De-Pei Liu
Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, China

Dr. De-Pei Liu is currently a professor of National Laboratory of Medical Molecular Biology, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (CAMS) & Peking Union Medical College (PUMC). Dr. Liu graduated with a Ph.D. from CAMS & PUMC in 1986. He completed his Postdoctoral Fellowship in molecular biology at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and was promoted to be a Professor of CAMS & PUMC in 1992. Dr. Liu’s research expertise is molecular mechanisms of cardiovascular diseases, gene regulation and gene therapy. He has published more than 120 original research articles and invited reviews, which have been cited more than 2000 times. Throughout his academic career, Dr. Liu has received numerous awards including three items of awards of Advance of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Health, P.R.China and one item of award of the National Natural Sciences Foundation. He is also serving as a member of Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), member of Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies and member of Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS).