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Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and of Bioengineering

Fan Yang

Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and of Bioengineering
A bioengineer by training, Dr. Yang works at the interface of materials science, biology, engineering, and medicine. She is the Director and PI for Stem Cells and Biomaterials Engineering Laboratory at Stanford University, jointly supported by Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Bioengineering. Dr. Yang has extensive expertise in developing novel biomaterials and stem cell-based therapeutics for musculoskeletal tissue engineering, or engineering 3D in vitro cancer models for drug screening and mechanistic discovery. Her research group is particularly interested in developing biomaterials and cell-based therapeutics to improve regeneration of various musculoskeletal tissues including bone, cartilage, tendon, blood vessels etc.

Education

Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, Biomedical Engineering (2006)
B.S., Shanghai Jiaotong University, Biomedical Engineering (2001)