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Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CCDC)
The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CCDC) is an agency of the Ministry of Health of the People’s Republic of China based in Beijing, China. It works to protect public health and safety by providing information to enhance health decisions, and it promotes health through partnerships with provincial health departments and other organizations. The CCDC focuses national attention on developing and applying disease prevention and control (especially with infectious diseases), environmental health, occupational safety and health, health promotion, prevention and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the People’s Republic of China. Their ongoing research includes screening and testing of emerging infectious diseases, key biological factors on AIDS transmission in China, and evaluation of the epidemic characteristic and prevention of SARS in China.
Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), founded in 1956, is an institution specializing in basic virology researches and related technological innovation. Currently, WIV consists of 4 research centers, including the Center for Molecular Virology and Pathology, the Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases, the Center for Analytical Microbiology and Nanobiology and the Center for Microorganisms Resources and Bioinformatics. Relying on the cluster platform of high-level biosafety laboratories, WIV focuses on basic and applied basic research in virology, immunology, biotechnology, etc. Meanwhile, it strives to make breakthroughs in cutting-edge scientific research on pathogens of emerging infectious diseases, and to enhance its ability to provide technological support for emergency response to emerging infectious diseases.
Director: Dr. Zhengli Shi
Member Researchers: Drs. Peng Zhou and Xinglou Yang
Institute for Viral Disease Control & Prevention, China CDC, Beijing
National Centre for AIDS/STD Control & Prevention, China CDC, Beijing
155 Changbai Road
Beijing University of Technology, Beijing
Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou
190 Kai Yuan Avenue
Guangzhou Institute of Biomedicine & Health
Peking University, Beijing
Wuhan University, Wuhan
Xiao Hong Shan No. 44
College of Life Sciences
Fudan University, Shanghai
China Medical University, Shenyang
92 Beier Road
Shenyang, Liaoning 110001
Nankai University, Tianjin
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing
Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing
National Institutes for Food & Drug Control, Beijing
Fujian Centre for Disease Control & Prevention, Fuzhou
Member Researchers: MengFeng Li, Xiaoping Dong, Jianguo Wu, Longde Wang, Wang Wen Xue, George Fu Gao, Wiezhong Yang, Xiaoming Yang, Runqing Jia, Rongge Yang, Yuelong Shu, Ky Yuen, J. Xu, J. Chen, Hong Shang, Hong Tang, Youchun Wang.
725 West Lombard St
Baltimore, MD 21201