Neglected tropical diseases

Prof. Lin-Hua Tang

Prof. Lin-hua Tang

Director and professor of the National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

He graduated from Harbin Medical University, China in 1983, and Mahidol University, Thailand in 1987 in Tropical Medicine. His experience is in parasitic diseases research and control, especially in epidemiology, clinic treatment and drug research.

He received Second Prize of Award for Science and Technology Achievement issued by Ministry of Health, China in 1997; and Wu Jieping Medical Research Award & Paul Janssen Pharmaceutical Research Award in 1996.

He is the Chairman of Expert Advisory Committee on Parasitic Diseases, Ministry of Health of China, also is the Chairman of Chinese Parasitology Society, Chinese Preventive Medicine Association; and the Chief Editor of Chinese Journal of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases.