Song Ze Ding
Professor, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Zhengzhou University, China
Dr. Song-Ze Ding is a full Professor and Chief physician at the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in People's Hospital of Zhengzhou University, or Henan Provincial People's Hospital, in Zhengzhou, Henan, China. He received his MD/PhD from Beijing Medical University in 1992.
In late 1998, he moved to USA to pursue postdoctoral works at University of Texas and University of Virginia in Helicobacter pylori infection related upper gastrointestinal disease research, this involves researches both in basic and clinical medicine. Dr. Ding later served as Associate Professor in the Institute for Genetic Medicine at Hokkaido University, in Sapporo, Japan. His work and research is focused on inflammation, stem cell, epigenetics and epithelial cancer. The primary model is Helicobacter pylori infection related human gastric diseases.
He is currently the Editor-in-Chief for Journal of Carcinogenesis and Mutagenesis, and also serves as editorial board member for eight influential international journals, and expert reviewer for more than 40 reputed international journals, and has more than 40 publications in prestige peer-reviewed international journals.
Dr. Ding’s work is engaged in clinical practice, medical research and teaching. His focus covers two areas: (1) H. pylori infection, oncogenic transformation, stem cell and epithelial cancer; (2) Identification and screening of serum biomarkers for gastrointestinal cancers.