Shanmin Yang, MD

Research Assistant Professor

Educational Background

  • MD, Medicine, Fujian Medical College, Fuzhou, China
  • MS, Cell Biology, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Molecular Biology, Toronto University, Toronto, Canada

Professional Societies and Committees

  • American Association of Cancer Research (Member)
  • Radiation Research Society (Member)

Honors and Award

  • AACR-AstraZeneca Scholar Award, American Association for Cancer Research, 2002

Research Areas

Dr. Yang’s work has focused on discovering novel mitigation agents for radiation-induced pulmonary fibrosis. He has also explored the molecular biology of tumor metastasis and worked to discover new drugs that inhibit these metastases.

Current laboratory projects focus on:

  • Exploring new methods for biodosimetry in different species
  • Developing new drugs to mitigate radiation-induced side effects
  • Discovering new drugs for the inhibition of tumor metastasis

A selection of publications available through PubMed.


U.S. News and World Report

Nationally ranked in 6 adult specialties and 6 pediatric specialties and rated high performing in 4 adult specialties and 5 procedures and conditions.