAK) in renal tubule cells. (abstract). Southern Society for Clinical Investigation, New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, 2/21/2003. (This Abstract received 2003 Outstanding Trainee Award—American Federation for Medical Research Southern Section, New Orlean, LA, Feb.2003).

  16. M. Baig, Yangming Cao, EE Simon. The effect of growth factors on migration of proximal renal tubule cells. (Abstract) Southern Society for Clinical Investigation, New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, 2/21/2003.

  17. Yangming Cao, Kuoting Wu, Masood Baig, Lee Hamm, Eric Simon. The effect of growth factors on the phosphorylation of focal adhesion kinase (FAK) in renal tubule cells. (Manuscript to be published).