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Hu Yang, Ph.D.

Massey Cancer Center research program membership

Developmental Therapeutics

Department affiliations

Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering, College of Engineering


PhD, University of Akron (2004)

Awards and honors

NSF Career Award, 2010, National Science Foundation
Translational Research Award, 2009, Wallace H. Coulter Foundation
Qimonda Endowed Professorship, 2010, Qimonda

Research description

My research focuses on nanomedicine and targeted cancer immunotherapy for brain cancer, head and neck cancer, and eye cancer.

Disease focus of research

Brain & nervous system, Head & neck, Other

Research keywords

Angiogenesis,Animal models,Cancer cell biology,Cancer therapy resistance,Cancer therapy toxicities,Cell signaling,DNA damage,Drug discovery,Imaging,Immunotherapy,Molecular medicine,Oncogenes,Translational science,Tumor microenvironment,Tumor suppressors

Published research (during tenure as a Massey Cancer Center member)

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