Zi-Guo Yang, MD, PhD, candidate

Key Laboratory of Carcinogenesis and Translational Research (Ministry of Education/Beijing), Breast Center, Peking University Cancer Hospital & Institute, Beijing, China

Dr. Yang got his bachelor degree in Wuhan University School of Medicine and received his Master degree in Shandong University School of Medicine. Now his is studying in Key Laboratory of Carcinogenesis and Translational Research (Ministry of Education/Beijing), Breast Center, Peking University Cancer Hospital & Institute. As a young scientist, Dr. Yang majors in the study of diagnosis, clinical intervention and mechanisms of cancer and he has published 7 articles in some outstanding journals such as Cancer Letters and Oncotarget. He has screened some novel biomarkers such as lncRNAs in cancer, demonstrating their roles in cancer cell biology and analyzing their mechanisms. Dr. Yang is also the section editor of breast cancer in the Translational Cancer Research (TCR). Now his major job is screening susceptible genes of breast cancer and investigating tailored therapy of breast cancer.