Editor Name: Yanzhang Wei
University: Clemson University
Yanzhang (Charlie) Wei, professor of Department of Biological Sciences, Clemson University, teaches immunology and tumor biology.He has been with CU for eighteen years and his primary research area of interests include the development of novel cancer immuno/gene therapies and identification of natural anticancer compounds. He has published more than seventy articles in research publications including Cancer Research, Journal of Immunotherapy, Gene Therapy, Stem Cell and received three patents with several more pending.Dr. Wei developed a novel gene delivery system using embryonic yolk sac cells and hisDendritioma Technology has been licensed by three biotech companies. Dr. Wei also served as an Assistant Director of Clemson University Biomedical Institute (formally Oncology Research Institute at Greenville Health System)for fourteen years. Professor Wei received his BS from Shenyang Normal University, MS from the Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese academy of Sciences, and Ph.D. from Ohio University.