Gang Zheng

Dr. Gang Zheng is a Senior Scientist and Associate Research Director of the Princess Margaret Cancer Center. He is also a Professor and Canada Research Chair in Cancer Nanomedicine at the University of Toronto. He obtained his BSc in 1988 from Hangzhou University and PhD in 1999 from SUNY Buffalo. Following a postdoctoral training in photodynamic therapy at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, he joined the University of Pennsylvania in 2001 as an Assistant Professor of Radiology and moved to Canada in 2006. His lab is best known for introducing the activatable photosensitizers for photodynamic therapy and the porphysome nanotechnology for cancer theranostics. Dr. Zheng is a Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering and a recipient of the 2022 CPAC Professional Achievement Award.