Fanyin Meng, PhD

Scott & White Hospital, Texas A&M HSC College of
Medicine, Temple, TX, USA

Dr. Fanyin Meng is an Assistant Professor at Scott & White Hospital, Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine. His research interests include:
Functional Role of microRNA and other Non-coding RNAs during Liver Injury (Alcoholic & Non-alcoholic) and Transformation
Stem/Progenitor Cells in Hepatobiliary Injury and Neoplasm
Cell and Gene Therapy of Liver Injury and Neoplasm
Microarray Bioinformatics in Liver Diseases

Dr. Fanyin Meng has made unusual contributions to the filed of microRNA and gastroenterology. His unique work on microRNA regulation of hepatobiliary oncogenesis is outstanding because it touches upon critical issues while developing a unique and novel framework. As a result, Dr. Meng’s theory on the role of non-coding RNAs has been published in prestigious international journals and has highly impacted the filed of hepatobiliary research. Moreover, his theories on microRNA regulation of HCC tumor growth has increased the understanding of post cancer survival and helped in the development and identification of the mechanism of which has shed novel light on the applicability of the therapeutic potentials on liver cancer patients.

Dr. Meng has more than 30 publications in peer-reviewed journals during the past seven years, 11 of them with first or corresponding authorship, and more than 3000 citations based on Google Scholar Citations Indices. One of his research articles published on 2007 has been ranked the 2nd “Most Frequently Cited Articles from Gastroenterology” which has been cited 1285 times. He has been also the members in the editorial board of several good science journals as well as the professional associations. He is the PI of VA Merit Review Award ($675,000) and co-PI of a R01 grant recent ($1,250,000) funded from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institute of Health (NIH).

Terms of Appointment: Dec 2012 - Nov 2014; Dec 2014 - Nov 2016; Dec 2016 - Nov 2018