Han-Kwang Yang, MD, PhD

Professor, Chief, Division of GI Surgery, Department of Surgery & Cancer Research Institute, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea

Dr. Yang is involved in several large scale RCT’s for gastric cancer treatment. He is Korean PI of REGATTA study (Phase III study for the role of gastrectomy in stage IV gastric cancer with a single incurable factor; a collaboratory study between JCOG and KGCA). He is investigators of CLASSIC trial, KLASS trial as well as the Korean PI of a phase II study for the role of neoadjuvant imatinib treatment in large gastric GIST (a collaborator study between Japan and Korea). His translational research interests are Gastric Carcinogenesis, DDS, familial gastric cancer, biomarkers.