Daolin Tang, M.D., Ph.D., is an internationally known researcher whose work focuses on the molecular mechanisms of disease, especially pancreatic cancer. His research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health and American Cancer Society. Dr. Tang has received numerous awards, which include being named the Hillman Fellow for Innovative Cancer Research at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and receiving a Research Scholar Award from the American Cancer Society.

Dr. Tang is an author on nearly 200 written works and is often invited by publishers to write articles that review microbiology topics. He earned his medical degree from the Norman Bethune College of Medicine and his Ph.D. at the Xiangya School of Medicine, both in China. He later received post-doctoral training at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He joined UT Southwestern in 2018, where he serves as an associate professor in the Department of Surgery.

Research Interest

  • PAMPs and DAMPs
  • Regulated cell death