Zhongxing Liang is an Assistant Professor of the Department of Radiology and Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, Ga, USA. Born and reared in Leiyang, China, Dr. Liang earned his Medical degree and M.S.degree in microbiology and immunology in China. From 1993 to 1998, he worked in disease control and prevention in the Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine. In 2001, Dr. Liang received his Ph.D. degree from the University of the Mediterranean Aix-Marseille II, Marseille, France. He joined Emory University in 2002 and became a Faculty Member in 2006. Dr. Liang’s primary research interest is to investigate the mechanisms of microRNA involvement in multidrug resistance and metastasis of tumor cells and apply this knowledge to the early detection, diagnosis, and therapy of cancer. The other interest of his research is focused on drug discovery for targeted molecular imaging and therapy of cancer. Dr. Liang has authored more than 45 publications and has served as a reviewer for 22 peer-review journals and editor of two professional books.
Biography Updated on 29 November 2011