Tao Wang

Assistant Professor, Quantitative Biomedical Research Center, UT Southwestern Medical Center
  •   214-648-3111
  •  Tao.Wang@UTSouthwestern.edu
  •  Suite H9.106B, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd. Dallas, TX 75390

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Assistant Professor of the Quantitative Biomedical Research Center in the Department of Population and Data Sciences at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dr. Wang's research revolves around using state-of-the-art bioinformatics and biostatistics approaches to study the implications of tumor immunology for tumorigenesis, metastasis, prognosis, and treatment response in a variety of cancers. Dr. Wang is affiliated with the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is also the Bioinformatics co-Leader of the Kidney Cancer Program of UT Southwestern and serves as the Data Analytics Core Co-Director within the UT Southwestern SPORE for kidney cancer research. Dr. Wang graduated from Peking University in China in 2011 and studied at UT Southwestern under the mentoring of Drs. Yang Xie and Guanghua Xiao. He became an Assistant Professor at UTSW after obtaining his Ph.D. in 2015. Aside from his research and investigative work, Dr. Wang also enjoys movies, cooking, and sports with family and friends.

Academic Position

  • Present 2017
    Assistant Professor (tenure track)
    Departments of Bioinformatics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • 2017 2015
    Assistant Professor (research track)
    Departments of Population and Data Sciences, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Education & Training

  • 2015 2011
    PhD, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics & Integrative Biology
    UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA
  • 2015 2012
    MS, Statistics
    UT Dallas, USA
  • 2011 2007
    BS, Life Sciences
    Peking University, China

Major Administrative/Leadership Positions

  • Present 2017
    Bioinformatics co-leader
    UTSW Kidney Cancer Program
  • Present 2017
    Data analytics Core co-director
    UTSW Kidney Cancer SPORE