Prof. Ning Guang is academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Chair of the Chinese Society for Clinical Endocrinologists, Chief Editor of the Chinese Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism, and Co-Chief Editor of the Journal of Diabetes. He is receiver of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, “Changjiang” Professor, and "973" project chief scientist. He is also member of the Executive Committee of International Endocrine Society.
He has been working in the field of endocrine & metabolic diseases for years and mainly achieved in endocrine tumor and diabetes. He has been supported by more than 20 grants, including Sector Funds of Ministry of Health, the National Key Technology R&D Program, NSFC innovation research group and the National Basic Research Program (973 Program). He has published more than 250 papers in peer-reviewed journals, including Science, JAMA, Nat Genet, Nat Cell Biol, J Am Coll Cardiol and Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. He was winner of the National Science and Technical Progress Awards (2nd class) in 2008, 2010 and 2012 respectively (two rank first place and one rank second place). He was winner of the Chinese Physician Award, the Wu Jieping Medicine Innovation Prize, the International Endocrinology Award from American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and the Lifetime Achievement Award from Israel Diabetes Association and Ministry of Health.