Titles and Roles
- Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
- Emory University School of Medicine
- Research Program
- Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics
He is an active member of the American Association for Cancer Research. He has been the recipient of eighteen research grants, including Clinical Innovator Awards from Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute, NASA research grant, and several R01 grants from NIH/NCI. Dr. Deng also teaches the advanced course for cancer biology graduate students and medical residents. He has mentored a number of undergraduates, graduates, postdoctoral fellows, medical residents and junior faculty members in University of Florida and Emory University. Dr. Deng currently serves as a Course Director in Advanced Graduate Cancer Biology Program in Emory Laney Graduate School. He has served on several national and international grant review panels. He also serves on the editorial board for several journals and is frequently invited to serve as reviewer for numerous biomedical journals.
Dr. Deng received his MD/PhD at Hunan Medical University and Beijing Medical University in China. He completed his postdoctoral training in Molecular Biology at the University of Texas Medical Branch.
Dr. Deng's research interests are focused on development of new agents and strategies for treatment of lung and head/neck cancers by targeting apoptosis and DNA repair signaling pathways.
Deng has published many excellent research articles in high impact journals such as Molecular Cell, Cancer Cell, Nature Communications, PNAS, Cancer Research, Cell Death Differentiation, Nucleic Acid Research, MCB, Blood, and The Journal of Biological Chemistry and among others. He has also obtained three patents for new anticancer drug discovery.
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