Yihai Cao#

Yihai Cao
Membership Number:4854
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWEDEN

Present and Previous Positions
  • 2004 - present Professor at MTC, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2001 - 2004 Associate professor (Lector) at Karolinska Institute. A 6-year Research Position at the Swedish Research Council 1998-2001 Assistant professor at Karolinska Institute
  • 1996 - 1998 Senior research associate at Karolinska Institute
  • 1993 - 1996 Research fellow and instructor at the Department of Surgery and Cellular Biology, Harvard Medical School, Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Supervisor: Professor Judah Folkman
  • 1988 - 1993 Ph.D. student at Karolinska Institutet (Ludwig Institutet Stockholm)
  • 1986 - 1988 Visiting research fellow at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Inselspital, Bern Branch, Switzerland

Fields of Scholarship
  • Angiogenesis
  • Drug development
  • Tumor Biology
  • Vascular Biology
  • Metabolism

Honours and Awards
  • ERC advanced research grant (ERC_Ad)
  • The Dr. Axel Hirsch Prize for medicine
  • NOVO Nordisk Advanced grant award
  • Distinguished professor award (Karolinska Institute)
  • Outstanding scientist at the Karolinska Institute assessed by international panel experts
  • Honorary M.D., Copenhagen University, Denmark
  • Eric Fernström Prize, Sweden
  • Fulbright research fellow award (USA)
  • Honorary professor, Copenhagen University, Denmark
  • Guest Professor, Shinshu University, Japan
  • Adjunct Professor at the Leicester University, UK
  • Guest Professor, Linköping University, Sweden
  • Guest Professor, Peking University, China
  • Guest Professor, Shandong University
  • Guest Professor, Nankai University
  • Human Frontier Science Program (France) grant award
  • Human Frontier Science Program fellow
  • Chang Jiang Scholar, Chinese Educational Ministry, China
  • Outstanding oversea young investigator, Chinese National Foundation, China
  • Fellow of Thousand Talents Program, China

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