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Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
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Revision History:

Biography Revised: 12/2/2017
Career Data Updated: 12/2/2017

PHOTO: Chen Zhu
Chen Zhu 陈竺
President, Red Cross Society of China; Vice-Chairman, 12th Standing Committee of the NPC; Chairman, 16th Chinese Peasants and Workers Democratic Party, Central Committee
Born: 1953

Biography

Chen Zhu, male, Han nationality, is a native of Shanghai. His ancestral home is in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu Province. He was born in 1953 and received a Master's from the Shanghai Second Medical Sciences University in 1981.

Chen Zhu is a leading hematology expert and an academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences molecular biologist. He is distinguished in hemophilia classification, diagnosis, and hereditary consultation. As the only Chinese member of the International Hemophilia League Chen has conducted initiative research into the human T cell recipient (TCR) gene's structure and expression and elaborated the No.22 chromosome breakage point and cluster area, while establishing the BCR-ABL reorganized molecular model in Ph chromosome accompanying acute leukemia. Chen is one of the chief scientists in the gene cloning and DNA-sequencing.

Chen Zhu served as vice-president of the Chinese Academy of Sciences from 2000 - 2007. He also served as Minister of Health. In 2012 he was elected chairman of the 15th Central Committee of the Chinese Peasants and Workers Democratic Party (CPWDP) and in 2013 he became Vice-Chairman of the Standing Committee of the 12th NPC.

In 2015 he was named President of the Red Cross Society of China and in 2017 he was re-elected chairman of the Central Committee of the Chinese Peasants and Workers Democratic Party.

Career Data

2017— Chairman, 16th Chinese Peasants and Workers Democratic Party, Central Committee
2015— President, Red Cross Society of China
2013— Vice-Chairman, 12th Standing Committee of the NPC
2012—2017 Chairman, 15th Chinese Peasants and Workers Democratic Party, Central Committee
2007—2013 Minister, Ministry of Health
2000—2007 Vice-President, Chinese Academy of Sciences
1999 (Conferred Outstanding Technician Medals, Ministry of Personnel)
1999 (Won Yangtze Scholar Awarding Program Top Grade Prize)
Deputy Director, Shanghai No.2 Medical Sciences University, Joint Genetics and Medical Sciences Center Shanghai Municipality
Deputy Director, Shanghai Research Center of Life Sciences
(Honored as Shanghai Science Elite National Model Worker)
(Honored as National Outstanding Science and Technology Worker)
Director, Shanghai Hematology Research Institute Shanghai Municipality
1996 (Awarded Ho Lee and Ho Leung Foundation Prize for Medicine)
1995— Academician, Chinese Academy of Sciences
1994 (Laureate, 1st Shanghai Honor Award of Medical Science)
1994 (Awarded China Youth Scientists Prize)
1990—???? Research Fellow, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Division of Biological Sciences
Graduate, University of Paris, Life Sciences Department France, Paris (Received Doctorate)
1984—???? Foreign Resident Doctor, University of Paris, St. Louise Hospital France, Paris
1981 Graduate, Shanghai No.2 Medical Sciences University Shanghai Municipality (Received Master's of Medicine)
Graduate, Shanghai No.2 Medical Sciences University Shanghai Municipality


Recent Travel & Appearances

01 Dec 17 Chen Zhu re-elected Chinese Peasants and Workers Democratic Party chairman
27 Nov 17 Chinese Peasants and Workers Democratic Party to elect new leadership
24 Dec 16 Lawmakers call for heavier punishment for water pollution
29 Nov 16 China's non-communist party holds plenary session
26 May 16 Chinese, French presidents congratulate first Sino-French cultural forum
24 Dec 15 Chinese legislators call for efforts to control local gov't debt
14 Dec 15 Liu Yandong addresses 25th National Congress of Chinese Medical Association
08 Dec 15 Travelled to Switzerland, Geneva
President of Red Cross Society of China warns of unprecedented challenges for humanitarian work
14 Sep 15 Was in Beijing Municipality
Chen Zhu meets Charles de Gaulle Foundation delegates in Beijing
06 May 15 Chinese VP named honorary president of Red Cross China

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