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Born in Shanghai, China, Yao Chen was graduated from the Medical School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Trained in Grenoble and in Lyon, Yao Chen received his equivalence of Doctor of medicine in 2009 and registered as a Visceral Surgeon. 

Yao Chen entered the Centre Léon Bérard (CLB) as fellow assistant in 2010.  After the fellowship, in 2013, he was recruited by the Department of Translational Research as practitioner in charge of the pre-clinical and clinical research based in the Institut of Surgical Experimentation (ICE), a mixed research unit CLB-Inserm U1032 LabTau.  
He is the head of the animal welfare structure of the lab. 
Since 2018, he is also a senior doctor in charge of the international medical affairs of CLB

Yao Chen holds the surgical specialization degrees of general surgery, visceral surgery, visceral trauma, endocrinal surgery, and oncological surgery.  
He has a master’s degree in surgical anatomy, and a master’s degree in cancer research.
He is member of:

Société chirurgicale de Lyon
Association des Jeunes Chirurgiens Oncologues
European Federation International Society for Digestive Surgery


Hepatic arterial embolization in the management of blunt hepatic trauma: indications and complications.
Letoublon C, Morra I, Chen Y, Monnin V, Voirin D, Arvieux C.
J Trauma. 2011 May;70(5):1032-6; discussion 1036-7. doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e31820e7ca1.


Delayed celiotomy or laparoscopy as part of the nonoperative management of blunt hepatic trauma.
Letoublon C, Chen Y, Arvieux C, Voirin D, Morra I, Broux C, Risse O.
World J Surg. 2008 Jun;32(6):1189-93. doi: 10.1007/s00268-007-9439-y.


Evaluation of the Feasibility, Safety, and Accuracy of an Intraoperative High-intensity Focused Ultrasound Device for Treating Liver Metastases.
Dupre A, Melodelima D, Perol D, Chen Y, Vincenot J, Chapelon JY, Rivoire M.
J Vis Exp. 2019 Jan 9;(143). doi: 10.3791/57964.


HEPATOFLUO: A prospective monocentric study assessing the benefits of indocyanine green (ICG) fluorescence for hepatic surgery.
Peyrat P, Blanc E, Guillermet S, Chen Y, Ferlay C, Perol D, Basso V, Rivoire M, Dupré A.
J Surg Oncol. 2018 Apr;117(5):922-927. doi: 10.1002/jso.25011. Epub 2018 Feb 23.


Efficacy of high-intensity focused ultrasound-assisted hepatic resection (HIFU-AR) on blood loss reduction in patients with liver metastases requiring hepatectomy: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.
Dupré A, Pérol D, Blanc E, Peyrat P, Basso V, Chen Y, Vincenot J, Kocot A, Melodelima D, Rivoire M.
Trials. 2017 Feb 6;18(1):57. doi: 10.1186/s13063-017-1801-2.


Thermal Ablation of the Pancreas With Intraoperative High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound: Safety and Efficacy in a Porcine Model.
Dupré A, Melodelima D, Pflieger H, Chen Y, Vincenot J, Kocot A, Langonnet S, Rivoire M.
Pancreas. 2017 Feb;46(2):219-224. doi: 10.1097/MPA.0000000000000720.


First clinical experience of intra-operative high intensity focused ultrasound in patients with colorectal liver metastases: a phase I-IIa study.
Dupré A, Melodelima D, Pérol D, Chen Y, Vincenot J, Chapelon JY, Rivoire M.
PLoS One. 2015 Feb 26;10(2):e0118212. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0118212. eCollection 2015. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2015;10(3):e0123751.


[Management of synchronous colorectal liver metastases].
Dupré A, Gagnière J, Chen Y, Rivoire M.
Bull Cancer. 2013 Apr 1;100(4):363-71. doi: 10.1684/bdc.2013.1727. Review. French.