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Prof.Arthur S. Levine Visited ITM

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 Prof. Arthur S. Levinevisitedthe Institute of Translational Medicine (ITM) in the company of Prof. Li Lan. Dr. Xiaoming Li, the associate dean of School of Medicine, Zhejiang University and Prof. Yi Sun, the dean of ITM gave them the warm reception.

Prof.Arthur S. Levine became Senior Vice Chancellor for the Health Sciences and Dean of the School of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh in 1998. He has focused his priorities on studies that exploit the vast amount of data emerging from the human genome project and on the newly emerging and powerful technologies that enable us to visualize the three-dimensional structures, locations, and interactions of the proteins encoded by genes as they exist at particular times in particular cells.

Prof.Arthur S. Levine, who has authored or co-authored more than 250 scientific publications, has been widely recognized for his achievements. He has chaired numerous national and international scientific meetings, been elected to membership in a number of the leading research societies and has held visiting professorships and distinguished lectureships at many universities here and abroad. He received the Meritorious Service and the Distinguished Service Medals of the United States Public Health Service, The Surgeon General's Exemplary Service Medal, the NIH Director's Award, and the Distinguished Alumnus Award and an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago, IL.