Dr. Xiang Zhang, a Professor & Director of Department of Neurosurgery in Xijing Hospital at the Fourth Military Medical University and a Member and Clinical Investigator at the University’s Institute of Clinical Neuroscience (ICN) in Xi’an City, Shaanxi. Dr. Zhang obtained a Bachelor of Medicine degree in Medicine and a Doctor of Medicine degree from the Fourth Military Medical University. He pursued a residency in Neurosurgery and a fellowship in Neurosurgery/Oncology in Austria, After 2 years as a member of the neurosurgical faculty, he was recruited to the Xijing Hospital in Fourth Military Medical University. Dr. Zhang oversees the neuro-oncology program at ICN. He sits on the Glioms panels of the National Cancer Center Network. Dr. Zhang’s research efforts focus on the pathogenesis and development of new therapies for nervous system malignancies. He has discovered the molecular mechanism of glioblastoma multiforme and developed a new surgical technique that deliver method to tumor operation in clinical neurosurgery. To lead this effort, he founded ICN. Zhang has received multiple grants from the National Natural Science Foundation of China, and the National Cancer Society. His specialty is the diagnosis, surgery and emergency treatment for brain and spinal cord tumors, cerebrovascular disease and craniocerebral trauma. At present, he served as the main memberships including: World Neurosurgical Society and the International Brain Research Organization. He is also a Member of Council of Chinese Medical Association, Member of a Council of Chinese Neurosurgical Association, President of the PLA Academy of Neurological Surgery and President of the Shaanxi Academy of Neurological Surgery.
Biography Updated on 12 August 2012