Department of Medicine
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photo Wentao Gao, MD, PhD

Hematology/Oncology

Email: gaow2@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-908-9771

Contact
Office: UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
5150 Centre Avenue, Lab 1.3
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
 
Phone: 412-908-9771
Fax:
E-mail: gaow2@upmc.edu
Administrative Assistant:
Dorothy J. Mann
Address: UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
5150 Centre Avenue, 5th floor
Pittsburh, PA 15232
Email: manndj@upmc.edu
Phone: 412-648-6686
Education and Training
Education
MD, Norman Bethune University of Medical Sciences, 1990
Master of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Norman Bethune University of Medical Sciences, 1993
PhD of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Norman Bethune University of Medical Sciences, 1998
Training
Visting Scholar, University of Hong Kong Institute of Molecular Biology, 1996
posdoctoral, University of Pittsburgh, 2000
Research Interest
Molecular cell biology, Autophagy signaling pathway and application, cell death signaling pathways including apoptosis, pyroptosis and necroptosis and their applications, infectious disease vaccine development, cancer biology and immunotherapy.
Publications
For my complete bibliography, Click Here.
Notable Achievements
Highest Honor MD graduate, 1990
Highest Honor PhD graduate, 1998
Ivy Wu Scholarship, 1996
Pitt Innovator Award, 2006
Membership of the American Association of Immunologists, 2004-
Membership of American Society of Gene Therapy, 2001-