Huamin Wang received his M.D. degree from Huazhong University of Science & Technology Tongji Medical College (China) in 1987 and his Ph.D. degree in biochemistry and molecular biology from the University of Texas (UT) Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (Houston, Tex) in 1999. He is a board-certified pathologist by the American Board of Pathology. He is currently a Tenured Associate Professor of pathology specialized in gastrointestinal, liver, and pancreatic pathology at UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and an Associate Professor at UT Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in Houston. He serves as the Director of the Pancreatic Cancer Tumor Bank and serves as the Scientific Advisory Board Member for Sheikh Ahmed Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research at M. D. Anderson Cancer. His major research interests are focused on tumor biology, animal models, tumor markers for early detection and prognosis, and identification of new therapeutic targets for pancreatic cancer, which is one of the most lethal human tumors. He received many awards for his research and was invited as one of the experts to serve on the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) Foregut Task Force for the 7th edition of the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual. He has authored more than 110 peer-reviewed publications including Cancer Cell, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences USA, Gastroenterology, Journal of Clinical Investigation, among others, and received 19 research grants including NIH/NCI RO1, KO8 and R21.
Biography Updated on 29 August 2012