Hua Yang, MD

Postdoctoral Fellow
M.D., Nanjing Medical University, P. R. China, 2003

I studied Nutrition and Food Hygiene, Clinical Medicine, and received my M.D. degree in 2003 from Nanjing Medical University, P.R. China. I obtained a M.S. in surgery from Soochow University in 2006. During 2003-2006 I worked as a resident in the first affiliated hospital of Soochow University. From 2006 to 2010, I completed my residency training as a General Surgeon in Shanghai Traditional Chinese Medical-Integrated Hospital. In 2010, I joined the Liver Cancer Institute of Zhong Shan Hospital at Fudan University, where I focused on HCC recurrence and metastasis and autophagy related research. In the September of 2011, I became a Postdoctoral Fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Wen-Xing Ding in the Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutics at University of Kansas Medical Center.

Research Interests

In my clinical work, I focused on hepatic carcinoma surgery and liver transplantation. Under the guidance of my mentor, Dr. Wen-Xing Ding, my research focuses on the mechanisms of autophagy in liver injury and tumorigenesis.

Last modified: Dec 04, 2012



Hua Yang, MD
Postdoctoral Fellow

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