Monica Yang, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address513 Parnassus Avenue, HSE, #1355B
San Francisco CA 94143
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    Northwestern UniversityBA2013
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of MedicineMD2017
    Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center2020Internal Medicine
    University of California, San Francisco2023Rheumatology
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    Rheumatology Research Foundation2018  - 2020 Ephraim Engleman Endowed Resident Research Preceptorship
    UCSF2021  - 2022Marcus Award Seeding Bold Ideas
    Rheumatology Research Foundation2023  - 2026Scientist Development Award
    American College of Rheumatology2023Distinguished Fellow Award

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    Dr. Monica Yang is a rheumatologist with a clinical focus on patients with systemic sclerosis and connective tissue associated interstitial lung disease. She currently practices at the UCSF Scleroderma clinic where she also manages the Scleroderma Patient Registry and Biorepository.

    Dr. Yang's research interest is to understand the disease pathogenesis and heterogeneity that exists among SSc patients, especially those with ILD. Her work leverages novel experimental and computational genomic technologies to elucidate molecular phenotypes within the disease. One area of focus is the role of telomere dysfunction and aberrant aging in promoting skin and lung fibrosis.

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    1. Gene expression meta-analysis reveals aging and cellular senescence signatures in scleroderma-associated interstitial lung disease. Front Immunol. 2024; 15:1326922. Yang MM, Lee S, Neely J, Hinchcliff M, Wolters PJ, Sirota M. PMID: 38348044; PMCID: PMC10859856.
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    2. Novel autoantibody targets identified in patients with autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) by PhIP-Seq reveals pathogenic insights. medRxiv. 2023 Jun 27. Klepper A, Kung A, Vazquez SE, Mitchell A, Mann S, Zorn K, Avila-Vargas I, Kari S, Tekeste M, Castro J, Lee B, Duarte M, Khalili M, Yang M, Wolters P, Price J, Perito E, Feng S, Maher JJ, Lai J, Weiler-Normann C, Lohse AW, DeRisi J, Tana M. PMID: 37398174; PMCID: PMC10312872.
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    3. PhIP-Seq uncovers novel autoantibodies and unique endotypes in interstitial lung disease. bioRxiv. 2023 Apr 24. Upadhyay V, Yoon YM, Vazquez SE, Velez TE, Jones KD, Lee CT, Law CS, Wolters PJ, Lee S, Yang MM, Farrand E, Noth I, Strek ME, Anderson M, DeRisi J, Sperling AI, Shum AK. PMID: 37163026; PMCID: PMC10168232.
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    4. Clinical Phenotypes of Patients With Systemic Sclerosis With Distinct Molecular Signatures in Skin. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2023 07; 75(7):1469-1480. Yang M, Goh V, Lee J, Espinoza M, Yuan Y, Carns M, Aren K, Chung L, Khanna D, McMahan ZH, Agrawal R, Nelson LB, Shah SJ, Whitfield ML, Hinchcliff M. PMID: 35997480; PMCID: PMC9947190.
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    5. Sleep Disturbance and SARS-CoV-2 Vaccinations in Patients With Chronic Inflammatory Disease. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2023 08; 75(8):1849-1856. Pawar N, Taylor KE, Yang M, Deepak P, Kim W, Paley MA, Matloubian M, Carvidi A, Ciorba MA, Demissie E, El-Qunni A, Huang K, Kinnett B, McMorrow LE, Paez D, Poole M, Rose A, Schriefer RE, Kim AHJ, Nakamura M, Katz P, Gensler LS. PMID: 36479599; PMCID: PMC9877722.
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    6. A simple point-of-care assay accurately detects anti-spike antibodies after SARS-CoV-2 vaccination. J Clin Virol Plus. 2023 Feb; 3(1):100135. Greene SE, Huang Y, Kim W, Liebeskind MJ, Chandrasekaran V, Liu Z, Deepak P, Paley MA, Lew D, Yang M, Matloubian M, Gensler LS, Nakamura MC, O'Hallaran JA, Presti RM, Whelan SPJ, Buchser WJ, Kim AHJ, Weil GJ. PMID: 36644774; PMCID: PMC9831968.
