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Chen Xiao-Ping Elected as the Academician of Chinese Academy of Science

On Dec. 7th, the press conference of Chinese Academy of Science (CAS) was held to announce the latest results of new members election. Prof. Chen Xiao-ping from Tongji Hospital was elected as the new CAS member, becoming the first medical sciences academician in Hubei Province.

Obtained his Doctor of Medicine in Surgery from Wuhan Medical College (now Tongji Medical College of Huazhong Univeristy of Science and Technology) in 1985, Chen, currently, is the director of Surgery Division and dean of Hepatic Surgery of Tongji Hospital. He is also the president of the Asian-Pacific Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Assocation (A-PHPBA), is a leading innovator in surgery of the liver, pancreas and biliary system.

Under the instruction of two renowned mentors – QIU Fa-zu, a pioneering surgeon from China and member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and WU Zai-de, Chen has devoted his energy and time in surgical reform and innovation for the past 40 years and has led an exceptional career developing techniques in the field of hepato-pancreato-biilary surgery which helped to save thousands of patients’ lives.

Chinese Academy of Science was founded in 1949 and it has developed into a comprehensive and large national scientific institution consisting of six divisions respectively in mathematics and physics, life and medical sciences, earth sciences, information technical sciences and technological sciences. Right now, it has over 700 academicians called CAS Members and 70 foreign members.