Taiping Zhang, MD (Pancreatic Surgery)

Peking Union medical college, Beijing, China

Dr. Zhang is the professor and deputy director of general surgery department at Peking Union Medical College Hospital. He currently serves as the member of the standing committee and secretary of the Surgery Branch of the Chinese Medical Association and the vice chairman of the Division of Surgical Study Group, Chinese Medical Association. He is also the vice chairman of committee of Pancreatic diseases, Chinese Medical Doctor Association. He serves on the editorial board of a variety of medical journals and as the Deputy Chief Editor of Chinese Journal of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Chinese Journal of Pancreatology. He has authored or co-authored 200 original articles or reviews, and 20 book chapters. He won the 6 ministerial or national prizes. One of his research focuses is on early detection of pancreatic cancer, aiming to find an efficient and accurate plasma biomarkers. He has a strong interest in the exploration of pancreatic cancer drug resistance mechanisms.