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Ph.D. Chengyu JIANG Chairwoman, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Peking Union Medical College, Tsinghua University, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing


 Obtained her Ph.D. from Brown University in 1997 and followed by postdoc at Harvard Medical School before joining PUMC in 2003. Her research is to elucidate molecular pathogenesis of RNA viruses such as SARS-CoV, Avian Flu, Influenza, HIV, HCV, EV71, and Ebola. Dr. Jiang has published extensively in numerous peer reviewed journals including Nature, Nature Medicine, Cell, and PNAS. She is also an inventor of a number of international patents. Some of the patents are exclusively licensed to a top 5 international pharmaceutical company and an international biotech company. She has served as member of the WHO International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) fellowship committee and as the chairwoman in the year of 2007/2008. She is also the vice editor-in-chief of "Science in China" and associate editor of several journals including Journal of Molecular and Cell Biology.


Wang, H.; Yang, P.; Liu, K.; Guo, F.; Zhang, Y.; Zhang, G.; Jiang, C.: SARS Coronavirus entry into host cells through a novel clathrin- and caveolae- independent endocytic pathway, in: Cell Res. 18: 290-301, 2008
Kuba, K.; Imai, Y.; Rao, S.; Gao, H.; Guo, F.; Huan, Y.; Guan, B.; Yang, P.; Zhang, Y.; Deng, W.; Bao, L.; Zhang, B.; Liu, G.; Wang, Z.; Chappell, M.; Liu, Y.; Zheng, D.; Leibrandit, A.; Wada, T.; Slutsky, AS.; Liu, D.; Qin, C.; Jiang, C; (sole corresponding author) Penninger, JM.: A Crucial Role of Angiotenin-Coverting Enzyme 2 (ACE2)in SARS Coronavirus-induced Lung Injury, in: Nature Medicine 11 8: 875-879, 2005
Kuba, K.; Imai, Y.; Rao, S.; Huan, Y.; Guo, F.; Guan, B.; Yang, P.; Sarao, R.; Wada, T.; Leong-Poi, H.; Crackower, MA.; Fukamizu, A.; Hui, CC.; Hein, L.; Uhlig, S.; Slutsky, AS.; Jiang, C.; Penninger, JM.: Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme 2 Protects From Severe Acute Lung Failure, in: Nature 436: 112-116, 2005
Jiang, C.; Ting, A.; Seed, B.: PPARgamma agoinists inhibit production of inflammatory cytokines, in: Nature 391:82-86, 1998


Changjiang Scholar
National Outstanding young award fund
Young expert with significant contributions to the country
National talent of 21st century