Yu Jun The Chinese University of Hong KongHong Kong

Yu Jun The Chinese University of Hong KongHong Kong

Yu Jun
Jun Yu is Choh-Ming Li Professor of Medicine and Therapeutics, Assistant Dean of Faculty of Medicine (mainland affair), Director of Institute of Digestive Disease, Director of State Key Laboratory of Digestive Disease, Director of Research Laboratory of Institute of Digestive Disease, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She serves as Council Member of American Gastrointestinal Association (AGA) Microbiome & Microbial Therapy (MMT) (2018-present) and Council Member of AGA Oncology (2017-2018); Associate Chairman of Cancer and Gut Microbiome of China Anti-Cancer Association; Vice-Chairman of Digestive Committee of China Women Physicians Association; Associate Chairman of HK Scientist Association; Deputy Chief Editor of J Gastrolenterol Hepatol, Associate Editor of Oncogene, Scientific Reports and Editor for Gut, etc. Her research interests being molecular pathogenesis, microbiome and diagnostic biomarkers and therapeutic targets of gastrointestinal cancers. She has over 440 peer-reviewed publications (142 papers IF>10, ISI citation 23,850, ISI H index=77). She has 25 granted patents on GI cancer biomarkers and treatment targets and 20 additional patents filed. Two licensed detection kits of stool biomarker miRNA92a for the early diagnosis of colorectal cancer and blood methylation DNA RNF180 for the diagnosis of gastric cancer have been approved by Chine FDA for clinical use. She obtained 30 prestigious awards, including The National Natural Science Award 2020; Top 10 People in Global Intestinal Bacteria Study-Enthusiasm Daily 2019 List; He Liang He Li Science and Technology Progress Award 2018; AGA Council Oncology Research Mentor Award 2017; The WuXi PharmaTech Life Science and Chemistry Award 2017; The National Natural Science Award 2016; The National Scientific and Technological Progress Award (Innovation Team) 2016; Croucher Senior Research Fellowship 2016; The National Science and Technology Progress Award 2012.
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