XIE Dan, MD, PhD, Professor and Vice Director of the Department of Pathology, Sun Yat-Sen University Cancer Center. He is a Principle Investigator of the State Key laboratory of Oncology in South China, and the Vice Chairman of Young committee members in Cancer Metastasis Association of Chinese Anticancer Association. He is one of the Distinguished Young Scholars (China National Science Fund) and Outstanding Scholars in New Era (the Ministry of Education of China).

Dr XIE’s research interests include basic and translational studies on cancer metastasis and anticancer drugs. His research focuses on the genetic mechanisms and/or prediction biomarkers of cancer metastasis in several types of human carcinomas including hepatoceullar, colorectal, oesophageal and ovarian carcinomas. He has been granted by National Fund for Outstanding Young Scientists of China, the National Basic Research Program (973 Program) and the Nature Science Foundation of China. He has gotten over 100 papers published in the peer-reviewed English journals, such as J Clin Invest, J Natl Cancer Inst, Gut, Hepatology, Cancer Res, Oncogene, Clin Cancer Res, J Biol Chem and others.