Dr. Valen Zhuoyou YU

Research Assistant Professor

  • PhD
Short Biography
Dr. Valen Yu attended the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology for his bachelor’s degree and obtained his PhD in the University of Hong Kong. After graduation, he worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow and became a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Oncology in 2020.
Research Interests

Research Interests

  • Establishment of patient-derived tumor tissue culture and xenograft models for cancer biology analysis and drug testing
  • Elucidation of cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in squamous cell carcinoma initiation and development, specifically using squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus as the model