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On April 12, Chen Zhu was elected as a foreign academician of the American academy of humanities and sciences. It was his 10th academician title, according to public information.
Chen Zhu received a master‘s degree from Shanghai Second Medical University in 1981. He received a doctorate degree in oncology from the Institute of Hematology of the Seventh University in Paris, France in 1989.
After graduation, Chen Zhu was still a diligent and unscrupulous man. In 1995 he was elected member of Chinese academy of sciences, academy of sciences, was elected in 1999 developing countries in 2003 was elected foreign academician of the national academy of sciences. In 2004, he was elected as member of college of European art, science, and humanities. in 2005 he was elected to the French academy of sciences, foreign academician foreign academicians. He was elected in 2006 the European academy of sciences, and in 2007 was elected foreign academician of academy of medical sciences of the United States. In 2008, he was elected member of Hong Kong academy of medicine honor and the British academy of medical sciences, honorary academician, was elected foreign member of the royal society in 2013. Former China’s health minister and President of the Chinese medical association, vice chairman of the standing committee of the National People‘s Congress, chairman of the central committee of the agricultural and labor party, and the European and American association and president of the China Red Cross society.
Chen Zhu has made a lot of breakthrough in the field of hematology, molecular biology, from molecular level reveals the retinoic acid treatment as early as the principle of fine grain of leukemia, clarify arsenic trioxide for the first time in the world (arsenic) in the treatment of leukemia molecular mechanism, has obtained the basic cure acute early young granulocyte leukemia, a variety of human diseases related to gene discovery, and resolution of multiple pathogens genome major achievements. Participate in the management of the human genome project in our country, organization and management, the establishment of a certain scale of the human genome research technology system, formed the first state-level genome research center in China, the national human genome research center.
Founded in 1780, the foreign academician of the American academy of humanities and sciences is one of the oldest academicians in the United States and one of the most prestigious honorary groups. It is also an academic center for independent policy research. At present, there are more than 4,000 academicians and over 600 foreign academicians, including over 250 Nobel Prize winners and over 60 Pulitzer Prize winners.