Changlin Yang, M.D.


Special Interests

  • Immunotherapy
  • Bioinformatics
  • Data mining
  • Immune Monitoring
  • Clinical Trial Development
  • Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
  • Brain Tumors

Changlin Yang (Oran) is a Research Assistant Scientist at the University of Florida Brain Tumor Immunotherapy Program (UFBTIP) and Preston A. Wells, Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy.

Dr.Yang earned his B.A. and M.D. in Clinical Medicine at Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science & Technology in Wuhan, China in 2009. He went on to earn a Master of Surgery in Neurosurgery at Harbin Medical University in Harbin, China in 2014. While at Harbin, his main research areas were Immunotherapy for Glioma, Clinical skills for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Brain tumor Neurosurgery and Neurosurgical Emergencies. Furthermore, his experience includes serving as Department Manager with one of the nation’s largest Non-Profit Foundation, before joining the University of Florida.

Beginning in 2014, Dr. Yang became a Research Scholar Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery, the University of Florida, and in 2017 a Postdoctoral Associate at Dr. Duane Mitchell UF Brain Tumor Immunotherapy Program. In April 2018, He was promoted to an Assistant Scientist.

Dr. Yang operates immunemonitoring, designs clinical trials and performs data analysis for UFBTIP clinical trials: REMATCH-II, ATTAC-II, BRAVO, ACTION and trials for Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium (PBTC). Additionally, he developed a novel tumor antigen discovery pipeline Open Reading frame Antigen Network(O.R.A.N.). In his spare time, Dr. Yang is involved with various volunteer programs, including the Florida Museum of Natural History and Retirement Home For Horses.