Executive Committee

Wei Yang
MD

Dr. Yang received her medical degree from “West China University of Medical Sciences” in Chengdu, China. She did her residency in Internal Medicine at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Boston, MA. Before her residency Dr. Yang has worked as a research scientist for pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca. Currently she practices general internal medicine and primary care at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates Beverly. She is also a certified DOT medical examiner and clinical densitometrist. She is executive committee member of ACMES and Editor of North American Journal of Medicine and Health.

Lichao Chen
MD, PhD

Dr. Chen is an instructor in Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, and a Health Scientist at VA Boston Healthcare System. He graduated from Henan Medical University in 1992, pursued his postgraduate training in neurophysiology in Henan Medical University and Beijing Medical University, and received his Ph.D. in neuroscience in 2003 from Washington State University. His current research focuses on the molecular mechanisms of sleep regulation and animal models of gamma-oscillation deficiency that is present in many autistic and schizophrenic patients.He is executive committee member of ACMES and North American Journal of Medicine and Science, website manager.

Jianghe Niu
PhD

Psychology Ph.D. at Carleton University, Canada; Canadian Certified Counsellor of Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. Postdoctoral Fellow at Psychology Department, Harvard University; Associate in Research at Fairbank Center for Chinese Study, Harvard University.She is executive committee member, director of media of ACMES and editor of North American Journal of Medicine and Health.

Jing Liu
PhD. Co-founder of ACMES, Board member and Senior advisor.

Dr. Liu is a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist. He was a physician in China, major in integrative medicine and he also has PhD degree. He has his private clinical practice also at The Marino Center at Cambridge. Dr. Liu has be a research fellow at MGH since 1995. His research interest has been focused on Inflammation and Cancer with integrative approaches.

Mei Zhang
PhD

Dr. Zhang was trained in clinical medicine and pediatrics for 11 years followed by 4 year post-PhD programs in children disorders with dementia. He was an associate professor of pediatric genetic disorders in Shanghai Jiaotong University and Shanghai Institute for Pediatric Research in China. Being a research fellow at National Institute of Health in the US, he obtained tremendous experience on lysosomal storage disease and dementia. He published major findings on the cellular mechanism of dementia caused by the loss of intracellular trafficking. As an instructor and research fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, he published novel findings on cellular mechanisms as contributors to Alzheimer's disease. He led immunology and neurology drug discovery programs as lab head, senior scientist and principal investigator in Synta Pharmaceuticals and EMD Serono Research and Development Institute. He also initiated novel program looking into autism to strategize integrative intervention to autism. He is actively involved in interactions to cultivate these strategies with academic professors and clinicians in Harvard/McLean Hospital/MGH healthcare centers. He is currently serving as one of the key members in American Chinese Medical Exchange Society, North American Journal of Medical Sciences, and North American Journal of Medicine and Health (Chinese). His research covers basic science, clinical research, translational biology and health care field. He has published more than 30 scientific papers in professional journals, books, newsletters, and US/global patents for drug discovery and human disease.

Shubai Liu
PhD

Dr. Liu is currently research fellow at Brigham & Women Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Liu is the vice president of the Harvard Medical School-Chinese Scientists & Scholar Association. Dr. Liu received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Chinese Academy of Science in 2008. During 2008 to 2010, Dr. Liu worked at department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign. His research focused on the using dynamic high resolution single molecule living-cell imaging to understand the physiological and pathological cardiovascular function and the heart failure development. Now, his research mainly concentrated on the biomarkers discovery for cancer early diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Liu has been invited as Journal reviewer board member for International Journal of Genetics and Molecular Biology and Editor of American Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research from 2010.He is executive committee member and project manager of ACMES.

Ping Lu
MD, PhD

Dr. Lu received his medical degree from Nanjing Medical University, China, and his Ph.D. in Immunology from the University of Iowa. Dr. Lu is currently a research fellow at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard University. His research focuses on the molecular machinery that mediates the control of gene expression via altering chromatin structures, a process known as epigenetic regulation. Besides, Dr. Lu is actively investigating how perturbed epigenetic regulation is related to abnormalities in the development of immune cells and the growth of major human cancers. He is executive committee member and project manager of ACMES. Board member of Harvard Medical School-Chinese Scientists & Scholar Association

Li Zheng
PhD, LisAc

Dr.Zheng received her PhD from Department of Anatomy, Medical College of Ohio. She worked on the synaptic organization of damaged infraorbital nerve axons in perinatal rats and metabolism of the dorsal cochlear nucleus in rat brain slices in the Departments of Anatomy, and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Medical College of Ohio, she is licensed acupuncturist, private practice in Needham, MA, also taught in New England School of Acupuncture.She is executive committee member of ACMES and editor of North American Journal of Medicine and Health.

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