Ngan F. Huang PhD

Stanford University

Ngan F. Huang, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Stanford and Principal Investigator at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System. Dr. Huang completed her BS in chemical engineering at MIT, followed by a PhD in bioengineering from the UC Berkeley & UCSF Joint Program in Bioengineering. Prior to joining Stanford faculty, she was a postdoc in Cardiovascular Medicine at Stanford. Her laboratory investigates the interactions between stem cells and extracellular matrix microenvironment for engineering cardiovascular tissues to treat cardiovascular and musculoskeletal diseases. Dr. Huang has authored over 70 publications and patents, including those in Nat Med, PNAS, and Circ Res. She has received numerous honors, including a NIH K99/R00, Fellow of the American Heart Association, Young Investigator awards from the Society for Vascular Medicine and from the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society-Americas, and a Rising Star award at the Cell & Molecular Bioengineering conference. She has active or completed projects funded by the NIH, NSF, AHA, DoD, California Institute of Regenerative Medicine, and Department of Veteran Affairs.