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【院长论坛】Translational Science: What Our Patients Must Teach Us.

发布日期:2009-12-16    浏览次数:

  

北京大学基础医学院

院长论坛

  报告题目:Translational Science:  What Our Patients Must Teach Us.

  报告人:Professor William W. Chin, M.D.

  Vice president of discovery research and clinical investigation for Eli Lilly

  时间:2009年12月18日(星期五)下午2:00

  地点:医学部逸夫教学楼509

  主持人:周春燕教授

  (北京大学基础医学院)

  报告人简介:

  William W. Chin received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He then completed a residency in internal medicine at the Beth Israel Hospital and a fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

  Prior to joining Lilly in January 1999, Prof. Chin was professor of medicine, and professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive biology at Harvard Medical School; investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute; and chief of the division of genetics and senior physician at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston.

  Prof. Chin is a world-renowned molecular endocrinologist who has pioneered the understanding of the mechanisms of nuclear receptor action with a focus on thyroid, estrogen, and other hormones, as well as various aspects of hormonal regulation of pituitary hormone gene expression. As the leader of the genetics program at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, he was responsible for the establishment of genomics, bioinformatics, and clinical genetics in the practice of medicine. He is author or co-author of more than 270 original papers, invited chapters or books, and he has served on numerous editorial boards and private and governmental review panels.

  He has received many accolades, including the Robert H. Williams Distinguished Leadership Award from the Endocrine Society, the Sidney H. Ingbar and Van Meter Awards from the American Thyroid Association, the Bowditch Award from the American Physiological Society, and the AFCR Young Investigator Award, and election to the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the American Association of Physicians. Prof. Chin has been a member of the board of scientific counselors of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) and National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and chair of the NIH endocrinology study section. He has also provided leadership on the council of several key professional societies, including service as president of the American Thyroid Association and the Interurban Clinical Club.