Jian-nan Song graduated from Department of Biochemistry, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, from September 1960 to July 1965 (no degree in policy before 1982 in China). From January 1985 to August 1987, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Associate in the Lab of Lipoproteins & Atherosclerosis, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex, USA. He currently works as a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry, The Institute of Basic Theory, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences. Professor Song is a Member of the Academic Committee, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences; Permanent Member of Council, Chinese Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in Traditional Chinese Medicine; Permanent Member of Committee, The Lipid and Lipoprotein Professional Committee, Chinese Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Permanent Member of Committee, Chinese Atherosclerosis Society, Association of Pathophysiology; Member of Council, China Atherosclerosis Society, International Atherosclerosis Society; Permanent Member, Editorial Board of the Journal of Chinese Atherosclerosis. His areas of expertise include the following: studies on the basic theory of traditional Chinese medicine and Chinese integrative medicine about dyslipidemia and atherosclerosis as well as their relative diseases (including CHD ,type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, etc.) by the techniques of systems biology (including functional genome, proteomics, metabolomics, and lipidomics , etc.) such as biological bases and biomarkers of TCM syndromes, animal models combing disease and syndrome, cardiovascular pharmacology, and whole regulating molecule of traditional Chinese medicine. He is one of the founders for biological basic research on phlegm and phlegm-stasis binding syndrome of TCM.
Biography Updated on 2 November 2012