The global respiratory initiatives founded by the US National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and the World Health Organization (WHO) were created in 1992 in collaboration with Drs. Claude Lenfant, Director of NHLBI, Suzanne Hurd, Director of the Division of Lung Diseases, NHLBI, and Nikolai Khaltaev of the Non-communicable Diseases Branch of WHO; Lawrence Grouse, MD, PhD was the Coordinator and Executive Director of these initiatives.
The Professor Jianxing He Lung Cancer Research Team, Guangzhou Institution of Respiratory Diseases & Respiratory Diseases National Key Laboratory, is opening a call for a Post-Doc position.
On December 6, 2011, a meeting for national training program on standardized diagnosis and treatment of primary lung cancer was held in Beijing by Ministry of Public Health, the People’s Republic of China. This meeting, in line with the demands of health care reform in China, was a substantial step towards improving the current clinical practice in lung cancer management in China.
Something cheerful comes in this cold winter! An email arrived from beyond the oceans to tell us that Journal of Thoracic Disease (JTD) has been officially covered in Pubmed Central. Successful coverage in the prestigious Pubmed database may mean recognition of JTD by international peers, and a closer move towards the master publication list of SCI-indexed journals.