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Xiang-Yang Wang, Ph.D.

Massey Cancer Center research program membership

Developmental Therapeutics (co-leader)

Massey Cancer Center leadership roles

Program co-leader, Developmental Therapeutics

Department affiliations

Professor, Department of Human and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine

Endowed and distinguished chair or professorship

Mary Anderson Harrison Distinguished Professorship in Cancer Research


PhD, Beijing Normal University, China (1996)

Awards and honors

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

Research description

My research focus is to better understand the molecular and cellular mechanisms that define and govern anti-tumor immunity and to develop novel immunotherapeutic approaches for clinical translation.

Disease focus of research

Breast, Prostate, Head & neck

Research keywords

Cancer therapy resistance,Immunotherapy,Inflammation,Radiotherapy,Translational science,Tumor microenvironment

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

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Contact information


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