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Hu Gang, President


Hu Gang, President

B.S.Med, M.MSc, PhD

Professor Hu Gang was appointed President of NJUCM in April 2014. 

He is the winner of the “Distinguished Young Scholar” by National Natural Science Foundation and has been awarded State Council Expert for Special Allowance since 2001. He was previously Vice President of Nanjing Medical University from April 2003 to May 2014. he was Dean of the Faculty of Basic Medicine at Nanjing Medical University from 2000 to 2003, and was simultaneously Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacology from 2002. During the period from April 2003 to May 2014, he was Deputy Mayor of Taizhou City from April 2006 to June 2008, and was the 9th and 10th standing committee member of Jiangsu Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. Since October, 2016, he was chosen as the chairman in the China Democratic League, Jiangsu Branch. Since December, 2017, he acted as the Standing Committee Member of the China Democratic League. From January, 2018, he was elected as the Vice Chair of Jiangsu Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. From March,2018, he was appointed the standing committee member of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.

He received his Bachelor’s degree of medicine from Xuzhou Medical College in 1983 and Master’s degree of medicine from Norman Bethune Medical University in 1987. In 1992, he obtained his Doctoral degree of science from Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica. He rose through the academic ranks to full professorship in Xuzhou Medical College from 1992 to 1996. He was a visiting scholar at Washington State University from 1996 to 1998. From 1999 to 2014, he was the academic leader of the National Key Discipline of Pharmacology in Nanjing Medical University, and was director of the Jiangsu Provincial Neurodegeneration Disease Key Laboratory. Professor Hu’s research interests are pathogenesis in neurodegeneration disease and pharmacology in material medica. He has sustained research funding from the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, National Key Basic Research Program of China (973 Program), National Science and Technology Major Project of the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, National Natural Science Foundation of China (Key Program), having published more than 100 refereed papers with total IF over 600, and won three first prizes of science and technology progress award or science and technology award at provincial or ministerial level. 

He currently serves as a vice chair member of China Degree and Graduate Education Evaluation Committee, the standing council member of Chinese Pharmacological Society, chair member of China Neuropsychopharmacology Professional Committee, vice chair member of China Bio-chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology Professional Committee, vice chair member of national Chinese Herbal and Natural Medicinal Pharmacology Professional Committee. He has taken on editorial responsibilities for numerous SCI journals including CNS Neurosci Ther (deputy editor-in-chief), Clinic Exp Physiol Pharmacol and Acta Pharmacol Sin. 

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