Yiming Mu is Professor and Chief of the Department of Endocri-nology, Chinese PLA General Hospital, in Beijing. He also holds the post of the President of Chinese Society of Endocrinology (CSE), Vice President of the Chi-nese Endocrinologist Association and President of the Chinese PLA Endocrine Association. Professor Mu completed his basic medical education in China and then went to Japan to hone his skills on the principles of molecu-lar research and obtained a Ph.D from the Kyushu University in Japan. His broad research interests are reflected in more than 250 publications to date in diverse fields including diabetes, glucose metabolism and pancreatic beta-cell biology and stem cell biology.
1979-1984: Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, P.R. China
1988-1991: Military Post-graduate Medical School, Beijing, P.R. China
1996-2001: Faculty of Medicine, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Ja-pan
2001-present: Professor and Director, Department of Endocrinolo-gy, Chinese PLA General Hospital, Beijing;
1994-2001: Associate Professor, Department of Endocrinology, Chinese PLA General Hospital, Beijing;
1991-1994:Assistant Professor in Residence, Department of Endo-crinology, Chinese PLA General Hospital, Beijing;
1984-1991: Residency: Internal Medicine, Chinese PLA General Hospital, Beijing;