Li Jun Meets with Professor Xiao-Ming Yin from Indiana University


On the morning of May 25, 2018, Professor Li Jun, secretary of CPC Party Committee of Anhui Medical University met with Xiao-Ming Yin, professor from Indiana University of the U.S., who paid a visit to the Medical Oncology Department of the First Affiliated Hospital of AHMU.

Prof. Li extended a warm welcome to Prof. Yin and made an introduction to more than 90 years of AHMU development and its status quo as well as the achievements made in talent and graduate cultivation, discipline construction and science and technology infrastructure programs. Meanwhile, Prof. Li provided information about AHMU’s collaboration with the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other US universities in teaching and research in the past few years.
Prof. Yin expressed his gratitude for the warm reception, his great interest in AHMU history, and his great appreciation for the achievements of AHMU in scientific research and talent cultivation and conveyed his willingness to develop cooperation with the university.
Prof. Yin is the Louis Y. Mazzini Professor of Pathology at the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, who has made great achievements in the study of autophagy in the liver. Currently, he is responsible for a number of R01 research programs funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health and has published quite a few articles in prestigious academic journals including Nature, Hepatology, Gastroenterology, Immunity, J BiolChem and Am J Pathol. In 2016 he was elected as Fellow of American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and in 2017 was presented with Outstanding Investigator Award by American Society for Investigative Pathology.
Xiao Shenglong, director of Office of AHMU, and staff of Medical Oncology Department of the First Affiliated Hospital attended the meeting.