About Yan Gong
Yan Gong, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research at the University of Florida (UF) College of Pharmacy and the UF Center for Pharmacogenomics and Precision Medicine. Dr. Gong received a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics in 2004 from Department of Pharmaceutics, College of Pharmacy at UF. She also obtained a Master’s Degree in Statistics in 2003 from UF Department of Statistics. Before joining the UF faculty in 2005, she completed one year of post-doctoral Fellowship in Cardiovascular Pharmacogenomics at the UF Center for Pharmacogenomics.
Dr. Gong’s research focuses on pharmacogenomics of efficacy and adverse response of antihypertensives medications, and pharmacogenomics of serious adverse drug events such as medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ) and cardiotoxicities related to cancer therapies (Cardio-Oncology). Dr. Gong has authored over 150 peer-reviewed publications.
In addition to research, Dr. Gong has been involved in teaching multiple graduate level and professional level courses at the UF College of Pharmacy and College of Medicine. She is currently the course coordinator for Pharmacogenomics (PHA6449), a required graduate level course for the Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research at the UF College of Pharmacy.