Rochester, Minnesota




Yuan-Ping Pang, Ph.D., directs the Computer-Aided Molecular Design Laboratory at Mayo Clinic. His research focuses on advancing artificial intelligence methods for biomedical research and increasing fundamental knowledge of autocatalysis, amidation and the origin of life.

Focus areas

  • Advancement of cancer immunotherapies
  • New treatment for autoimmune diseases
  • Prevention of mosquito-borne diseases

Significance to patient care

The goal of Dr. Pang's research is to find proactive ways to prevent diseases rather than treating them reactively.


Administrative Appointment

  1. Emeritus, Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
  2. Supplemental, Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
  3. Supplemental, Department of Physiology & Biomedical Engineering
  4. Supplemental, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences

Academic Rank

  1. Professor of Biophysics
  2. Professor of Pharmacology


  1. Sabbatical Study - Computational Chemistry University of California, San Francisco
  2. Ph.D. - Synthetic Chemistry University of Pittsburgh
  3. MS Training - Biochemistry / Neuroscience Shanghai Institute of Physiology
  4. BS - Physical Chemistry Xiamen University

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