Sun Yat-sen University School of Medicine
Dr.Peng Huang is currently a Professor with joint appointment as a Principal Investigator in State Key Laboratory of Oncology in South China, Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center (SYSUCC). Dr. Huang received his medical degree from Sun Yat-sen University School of Medicine in 1982 and his Ph.D. degree from the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Texas-Houston in 1990. He joined the faculty of University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center as an Assistant Professor in 1995, was promoted to Associate Professor in 2001, and became a Professor with tenure at MD Anderson Cancer Center in 2007. Dr Huang was honored as a Chang Jiang Visiting Professor in SYSUCC by the Chinese Ministry of Education in 2008, and elected as a member of the “Thousand Talents Program” in 2010.
Dr. Huang’s research focuses on cancer metabolism and oxidative stress, anticancer agents, and experimental cancer therapeutics. He has made significant discoveries in the area of redox alterations in cancer cells, leukemia-stromal cells interactions, elevated glycolysis in tumor cells, and novel therapeutic strategies and new anticancer agents. Dr. Huang has published more than 100 peer-reviewed research articles in high-impact journals including Nature, Cell, Cancer Cell, Natural Review Drug Discovery, Nature Cell Biology, JNCI, EMBO J, J Cell Biology, Blood, and Cancer Research.