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Associate Editor
Dr. Liang Qiao is currently a Principal Research Fellow, Associate Professor and the Head of the Cancer Biology at the Storr Liver Centre at the Westmead Institute for Medical Research, University of Sydney. Dr. Qiao received a MD (1985) and a Master’s degree (Gastroenterology/Hepatology, 1988, LZU), and a PhD degree (Cancer Medicine, 2000, USYD). Dr. Qiao’s research interests cover pathogenesis of chronic liver diseases, pathogenesis of inflammation-related GI and liver cancers, experimental cancer therapy, anticancer drug development, and role of cancer stem cells in GI and liver cancers. Dr. Qiao has published a textbook on hepatocellular carcinoma (as the Editor-in-Chief). He has published >180 peer-reviewed articles in the field of cancer, oncology, and gastroenterology and hepatology (including in J Hepatol, Gut, Hepatology, Cancer Res, Theranostics, Adv Drug Deliv Rev, Mol Cancer, Drug Resist Updat, Cancer Lett, Am J Gastroenterol, Curr Stem Cell Res Ther, Mol Cancer Thera, Stem Cells Dev, BBA - Reviews on Cancer, Immunotherapy, Front Oncol, etc). He has a h-index of 51, an i10-index of 136, and a total citation of > 8162. Dr. Qiao is the Specialty Chief Editor for Frontiers in Oncology (Gastrointestinal Cancers, IF: 4.84); an associate editor for the Therapeutic Advances in Medical Oncology (IF: 6.852); an Associate Editor for BMC Cancer (IF: 3.15); an Associate Editor for Cancer Cell International (IF: 4.175); a Country Editor for Current Gene Therapy (IF: 2.431); an editor for the following journals: Cancer Letters (IF: 7.36), Cancer Gene Therapy (IF: 4.534); Anti-Cancer Agents Med Chem (IF: 2.049); Anal Cell Pathol (IF: 2.052); and Yonsei Med J (IF: 1.914). He is a regular reviewer for multiple international journals (e.g., Int J Nanomed, J Hepatol, Hepatology, Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, Stem Cell Dev, Nanomedicine, Cancer Res, J Gastroenterol Hepatol, Liver International, Hepatology International, International Journal of Oncology, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention, Molecular Aspect of Medicine, Mol Cancer Thera, Cancer Letters, Scientific Reports, etc). Dr. Qiao is an Academic Member for NHMRC Research Translation Faculty, a faculty member of the Westmead Institute for Medical Research, a member of the NSW Stem Cell Network, a member of the Organizing Committee of the Australasian Society for Stem Cell Research, a member of the Cell Reprogramming Australia, and an academic member of the European Association for the Study of Liver.