Lu-Gang Yu, PhD

Professor, Department of Gastroenterology, Institute of Translational Medicine, University of Liverpool, UK.

Dr. Lugang Yu is a professor of cancer glycobiology and Deputy Director of Liverpool Centre for Glycobiology. He is a member of the British Association for Cancer Research, Biochemical Society and Society of Glycobiology. He serves on the editorial boards of several cancer and glycobiology journals. His main research interest is in cell glycosylation and carbohydrate-binding proteins, in particular the galactoside-binding galectins, in cancer progression and metastasis. His recent research is focused on development of galectin-targeted anti-metastasis agents.