Date：26 July (Wednesday)
Time：12:20 – 13:50 (GMT+8)
National Taiwan University College of MedicineAcademician of Academia Sinica
Professor of Internal Medicine
National Taiwan University College of Medicine and National Taiwan University Hospital,
Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Genomics Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.
Dr. Yang is Chair Professor of National Taiwan University. He is former president of National Taiwan University and member of Academia Sinica, World Academic of Science and the National Academy of Inventors. His research interests are lung cancer genomics and precision cancer therapy. He is actively involved in the implementation of precision health and developing novel strategies, including multi-omics, aptamer, nanotechnology and siRNA to improve diagnosis and therapy for cancer and infectious diseases, including COVID-19. His team recently by proteogenomics revealed distinct genetic and environmental signatures of lung cancer pathogenesis and progression in never-smokers. He received the 2020 IASLC Joseph W. Cullen Distinguished Award because of the contributions in leading the lung cancer screening and improving the survival of lung cancer patients.