Li Jinsong

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Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Ph.D. Candidate Supervisor
Deputy Director of Stomatological Department, SYSH
Deputy Director of Cranio-maxillofacial Surgery Centre, SYSU

Clinical Focus
Diagnosis and Treatment of Tongue Cancer, Buccal Cancer, Gingival Cancer, Palate Cancer, Oropharyngeal Cancer, etc.
Microsurgery for defect after tumor resection
Reconstructive Surgery of Congenital Oral-maxillofacial Malformation such as Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate and Jaw Deformation;
Therapy of Maxillofacial Trauma;
Surgical Therapy of Parotid Cancer, Maxillary Tumor, Cervical Tumor.


Research Interests
Since 2005, Prof. Li Jinsong has focused on studying the functional role of non-coding RNA in oral cancer. He has developed an in-depth knowledge in the field of stomatology and won acknowledgments from his counterparts home and abroad.


Academic Achievements
Prof. Li Jinsong has been dedicated to the medical practice, education and research of oral and maxillofacial surgery in Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital since 1992. He has also furthered his studies at the Ninth People’s Hospital of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Massachusetts General Hospital, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York and MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. For the past five years, Prof. Li Jinsong has won 12 research grants totaling more than two million yuan, with two from the National Natural Science Foundation and 10 others from the Ministry of Education and Provincial Institutes. He has published more than 50 pieces of research papers as the first author or corresponding author. Seven of his papers have been included by SCI journals. In 2009, 2012 and 2013, he has published three high-impact papers in famous journals of Clinical Cancer Research, Oncogene and British Journal of Cancer.


1986-1992, Bachelor’s Degree,  Medical School,  Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences

2001-2004, Master’s Degree,    Dental School,   Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences

2005-2008, Doctoral Degree,    Dental School,   Sun Yat-Sen University 0f Medical Sciences

1999      Advanced Study in the Ninth People’s Hospital of Shanghai Jiao Tong University

2011      Clinical Visiting Scholar in Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (MEEI), Harvard University, USA

2011      Clinical Visiting Scholar in Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York and MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA


Social Responsibility
Standing Committee Member of Maxillofacial and Head-Neck Surgery, Guangdong Medical Association

Standing Committee Member of Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery, Guangdong Stomatological Association

Executive Director of Guangdong Association of Stomatological Doctors

Member of American Association of Cancer Research

Member of American Association of Microsurgery

Evaluation Expert of National Natural Science Foundation of China

Evaluation Expert of Guangdong Natural Science Foundation

Peer Reviewer of Chinese Journal of Stomatology, Chinese Journal of Microsurgery, Chinese Journal of Dental Research, China Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Journal of Sun Yat-Sen University (Medical Sciences)


Representative Publications
1. Sun L, Yao Y, Liu B,Lin Z, Lin L, Yang M, Zhang W, Chen W, Pan C, Liu Q, Song E, Li J (Corresponding Author). MiR-200b and miR-15b regulate chemotherapy-induced epithelial- mesenchymal transition in human tongue cancer cells by targeting BMI1. Oncogene, 2012, 31(4): 432-445.

2. Li JS, Huang HZ, Sun L, Yang M, Pan CB, Chen WL,Wu DH, Lin ZY, Zeng CX, Yao YD, Zhang P, Song Erwei. MiR-21 indicates poor prognosis in tongue squamous cell carcinomas as an apoptosis inhibitor. Clin Cancer Res, 2009, 15(12): 3998-4008.

3. Youyuan Wang, Zhaoyu Lin, Lijuan Sun, Song Fan, Zhiquan Huang, Daming Zhang, Zhaohui Yang, Jinsong Li(Corresponding Author), Weiliang Chen.  Akt/Ezrin Tyr353/NF-κB pathway regulates EGF-induced EMT and metastasis in tongue squamous cell carcinoma. British Journal of Cancer, 2013,11 Accepted

4. Liao WT, Yu CP, Wu DH, Zhang L, Xu LH, Weng GX, Zeng MS, Song LB, Li JS(Corresponding Author).  Upregulation of CENP-H in tongue cancer correlates with poor prognosis and progression. Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research, 2009,28:74.

5. Hai-Gang Li,  Jin-song Li(Corresponding Author),Wei-liang Chen, Lin Wang, Dong-Hui Wu, Zhao-Yu Lin. Prognostic significance of erythropoietin and erythropoietin receptor in tongue squamous cell carcinoma. British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surg, 2009, 47(6):470-475 

6. Jin-song Li, Wei-liangChen,Zhi-quan Huang,Da-mingZhang. Pediatric Mandibular Reconstruction After Benign Tumor Ablation Using a Vascularized Fibular Flap. J Craniofac Surg, 2009, 431-434 .

7. Jin-Song Li, Wei-Liang Chen, Da-Ming Zhang, Song Fan, Lei Wang.  Extracapsular Dissection of Pleomorphic Adenoma of the Parotid Gland Through Minimal Preauricular and Retroauricular Incisions in Children. J Craniofac Surg 2012, 23: 661-663 .


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