Bijie Hu, MD

Zhongshan Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Dr. Bijie Hu, is Director of Department of Infectious Diseases, and Director of Department of Hospital Infection Management, at Zhongshan Hospital of Fudan University Shanghai, China.

His professional accomplishments include being Professor and Senior Doctor for the past 15 years at Fudan University, as well as Director of Shanghai Nosocomial Infection Control Center.

He has played an instrumental role in forming and advancing hospital epidemiology, antibiotic stewardship, infection treatment and control. In 2016 he organized the biggest Infectious diseases annual conference in China.

Since 1999, Dr. Hu has published over 150 research articles in peer-reviewed journals and participated in writing 50 book chapters. His research interests range from managing respiratory infections, infectious diseases in ICH and elderly to invasive fungal infections, MDRO infections.

In 2007 and 2014, Dr. Hu was selected as the President of Society of Infection Prevention and Control of China, respectively. He is actively involved in forming and implementing national policies and guidelines for the prevention and control of HAI in healthcare settings. Through Dr. Hu’s dedication and leadership, a group of young and energetic Infection Prevention Professionals is growing rapidly.

Bing Gu, MD

Laboratory Medicine, Guangdong Provincial People's Hospital, Guangdong Academy of Medical Sciences, Guangdong, China

Dr. Bing Gu, Professor, is a visiting fellow at Purdue University and University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). He is now the Discipline leader of Department of Laboratory Medicine of Guangdong Provincial People's Hospital. Dr. Gu is one of the key medical talents of Jiangsu provincial project of “Promoting the Health Service through Science and Education”, an elected member of “333 High-level Talents Training Project”, Provincial High-level Talent Project of “Six Talent Peaks”, and “Advanced Health Talents of ‘Six-one’ Project” of Jiangsu province. Dr. Gu is a vice chairman of Youth Committee of Chinese Society of Laboratory Medicine (CSLM), vice chairman of Laboratory Medicine Branch of China Association of Medical Equipment, member of the standing committee of Laboratory Medicine Branch of Chinese Geriatrics Society (CGS), a member of Chinese Committee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (ChiCAST) of the European Committee for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (EUCAST), commissioner of Jiangsu Research Hospital Association, chairman of expert committee of infection test and rational use of medicines of Jiangsu Research Hospital Association. He serves as a reviewer for the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC). He is also in charge of AME Academic Salon of AME Publishing Company. He is currently severing as Executive Editor of Journal of Laboratory and Precision Medicine, Co-Editor-in-Chief of Annals of Infection, Managing Editor of Annals of Translational Medicine and Editorial Board Member of Journal of Thoracic Disease.

Dr. Gu’s research focuses on advanced technologies for rapid detection of infectious diseases and mechanisms of multidrug resistance in bacteria. He chaired four projects supported by National Nature Science Foundation of China (NSFC), eight provincial projects supported by the Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province. To date, he has published 76 papers as the first author or corresponding author in SCI-indexed journals (21 papers in JCR Q1 journals), including Emerg Infect Dis, Gut Microbes, PLoS Pathog, Emerg Microbes Infect, J Antimicrob Chemothe, and J Clin Microbiol, etc. He also has served as an Editor-in-Chief or Associate Editor of 18 academic monographs and textbooks. He won Second Prize of Jiangsu Science and Technology Award, Jiangsu medical science and Technology Award, and six Prizes of Introduction of Advanced Technology from Jiangsu Commission of Health, and obtained five patents.