Translational Basic Science

Staff List and Research Area
Name Research Area
Professor Xin Yuan GUAN

Characterization of cancer related genes, cancer stem cell and microenvironment in hepatocellular, esophageal and nasopharyngeal carcinomas.

Professor Maria Li LUNG

Nasopharyngeal and esophageal carcinoma genomic, functional, and translational studies Circulating tumor cells and biomarker studies.

Professor KONG Feng-Ming Spring

Translational Imaging and Biomarker Research with A Focus on the Host Immune Related Field on Predicting Tumor Control, Long-term Survival, Treatment Toxicity and Quality of Life in High Mortality Cancers including  (not limited by) Lung Cancer, Liver Cancer and Esophageal Cancer

Dr. Wei DAI

  • Bioinformatics and system biology approaches for understanding pathogenesis and progression in nasopharyngeal carcinoma and esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
  • Integration of genomic, epigenomic changes and clinical data to identify the biomarkers for cancer metastasis, relapse and drug resistance.
  • Development of bioinformatics tools for identifying the genomic alterations in liquid biopsies.

Dr. Josephine Mun Yee KO

  • Cancer genomics
  • Genetic susceptibility
  • DNA damage/Telomere biology
  • Liquid biopsy and Precision medicine
  • Nasopharyngeal carcinoma
  • Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma