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Monday September 23, 2024 - 15:40 to 16:40

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Nancy Kwan Man, Hong Kong

Chair Professor of Transplant Oncology and Immunology, Director, Liver transplantation and Liver Cancer Research, Director, Organ Transplantation and Tissue Repair, Director, Clinical and Translational Research
Department of Surgery, School of Clinical Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine
The University of Hong Kong

Biography

Dr. Nancy K MAN is a Chair Professor of Transplant Oncology and Immunology of Department of Surgery, LKS Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong. She is the Director of Clinical and Translational Research Laboratory, and the Director of Laboratory for Liver Transplantation and Liver Cancer. Her main research focus is in the area of liver graft injury and cancer recurrence after transplantation utilizing an integrated basic, clinical and translational approach. Prof Man is the immediate Past-President of ILTS. She is currently the Deputy Editor (Basic Science) of Transplantation and Editorial Board member of Annals of Surgery. She is also the Founder member of Women Leaders in Transplantation (WLIL), International Mentor of WLIL and a Key Opinion Leader of TTS. She was the Chairperson of ILTS Scholarship Committee, member of ILTS Education Committee, Basic Science Committee and Publication Committee of ILTS. She is currently the President of Hong Kong Scientist Association (HKSA). Prof Man has successfully established a series of multidisciplinary research platforms under the collaborations with the experts in the fields of hepatology, cancer biology, stem cell, immunology, radiology, molecular imaging, biomaterials, bioengineering and bioinformatics. Being the President of Hong Kong Scientist Association (HKSA), Professor Man plays critical role for the promotion of collaborations among the scientists in HK, Macau, Taiwan and Mainland of China. She is a visionary leader with extensive experience in the management of international, regional and local academic society and research collaborations. Prof Man has successfully established a series of multidisciplinary research platforms under the collaborations with the experts in the fields of hepatology, cancer biology, stem cell, immunology, radiology, molecular imaging, biomaterials, bioengineering and bioinformatics. She has published more than 200 original articles in international journals including Annals of Surgery, Transplantation, Liver Transplantation, Clinical Cancer Research, Cancer Research, Journal of Hepatology, Hepatology, Gastroenterology, Nature Medicine & New England Journal of Medicine etc with H index 73 (total citation 15000). She is one of the Top 1% Scholars at HKU according to ISI’s Essential Science Indicators since 2013. She and her research team have obtained more than 60 international awards including numerous “Rising Star Awards”, “Young Investigator Awards” in annual congress of ILTS, and “Mentee-Mentor Basic Science Awards”, “Young Investigator Awards” In TTS meetings over the past 13 years. She has also got the “First Class Award of 2013 Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Award from Ministry of Education (MOE)” and “First Class Award for Science and Technology of Chinese Medical Association (CAE) 2014“.

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