Dr. Yuzhuo Wang; Senior Scientist, Vancouver Prostate Centre & BC Cancer Agency Joins Our Scientific Advisory Board

May 15, 2014 – Dr. Yuzhuo Wang, dual appointed Senior Scientist at the Vancouver
Prostate Centre and BC Cancer Agency, tenured faculty member of the Department of
Urologic Sciences at the University of British Columbia and founder of the Living Tumour
Laboratory has officially joined our Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Wang is recognized for
his pioneering work in the field of prostate cancer modeling, he was the first to establish
tissue recombination model of hormonal prostatic carcinogenesis. He also developed the
first model of hormonal carcinogenesis in human prostatic epithelium. Moreover, he is
responsible for a novel method for establishing and maintaining transplantable, patient-
derived xenograft models that closely resemble patients’ malignancies. His contributions
have been revolutionizing the fields of patient-derived xenograft modeling.

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