Yonghong Xiao

Professor, Vice-director, State Key Laboratory of Diagnosis & Treatment of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, China

Yonghong Xiao, Professor and tutor for doctoral graduate, PI, Vice-director, State Key Laboratory of Diagnosis & Treatment of Infectious Diseases, 1st Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University. Professor Xiao graduated from Chongqing University of Medical Sciences with MD in 1985 and PhD in 1994. He worked in Department of Infectious Diseases, the First Affiliated Hospital, Chongqing University of Medical Sciences, from 1985 to 2001, he took the position of department director from 1996-2001. He moved to Institute of Clinical Pharmacology, Peking University and took the position of vice director till 2008. And he took the present position in 2010. Professor Xiao’s major interesting includes infectious disease, basic and clinical research in antimicrobial agents, bacterial resistant surveillance and mechanisms, clinical pharmacology and rational use of antibiotics. He is the founder & leader of MOH national antibacterial resistant investigation net (Mohnarin) from 2005 on, which have more than 1300 member hospitals. He is also the member of National Committee for Drug Rational Use of China. Prof. Xiao Drafted the National Action Plan to Combat AMR of China. He conducted many international collaborative projects in AMR surveillance and control, which included Sweden, Great Britain, The Netherlands, EU and WPRO, etc. Up to now, professor Xiao completed more than 20 national funded studies and over 50 clinical trials of new antimicrobial agents. More than 300 peer-review papers and 20 books were published. Professor Xiao is taking more than 20 society positions at present. He has also been an editor and reviewer of 20 journals.