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Professor Amy Yan-Ming Xu

Cancer Biology and Therapeutics

Professor Amy Yan-Ming Xu 许彦鸣

PhD (The Fourth Military Medical University, Xi’an)
Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Genetics,
Shantou University Medical College


  • Email:
  • Tel: (86) 754 8890 0437 (Office)
  • Office: Room 603-1, Comprehensive Building, 22 Xinling Road, Shantou, 515041, P.R. China


Professional Activities and Honors:

  • Editional Board member of the Springer Nature Journal: Epigenetics Communications (2022 – Present)
  • Guest Associate Editor of the Journal: Frontiers in Genetics (2021 – Present)
  • Associate Editor of Springer Nature Journal: Cancer Cell International (2019 – Present)
  • Academic Editor of the Journal: Public Library of Science ONE (PLoS ONE) (2016 – Present)
  • Active Member, American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) (2012 – Present)
  • 广东省高等学校“千百十工程” 省级培养对象
  • 广东省“扬帆计划”培养高层次人才
  • 汕头大学医学院年度科研先进个人,2012
  • Foreign faculty teaching staff, using English-teaching in undergraduate and postgraduate courses: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Cancer Therapeutics, Shantou University(2012 – Present)
  • Supervisor of PhD and MPhil candidates (博導, 碩導), Shantou University (2011 – Present)
  • 生物化学课程设置及教学内容的改革与实践。军队教学成果奖,三等奖,列第五,2009
  • 分泌性靶向促凋亡分子的基因构建、表达及其对HER5阳性肿瘤细胞的杀伤作用。中华医学科技奖,三等奖,列第四,2006
  • 分泌性靶向促凋亡分子的基因构建、表达及其对HER2阳性肿瘤细胞的杀伤作用。陕西省科学技术奖,一等奖,列第四,2006
  • 第四军医大学2005年度教学先进个人
  • HER2靶向Caspase-6的特异性抗肿瘤作用,陕西省优秀博士学位论文,2005
  • HER2靶向Caspase-6的特异性抗肿瘤作用,第七届全军生化与分子生物学学术会议,优秀论文奖, 2004
  • 第四军医大学2004年度教学先进个人
  • 凋亡肿瘤和HIV-1感染基因治疗新方法研究。军队科学技术进步奖,二等奖,列第七,2001


Research Projects Available:

  • The cellular target and action mechanism of natural compounds and anti-cancer drugs against human cancers
  • Signal transduction and regulation of atypical MAPK
  • Post-translational modification of proteins and the associated functions