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Wen Jiang, M.D., Ph.D.
Wen Jiang, M.D., Ph.D.

Wen Jiang, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Radiation Oncology
  • Radiation Therapy for Brain Tumors
  • Brain & Spinal Cord Cancer

Biography

Wen Jiang, M.D., Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at UT Southwestern Medical Center, specializing in radiation therapy for central nervous system cancer.

He attended graduate school at the University of Toronto where he earned his degree in bioengineering. Dr. Jiang earned his M.D. from Stanford University School of Medicine and, shortly after, completed a radiation oncology residency at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center.

In his free time, Dr. Jiang enjoys watching movies, traveling, and spending time with his family.

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Meet Dr. Jiang

Wen Jiang, M.D., Ph.D., focuses on treating cancer sites of the central nervous system with radiation. His dream of becoming an oncologist was driven by his desire to find a cure for cancer. His interest in the field of radiation oncology, however, originated during his postdoctoral fellowship at Mass General Hospital.

“Given my training as an engineer, I was just fascinated by the technological tools available at the doctors' disposal and felt that there were unlimited opportunities to develop exciting new technologies to treat cancer,” he says.

As an Assistant Professor in UT Southwestern’s Department of Radiation Oncology, Dr. Jiang’s main focus will be on the treatment of CNS benign and malignant tumors.

Dr. Jiang’s clinical research is focused on the understanding of the body’s immune system and how it interacts with cancer cells, and how these cells develop the abilities to evade immune detection.

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Education & Training
  • Residency - M.D. Anderson Cancer Center (2014-2018), Radiation Oncology
  • Internship - Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (2013-2014), Transitional Year
  • Medical School - Stanford University School of Medicine (2009-2013)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) (2014)
  • American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) (2014)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) (2016)
  • Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO) (2016)
Honors & Awards
  • ASCO Young Investigator Award 2017
  • RSNA Roentgen Award 2017
  • RSNA Resident Research Grant 2016
  • Carleton University Young Alumni Achievement Award 2014
Books & Publications
Research
  • Tumor microenvironment
  • Cancer immunotherapy
  • Tumor immunology
  • Cancer nanomedicine
  • Innate immune checkpoint

Clinical Focus

  • Radiation Therapy for Brain Tumors
  • Brain & Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Brain Metastases
  • Gliomas

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