Ren Yuan

Dr. Ren Yuan is an oncological radiologist at BC Cancer and a clinical associate professor at the University of British Columbia. She is a member and clinician scientist with the Lung Cancer Program Integrative Oncology at the BC Cancer Research Institution. She co-directs the Radiomics Core of the philanthropically funded ProLung project at BC Cancer.

Ren completed her medical school and radiology residency in PR China before moving to Canada. She completed a PhD in quantitative imaging analysis of lung structure in smokers at the University of British Columbia, followed by clinical radiology fellowships.

Her current research focuses on clinical applications and implementation of artificial intelligence in lung cancer, including early diagnosis of cancer in high-risk screening populations and clinical outcome prediction in advanced lung cancer receiving immunotherapy. Other academic interests include investigating state-of-the-art imaging tools to assist precise and personalized oncology.