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Zhu Chen

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Prof. Zhu CHEN got his doctor’s degree at University Paris VII in 1989, and is member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine of US, Foreign Member of the Royal Society of UK and Foreign Associate of French Academy of Sciences. He holds the positions of Vice Chair of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of China, Chairman of the Chinese Peasants and Workers Democratic Party, President of Western Returned Scholars Association·Chinese Overseas-Educated Scholars Association, President of the Red Cross Society of China, Vice-President of International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Director of Shanghai Center for Systems Biology at Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Honorary Director of Shanghai Institute of Hematology. His previous roles include Minister of Health of China, President of Chinese Medical Association, Vice president of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Co-chair of the InterAcademy Panel (IAP).

Prof. Zhu CHEN is devoted to translational research of hematological malignancies and has also been playing a major role in genomic research in China. He has published over 500 papers on high-level internationally peer-reviewed journals, including NATURE, SCIENCE, NATURE GENETICS, PNAS and BLOODwith over 30,000 citations. His outstanding work has been recognized by a lot of important national and international awards and honors, including Cheung Kong Scholars Achievement Award from the National Ministry of Education, “Prix de l’Oise” by “La Ligue Nationale contre le Cancer” of France, Prix Etranger de l’INSERM of France, Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research by the National Foundation for Cancer Research of US, the Ernest Beutler Lecture and Prize by American Society of Hematology and the Sjöberg Prize by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.