Hi, I'm Josh.

Joshua Y.C. Yang, MTM is an MD-PhD student at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Department of Bioengineering. He graduated from UC San Diego with a double major in Bioengineering: Biotechnology and General Biology and from UC San Francisco and UC Berkeley with a Master of Translational Medicine.

He is a co-founder of the startup KIT Bio, Inc., which aims to detect and prevent impending acute rejection episodes in kidney transplant patients.

He is also the Chief Executive Officer of the startup Helispot, Inc., which is developing an isothermal point-of-care assay to expand access to life-saving diagnostics globally.

Research Positions

  • Present2017

    Ha Laboratory

    Johns Hopkins University, Department of Bioengineering

  • Present2015

    Sarwal Laboratory

    University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine

  • 20152011

    Corr Laboratory

    University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine

  • 20152014

    Varghese Laboratory

    University of California, San Diego, Department of Bioengineering

  • 20142014

    Lietha Laboratory

    Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO)

  • 20142013

    Cauwenberghs Laboratory

    University of California, San Diego, Department of Bioengineering

Education

  • M.D. Ph.D. Candidate 2022

    Medicine, M.D.
    Bioengineering, Ph.D.

    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

  • M.T.M. 2016

    Master of Translational Medicine

    University of California, San Francisco
    University of California, Berkeley

  • B.S., Summa Cum Laude 2015

    Bioengineering: Biotechnology, B.S.
    General Biology, B.S.

    University of California, San Diego

  • HS Diploma, Valedictorian 2011

    High School Diploma

    University City High School

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