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Byoung Chul Cho

South Korea
Byoung Chul Cho
Byoung Chul Cho

South Korea

Expert bio

Byoung Chul Cho is a Professor in the Division of Medical Oncology and Chief of the Lung Cancer Center at Yonsei Cancer Center, Yonsei University College of Medicine in Seoul, South Korea. He also serves the Director of the Yuhan-Yonsei Lung Cancer Clinical and Translational Medicine Center as well as a Joint Faculty Professor in the Severance Biomedical Science Institute (SBSI).

Professor Cho has won numerous awards in recognition of his excellence in research and medical education. For the past 13 years, he has been invited as a speaker for many international conferences on lung cancer. Currently, he sits on 25 steering committees and advisory boards both regionally and internationally.

Professor Cho’s scientific interests appertain to cancer genomics in lung cancer, as well as the role of the tumor microenvironment in the development of resistance to targeted therapy. He has been a principal investigator in more than 100 global clinical trials with novel targeted agents and immunotherapies in lung cancer as well as esophageal squamous cell carcinoma, and has led many nationwide multicenter trials in thoracic malignancies.

An accomplished researcher with 17 patents and over 190 publications in renowned journals such as Lancet Oncology, Journal of Clinical Oncology and New England Journal of Medicine, Professor Cho is also actively involved as a reviewer of a number of medical journals. Since 2013, he was appointed as an Associate Editor of Lung Cancer.  

 

EM-52442 - Date of preparation: January 2021

 

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