Associate Researcher, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical care and Sleep Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Attending Physician, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University.
Vice Director, Department of Medical Internet of Things (MIOT) of Shanghai Respiratory Research Institution.
Secretary, Chinese Alliance Against Lung Cancer
Research Interests : Lung Cancer, Lung Fibrosis
Dr. Yang is dedicated in early diagnosis of lung cancer and relevant studies, with special interests on management of pulmonary nodule and validation of diagnostic biomarker panels based on MIOT and radiomics artificial intelligence (AI) platform. He is the member of IASLC Prevention, Screening & Early Detection Committee. Since 2011, he has published 14 SCI research articles and 7 as first author, including which on Am J Resp Crit Care (2013), Can Lett (2015) and Cancer (2015 & 2018), etc. As a presenter for oral or poster presentation in ATS, WCLC, APSR, ISRD couple times. He is one of the peer reviewers for international journals, such as J Cell Mol Med, J Transl Med, etc. He is hosting one National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC81500078), and three nationwide multicenter clinical studies as sub-PI (NCT01928836, NCT02726633 and NCT02693496). Dr. Yang currently is working in Prof. Charles A. Powell’s lab in Mount Sinai, focusing on TGFBR2 signaling pathway in lung adenocarcinoma invasion and angiogenesis as well as animal model and image study of lung fibrosis.