Shanghai Institute of Endocrinology

Shanghai Institute of Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases isone of the first group of state-approved discipline qualified tooffer doctorate degree on both specialty of Endocrinology andintegrated traditional and western medicine Endocrinology. It wasalso approved by the State Education Commission in 2001 by theShanghai Municipal Education Bureau as one of the Key Discipline.Itwas also approved as the Key Research Labotory onEndocrine-metabolic Disease of the Ministry of Health. It is also amember of the Postdoctoral Training Center on clinicalInternal-medicine and is one of the "211 project" supported keydisciplines in Medical School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Nowthe discipline has 9 professors (including chief physicians, 4doctorate student supervisors), 11 associate professors (includingvice-chief physicians) and 27 technologists in-charge assistantresearchers, and attending physicians. Currently, the disciplineconsist of several research units and labs: the research units formolecular etiology of Diabetes Mellitus (DM), for pathogenesis ofDM, prevention and treatment of Diabetic Chronic complications, forthyroid diseases, adrenal and other endocrinol-metabolic diseases,research by using integration of Chinese traditional medicine withwestern medicine as well as labs for DNA synthesis and genomicscanning. It is equipped with necessary larger experimentalfacilities, such as:kinds of Electrophoresis, PCR, DNA synthesizer,automatic sequencer, Ultra-high speed centrifuge, gamma and Betacounter, etc. thus perfecting the molecular biology experimentalcondition. Since 1978, 72 doctoral degree postgraduates and 59master degree postgraduates have been cultivated.


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Dr Ning received his MD and PhD from Shanghai SecondMedical University. He had been trained as PostdoctoralFellow for 2 years in Baylor Medical College,USA.


(1)hereditary endocrine and metabolicdiseases;

(2)endocrine tumors including pheochromocytomaetc;

(3)type 2 diabetes.


He is on the editorial boards of several journals and thevice-chairman of the Chinese Endocrine Society, the China Group onInsulin Secretion , the member of the Chinese DiabetesAssociation.


Dr. Ning has received more than 10 grants and publishedmore than 180 scientific papers in peer-reviewedjournals.