Hefei’s oldest University the Anhui Medical University. Is located at east of central China. Was established in Shanghai by a group of abroad students with M.D degree who returned from Japan in 1926. The idea of those pioneers existed to create a medical university to protect Chinese people suffering from diseases in the hard time. After several times of transfers from Shanghai to local of Anhui Area during the past periods, The Anhui Medical University has grown significantly.
The range of subjects has increasingly been extended and now has developed into a complete medical university with 23 subjects cover nearly all of the medical fields including Medical Treatment, Public Healthiness and Preventive Medicine, Health Organization, Pharmacology, Dentistry, and Nursing, between those eight subjects have been qualified to offer Ph.D. degree. The University involves of eight faculties, totally, 17 000 enrolled students, in which Medical Faculty dominates with over 6,000 students including clinical medicine, laboratory medicine, psychology, anesthesia, and medical imaging, etc.
The research profile of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine of AMU is characterized by the following main areas:
• Dermatology (gene variants in some skin disorders and the relevant autoimmune diseases e.g. systemic lupus erythematosus, SLE)