Yunshuo "Caroline" Tang, MD

Dr. Tang completed her MD and PhD degrees at the University of California, San Francisco, working with Drs. Arturo Alvarez-Buylla, Michael Stryker, and John Rubinstein on the role of specific nerve cell populations in brain plasticity. She then came to Washington University as a resident in Adult Neurology. Dr. Tang was awarded a R25 grant from the National Institutes of Health to work with Dr. Gutmann. Her studies will focus on understanding how NF1-optic gliomas cause vision loss, and how the nerve cells in the eye can be protected. She will also be a team member of the Gilbert Family Foundation Vision Restoration Initiative.