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Ningling Kang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor  

July 25th, 2017|
  • Ningling Kang - The Hormel Institute

Ningling Kang Ph.D.

  Ningling Kang, Ph.D. Associate Professor Tumor Microenvironment & Metastasis Biography Dr. Ningling Kang is the section leader of Tumor Microenvironment and Metastasis at the Hormel Institute. She received postdoctoral training in Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine (2000-2003) and in Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of internal Medicine (2003-2004) at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, [...]

December 10th, 2014|

Eagles Cancer Telethon auction and on-air this week

Eagles Cancer Telethon auction and on-air this week Funds raised furthers cancer research at The Hormel Institute, UMN and Mayo Clinic AUSTIN, Minn – January 19, 2020 – The Eagles Cancer Telethon will look slightly different this year, but the mission is the same – support for FURTHER CANCER RESEARCH discoveries.  The spirit of generosity [...]

January 19th, 2021|

Institute scientist finds breakthrough for liver cancer promotion

Institute scientist finds breakthrough for liver cancer promotion New research sheds light on metastatic cancer in the liver Dr. Ningling Kang, head of the Tumor Microenvironment and Metastasis lab at The Hormel Institute UMN, published a discovery describing how a particular protein, diaphanous homolog 1 (Diaph1), turns normal liver cells into cancer-promoting cells. “Protein diaphanous [...]

May 5th, 2020|


Robert R. Clarke, Ph.D., D.Sc. Executive Director Professor Cancer Systems Biology Amer Alam,Ph.D. Assistant Professor Structural Biology of Membrane Transport George Aslanidi, Ph.D. Associate Professor Molecular Bioengineering and Cancer Vaccine Ann Bode, Ph.D. Professor Former Interim ED Cellular & Molecular Biology Rhoderick E. Brown, Ph.D. Professor Membrane Biochemistry Ilana Chefetz, Ph.D. [...]

March 23rd, 2020|

Liver cancer breakthrough at The Hormel Institute

Scientists discover protein’s role in creating a tumor-promoting microenvironment Science is one step closer to eliminating cancer growth in the liver, whether from primary liver cancer or from metastatic tumors from cancers in other areas of the body, thanks to new research published by Dr. Ningling Kang, head of the Tumor Microenvironment and Metastasis lab [...]

May 6th, 2019|

Institute scientist makes liver cancer breakthrough

Discovery suppresses liver tumor growth Dr. Ningling Kang and team from The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota published exciting new research in the high impact journal Gastroenterology impacting liver cancer development. The research focuses on the role that specialized cells and enzymes play in tumor growth in the liver. The article, “P300 acetyltransferase mediates stiffness-induced [...]

February 16th, 2018|

Institute researchers to present at upcoming conferences

The Hormel Institute will share some of its cutting-edge cancer research projects over the coming days at two major conferences that attract top researchers from around the world. Starting Saturday, the 107th annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will host around 19,000 cancer researchers from more than 60 countries during its [...]

April 18th, 2016|