Biography

Dr. Tang holds an MD degree from the Wannan Medical College, Wuhu, China; a Master degree in Immunology from Shanghai Medical College Fudan University; and a PhD degree in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of Arizona. Following medical school, Dr. Tang practiced medicine as a radiologist for 2 years in Huangshan City People’s Hospital, Huangshan, Anhui province, China. After receiving his Master degree, he was appointed as a lecturer for 4 years in the Department of Immunology at Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University. After obtaining his PhD degree from the University of Arizona, Dr. Tang joined as a postdoctoral fellow Dr. Vipin Kumar’s research laboratory at Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies in San Diego, California, where he remained for 4 years. Later he accepted a Research Associate position in the laboratory of Dr. Harvey Cantor at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. After 3.5 years at Harvard, he became a faculty member at the University of Texas, El Paso, Texas where he stayed for 3 years before joining as an Assistant Research Professor and then Associate Research Professor, for a total of 6 years, the Division of Regenerative Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine at Loma Linda University in California. Dr. Tang joined as an Associate Professor in Physiology and Immunology in September 2019 the Long Island University College of Veterinary Medicine.