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Last Updated: 05/06/21

Yisong Wang, Ph.D.

Yisong Wang, Ph.D.

Program Director

Molecular Imaging Branch

Dr. Yisong Wang is a program director at the Molecular Imaging Branch in the Division of Cancer Therapeutics and Diagnosis at NCI. He completed his Ph.D. in the molecular biology of lymphocytes and cancer development at Karolinska Institute, Sweden. Dr. Wang started his own laboratory as a PI in 2002 in the Systems Genetics Section, Biosciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He joined the Center for Cancer Research at NCI in 2009, and then moved to Georgetown University, serving as an associate professor. Prior to becoming a program director at NCI, he was a program director at NCCIH. Dr. Wang has a broad spectrum of basic and translational cancer research experience, including the molecular mechanistic investigation of cell cycle checkpoint proteins, immune regulatory proteins, microtubule regulatory proteins and phosphatases, as well as the genomics, proteomics, and receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor therapeutics of lung cancer and thymic epithelial tumors.