Ling- mi Hou, PhD (Thyroid and Breast Surgery)

Associate chief physician, Department of Thyroid and Breast Surgery, the Affiliated Hospital of North Sichuan Medical Univesity, Nanchong, China

Dr. Ling-mi Hou graduated from Army Medical University with doctor’s degree. He did basic researches as a visiting scholar at Wayen State University, USA.

He is a member of American College of Surgeon, member of the 1st youth committee of Breast Disease Committee of Sichuan Physicians Association. He serves as editorial board member of Cancer Cell Research, Chronic Disease Prevention Review, Chinese Journal of Breast Disease (Electronic version), Chinese Journal of General Surgery and Electronic Journal of Translational Medicine. He also serves as reviewer for journals of Gene, Plos One and Med Sci Monitor.

He has been focusing on the basic research and clinical work of thyroid and breast surgery for more than 8 years and is specialized in comprehensive therapies for treating breast cancer and surgical treatment for thyroid carcinoma. He won the first prize of Breast Cancer Surgery Video Contest in Sichuan province. He published over 20 research articles as the first author, of which 6 articles are indexed by SCI and 4 articles indexed by CSCD. He participated two projects supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China and 15 provincial or state-level projects, and obtained three national patents.