Title: President and Professor
Prof. Xu administrates the Executive Office and the Clinical Trials Center and Cancer Communications.
Department: Medical Oncology
Dr. Xu Ruihua is currently a Professor in the Department of Medical Oncology at Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU) Cancer Center, Guangzhou, China. He specializes in GI medical oncology and is a renowned oncology expert in China. Since 2014 he has also been the President of SYSU Cancer Center. Dr. Xu had been a visiting associate professor in MD Anderson Cancer Center since 2002 to 2005. He is Vice-president of Chinese Society of Clinical Oncology (CSCO), and the Chair of Chinese Medical Oncology Group of Colorectal Cancer . He is the committee member of ASCO.Dr. Xu’s primary research interests include the development of novel drugs for GI cancer, the design and conduct of phase I and II clinical to test these drugs, and transnational research focused on developing prognostic and predictive markers in patients with GI cancer. He has established an international reputation in GI cancer, served as a Steering Committee member in several global trials. He is now leading several clinical trials in China. He has published more than 150 peer-reviewed papers, including some papers in renowned journals such as Journal of Clinical Oncology, Hepatology, Cancer Research, Leukemia, Clinic Cancer Research and Cancer.
Schedule: Monday mornings