Jun Fan, PhD


Titles and Roles

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Research Program
Cancer Cell Biology


Jun Fan, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Fan is a member of the Cancer Cell Biology research program at Winship Cancer Institute.


Dr. Fan obtained his PhD from University of Science and Technology of China in 2008 and was trained as postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Jing Chen's laboratory at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University before he was promoted to Instructor in 2012.


Dr. Fan's research area is in the signaling basis of oncogenesis and cancer metabolism with a particular focus on how the mitochondrial localized tyrosine kinases and acetyltransferase/deacetylase regulate the mitochondria function to contribute to the tumorigenesis and disease progression.


Dr. Fan has extensive publications in major peer-reviewed journals such as Molecular Cell, Cancer Cell, Nature Communications, Molecular and Cellular Biology and The Journal of Biological Chemistry.

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Dr. Fan received a Career Development Award from the Emory Head and Neck Cancer SPORE in 2012.

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