Zhanguo LI
Professor, Chief of Department of Rheumatology and Immunology, People's Hospital, Beijing University Medical School, Director of Clinical Immunology Center, Beijing University, China

Professor Li is currently the President of Clinical Immunology Association at Chinese Society of Immunology, Honoral President of Chinese Rheumatology Association, Past President of Asian and Pacific League Against Rheumatism (APLAR) and International League Against Rheumatism (ILAR). He is Chief Editor of Chinese Journal of Rheumatology, the Associate Editor of Clinical Rheumatology, and IJRD.


Prof. Li has had a long standing interest in study of mechanism and early diagnose of RA, immunotherapy of SLE. He has published over 500 articles on peer reviewed journals, e.g. Nat Med, Nat Genet, Immunity, J Exp Med, Ann Inter Med, Arthritis Rheumatol, and ARD. He has also contributed to over 30 textbooks and book chapters in rheumatology.


He has received a number of national and international acclaim for his dedication to Rheumatology. He is the founder of International Forum of Rheumatoid arthritis which takes place annually since 2009.