Editorial Board Member - JCEG
Dr. Alfred Cheng is an Associate Professor in the School of Biomedical Sciences at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He completed his PhD under the supervision of Prof. Joseph Sung in the Department of Medicine and Therapeutics at CUHK in 2002 and completed post-doctoral training characterizing the roles of cyclooxygenase-2 in hepatitis B-induced hepatocarcinogenesis. From 2004 to 2007, he was trained as a post-doctoral researcher in Prof. Tim Huang’s lab at Ohio State University where he developed an integrated genome-wide and bioinformatics approach to interrogate gene regulatory network in cancer.
He has received several scientific awards including the American Association of Cancer Research Scholar-in-Training Awards for 3 consecutive years from 2004 to 2006 and Travel Grants/Oral Free Paper Prize from the United European Gastroenterology from 2011 to 2013. Prof. Cheng has published in international journals including Molecular Cell, Nature Genetics, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Cancer Cell, Cancer Research, Gastroenterology and Gut. He has served as Principal Investigator capacity in 10 competitive local and national research projects.
Dr. Alfred Cheng’s research interests are transcriptional and epigenetic mechanisms of carcinogenesis.
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