Cell Theranostics Leadership


David Yang, PHD

Senior Vice President, Research

Dr. Yang brings to the Company more than 30 years of pharmaceutical and fine chemicals experience. Dr. Yang received his B.S. degree in Pharmacy from Taipei Medical University in 1978. In 2007, Dr. Yang was promoted to Professor with tenure and also appointed to be the Chief of Radiotheranositc at the Division of Diagnostic Imaging at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (UTMDACC). Dr. Yang’s research is involved in image-guided personalized treatment and prevention in cancers. Dr. Yang has mentored many clinic fellows, post-doctors, and UTGSBS students to their terminal Ph.D. degree. He received Distinguished Mentor Award for post-doctors in February, 2009 and Trainee Research Mentor Award by the MD Anderson Alumni and Faculty Association in May, 2010. He retired from UTMDACC in August, 2014, but holds the Consultant at the UTHSC, Houston, TX. Dr. Yang also holds Visiting Professor both at the Department of Radiology in Yokohama City University in Japan and Taipei Medical University in Taiwan.