Jun Ma, MD

Current Academic Appointments: Director of the Harbin Institute of Hematology & Oncology, and Chief Supervisor of Supervisory Committee at the Chinese Society of Clinical Oncology.

R&D Highlights: He started his studies in the University of Tokyo Hospital and, over the decades, his research focused on treatments for leukemia and lymphoma. He was the first to establish a culture system for multiple hematopoietic progenitor cells in vitro in China. Since 1983, he has used sequential therapy of all-trans retinoic acid (ATRA) and arsenic trioxide (ATO) to treat acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) for about 1200 cases. Dr. Ma has published about 200 articles and conducted 8 China’s National R&D Programs and 25 provincial or municipal-level projects.