Kevin G. Chen

National Institutes of Health, USA

Kevin G. Chen obtained his Medical degree from Sichuan Medical College of Sichuan University and finished his residence in the Second Affiliated Hospital of Xian Jiao-Tong University (both in China). He completed his Oral and Head-Neck Surgery training (with Dr. Yong-Sheng Hu) in the Faculty of Stomatology, Xian Jiao-Tong University in 1988. From 1992 to 1993, he was a clinical postdoctoral fellow (with Dr. Willard E. Fee Jr.) in the Division of Otolaryngology and Head Neck Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine. He began his research on cancer genetics and drug resistance with Dr. Branimir Sikic at Stanford in 1993 and received his Ph.D. degree in the Program of Cancer Biology at Stanford in 2002. He continued his postdoctoral studies on drug resistance mechanisms in human cancer (with Dr. Michael Gottesman) as a Research Fellow in the Laboratory of Cell Biology of the National Cancer Institute, NIH. In 2005, he joined the stem cell research program at the NIH Stem Cell Unit. Dr. Chen was appointed as Adjunct Associate Professor of Georgetown University in 2010. He has authored or coauthored 1 patent and 36 papers in peer-reviewed journals. He received several awards from cancer and stem cell researches.

Biography Updated on 13 November 2011

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