Christina C. Wang, MD
UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute
Professor of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Torrance, California

Dr. Wang received her medical degree from the University of Hong Kong. Since then, she has been involved in many basic and clinical research studies. Her current clinical research studies include androgen replacement therapy, hormonal male contraceptive development, diet and androgen metabolism, ethnic differences in the reproductive system, aging in men, and environmental effects on sperm quality. Her basic research studies focus on the regulation of spermatogenesis and male reproductive aging in rodents as models for men.

Dr. Wang has authored more than 300 peer-reviewed publications, reviews, and abstracts in endocrinology, mainly on male reproductive biology, including characterization of the pharmacokinetics and efficacy of androgens in men, trials of male hormonal contraceptives, regulation of germ cell apoptosis, and reproductive aging in the rat model. She edited a book on male reproductive function and contributed many chapters to books on the same subject, including Cecil Textbook of Medicine, Campbellā€™s Urology, and the Leydig Cell. Dr. Wang is on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.

Dr. Wang is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Glasgow, Scotland). She has been a member of the Research Group on Methods for the Regulation of Male Fertility of the World Health Organization (WHO) since 1984 and was chairperson from 1991 until 2002. Dr. Wang is a member of the expert group responsible for writing and editing the WHO Laboratory Manual on semen analyses, and she chaired the expert group meetings for the 3rd, 4th, and 5th editions of the manual. She has served on National Institutes of Health study sections, including the Research Centers in Minority Institution Initial Review Group of the National Center for Research Resources. She is President of the American Society of Andrology.