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Professor Hongxia Wang and Professor Pin Dong from Shanghai General Hospital Awarded “2022 Shanghai Medical Craftsmen”

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Recently, Professor Hongxia Wang, Director of the Oncology Center, and Professor Pin Dong, Director of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Shanghai General Hospital was awarded “2022 Shanghai Medical Craftsmen.” 

Introduction of the Awardees

Professor Hongxia Wang, Director of the Oncology Center

"Craftsmanship is the comprehensive embodiment of professional ethics, ability and quality, as well as the professional value and behavioral performance of practitioners. Craftsmanship should include not only dedication, leaning and concentration, but also the constant pursuit of breakthroughs and innovation."

Professor Hongxia Wang has been dedicated to the individualized treatment of recurrent metastatic breast cancer patients for a long time. Through systematic clinical translational research, she has developed new treatment strategies based on original discoveries. She has discovered and proposed new strategies for the treatment of recurrent metastatic breast cancer: revealed new targets that lead to drug-resistant recurrence, independently developed targeted therapeutic antibodies and efficient antibody drug delivery system; established a new model for dynamic assessment of recurrent metastasis In order to promote early diagnosis and treatment of recurrent metastasis, she conducted screening of genetic susceptibility genes in 30,000 cases of breast cancer, solving the problem of unclear BRCA mutation loci in Chinese patients and improving the accuracy of clinical testing. The team has also taken the lead in formulating expert consensus to promote clinical precision diagnosis and treatment. On this basis, the team has carried out the whole life cycle management of precise molecular diagnosis, dynamic assessment of recurrence and metastasis, and clinical trials of new anti-tumor drugs, and carried out new minimally invasive treatment technologies such as radiofrequency ablation (2005) and "Nano-knife" (2015) at an early stage in China.

She has published more than 40 SCI papers in mainstream journals such as Cell Res, Cancer Discov, Nat Commun, Sci Adv, PNAS, applied for 11 national patents, 1 international PCT patent, authored 6 monographs, led many multi-center clinical trials. She led and participated in the development of 7 guidelines and consensus. In order to promote multicenter collaboration and translational research in breast cancer clinical diagnosis and treatment, Professor Hongxia Wang led the establishment of the Special Committee on Tumor Heterogeneity and Individualized Treatment of the Chinese Anti-Cancer Association, and established the collaborative diagnosis and treatment platform for refractory breast cancer as the chairman of the Oncology Specialty Alliance of Yangtze River Delta, which radiates to six provinces and one city in East China. The team led by her has been selected as the national clinical key specialty of tumor, the national demonstration center of comprehensive breast tumor treatment (the first batch), the "core strategic team" and "collaborative research innovation team" of Shanghai high-level local universities.

Professor Hongxia Wang has been awarded the National Outstanding Youth Fund, Shanghai Outstanding Academic Leader, Shanghai 38th Red Banner, China Young Scientist Award for Oncology, Shanghai Medical Tree Award (first prize), Shanghai Pujiang Talent, Shanghai Young Post Leader, Shanghai Pharmaceutical "Apricot Grove Talent Award", 100 Talent Plan of Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, "New 100 Talent Plan of Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine "Research Physician" Plan. He has been honored as "Research Physician" in Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine Summit Plan, etc.

Professor Pin Dong, Director of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

"Craftsmanship means dedication to work, a meticulous and perfect working attitude. Craftsmanship is to be pragmatic, sincere, professional, innovative and striving for advancement on a daily basis, without considering gain and loss, and constantly pursuing excellence."

Professor Pin Dong has been engaged in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery for 39 years, specializing in surgery of pharyngeal head and neck tumors, snoring and voice diseases, skilled in performing many types of partial and subtotal laryngectomy phonation reconstruction, and non-tracheotomy partial laryngeal surgery. He is the deputy editor-in-chief of the Journal of Otolaryngology and Ophthalmology of Shandong University, deputy editor-in-chief of the Journal of Otolaryngology of the Chinese Association of Integrative Medicine, and editorial board member or executive editorial board member of eight journals including the Chinese Journal of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. He also serves as a national member of the Chinese Medical Association's Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Branch, vice chairman of the Shanghai Medical Association's Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Branch, head of the Voice Group, head of the Head and Neck Group, standing member of the Ear, Nose and Throat Specialty Committee of the Chinese Association of Integrative Medicine, chairman of the Head and Neck Tumor Expert Committee, vice chairman of the Shanghai Municipal Committee, vice chairman of the Vertigo Committee of the Chinese Association of Research Hospitals, head and neck tumor committee of the Chinese Anti-Cancer Association. He is a member of the Standing Committee of the Professional Committee of Head and Neck Tumor of China Anti-Cancer Association, and a member of the Shanghai Municipal Committee.

In recent years, he has trained a total of 54 post-doctoral, doctoral and master's degree students, creating a translational research team that is capable of both clinical diagnosis and treatment of head and neck tumors, as well as scientific research. The department has been nominated nationally in the social influence ranking list of Fudan University disciplines and ranked 16 to 32 in China for scientific and technological impact. In 2012, he led the department to obtain the National Key Clinical Specialties.

Professor Pin Dong has chaired four National Natural Science Foundation projects and nine municipal key projects. He also served as the chief scientist of the National Key Research and Development Program "Support for laryngoscopic intra-cavity self-evolution, oral implant-specific surgical robot development and evaluation improvement research" project, solving the key problems that restrict the robot technology and application in China, and has won the third prize of Shanghai Medical Science and Technology Award, 2010 Famous Doctor Award of Ear, Nose and Throat Branch of Chinese Physicians Association , The Second Prize of Shanghai Medical Award, The Third Prize of Chinese Medical Science and Technology Award, the Second Prize of Sichuan Provincial Science and Technology Progress Award, etc.

In addition, Professor Pin Dong led the department to help the poor patient. In response to the call of the Party organization and the task of the hospital to fight poverty, he took the lead to participate in the large scale free medical consultation activities to aid Yunnan, and doctors of his department actively participated in the aiding work.

Correspondent: Department of Mass Work: Xiaokang Li

Editor: Department of Publicity: Shishi Cai, Yang Hu

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