Y. James Kang
University of Louisville
Dr. Y. James Kang currently is a China National One-Thousand-Talents Professor and Director of the Regenerative Medicine Research Center at Sichuan University West China Medical College, the President and CEO of Sichuan 3D Bio-printing Institute; the Director of Sichuan Regenerative Medicine Research and Technology Center; the Editor-in-Chief of the journals Cardiovascular Toxicology and Regenerative Medicine Research; and the Editor of the book series of Methods in Pharmacology and Toxicology. Prior to his current positions, Dr. Kang was Professor and Distinguished University Scholar at University of Louisville, USA (1996-2009). He was elected as a fellow to the Academy of Toxicological Sciences in 2001.
His research interests are in regenerative medicine, focusing on 3D bio-printing and cardiovascular regeneration, as well as dietary manipulation of cardiovascular disease, liver fibrosis and cirrhosis, oxidative stress and antioxidant mechanisms, and non-human primate models for human diseases.