Kathy Qian Luo
University of Macau
Prof. Kathy Qian Luo received BS, MS from Peking University and Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia in Canada. After finishing Postdoc research at California Institute of Technology in USA, she was working as a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and an Associate Professor in Nanyang Technological University of Singapore. Prof. Luo now is a Full Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Macau. She has published 70 journal articles with total citations of 2,000 and h-index of 25. She obtained 7 patents from USA, China, and Singapore.
•Cancer research: Identify driver proteins responsible for cancer cell survival in circulation, metastasis, and drug resistance. •Drug discovery: Discover new anti-cancer agents and elucidate their mechanisms of action. •Metabolic diseases: Study diabetes-related endothelial cell death and discover new biomarkers for diabetes diagnosis. •Aging: Generate transgenic zebrafish for studying apoptosis in neuronal and epithelial cells during aging process.