Sun Yat-sen University
Limin ZHENG graduated from Shanghai Medical University and then worked as physician in Hua-Shan Hospital. He obtained his PhD from Leiden University, The Netherlands in 1994 and was promoted as Assistant Professor by Swedish Medical Research Council in 1999. Since 2002, he is full Professor at Sun Yat-Sen University. He received the Outstanding Young Scientist Fund from the National NSFC in 2004 and the honors as Cheung Kong Scholars by Ministry of Education in 2009. At present, he is the Professor and Dean at School of Life Science, Sun Yat-sen University. The research activities from Dr. Zheng’s Lab are focused on immune microenvironments in human tumors. By paying particular attention to tissue micro-localization, we investigated how human tumor tissues dynamically educated the infiltrating immune cells and their clinical significance, with a focus on myeloid cells. He has published over 90 papers on peer reviewed journals, including JCI, JEM, PNAS, Blood, and Hepatology in recent years. He received the National Award for Medical Research in 2014 and is included on the list of Most Cited Chinese Researchers (based on the Scopus database from Elsevier) for four consecutive years since 2015.