Prof. Hongyang Wang


Member of Chinese Academy of Engineering Distinguished professor for Chang Jiang Scholars Program of Ministry of Education



Professor Hongyang Wang was selected as a member of Chinese Academy of Engineering In 2005. Prof. Wang is the director of National Center for Liver Cancer Research of China, and director of International Cooperation Laboratory on Signal Transduction in Shanghai Eastern Hepatobiliary Surgery Hospital. She is also the first director of the Health Science Department of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC). Prof. Wang focuses on molecular mechanisms and translational medicine research of tumors and made an important contribution to molecular mechanism of tumorigenesis, signaling network regulation of tumor, and liver cancer biomarkers finding. Prof. Wang has undertaken National Science Foundations for Distinguished Young Scholars, key projects of National Natural Science Foundations, International cooperation Foundations and other important research projects funded by government. She has published more than 150 papers in the important international magazines such as Nature CommCancer, Cell, J.E.M., Gastroenterology,etc, with a total impact factor of 861. She has applied 28 innovation patents (2 international patents), and 11 of them have been warranted. She has received the prize of National Awards for Science and Technology Progress(Innovation Team Award), National Natural Science Award (Grade II), Science and Technology Award of HO LEUNG HO LEE FOUNDATION, and Shanghai Medical Science and Technology Award (Grade I).