Daiming Fan is an outstanding expert in gastroenterology. He is now the Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, President of Fourth Military Medical University, Dean of Xijing Hospital of Digestive Diseases, Director of State Key Laboratory of Cancer Biology & Institute of Digestive Diseases, and Director of National Institute of Clinical Drug Studies at Xijing Hospital. He is the President of Chinese Society of Gastroenterology, Vice President of Chinese Anticancer Association, Council Member of Asian Pacific Association of Gastroenterology and Chairman of Foreign Affairs Committee, and Awardee of Chang Jiang Scholars Program. He was elected to be the President of organizing committee of World Congress of Gastroenterology and Asian Pacific Digestive Week, which will be held in Shanghai in 2013. He has become the Editor, Chief Editor, or Deputy Chief Editor of 25 medical journals home and abroad. Professor Fan has a long-standing interest in both the clinical and the basic research of digestive diseases, and he has achieved a grand success especially in the research of gastric cancer. He has also obtained a lot of national grants, including National Hi-tech Research and Development Program of China (863 Program), National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program), and Key Program of National Natural Science Fund. Professor Fan has won the first-class prize, second-class prize, and third-class prize of National Science and Technology Progress Awards individually and a third-class prize of National Technology Invention Awards. As an Editor-in-Chief, he has authored 11 books on Gastroenterology and Oncology; as the first or corresponding author, he has more than two hundred international publications that have mainly appeared in Nature Clinical Practical Oncology, Lancet, JAMA, Annals of Internal Medicine, Circulation, Hepatology, the Journal of Biological Chemistry, Oncogene, FASEB J, Clinical Cancer Research, International Journal of Cancer, Journal of Hepatogastroenterology, and so on.
Biography Updated on 23 January 2011