Gang Chen, MD, PhD

Chief Physician & director of department of endocrinology in Fujian Provincial Hospital, China

Prof. Gang Chen was graduated from Fujian Medical University in July 1993 and received his Ph.D. & MD degree from Shanghai Second Medical University (Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine) in July 2000. He has worked in Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Joslin Diabetes Center (Harvard Medical School) specializing mechanisms of β cell dysfunction.

Now, he is the Chief Physician & Director of Department of Endocrinology in Fujian Provincial Hospital and Professor of Fujian Medical University. He is also Member of Chinese Medical Association, Member of Chinese Diabetes Society, Member of Chinese Internal Medicine Society, Vice President of Fujian Provincial Diabetes Association, Member of Fujian Society of Endocrinology, Member of Chinese Thyroid Association, Member of ASBMR, Member of ATA, Member of ADA, Member of American Endocrine Society, Editor of Nature Reviews Endocrinology (Chinese edition) and Reviewer of JCEM and Diabetes Care.

His research interests focus on treatment of diabetes mellitus and its long-term complications, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of sexual development diseases, epidemiology of endocrinology and metabolism diseases, cardiovascular diseases, genetic of type 2 diabetes and hypertension, mechanisms of cross-talk between adipokines and reproduction in the hypothalamus, mechanisms of signal pathway and diabetic macrovascular or microvascular complications and mechanism of β cell dysfunction.

Prof. Chen is author or co-author of over 40 scientific articles on numbers of well-known journals such as N Engl J Med, Circulation, BMJ open, Diabetes Care, Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics and J Clin Endocr Metab etc. He is also the principal investigator of several National Natural Science Foundation of China and Natural Science Foundation of Fujian Province.

Besides, he has won lots of awards and honors including 2017 Chinese Outstanding Young and Middle-aged Expert, 2017 Outstanding Young Doctor and Scientist of China, 2014 Outstanding Doctor and Scientist of Fujian Province and National Health and Family Planning Commission of the People’s Republic of China Award etc.

Terms of Appointment: Jan 2018 - Dec 2019