Cheng Lab
          Zhen Cheng, Ph.D
Prof. Zhen Cheng, PhD

Dr. Cheng is an Associate Professor of Radiology Department, Member of Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford, Bio-X Program, Stanford Cancer Center and Canary Center at Stanford for Early Cancer Detection. More »
Welcome to the Cheng Lab

During the past several decades, remarkable progress had been achieved toward the understanding and treatment of cancer. Regardless of those successes, cancer still remains as the second leading cause of death. Therefore, new strategies which allow one to prevent, manage and eliminate cancer are highly desired. The overall objective of this lab is to develop novel molecular imaging probes and techniques for non-invasive detection of cancer and its metastasis at the earliest stage, to cure cancer or transform it into a manageable disease. The techniques developed in our research will allow a close examination of the molecular, metabolic and physiological characteristics of cancers and their responses to therapy. Our lab aims to identify novel cancer biomarkers with significant clinical relevance, develop new chemistry for probes preparation, and validate new strategies for probes high-throughput screening.

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