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Xiang-Yang Wang, Ph.D.

Mary Anderson Harrison Distinguished Professorship in Cancer Research

Research program member: Cancer Molecular Genetics

Box 980033
401 College St.
Richmond, VA 23298




Professor, Human and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine


PhD, Beijing Normal University, China (1996)

Research description

Our research program aims to define cancer-immune interplays and to strategically induce antitumor immunity for durable cancer destruction by developing novel onco-immunotherapeutic agents and approaches.

Research keywords

Cancer immunology, immunotherapy, stress response, innate pattern recognition receptor, myeloid cell

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Awards and honors

Harrison Scholarship in Cancer Research, 2009, Massey Cancer Center
American Cancer Society Scholar, 2007, American Cancer Society