Senior Research Scientist
Cancer Science Institute of Singapore
Dr. Lingzhi Wang is a Senior Research Scientist at the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS). Dr. Wang obtained his M.Med. in Medicinal Chemistry from Chongqing Medical University in 1993. He continued his postgraduate studies in NUS and obtained his M.Sc. in Pharmacy and Ph.D. in Pharmacology in 2003 and 2008, respectively. Dr. Wang received the Medical Research Scientist Award from the National Medical Research Council (NMRC Singapore) in 2005, and the PhD Graduate Research Excellence Award from the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) at its Annual Meeting in 2008 (USA). To date, he is the author of over 70 research papers, including articles in Cell, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Clinical Cancer Research, Trends in Pharmacology, and Trends in Biotechnology etc.
His research interests are in the development of novel combination therapies against a variety of cancers, identification of anticancer agents from natural products, preclinical cancer pharmacology, and discovery of bio-fluid exosomal biomarkers for cancer diagnosis.