Dr. Chen obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Pharmacology from the Kagoshima University, Japan. He also holds an MD degree from Guangdong Medical and Pharmaceutical College and a Master's degree in Toxicology from Sun Yat-Sen University, China. Currently, Dr. Chen is a Professor at St. John’s University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. He is also a director of the Institute for Biotechnology at St. John’s University. He has published more than 270 scientific publications. Besides, he is the founding Editor in Chief of the Journal of Cancer Research Updates, an Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of New Developments in Chemistry and an editor of the African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. He is also an editorial board member of 26 journals and a reviewer of more than 240 peer-reviewed journals.