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2021 marks the centenary of the discovery of insulin. Since that landmark discovery, huge advances have taken place in our understanding of the pathogenesis of type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes, as well as improvements in the treatment of patients with diabetes.
The Zhongguancun Life Science Park, in Beijing’s Changping district, is home to more than 500 research institutions and companies — such as the Chinese Institute for Brain Research, the National Institute of Biological Sciences, and Wantai BioPharm — focused on cutting-edge life sciences, biotechnology and biomedical research.
Founded in 1921 as Jiangxi Public Medical School, Nanchang University (NCU), located in Nanchang City, in China’s Jiangxi Province, has developed into a national double first-class university with particular strengths in the arts, science, technology and medicine.