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LI Jia

Chairman-elected of PhIRDA, Director of Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Director of State Key Laboratory of Drug Research

Prof. Jia Li graduated from the Department of Pharmacy, Zhejiang Medical University in 1992. He entered Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1994 and obtained the doctorate of science in 2000. Prof. Li has led 15 undergoing pre-clinical studies. Ten drug candidates have been successfully transferred to domestic pharmaceutical companies. Six drug candidates entered phase I clinical trial. Prof Li is the co-inventor of 223 patents (with 141 already issued). Prof. Li has published 460 SCI papers, >10000 total citations. Prof Li has been supported by the National Science Foundation for Distinguished Young Scholars, selected as one of the leading talents in Science and Technology innovation of the National Project of Tens of Millions of Talents, National Young and Middle-aged Leading Talents in Science and Technology Innovation, and National "Ten Thousand Talents Plan" leading Talents in science and technology innovation. Prof. Li has won the China Youth Science and Technology Award, the second prize of national Science and Technology Progress, and the first prize of Shanghai Science and Technology Progress.