Zheng Fan, MD, Neurology, Chapel Hill, NC, University of North Carolina Hospitals

ZhengFanMDclinical genetics

Neurology Chapel Hill, NC

Sleep Medicine, Child Neurology

Professor, Neurology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • University of North Carolina Hospitals
    University of North Carolina HospitalsFellowship, Sleep Medicine, 2014 - 2015
  • University of North Carolina Hospitals
    University of North Carolina HospitalsResidency, Pediatrics, 2003 - 2004
  • University of North Carolina Hospitals
    University of North Carolina HospitalsFellowship, Child Neurology, 2000 - 2003
  • The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
    The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina UniversityInternship, Internal Medicine, 1999 - 2000
  • Shanghai Medical University
    Shanghai Medical UniversityClass of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 2005 - 2022
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Sleep Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Clinical Trials Methods Course Fellowship award NINDS, NIH, 2011
  • Young Investigator Award Neurobiology of Disease in Children (NDC), 2009
  • Award University (UNC) Research Council, 2008
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Abnormal Coherence and Sleep Composition in Children with Angelman Syndrome: A Retrospective EEG Study  
    Lynne M Bird, David J Lee, Zheng Fan, Catherine J Chu, BioMed Central
  • Statistical texture analysis based MRI quantification of Duchenne muscular dystrophy in a canine model  
    Wang J, Fan Z, Vandenborne K, Walter G, Shiloh-Malawsky Y, An H, Kornegay J, Styner M., Proc. SPIE, 1/1/2013
  • Case Report: Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis subacute cerebellitis remarkably responsive to rituximab  
    Kumar S, Fan Z, Greenwood R., J Pediatr Neurol, 1/1/2013
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Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • Polysomnographic Characterization of Sleep Disturbance in Angelman Syndrome: a Case Series.
    Broman-Fulks J, Shiloh Y, Vaughn BV and Fan Z., AAN Annual Meeting, 1/1/2018
  • Sleep Parameters of Patient�s with Duchenne�s Muscular Dystrophy.
    Ewing T, Ahn M, Kumar K, Vaughn BV, L Roth H and Fan Z, AASM annual meeting, 1/1/2017
  • A case of Restless leg syndrome in a unilateral amputated phantom limb responded to Pregabalin and literature Search
    Kumar K, Ewing T, Vaughn BV, Roth HL, Fan Z, AASM annual meeting, 1/1/2017
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Lectures

  • Updates for SMA treatments and gene modification therapy. Current topics in medical and human genetics 
    Department of Genetics and Pediatrics, UNC-CH - 1/1/2019
  • Gene modification therapy for genetic neuromuscular diseases, focus on SMA and Duchenne muscular dystrophy 
    1/1/2019
  • Sleep in Down Syndrome 
    1/1/2018
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Press Mentions

  • Molecular Basis of EphA2 Recognition by gHgL from Gammaherpesviruses
    Molecular Basis of EphA2 Recognition by gHgL from GammaherpesvirusesDecember 13th, 2020

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Hospital Affiliations