School of Basic Medicine


Reorganized in 1978, the School of Basic Medicine at PUMC plays an essential role in medical education. The school was among the first in the country to grant 8-year M.D., and M.S. /Ph.D. degrees. There are 48 Ph.D. advisors and 31 Master’s advisors, and more than 400 graduate students. Postdoctoral training programs approved by the Ministry of Education are available in biochemistry & molecular biology, pharmacology, cell biology, medical genetics, biophysics, immunology, and pathology and pathophysiology.

The School of Basic Medicine consists of 14 academic departments and a national key laboratory of medical molecular biology, and is engaged in both biomedical research and advanced medical education. The school has a faculty of 117 full professors and associate professors, including three members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, three members of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, four specially appointed Cheung Kong Scholar professors, and 10 professors who have won the National Fund of Natural Science for Outstanding Young Scientists award.