ZHOU Xiao-Nong

Ph.D, Professor, Director of NIPD, China CDC, Director of WHO Cooperation Centre for Malaria,Schistosomiasis and Filariasis, Vice Chairman of the Expert Committee of the Disease Control and Prevention for National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC, former MOH), Chairman of the Prevention and Control Committee for Schistosomiasis and Parasitic Disease, NHFPC. He has had long-term cooperation experiences with WHO both on research project and serving as members in some international expert committee, for instance, the member of the WHO S&T Advisory Committee of NTD,  member of the WHO Food-borne Diseases Epidemiological Evaluation on Burden of Diseases, member of the S&T Advisory Committee for WHO/TDR. He is acting as Editor-in-Chief of ‘Infectious Diseases of Poverty (BioMed Central Publisher)’, and Associated Editor of ‘PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases’.

He has published more than 100 papers in the international journals, including New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, etc., and published more than 6 books on relevant fields. He has been PIs for more than 10 national research projects, such as the National Science and Technology Key Project on Major Infectious Diseases, Science and Technology Support Program, The Key programme of the National Natural Science Fund projects, as well as more than 10 international cooperation projects supported from IDRC (Canada), WHO/TDR, DANIDA (Denmark), respectively. He has got several prizes due to his research achievements, including one first grade, 5 second grade and 1 third grade of prizes at provincial or ministerial level. He has supervised more than 30 students at MSc and PhD levels, as well as 10 post-doctorial fellows including 2 from Switzerland and 2 from Cameroon.

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