Zhang Jian

Professor
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zhangjian@sustc.edu.cn
Professor

Jian Zhang, MD. PhD., is a Professor and Deputy Director of Southern University of Science and Technology (SUStech) Medical School Planning Committee. Dr Zhang received his MD degree in Department of Medicine from Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China, in 1986, and a PhD. in Pathology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, in 2001. After a three-year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Michigan, Dr. Zhang served as a tenure-track Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Michigan, Department of Internal Medicine and the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. In 2011, his team returned to China and set up the 1st Center for Translational Medicine in Southwest of China. From 2011-2016, he serves as a professor and founder/director for Key Laboratory of Longevity and Aging-related Diseases, Ministry of Education, China.  In 2016, he joined the SUStech as the deputy director and professor for medical school planning committee.  His research interests have been focused on the study of aging-related diseases incluing aging-associated cancer biology. In particular, he has expertise in aging-related tumor microenvironment, chemoresistance and metastasis. He is the author/co-author of over 100 peer-reviewed publications and a reviewer for Department of Defense panel of cancer pathobiology, Cancer Research UK program, and Australia Prostate Cancer Research Program and Key Projects in National Science Foundation and “Changjiang Scholar” China. From 2015-present, he serves as the associate editor for “Medical Oncology”