Li Dong Wang
Li Dong Wang, M.D., Ph.D., serves currently as a Chair and as the Director of Cancer Research Center at Xinxiang Medical University and Henan Key Laboratory for Esophageal Cancer Research at Zhengzhou University. He was born in Henan, China, in 1958. He received the M.D. degree, the M.A. degree in pathology, and the Ph.D. degree from the Henan Medical College, Henan Medical University and Zhejiang University, China, in 1982, 1985, and 2004, respectively. From 1987 to 1988, he worked as a Visiting Scholar at Memorial Sloan-kettery Cancer Research Center, New York, NY, USA. From 1991 to 1994, he served as a Visiting Scholar at Rutgers University, NJ, USA. Since 1995, he works as a Professor of pathology and oncology and as the Director of Henan Key Laboratory for Esophageal Cancer research at Henan Medical University and Zhengzhou University. Since 2003, he serves as a Distinguished Professor at Henan Medical University and at Xinxiang Medical University since 2006. He is mainly interested in mechanism of human esophageal and gastric cardiac carcinogenesis, biomarkers for high-risk subject screening, and early detection for esophageal and gastric cardiac cancers. His laboratory has identified two genes for high susceptibility with Chinese esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC).
Biography Updated on 4 September 2010