Professor Erwei Song
Erwei Song is Professor of Breast Surgery at Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU), Distinguished Professor of China Medical Board (CMB) and Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology (UK). Currently, he serves as Dean of Zhongshan School of Medicine and President of Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hospital at Sun Yat-sen University.
Prof. Song has focused his research on the microenvironment of malignant tumors, mainly on breast cancers, and unraveled the regulatory mechanisms of non-coding RNAs (ncRNAs) related to tumor microenvironment. He has published 116 research articles in SCI-indexed journals, including Cell, Cancer Cell, Nature Immunology, Nature Medicine, Nature Biotechnology, Science Translational Medicine, Cell Research and so on. The total SCI citation frequency is more than 7000 so far. As a corresponding author, one of his articles has been cited 1118 times. Also, he is leading four ongoing national research projects, and serves as associate editor for BMC Cancer, Cancer Science and Science China-Life Sciences, and reviewing editor for Journal of Biological Chemistry. He has received numerous honors, including the “Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation Award” in 2013, and the “National Natural Science Award” by the State Council of China in 2015.