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    7. Circulating CTRP9 Is Associated With Severity of Systemic Sclerosis-Associated Interstitial Lung Disease. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2023 01; 75(1):152-157. Yang MM, Balmert LC, Marangoni RG, Carns M, Hinchcliff M, Korman BD, Varga J. PMID: 34251759; PMCID: PMC9233895.
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    8. Reactogenicity of the Messenger RNA SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines Associated With Immunogenicity in Patients With Autoimmune and Inflammatory Disease. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2022 12; 74(12):1953-1960. Yang MM, Taylor KE, Paez D, Carividi A, Demissie E, Pawar N, El-Qunni AA, McMorrow LE, Schriefer RE, Huang K, Kinnett B, Klebert M, Haile A, O'Halloran JA, Presti RM, Kim W, Ellebedy AH, Ciorba MA, Paley MA, Deepak P, Kim AHJ, Katz P, Matloubian M, Nakamura M, Gensler LS. PMID: 35412029; PMCID: PMC9073989.
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    9. Recurrent Eye and Ear Pain in an Older Patient. JAMA. 2022 06 21; 327(23):2348-2349. Yang M, Margaretten M. PMID: 35622372; PMCID: PMC9327438.
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    10. Cut from the Same Cloth: Similarities between Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis and Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2022 01 01; 205(1):4-6. Yang MM, Wolters PJ. PMID: 34748715; PMCID: PMC8865579.
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    11. Effect of Immunosuppression on the Immunogenicity of mRNA Vaccines to SARS-CoV-2 : A Prospective Cohort Study. Ann Intern Med. 2021 11; 174(11):1572-1585. Deepak P, Kim W, Paley MA, Yang M, Carvidi AB, Demissie EG, El-Qunni AA, Haile A, Huang K, Kinnett B, Liebeskind MJ, Liu Z, McMorrow LE, Paez D, Pawar N, Perantie DC, Schriefer RE, Sides SE, Thapa M, Gergely M, Abushamma S, Akuse S, Klebert M, Mitchell L, Nix D, Graf J, Taylor KE, Chahin S, Ciorba MA, Katz P, Matloubian M, O'Halloran JA, Presti RM, Wu GF, Whelan SPJ, Buchser WJ, Gensler LS, Nakamura MC, Ellebedy AH, Kim AHJ. PMID: 34461029; PMCID: PMC8407518.
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    12. From Passive Gatekeeper to Quarterback: Evolving Perceptions of Primary Care Among Medical Students in Longitudinal Outpatient Clerkships. J Gen Intern Med. 2022 02; 37(3):608-614. Henschen BL, Shaunfield S, Golden BP, Gard LA, Bierman J, Evans DB, Wayne DB, Ryan ER, Yang M, Cameron KA. PMID: 34100228; PMCID: PMC8858340.
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    13. Learning through Teaching: Peer Teaching and Mentoring Experiences among Third-Year Medical Students. Teach Learn Med. 2022 Aug-Sep; 34(4):360-367. Yang MM, Golden BP, Cameron KA, Gard L, Bierman JA, Evans DB, Henschen BL. PMID: 33934679.
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    14. Glucocorticoids and B Cell Depleting Agents Substantially Impair Immunogenicity of mRNA Vaccines to SARS-CoV-2. medRxiv. 2021 Apr 09. Deepak P, Kim W, Paley MA, Yang M, Carvidi AB, El-Qunni AA, Haile A, Huang K, Kinnett B, Liebeskind MJ, Liu Z, McMorrow LE, Paez D, Perantie DC, Schriefer RE, Sides SE, Thapa M, Gergely M, Abushamma S, Klebert M, Mitchell L, Nix D, Graf J, Taylor KE, Chahin S, Ciorba MA, Katz P, Matloubian M, O'Halloran JA, Presti RM, Wu GF, Whelan SPJ, Buchser WJ, Gensler LS, Nakamura MC, Ellebedy AH, Kim AHJ. PMID: 33851176; PMCID: PMC8043473.
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    15. Regulator combinations identify systemic sclerosis patients with more severe disease. JCI Insight. 2020 09 03; 5(17). Wang Y, Franks JM, Yang M, Toledo DM, Wood TA, Hinchcliff M, Whitfield ML. PMID: 32721949; PMCID: PMC7526449.
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