Breaking News: 48 Young Scientists, Including Prof. Qiang Liu, The Editorial Board Member of Ageing and Neurodegenerative Diseases (AND), Recognized with the 5th "Science Exploration Award"

Published on: 4 Aug 2023 Viewed: 330

On July 17th, the winners of the 5th "Science Exploration Award" were officially announced, and 48 exceptional young scientists were on the list. Among the awardees is Prof. Qiang Liu,a prominent member of the Editorial Board for Ageing and Neurodegenerative Diseases (AND) and the first recipient from Tianjin Medical University General Hospital [Figure 1].

Introduction to Prof. Qiang Liu

Figure 1: The picture is provided by Prof. Qiang Liu himself

Prof. Qiang Liu,Ph.D. supervisor, was born in 1979. He obtained his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Clinical Medicine from Nanjing Medical University. Later, he pursued a Ph.D. in Neurology at Barrow Neurological Institute in the United States, where he subsequently completed his postdoctoral work in Immunology.

Upon returning to China, he joined Tianjin Medical University General Hospital's Department of Neurology, engaging in both clinical and research endeavors. Currently holding the positions of Professor and Director of the Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Laboratory at Tianjin Institute of Neurology, he also serves as a committee member of the Cerebrovascular Disease Group under the Neurology Branch of the Chinese Medical Association.

Prof. Liu's primary research interests encompass cerebrovascular diseases and neuroimmune disorders. He has been recognized with various accolades, including the "Best Citation Award" from the Chinese Stroke Association and the "First Prize for Natural Science" in Tianjin.

The Science Exploration Award, established in 2018, recognizes outstanding scientists under 45 engaged in full-time research in mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macau. Supported by the New Keystone Science Foundation, it focuses on ten fields in basic science and cutting-edge technology, encouraging young talents to explore new frontiers and promoting stable investment in basic research.

The executive committee ensured a rigorous and fair evaluation process, prioritizing quality over quantity in the selection. The recognition acknowledges the valuable contributions of young scientists, and we extend our heartfelt appreciation to all recipients, especially Prof. Liu, for their dedication to advancing science and technology.

As we congratulate Prof. Liu, we also extend an invitation to young experts in ageing and neurodegenerative diseases to join our Youth Editorial Board. Together, let's explore the cutting-edge and shape a brighter future for scientific advancement. Join the Ageing and Neurodegenerative Diseases' Youth Editorial Board and make a difference!

Respectfully Submitted by the Editorial Office of Ageing and Neurodegenerative Diseases

Ageing and Neurodegenerative Diseases
ISSN 2769-5301 (Online)


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