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■ Faculty Development

 The Zhejiang University School of Basic Medical Sciences aims to recruit multiple new international faculty members with the goal to further strengthen its international development in high level research and education. BMS currently employs more than 200 faculty and staff members and houses 104 professors, including 1 Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1 scholars awarded the national Tousand Talents program, 2 Cheung Kong Scholar, 6 recipients of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, 5 scholars awarded the national Ten Tousand Talents program, 32 scholars awarded the national Young Tousand Talents program, as well as 5 key scientist of the 973 Plan, 10 recipients of National Fund for Excellent Young Scholars.    




■ Research Development

BMS continually strives to improve its research portfolio and facilities. BMS actively develops it’s the core research facilities, which are open to all of its faculty members. The core research facilities contain many of the latest developments in research equipment. In addition, the animal facilities of the Zhejiang Universities School of Medicine are located right next to the BMS research buildings, which has resulted in convenient access. BMS has set high goals on research quality and aims to improve its publication level. This has already resulted in a steep rise in high level publications. In nearly 3 yea, BMS has published 109 SCI papers with BMS authors being first or corresponding author. The average impact factor of papers published in 2017 is 6.29, and 11 papers the impact factor was above or equivalent to 10.0.



■ Research Funding

BMS offers an excellent platform for research grant applications. In recent years, researchers at BMS successfully applied for funding from the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Education and the National Natural Science Foundation of China. In 2015, BMS has risen to prominence for gaining 40 project of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, including 3 key projects, 3 excellent youth project and 1 cooperative project, totalling more than 30 million RMB. Noteworthy, over 50% of the project applications of BMS at the National Natural Science Foundation of China were granted, making BMS by far the most successful institute in China.

On June 3rd 2015, a distinguished Hong Kong enterpriser, Dr. Li Dak Sum and his wife Yip Yio Chin donated 100 million RMB to Zhejiang University as the Development Fund for Regenerative Medicine, which would deal exclusively with the research center of Regenerative Medicine.