Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology , City of Hope National Medical CenterBiography
Mei Kong, Ph.D. is an assistant professor in the Department of Cancer Biology at Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope Cancer Center. She received her Ph.D. at McGill Univeristy in Canada in Cell Biology. She then studied cell signaling and cancer metabolism at University of Pennsylvania as an American Association for Cancer Research postdoctoral fellow and then later as a Leukemia Lymphoma Society special fellow. Dr. Kong is a recepient of the Innovative Research Grant from Stand up to Cancer. She is also a Pew Scholar, Sidney Kimmel Scholar, and V Scholar in Cancer Research. Dr. Kong studies the oncogenic signal transduction pathways, focusing on the metabolic stress response in tumor cells.