Chuong D. Hoang, MD

Section of Thoracic Surgery, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, Center for Cancer Research, and The Clinical Center, Bethesda, MD, USA

Principal Investigator – Tenure Track, Thoracic Surgery Branch, National Cancer Institute – NIH, Center for Cancer Research, The Clinical Center, Bethesda, MD, USA

Associate Professor of Surgery, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Uniformed Services University of the Health SciencesDr. Hoang received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School, where he stayed to complete clinical training in general surgery. During his surgical residency his research work was supported by the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award and a Training Program Grant in the Division of Hematology-Oncology. Afterwards, Dr. Hoang completed his cardiothoracic residency at the University of Pennsylvania, with an emphasis on thoracic surgery. Since 2008, he then served on faculty at Stanford University School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor. He was the Medical (co-) Director of the Stanford Cancer Center Tissue Bank. In 2015, he was recruited to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to build thoracic surgery and associated translational research. 

 As part of the intramural research program at NIH, Dr. Hoang leads a research section concerned with the comprehensive identification, understanding of mechanisms, and preclinical development of therapeutic microRNAs against thoracic cancers. His lab focuses on pleural mesothelioma, thymic epithelial tumors, and lung cancer.