Jin-Tang Dong, PhD

Titles and Roles

Professor, Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Co-Leader, Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics Research Program
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Research Program
Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics


Dr. Jin-Tang Dong started his faculty appointment as an Assistant Professor of Pathology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics at the University of Virginia in 1996, and joined the faculty of Emory University School of Medicine as an Associate Professor in 2002. He became a full professor in 2007. 


Dr. Jin-Tang Dong received his PhD degree from the Peking Union Medical College and the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences in 1989. After working as an Assistant Investigator at the same institution for a year, he completed postdoctoral training in Molecular Cancer Biology and Prostate Cancer at the National Institutes of Health (1990-1994) and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1994-1996).


Dr. Dong received an NIH Director’s award, and is a Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Cancer Scholar.


His research interest has been in the molecular pathogenesis of human cancer, with a focus on the identification of novel tumor suppressors and the discovery of novel molecular pathways.


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