Dr. Fan Mo

Dr. Fan Mo

B.Sc. Computer Science, Zhejiang Normal University, China
Joint Ph.D. student, University of Washington, USA
Ph.D. Bioinformatics, Zhejiang University, China

Clinical and Research Scientists

Senior Research Scientist (Honorary), Vancouver Prostate Centre
Director, Bioinformatics Core, International Precision Medicine Centre
Adjunct Senior Scientist, Zhejiang-California International Nanosystems Institute, Zhejiang University, China

Dr. Mo is a bioinformatics and computer scientist with strong background in cancer genomics and biology. His research focuses on computational biology and translational cancer research. He has developed a variety of innovative algorithms to improve data interpretation for high-throughput experiments including MS/MS proteomics and various applications of next-generation sequencing. He has explored in depth the biology of aggressive prostate tumors and discovered robust prognostic biomarkers for primary prostate tumors by conducting integrated analysis of multi-dimensional data on genome, transcriptome, microRNA and proteome.

Dr. Mo established an analytical pipeline for the VPC’s personalized oncology project, which has become a successful practice of precision medicine. He is leading a strong bioinformatics team in Zhejiang-California International Nanosystems Institute of Zhejiang University to support various research and translational projects to promote the development of precision medicine in China.

A World Class Centre

The Vancouver Prostate Centre (VPC) has a track record of success that has earned it a reputation as one of the world’s most respected cancer facilities. It is a National Centre of Excellence and a designated Centre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research.


2016 Step Up team

Step Up Challenge fundraiser: February 25, 2018

The annual Step Up Challenge, raising funds for Prostate Cancer Canada, takes place in Vancouver on Sunday February 25. Click here to sponsor our relay team as they climbs 379 floors. Click here to volunteer to help with the event.

It's a Snow Day poster

It's A Snow Day at Mt. Seymour: March 9

Mt. Seymour is hosting It's A Snow Day, a fundraiser for Prostate Cancer Foundation BC, on Friday March 9. The event will include slope time, a reception, and a silent auction. Click here for more details including how to register, donate and/or sponsor.




Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Discovery of a promising new medication to block "master key" of cancer growth

Dr. Chris Ong
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Drs. Wyatt and Chi: ctDNA predicts resistance to AR-targeted therapy

VCHRI News article on study of ctDNA predicting resistance to AR-targeted therapy

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