Professor Tang graduated from Medicine (with Honors) at The University of Melbourne in 1986, where she also completed her PhD in 1995. She went on to complete her Allergy and Immunology training through the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and Royal College of Pathologists Australasia in 1997.
Today, in addition to her consultant Immunopathologist role at Dorevitch Pathology she is a Paediatric immunologist allergist at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, Group Leader of Allergy Immunology Research at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute; and a Professor in the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Melbourne.
Professor Tang has received national and international awards in recognition of her achievements in allergy immunology research and clinical care, including the prestigious Victorian Department of Health Public Health Care Silver Award (Category – Most Appropriate Care), the Pharmacia International Allergy Fellowship and the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology President’s Grant-in-Aid Award.
Professor Tang has authored more than 300 peer reviewed journal articles, invited reviews, and book chapters. She has been invited to speak at major international scientific meetings in the field of Allergy and Immunology including the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI), European Academy of Allergy Asthma and Clinical Immunology (EAACI), and World Allergy Congress (WAC).
Professor Tang is committed to improving the lives of children with allergic and immune disorders through providing evidence based clinical practice and a focus on research.