Title: Professor and Deputy President
Prof. Ma administrates the Office of Education and Graduate Administration and Department of Cancer Prevention.
Department: Radiation Oncology
Jun Ma is a professor of Radiation Oncology and deputy president of Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center, and director of the Key Laboratory of Multidisciplinary Diagnosis and Treatment of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma, Guangzhou, China. Prof. Ma graduated from Hu Nan Medical University, Changsha, China in 1985, and gained his M.D. from Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences, Guangzhou, China in 1990. He subsequently completed a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship program in Radiation Oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, USA. The main research interest of Prof. Ma is prognosis prediction and comprehensive treatment of nasopharyngeal carcinoma. He has done a solid job in improving the TNM staging system and investigating novel therapeutic strategies for nasopharyngeal carcinoma. He has been the Principal or Co-Principal Investigator of several multi-center clinical trials and translational research projects, including two Key Clinical Projects from the Ministry of Health (2007-2009 & 2011-2013). He also serves as a reviewer and member of the editorial boards of many peer-reviewed journals. As the first author and/or corresponding author, Prof. Ma has published over 48 papers in prestigious, international peer-reviewed journals, such as Lancet Oncol, J Clin Oncol, Clin Cancer Res, Cancer, Radiology, Radiother Oncol, and Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. He has received the “Chinese Medical Science and Technology Award” (2007), “National Science and Technology Progress Award” (2009), “Guangdong Province Dingying Science & Technology Progress Award” (2009) and “JiePing Wu-Paul Janssen Medical & Pharmaceutical Award” (2013). He was honored as “China Medical Board (CMB) Distinguished Professor”, “the Outstanding Expert of the Ministry of Health of China” and “Distinguished Professor of Guangdong Province Universities and Colleges Pearl River Scholar”.
Schedule: Tuesday afternoons