Dr. Kevin Wang is the Director of the Program for Neurotrauma, Neuroproteomics & Biomarkers Research and Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, USA. He is also Health Research Neuroscientist and Merit Award Principal Investigator at the Brain Rehabilitation Research Center at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center (Gainesville, FL). Dr. Wang is a neurotrauma researcher since the late 1990's. He has served as President and Council Member of the National Neurotrauma society, Board Member, Board of Governors of the International Brain Injury Association and Presidium Member of the Academy for Multidisciplinary Neurotraumatology. His research focus is translational research for traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, post-traumatic epilepsy, and chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Two acute TBI blood-based protein biomarkers he co-discovered at University of Florida have now been clinically validated.
In 2018, these two TBI biomarkersreceived FDA approval as the first-in class in vitro diagnostic tests for detecting cranial CT abnormality in TB patients.