Zhen Cheng is Assistant Professor of radiology and a Member of the Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford (MIPS), BioX Program, Canary Center at Stanford for Cancer Early Detection, and Stanford Cancer Center. He currently leads the Cancer Molecular Imaging Chemistry Laboratory (CMICL) of the MIPS where he is developing novel molecular probes, noninvasive imaging techniques and bionanotechnology for the early detection and treatment of cancer. Dr. Cheng received a B.S. degree in chemistry from Sichuan University, Sichuan, China, in 1994, and an M.S. degree from China Institute of Atomic Energy, in 1997. He earned his Ph.D. degree in chemistry from University of Missouri-Columbia in 2001 and completed his postdoc training at Harvard Medical School in 2003. Following that he joined Stanford University as a Research Scientist and became an Assistant Professor in the Radiology Department at Stanford in 2007. Dr. Cheng has published over 110 peer-reviewed articles. He has served as a Reviewer for several funding agencies including National Institute of Health (NIH), Department of Defense (DOD), Department of Energy (DOE), German Research Foundation, National Natural Science Foundation of China, the Agency for Science, Research and Technology (A*STAR) in Singapore, and AXA Research Fund. He has also served as an active reviewer for over 70 research journals.
Biography Updated on 21 January 2013