Director, Department of Gastroenterology, Southern Campus of Shanghai East Hospital
Member of Expert Committee, the National Medical Examination Center
Vice-chairman of group of digestive disease, expert committee of National Medical Examination Center
Member of the standing committee, Digestive branch of Shanghai Physicians Association
Member of group of liver and biliary diseases, Shanghai Society of Gastroenterology
Young committee member of Shanghai Society of Digestive Endoscopy
Member of group of colon diseases, Shanghai Society of Digestive Endoscopy
Member of the standing committee, Digestive branch of Shanghai Society of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western medicine
Deputy leader of Group of Liver Diseases, Shanghai Society of Integrated Chinese and Western medicine
Member of Organ Fibrosis Committee of Shanghai Society of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western medicine
Member of the first Digestive Rehabilitation Committee of Shanghai Society for Rehabilitation Medicine
Prof. Zhong’s main research area involves chronic liver disease, liver fibrosis, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and other digestive tract diseases. She established the models of obesity and hyperlipidemia Non-alcoholic steatohepatittis (NASH) in rats in China, and a series of studies were carried out by using this model. In recent years, her team have devoted to revealing the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease and the gut-liver crosstalk, to analyzing new therapeutic targets, and to building up a sample bank of IBD. She also explored the safteness and effectiveness of Mesenchymal stem cell in treatment of Crohn’s Disease, the related articles have been submitted to EbioMedicine, a lancet publication.
She’s been a PI in a lot of IBD clinical trial and was awarded the third prize of excellent scientific and technological paper of Pudong New Area, the third prize of Shanghai Medical Science and Technology Award and the Third Prize of Shanghai Science and Technology Progress Award, her work was funded by General Program of National Natural Science Foundation of China, Technology Development Project of Pudong Science, Technology and Economic Commission of Shanghai, Specialty Feature Construction Project of ShanghaiPudong New Area Health Commission and the Scientific research project of Shanghai Municipal Health Committee.