Associate Professor
Departments of Bioengineering and Orthopaedic Surgery
Director of Stem Cell and Biomaterials Engineering Laboratory
Stanford University School of Medicine
240 Pasteur Dr., 
Biomedical Innovation Building 1200
Palo Alto CA, 94304
Office: 650-725-7128
Email: fanyang@stanford.edu

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Professor Fan Yang

Fan Yang, Ph.D

Associate Professor
Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Bioengineering
Director of Stem Cell and Biomaterials Engineering Laboratory

Co-Director Stanford NIH Biotechnology Training Program
Stanford University School of Medicine
240 Pasteur Dr., Biomedical Innovation Building 1200
Palo Alto CA, 94304
Office: 650-725-2215
Email: fanyang@stanford.edu

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Education

1997-2001

2001-2006

2006-2009

Shanghai Jiaotong University, P.R. China.
B.S. in Biomedical Engineering

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
Ph. D. in Biomedical Engineering, Advisor: Prof. Jennifer Elisseeff

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Ruth L. Kirschstein Postdoctoroal Fellow, Advisor: Prof. Robert Langer

Positions

2017-Present

2009-2017

Associate Professor with Tenure, Stanford University
Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Bioengineering

Associated Faculty Member of Bio-X Program, Chem-H Institute 

and Stanford Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

Assistant Professor, Stanford University
Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Bioengineering

Honors and Awards

2015-2018

2014-2019

2013-2016

2013-2018

2013

2013

2012-2014

2013 -2018

2012-2015

2011

2011

2010-2016

2010

2009-2013

2008-2009

1999

1998

1997-2000

Inducted as a Fellow into American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)

Biomaterials Science Lectureship Award (one winner/year). This award is selected by the Biomaterials Science Editorial Board to honors an early-stage career researcher for their significant contribution to the biomaterials field.

SFB Young Investigator Award from the Society for Biomaterials (one winner per year). This award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated outstanding achievements in the field of biomaterials research. SFB is the world's leading society in the field of Biomaterials.

CIRM Tools and Technologies Award, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine

NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award, National Science Foundation

Rising Star Award, Biomedical Engineering Society-Cellular and Molecular Engineering

Young Investigator Award, Alliance for Cancer and Gene Therapy

Mission for Learning Faculty Scholar Award in Pediatric Translational Medicine, Stanford

Stanford-Coulter Translational Grant Award, Stanford University

Mission for Learning Faculty Scholar Award in Pediatric Translational Medicine, Stanford

Stanford Asian American Faculty Award, Stanford University

Basil O'Connor Starter Scholar Research Award, March of Dimes Foundation

3M Nontenured Faculty Grant Award, 3M

Named to the 2011 Technology Review TR35 Global list. TR35 recognizes the world’s 35 most outstanding innovators who are younger than 35, whose superb technical work promises to shape the coming decades

Wanbang Scholarship, Shanghai Jiaotong University

Outstanding Student Scholarship, Shanghai Jiaotong University

Professional Memberships

Biomedical Engineering Society
Orthopaedic Research Society
Society for Biomaterials
Tissue Engineering International & Regenerative Medicine Society
The American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy
International Society for Stem Cell Research