Dr. Jonathan Yang

Dr. Jonathan Yang is an Associate Professor in the University of Washington’s School of Medicine Department of Radiation Oncology. He serves as the Director of Metastatic Disease and Developmental Therapeutics in the Department. His clinical and academic expertise is in metastatic disease, central nervous system malignancies, and precision radiation oncology through rational combination of novel therapeutics with radiotherapy for which he serves as the principal investigator of several ongoing first-in-human trials investigating DNA damage response inhibitors with radiation. He is also focused on translational biomarker development to guide appropriate treatment selection in patients with metastatic cancers. In addition, combing his passions in central nervous system malignancies and metastatic disease, Dr. Yang has a special interest in the management of solid tumor leptomeningeal metastasis where he is focused on developing effective radiation approaches and elucidating the unique biological process in the central nervous system after radiation therapy.

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