Dr Kevin Ni is a Senior Scientific Officer in Cancer Services at St George Hospital SESLHD and Conjoint Lecturer in St George and Sutherland Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health.
Dr Ni obtained his BA and MBBS/MD degrees from China in 2011 and completed his PhD at UNSW Sydney in 2016. During his PhD he was awarded Prostate and Breast Cancer Foundation Scholarships from 2012-2015, and Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad Award of China in 2013. To date, he has had more than 40 publications in high-ranking peer-reviewed journals which have attracted more than 1,900 citations with an h-index of 22. His research interests include extracellular vesicles, biomarker discovery, therapeutic resistance, radiation oncology on prostate, breast and bladder cancers.
Dr Ni is a contracted scientific reviewer of Human Research Ethics Committee, SESLHD; a member of Work Health & Safety committee, STGCL; Peer-Review Working Committee for NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarships and e-Asia joint program, and has been an executive committee member of the Australian Association for Chinese Biomedical Scientists since 2012, a member of American Association for Cancer Research, European Association for Cancer Research and European Society of Medical Oncology.
Dr Ni's editorial responsibilities include a Editorial Board Member of Journal of Extracellular Vesicles (IF:25.841); Associate Editor/Editorial Board Member for Frontiers in Oncology (IF:6.244) & Frontiers in Cell Developmental Biology (IF:6.684); and peer-reviewer for BMC Cancer, Cancer Letters, Molecular Oncology, ESMO Open etc.
Dr Ni has (co-)supervised 1 PhD and 4 Honours/ILP students to completion and is currently supervising and mentoring PhD students, ILP/Honours students and visiting research fellows.
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St George Hospital cancer researchers work to advance benefits for patients through early detection
Meet Dr Kevin Ni, a Scientific Officer in Cancer Care Centre at St George Hospital and Conjoint Lecturer in St George and Sutherland Clinical School, UNSW. His project has the potential to diagnose cancer earlier, reduce unnecessary biopsies, allow treatment to be personalised, reduce clinic visits and save medical costs for prostate cancer patients from St George and Sutherland community.