YuanYuan Wang

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20022020

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Biography

Dr Wang is a clinical epidemiologist in the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine Monash University, with 18 years of experience in epidemiological research of musculoskeletal conditions. She has been a recipient of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) PhD Scholarship (2005-2006) and Fellowships including Public Health Training Fellowship (2007-2010), Career Development Fellowship (2014-2017), and Translating Research Into Practice Fellowship (2019-2020). Dr Wang has completed Bachelor (1993) and Master (1998) degrees in Medicine with comprehensive clinical training and worked as a radiologist for over seven years in China. She completed a PhD at Swinburne University of Technology in 2007, looking at factors affecting knee cartilage and bone in healthy individuals and those with knee osteoarthritis.

Dr Wang’s work has contributed to better understanding of the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis that inform novel treatment for osteoarthritis. She has published over 160 peer-reviewed manuscripts, and is on the editorial board of PLOS ONE and BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. She is a member of Osteoarthritis Research Society International and Australia Chinese Association of Biomedical Sciences.

December 2019 update:

The Altmetric top 100 globally (17 Dec 2019): Dr Wang’s BMJ paper (BMJ. 2019 Jan 30;364:l42) was the 50th most discussed scientific report (of 2.7 million papers) globally of any field in 2019 (https://www.altmetric.com/top100/2019/). 

Best of JAMA Network 2019. JAMA Most Viewed Articles. Her paper informed the debate in the second of the most viewed articles (web address): Does Skipping Breakfast Lead to Weight Loss or Weight Gain? JAMA | Medical News & Perspectives | May 1, 2019.

Education/Academic qualification

Epidemiology, PhD, Swinburne University of Technology

Medicine, Master of Medicine, Dalian Medical University

Medicine, MBBS, Peking University

Research area keywords

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Epidemiology
  • Low Back Pain
  • Obesity
  • Physical activity
  • diet and health
  • Clinical trials
  • Treatment
  • Prevention
  • Joint replacement

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Projects

Research Output

Association between Inflammatory Biomarkers and Non-specific Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review

Hussain, M., Lim, Y. Z., Wang, Y., Cicuttini, F., Hughes, H. J., Chou, L., Urquhart, D., Ong, E., Ong, E. & Hussain, M., 27 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : The Clinical journal of pain. 47 p.

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Association between metformin use and disease progression in obese people with knee osteoarthritis: Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative - A prospective cohort study

Wang, Y., Hussain, S. M., Wluka, A. E., Lim, Y. Z., Abram, F., Pelletier, J. P., Martel-Pelletier, J. & Cicuttini, F. M., 24 May 2019, In : Arthritis Research and Therapy. 21, 1, 6 p., 127.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of breakfast on weight and energy intake: Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

Sievert, K., Hussain, S. M., Page, M. J., Wang, Y., Hughes, H. J., Malek, M. & Cicuttini, F. M., 30 Jan 2019, In : BMJ (Online). 364, 12 p., l42.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

Greater magnitude tibiofemoral contact forces are associated with reduced prevalence of osteochondral pathologies 2–3 years following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

Saxby, D. J., Bryant, A. L., van Ginckel, A., Wang, Y., Wang, X., Modenese, L., Gerus, P., Konrath, J. M., Fortin, K., Wrigley, T. V., Bennell, K. L., Cicuttini, F. M., Vertullo, C., Feller, J. A., Whitehead, T., Gallie, P. & Lloyd, D. G., 14 Mar 2019, In : Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 27, 3, p. 707-715 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

High baseline fat mass, but not lean tissue mass, is associated with high intensity low back pain and disability in community-based adults

Brady, S. R. E., Urquhart, D. M., Hussain, S. M., Teichtahl, A., Wang, Y., Wluka, A. E. & Cicuttini, F., 5 Jul 2019, In : Arthritis Research and Therapy. 21, 1, 8 p., 165.

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Activities

Annals of Internal Medicine (Journal)

YuanYuan Wang (Editor in chief)
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Therapeutic Advances in Musculoskeletal Disease (Journal)

YuanYuan Wang (Editor in chief)
2019 → …

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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders (Journal)

YuanYuan Wang (Editor in chief)
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Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice (Journal)

YuanYuan Wang (Editor in chief)
2019 → …

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Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) Imaging interest and discussion group

YuanYuan Wang (Fellow)
2019

Activity: External Academic EngagementCommittees and working groups