Title: Vice-President & Professor
Prof. Qian administrates the Education Department, Medical Service Information Section, Office of International Collaboration and Public Relations and Editorial Office of Chinese Journal of Cancer. Department: Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma
Dr.Chao-Nan Qian is the professor of nasopharyngeal carcinoma and vice president of Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center. Dr. Qian obtained his Bachelor in Medicine (equivalent to MD in the US) and PhD at Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences, P. R. China in 1992 and 1999, respectively. His post doctoral training at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Van Andel Research Institute in Michigan provided him with great opportunities to explore the fields of tumorigenesis, tumor angiogenesis, tumor metastasis, and drug resistance of tumor cells. He was appointed as Research Scientist at Van Andel Research Institute in 2004 and Deputy Director of the Laboratory of Translational Cancer Research at National Cancer Center Singapore in May 2007. He then rejoined the Department of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma at Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center (SYSUCC) as a Professor in June 2007, Assistant to The President of SYSUCC in January 2008, and Vice President of SYSUCC in November 2013. In 2010-2012, Dr. Qian has also been leading a small research team at Van Andel Research Institute. Dr. Qian has published more than 90 research papers.