Fenghuang Zhan, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Utah Blood and Marrow Transplant and Myeloma Program, University of Utah
Fenghuang Zhan, MD, PhD, is an associate professor in the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at the University of Utah, and an investigator at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI). Zhan is a graduate of Hunan Medical University in Changsha, China, where he earned a master's degree in oral pathology and maxillofacial surgery (surgery to treat problems or disease in the head, neck, face, and jaws), an MD in medical science, and a PhD in cancer molecular genetics. He completed postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Louisville in Kentucky and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.
Prior to joining HCI, Zhan was an assistant professor at the Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
Zhan is a leader in the field of myeloma research. His area of study includes seeking to define genes that make some myeloma cells resistant to chemotherapy. He also studies gene functions and cancer therapeutics using zebrafish and mouse models.