Dr. Tao Wang

Tao Wang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Principal Investigator

Assistant Professor of the Quantitative Biomedical Research Center in the Department of Clinical Sciences at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dr. Wang's research revolves around using state-of-the-art quantitative approaches to study the implications of tumor heterogeneity for tumorigenesis, metastasis, prognosis, and treatment response, primarily focused on kidney cancer (renal cell carcinoma, RCC). Dr. Wang is also affiliated with the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, along with the Center for the Genetics of Host Defense. He is also the Bioinformatics co-Leader of the Kidney Cancer Program of UT Southwestern and serves as the Data Analytics Core Co-Director within the UT Southwestern SPORE for kidney cancer research.

Dr. Wang graduated from Peking University in China in 2011 and studied at UT Southwestern under the mentoring of Drs. Yang Xie and Guanghua Xiao. He became an Assistant Professor at UTSW after obtaining his Ph.D. in 2015.

Aside from his research and investigative work, Dr. Wang also enjoys movies, cooking, and sports with family and friends.