Dr. Yang received her M.D. degree and PhD degree in China. She completed postdoctoral training and was appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Dr. Yang joined the faculty of Department of Pathology at UAB in 2006. She is currently an Associate Professor and Principal Investigator in the Division of Molecular and Cellular Pathology.
Dr. Yang's research is focused on the role of tumor & bone microenvironments in multiple myeloma progression and cancer metastasis to bone, cancer-related bone diseases, and targeting tumor microenvironment for cancer therapy.