Kang Zhou, MD, PhD, graduated from the XiangYa Medical School of the Central South University, Changsha, in 2004. From 2009 to early 2011, he went to the Artificial Organ Lab of the Medical School of Maryland as a joint training doctoral student. He earned his doctorate in clinical medicine from the Central South University in 2011 and has been working as a cardiovascular surgeon in the Second XiangYa Hospital of the Central South University, Changsha. Zhou’s research focus is on the protection of myocardium and reservation of the heart function. He joined the Hong Lab in March 2016, and his current research is on the building of mouse heart ischemia-reperfusion model and identifying the function of BIN1 in rescuing the function of ischemic heart.