Sherry X. Yang, MD, PhD

National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, USA

Sherry X. Yang is Chief of National Clinical Target Validation Laboratory, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Yang joined the NCI in 2001 upon completion of fellowship training from the Johns Hopkins Oncology Center. Her research interests include clinical target validation and biomarker science towards precision oncology. Dr. Yang’s laboratory focuses on the predictive and prognostic biomarkers of targeted cancer therapeutics and chemotherapy in breast cancer and lung cancer as well as other cancer types. She is recipient of several biomarkers-related awards and innovations, and an editor of Handbook of Therapeutic Biomarkers in Cancer, 2nd edition.