Department of Surgery

Daolin Tang, MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Co-director, Center for DAMP Biology, University of Pittsburgh
  • Visiting Professor, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, P. R. China
  • Visiting Professor, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, P. R. China

Education & Training

  • MD, Norman Bethune College of Medicine, Jilin University
  • PhD, Xiangya School of Medicine, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, P. R. China

Representative Publications

Dr. Tang's publications can be reviewed through PubMed.

Research, Clinical, and/or Academic Interests

Regulation and function of Damage-Associated Molecular Pattern Molecules (DAMPs), e.g., high mobility group box 1 (HMGB1) and histone, in cell injury, cell death (e.g., apoptosis, necrosis, necroptosis, proptosis and ferroptosis), adaptation (e.g., autophagy), and their pathophysiological role in cancer (e.g., pancreatic cancer and leukemia) and inflammatory disease (e.g., pancreatitis and sepsis)

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