Moua Yang, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Hemostasis and Thrombosis
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

3 Blackfan Circle, Room 906, Boston MA 02215
Tel: 617-735-4017



Dr. Yang completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and his Ph.D. degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin. His Ph.D. training was performed at the Blood Research Institute of Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin under the mentorship of Dr. Roy Silverstein where he focused on platelet CD36 redox signaling in arterial thrombosis. He then stayed on at the Medical College of Wisconsin as a postdoctoral fellow jointly mentored by Drs. Brian Smith and Roy Silverstein in the field of oxidative cysteine modification. He furthered his postdoctoral training in Dr. Flaumenhaft’s lab within the Division of Hemostasis and Thrombosis where he focused on intravital microscopy and thiol isomerases in thrombotic disorders.



Dr. Yang’s laboratory studies the redox mechanisms of cysteine oxidation in thrombotic disorders using a technical tour-de-force of chemical biology, protein biochemistry, and intravital microscopy. His interest is in oxidative stress thrombosis relating to dyslipidemia and vaso-occlusion in sickle cell disease. He continues to collaborate with Dr. Flaumenhaft on the mechanism of thiol isomerases in thrombosis.

Current and Recent Research Grants

K99 HL164888 (PI: Yang)


Oxidative Cysteine Modification by Thiol Isomerases in Sickle Cell Disease

Scholar Award (PI: Yang)

American Society of Hematology

Oxidative Cysteine Modification in Thrombosis and Hemostasis

Eleanor Miles Shore Award (PI: Yang)

Harvard Medical School

Oxidative Cysteine Modification in Sickle Cell Disease

Research Award (PI: Yang)

Foundation for Women’s Wellness

Effect of sex-related differences in redox metabolism on thiol isomerase activity in thrombosis and vascular dysfunction