Tianxiang Chen, MD, PhD (Thoracic Oncology)

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Shanghai Chest Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

Dr. Tianxiang Chen is a graduate of Wenzhou Medical University (MD) and the school of Medicine of Zhejiang University (PhD). During his PhD study, he was sent to W.M.Keck collaborative neuroscience center & stem cell center of Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey to conduct stem cell research for two years. He completed his surgical residency and started his thoracic surgery training at the first affiliated hospital of Zhejiang University. He joined the department of thoracic surgery of Shanghai Chest Hospital in 2015 and currently is an attending surgeon continuing his thoracic surgery career there. Meanwhile he further finished postdoctoral fellowship in Shanghai Jiao Tong University College of Medicine for two years from April 2015 to May 2017.

Dr. Chen serves on editorial board of Journal of Translational Medicine (Section of disease biomarkers) and is a junior member of World Association of Chinese Oncologist and a trainee member of European Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

As a junior surgeon, he published 19 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals, including Cancer Research, Journal of Translational Medicine, Oncotarget, Disease of Esophagus etc.