Nam Dang

Nam Hoang Dang

Professor and Deputy Chief, Hem and Onc at University of Florida

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Location:
2015 N. Jefferson St., Jacksonville, Florida, United States
HQ Phone:
(904) 588-1800
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last updated 2/1/2018

General Information

Experience

Chief, Department of Hematologic Malignancies  - Nevada Cancer Institute

Chief, Department  - Department of Hematologic Malignancies

Researcher  - UF

Chief  - Hematological Malignancies

Physician  - Anderson Cancer Center

Professor of Medicine and Chief  - Nevada Cancer Institute

Education

Harvard Medical School

B.A. ( magna cum laude ) Degree  - 

M.D.  - 

M.D.  - Harvard University

Ph.D. Dang  - Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

valedictorian  - Highland Park High School

Affiliations

Scientific Advisory Board Member  - Whittemore Peterson Institute

Health Policy Advisor  - Omnitura Therapeutics Inc

Member of Physician - Scientist Program  - The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Scientific Advisory Board Member  - Y's Therapeutics Co. Ltd

Clinical Fellow  - Hematopathology

Recent News  

Nam Hoang Dang, M.D., Ph.D, Deputy Chief, University of Florida Division of Hematology & Oncology; Director, University of Florida Shands Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office
Nam H. Dang, M.D., Ph.D., is a board certified medical oncologist with expertise in the study and treatment of lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Dr. Dang's primary research effort emphasizes the development of novel treatment strategies for patients with lymphoma/CLL through the identification of new targets and the utilization of novel targeted therapies. To achieve this aim, he has conducted multiple clinical trials and is active in laboratory research with the goal of translating laboratory findings to the clinical setting for the ultimate benefit of the patient. Dr. Dang attended Harvard University and Harvard Medical School, where he graduated with top honors, earning his B.A. (magna cum laude), M.D. (magna cum laude), and Ph.D. degrees. He continued his medical education in the Harvard system with residency training at Massachusetts General Hospital, and fellowship training at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, becoming board-certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. Among the several prestigious awards and honors he has garnered include the National Arthritis Foundation Medical Student Award, the Friends Fellowship of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, the V Foundation Scholar Award, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for Physicians, and the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Physician-Scientist Award.

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Professor Dang
Nam Hoang Dang, Professor and Deputy Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Florida, FL, USA

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Research by Doctor Nam Dang at the University of Florida found an extract made from dried papaya leaves killed cancer cells directly and slowed the growth of tumor cells in cultures.
Dr. Dang said, "Based on what I've seen and heard in the clinical setting, nobody who takes this extract experiences demonstratable toxicity; it seems you could take it for a long time - as long as it's effective.

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