The Cardiovascular Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has appointed Moua Yang, PhD as the third postdoctoral trainee in the Cardiovascular Center’s T32 postdoctoral training program sponsored by the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Yang received his Bachelor of Science in biology at the University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point in 2012. He received his doctorate in cell biology in 2018 in the laboratory of Roy Silverstein, MD, the John and Linda Mellowes Professor and Chair of Medicine at MCW.
“The long-term goal of my work is to decrease the burden of cardiovascular disease caused by thrombosis and plaque build-up in the arteries, which together, are the leading cause of death and disability in people with cardiovascular disease,” Dr. Yang explained. “I am also proud to represent the Hmong community of Wisconsin as a researcher”.