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Dr. Timothy Yap is a Medical Oncologist and Physician-Scientist based at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He is an Associate Professor in the Department for Investigational Cancer Therapeutics (Phase I Program), and the Department of Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology. Dr. Yap is the Medical Director of the Institute for Applied Cancer Science, a drug discovery biopharmaceutical unit where drug discovery and clinical translation are seamlessly integrated. He is also the Associate Director of Translational Research in the Institute for Personalized Cancer Therapy, which is an integrated research and clinical trials program aimed at implementing personalized cancer therapy and improving patient outcomes. Prior to his current position, Dr. Yap was a Consultant Medical Oncologist at The Royal Marsden Hospital in London, UK and National Institute for Health Research BRC Clinician Scientist at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, UK.
Professor of Guangdong Provincial People’s Hospital, Guangdong Academy of Medical Sciences and Guangdong Lung Cancer Institute; lifetime Director and former Vice President of Guangdong General Hospital (GGH); and Member of Board of Directors of the International Association Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC).
Winner of Outstanding Science Achievement from IASLC (IASLC Paul A. Bunn, Jr. MD Scientific Award).
R&D Highlights: Prof. Wu is a pioneer of lung cancer research in China, gaining tremendous recognition from peers all over the world. He has committed himself to battling thoracic oncology at the front line.