Zhi-ming Shao, MD

Zhi-ming Shao, MD

Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center
Shanghai, China

After graduating from Shanghai Medical University in 1985, Dr. Shao underwent surgical residency training at the Cancer Hospital affiliated with Shanghai Medical University. From 1990 to 1995, he completed his postdoctoral research at the University of Maryland Cancer Center in the U.S. He was a visiting scientist to the Breast Center at the University of California, Los Angeles from 1999 to 2001. In the year 2000, Dr. Shao was appointed Chairman of the Department of Breast Surgery at the Cancer Hospital/Cancer Institute affiliated with Shanghai Medical University. He was elected as the Director of Fudan University’s Breast Cancer Institute in 2002. In 2005, he became the Chairman of the Chinese Anti-Cancer Association’s Breast Cancer Society. Since his appointment in 2006, Dr. Shao has been the Chairman of the Department of Surgery at the Cancer Hospital/Cancer Institute affiliated with Fudan University, and he was appointed as the Director of Fudan University’s Breast Cancer Institute in 2012.

Dr. Shao's research focuses on the translational and clinical research of breast cancer, especially upon breast cancer susceptibility and metastasis. Either as the principal investigator or in collaboration with others, he has conducted excellent research in these areas. Dr. Shao has published over 300 articles in the field of breast cancer research, which have been cited more than 3,000 times all over the world.