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Professor Guan, Xin-Yuan 關新元

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Professor
Sophie Y M Chan Professor in Cancer Research

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Professor Guan, Xin-Yuan 關新元

Title:
Professor
Sophie Y M Chan Professor in Cancer Research

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Also Cited As:
Guan, XY

Short Biography:

Prof. Xin-Yuan Guan got his PhD degree in 1993 at the University of Arizona. He was recruited by the National Human Genome Research Institute in NIH as a senior staff fellow. In 1999, Prof. Guan joined the Department of Clinical Oncology, The University of Hong Kong as an Associated Professor. He was promoted as Professor in 2007 and Chair Professor in 2018. He is now the Sophie YM Chan Professor in Cancer Research, Deputy Director of State Key Laboratory for Liver Research, and Director of Laboratory of Cancer Genetics, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong. Prof. Guan's research interests include the identification and characterization of cancer-related genes, cancer stem cells and cancer microenvironment in hepatocellular, esophageal and nasopharyngeal carcinomas. Prof. Guan has published more than 320 peer-reviewed papers in international journals including in Nature Genetics, Cell Stem Cell, Nature Medicine, which have been cited for more than 23,800 times. He got many awards including National Outstanding Young Research Award (Type B, 1998), Outstanding Research Award of The University of Hong Kong (2012), Outstanding Research Student Supervisor Award of The University of Hong Kong (2016). State Natural Sciences Award of China (Second-class, 2010) and State Scientific and Technological Progress Award of China (First-class, 2012).

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
1993University of ArizonaPhD
Biography

Prof. Xin-Yuan Guan got his PhD degree in 1993 at the University of Arizona. He was recruited by the National Human Genome Research Institute in NIH as a senior staff fellow. In 1999, Prof. Guan joined the Department of Clinical Oncology, The University of Hong Kong as an Associated Professor. He was promoted as Professor in 2007 and Chair Professor in 2018. He is now the Sophie YM Chan Professor in Cancer Research, Deputy Director of State Key Laboratory for Liver Research, and Director of Laboratory of Cancer Genetics, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong. Prof. Guan's research interests include the identification and characterization of cancer-related genes, cancer stem cells and cancer microenvironment in hepatocellular, esophageal and nasopharyngeal carcinomas. Prof. Guan has published more than 320 peer-reviewed papers in international journals including in Nature Genetics, Cell Stem Cell, Nature Medicine, which have been cited for more than 23,800 times. He got many awards including National Outstanding Young Research Award (Type B, 1998), Outstanding Research Award of The University of Hong Kong (2012), Outstanding Research Student Supervisor Award of The University of Hong Kong (2016). State Natural Sciences Award of China (Second-class, 2010) and State Scientific and Technological Progress Award of China (First-class, 2012).

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
Li, Y
Chan, HM
Chen, L
Chow, KK
Liu, M
Lin, C
2014-11-01Faculty Outstanding Research Output: Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Qin, LX
Ye, QH
Tang, ZY
Wang, XW
Jia, HL
Ren, N
Sun, HX
Liu, NK
Wang, L
2007-10-01Science and Technology Prize of Higher Education of China (first class): Ministry of Education of China, 2007年度高等学校科学技术奖一等奖
Research Achievement
Qin, LX
Ye, QH
Tang, ZY
Jia, HL
2010-10-012010 National Prize for Natural Sciences of China (Second class): The Ministry of Science and Technology of China
Research Achievement
1998-12-01National Outstanding Young Research Award: National Natural Sciences Foundation of China
Research Achievement
Qin, LX
Ye, QH
Tang, ZY
Wang, XW
Jia, HL
Ren, N
Sun, HC
Liu, YK
Wang, L
2009-10-012009 Natural Science Prize of Shanghai (First class): The Government of Shanghai
Research Achievement
Bian, XW
Shou, CC
Jiang, BH
Yang, ZH
Lin, MC
Peng, HW
Fang, WG
Lou, JN
Kung, HF
Ping, YF
Liu, LZ
Yao, XH
Yu, S
Jiang, XF
2013-01-01Investigation of mechanisms of angiogenesis in tumor and their application in the anti-angiogenic therapy: State Scientific and Technological Progress Award of China (First-class, 2012), 肿瘤血管生成机制及其在抗血管生成治疗中的应用, 国家科技进步奖一等奖
Research Achievement
Chen, L
Li, Y
Liu, M
2014-12-01Scientific Research Outstanding Achievement Award (Second-Class Award in Science and Technology Section): Higher Education Institution of China
Research Achievement
Chen, L
Li, Y
Liu, M
2015-02-01Natural Science Award - Second Class: Ministry of Education, China, 教育部自然科學二等獎, 中華人民共和國教育部
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
09/1999-08/2004ConsultantNational Key Basic Research Project (973 Project) “Fundamental Investigation of Human Carcinogenesis”
09/2001-precentConsultantChinese Society of Tumor Markers Oncology, Chinese Anti-
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