Professor Daiming Fan is the member and vice president of Chinese Academy of Engineering, foreign associate of the USA National Academy of Medicine, president of Chinese Anti-Cancer Association, and vice president of Asian Pacific Association of Gastroenterology, past president of Fourth Military Medical University, past president of Chinese Society of Gastroenterology, director of Xijing Hospital of Digestive Diseases, and director of State Key Laboratory of Cancer Biology. As the congress president, he successfully organized the GASTRO2013 (WCOG/APDW) in Shanghai.
He has a long-standing interest in both clinical and basic research of digestive diseases, and has been committed to the theoretical research and clinical practice of Holistic Integrative Medicine. He has obtained a lot of national grants, including National Hi-tech Research and Development Program of China (863 Program), National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program) and Key Program of National Natural Science Fund, etc. He has won the first, second and third-class prizes of National Science and Technology Progress Awards respectively, and a third-class prize of National Technology Invention Awards. He was the first awardee of the Prize “French National Academy of Medicine-Servier”. As an editor-in-chief he has authored 23 books on gastroenterology and oncology. As the first or corresponding author he has published more than six hundred papers on the international journals, such asNat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol, Nat Clin Pract Oncol, Lancet, Gut,etc. He has become the editor or associate editor for 12 international medical journals.