Alexander Sun Zhang

Alexander Sun Zhang

Phd Student
Visiting address: J6:20 BioClinicum, Akademiska stråket 1, 17164 SOLNA
Postal address: K7 Onkologi-Patologi, K7 Forskning Larsson Catharina Bajalica, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • Current positions:
    - 2024: Forskar-AT
    - 2022: PhD-student

    Medical degree, Karolinska Institutet: 2018-2024

    Academic honours, awards and prizes

    2022 - Awarded best undergraduate thesis at KI for the thesis "Characterization of Heritable TP53-Related Cancer Syndromes in Sweden - A Retrospective Nationwide Study of Genotype-Phenotype Correlations".


  • Our research projects focus on germline TP53-mutations (Li-Fraumeni syndrome/hTP53rc). We target research questions with direct clinical relevance in order to directly improve and develop clinical decision making and clinical handling. We study genotype-phenotype relationships using functional analyses, bioinformatical tools and registry based methods.



  • PhD Student, Tumor genetics, hereditary cancer, Department of Oncology-Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, 2022-
  • Phd Student, Department of Oncology-Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, 2024-2025
  • Phd Student, Department of Oncology-Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, 2021-2024

Degrees and Education

  • Degree Of Master Of Science In Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2024
  • Medical degree, Karolinska Institutet, 2024

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