Eddy Shih-Hsin Yang MD, PhDDeputy Director and Associate Director for Precision Oncology, UAB Hugh Kaul Precision Medicine Institute, Professor and Vice Chair for Translational Sciences, Department of Radiation Oncology, O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB, Birmingham, AL
Dr. Eddy Yang is the Deputy Director and Associate Director for Precision Oncology at the UAB Hugh Kaul Precision Medicine Institute, co-Leader of the Experimental Therapeutics Program at the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Professor and Vice Chair for Translational Sciences in the Department of Radiation Oncology at UAB. He is a translational physician-scientist oncologist with particular interest in investigating novel strategies to enhance the therapeutic ratio through rational combinations of targeted therapies. His research focuses on genitourinary, breast, and head and neck cancers, which have translated in multiple investigator-initiated clinical trials. His work has been supported by various funding sources, and he also has an excellent track record of productivity, including over 100 total publications and clinical translation of laboratory findings into investigator initiated clinical trials. Dr. Yang is also dedicated to training the next generation of physicians and physician-scientists and serves as a mentor on several NIH T32 training grants.