Dr. Nan Shen is a Professor of Medicine and Director of Shanghai Institute of Rheumatology & Department of Rheumatology, Renji Hospital Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, as well as Co-Director of China–Australia Centre for Personalised Immunology. He also holds an appointment as Adjunct Professor at Center for Autoimmune Genomics and Etiology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center , University of Cincinnati.
Dr. Shen received his medical degree from Shanghai Second Medical University and PhD degree from University of Amsterdam. His research mainly focuses on the molecular dissection of the disease pathways in systemic autoimmune diseases by functional genomics approaches and the development of novel biomarkers and interventions for the management of systemic lupus erythematosus. He has published over 150 papers in peer-reviewed journals and His research contributions has been recognized with several prestigious awards including Silver Snake Award for distinguished physician from Chinese Government; Science and Technology Progress Award from Ministry of Science and Technology of China and ACR Rheumatology Research Foundation Edmund L. Dubois, MD, Memorial Lectureship.
He is currently serving as Associate Editors for Arthritis & Rheumatology, Arthritis Research & Therapy and International Journal of Rheumatic Disease; Editorial Board member of Annals of Rheumatic Diseases ,Clinical Immunology, Scientific Report, and Faculty member of Faculty of 1000 Prime.