PhD student, The University of Adelaide: commenced February 2022
Thesis title: Over-expression of SFRP5 in hepatocytes: a novel treatment strategy for colorectal cancer liver metastases
Supervisors: Dr Eric Smith, Professor Timothy Price, Dr Kevin Fenix (Surgical Science Research Group)
Scholarship: The University of Adelaide Research Scholarship (International)
Runhao was awarded Outstanding Academic Achievement Award for his Master of Biotechnology (Biomedical) degree at The University of Adelaide in 2021 that he completed with the Solid Tumour Group at the BHI, TQEH.
Runhao completed a Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology (Liaoning University, Shenyang, China) in 2018. During his degree he was an “Outstanding Learner” in a 2016 study tour, visiting laboratories and attending classes at Harvard University, USA.
In 2017 he received a National Level Award of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Competition (top 1%).