Mei San Tang, MD

Mei San Tang, MD

Assistant Professor, Pathology & Immunology


  • Laboratory & Genomic Medicine

Additional Titles

  • Associate Medical Director, HLA Laboratory
  • Transfusion Medicine attending physician


  • Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (Honors), Monash University, Malaysia (2012)
  • Postdoctoral Research (Computational Biology/Immunology), New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY (2018)
  • Residency, Clinical Pathology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University in St. Louis, MO (2021)
  • Clinical Fellowship, Transfusion Medicine/Blood Banking, Stanford University, CA (2022)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pathology, Clinical Pathology, 2021
  • American Board of Pathology, Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine, 2022

Honor Society Memberships

  • First Class Honor, Monash University, 2012
  • American Association of Immunologists (AAI) Careers in Immunology Fellowship, 2016
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (House Officer), 2021

Clinical Interests

  • Transfusion Medicine
  • Histocompatibility

Research Interests

Methods development and testing optimization for transfusion medicine and HLA

Selected Publications

Volume determination methods for hematopoietic progenitor cell products collected by apheresis M San Tang, DS Sempek, KJ Rensing, SR Thibodeaux. Cytotherapy 23 (11), 991-995
Association of Bw4/Bw6 mismatch across class I HLA loci with renal graft outcomes in first time transplants M San Tang, M Wang, SH Chang, T Alhamad, C Liu. Human Immunology 82 (10), 767-774
Performance evaluation of an automated fentanyl immunoassay MS Tang, M Lloyd, M Williams, CW Farnsworth, MM Budelier. The journal of applied laboratory medicine 6 (5), 1192-1201
Associating SARS-CoV-2 serological assays with protection: where the field stands MS Tang, CW Farnsworth.
Clinical chemistry 67 (5), 707-709
Infectious Disease Testing to Optimize Safety of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Products M San Tang, S Thibodeaux. Clinical Microbiology Newsletter 43 (8), 61-67
Comparison of SARS-CoV-2 IgM and IgG seroconversion profiles among hospitalized patients in two US cities EP Orner, MA Rodgers, K Hock, M San Tang, R Taylor, M Gardiner, et. al. Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease 99 (4), 115300
A novel B* 07 variant allele, B* 07: 416, identified by next-generation sequencing MS Tang, BF Duffy, JE Jennemann, BA Parikh, C Liu. HLA. 2021
Association between SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibodies and commercial serological assays MS Tang, JB Case, CE Franks, RE Chen, NW Anderson, JP Henderson, et. al. Clinical Chemistry 66 (12), 1538-1547
Assessing the Impact of Electronic Ordering on Stool Parasite Testing Practices in an Academic Medical Center M San Tang, R Jackups, N Anderson. American Journal of Clinical Pathology 154, S10
Alternative activation of macrophages is accompanied by chromatin remodeling associated with lineage-dependent DNA shape features flanking PU. 1 motifs M San Tang, ER Miraldi, NM Girgis, RA Bonneau.
The Journal of Immunology 205 (4), 1070-1083

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