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Phillip Ang, BS

Medical Student

Phillip (Phil) Ang is a first year medical student at the Pritzker School of Medicine (c/o 2025). He graduated Harvard University in 2017 with bachelor’s in Molecular and Cell Biology with and a citation in Spanish Language. His clinical interests are mainly focused on Neurology, Hematology/Oncology, and Interventional Radiology. Additionally, he is aspiring to become a physician scientist in an academic teaching hospital. Before coming to UChicago, he previously worked in the lab of Dr. Max Tischfield at Rutgers University - where he led projects on skull development, brain development, and the brain’s meningeal lymphatic/glymphatic system. These projects have peaked his interest in lymphatics and brought him to the Swartz Lab. When not studying or working on medical school things, he enjoys reading novels, working out, traveling, and learning about the restaurant/bar industry.


Ang, PS, Matrongolo, MJ, Tischfield, MA (Jan 4th 2022). The growth and expansion of meningeal lymphatic networks are affected in craniosynostosis. Development. 

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