Ruoning Wang, PhD
Ruoning Wang, PhD, is a principal investigator in the Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Diseases for The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, a principal investigator for the Division of Hematology and Oncology at Nationwide Children's Hospital and an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine.
Dr. Wang earned his bachelor's degree in Medicinal Chemistry from China Pharmaceutical University, followed by an MS degree in Biochemistry from Nanjing Medical University and a PhD degree in Gene & Development from the University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center (UT-MDACC). He trained in Immunology and Cancer Biology at St Jude Children’s Research Hospital as a postdoctoral fellow and joined The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital as a princial investigator and The Ohio State University as an assistant professor of pediatrics in August 2013.
My roles include lab Management and mouse colony management.
My research interests include T cell biology and immunology.
My research is focused on understanding the interplay between metabolic reprogramming and T cell differentiation to enhance anti-tumor immune response.
Post Doctoral Scientist
Xuyong’s research focus on T cells metabolic reprogramming, cell cycle and DNA damage.
Graduate Research Associate
Ruohan Wu is a PhD candidate in molecular biology at The Ohio State University. My current research interest is T cell metabolism. During T cell activation and differentiation, the metabolic file is dramatically switched which helps the T cell better achieve its physiological function. However, the dysregulation of this complex signaling cascade leads to pathogenic conditions, such as autoimmune disease. By deciphering the metabolic reprogramming during T cell activation and differentiation, I hope to apply my knowledge to translational use and combat autoimmune disease.
John's research interests include integration of metabolic and cell cycle signaling.