Associate Editors-in-Chief

Ling Lu, MD, PhD


Dr. Ling Lu is Division of Liver Surgery, the First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China.

Prof. Ling Lu is a surgeon at Division of Liver Surgery, First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China. He is involved in researches concerning liver surgery and transplantation immunology. In the past 15 years, Prof. Lu focuses on the immunology of liver transplantation, especially on the clinical application of regulatory T cells for transplant patients. In the past 5 years, some of these studies have been translated into the clinic for the patients after living donor liver transplantation surgery.

He has peer reviewed many publications for main scientific journals, such as Plos one, Lancet Global Health, Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, and Grant reviews of National Science Foundation of China (NSFC).




Ke-Da Yu, MD, PhD (Breast Cancer)


Department of Breast Surgery, Shanghai Cancer Center and Cancer Institute, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

Medical College, with the doctoral thesis of breast carcinogenesis. After graduation, he worked at Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center. From 2011 to 2012, he went to Baylor College of Medicine and the Methodist Hospital as a visiting scholar. Then he returned back to Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center and served as the deputy director of Department of Breast Surgery. As a surgical oncologist and translational research investigator, he worked in the field of precise diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer according to intrinsic subtypes, especially for the triple-negative breast cancer, which has poor biological characteristics and unfavorable prognosis. He had published more than 90 articles in the leading academic journals including Nat Commun, Cancer Res, Clin Cancer Res, Lancet Oncol, J Clin Oncol, and BMC Med, with the H-index of 23 and being cited for more than 1700 times. His achievements were awarded the Shanghai Municipality S&T Progress Award First Prize, Meiji Dairy Science Award, etc. He got four research grants supported by Natural Science Foundation of China (Excellent Youth Project, 81722032; General Project, 81672600; General Project, 81370075; Youth Project, 81001169).