Guang Yang, MS

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Entry date into PTR PhD Program: Fall 2015
Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

  • Pharmacogenomics of bisphosphonate-induced osteonecrosis of the jaw

Professional Experience

  • Teaching Assistant – University of Florida, College of Pharmacy


  • The Pharmacogenomics Research Network (PGRN): Trainee Abstract Award
  • The American Society for bone and Mineral Research Annual Meeting (ASBMR): Young Investigator travel award

Professional Memberships

  • American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR)
  • American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG)
  • American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (ASCPT) 
  • American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)


  • Vitamin C at high concentrations induces cytotoxicity in malignant melanoma but promotes tumor growth at low concentrations.
  • SIRT1/HERC4 Locus Associated with Bisphosphonate-Induced Osteonecrosis of the Jaw: an Exome-Wide Association Analysis


  • SIRT1 SNPs Associated with Bisphosphonate-related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (ONJ), ASBMR, Denver, CO, 2017.
  • PGRN (2017, Orlando): SIRT1 Gene Associated with Bisphosphonate-induced Osteonecrosis of the Jaw: An Exome-Wide Association Analysis.