Bai-Lin Wu, M Med, PhD, FACMGG, DABMGG

Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA;Children’s Hospital of Fudan University; Institute of Biomedical Science, Shanghai Medical College of Fudan University, China

Founder Director of Genetics Diagnostic Laboratory, Medical Director of DNA Diagnostics, Director of Molecular Pathologist Training Program at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston MA,Professor and Senior Principal Investigator, Institutes of Biomedical Science, Children's Hospital, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai China. 

Dr. Wu is a Diplomate of the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (DABMGG) and an elected Fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (FACMGG). Dr. Wu is the past President of the Association of Chinese Geneticists in America and has been playing an active leadership role in the community of overseas Chinese Geneticists, in which he has helped to organize various scientific events between the U.S. and Great China region, including the historic conference “Health Care, East and West, Moving into the 21st Century” (co-hosted by Harvard Medical School, MIT and Chinese Medical Association), Beijing’s 2004 International Conference on Medical Genetics, Shanghai’s 2005 ACGA-Fudan International Symposium on Genomic Medicine, Hong Kong’s 2008 ACGA-HKSMG International Conference on Genetic and Genomic Medicine, and Taiwan’s 2009 International Conference on Genomic Medicine. He also served as Co-Chair of the Eastern Science and Technology Forum of Shanghai (2008) and the Xiangshan Scientific Meeting of Beijing (2010) to promote Autism research funding in China. 

Over the years, Dr. Wu has participated in number of international cooperation projects and led China's national research projects. In addition, he has trained more than 30 post-doctoral fellows/specialists for the ABMMG (Medical Genetics and Genomics) and ABP/AMP (Molecular Pathology) programs at Harvard Medical School, as well as 40+ visiting scholars and joint-mentorship for Ph.D. students from China, in the field of pediatric genetic medicine and reproductive genetic medicine.

Dr. Wu's research contributions and academic publications by peer reviewed journals include N Engl J Med, Nature, Cell, AJHG, AJMG, J Med Gen, Clin Chem, Clin Gen, Genet Med, JGG, J Mole Diag, Neuropsychiatr Genet, Pediatrics, PLOS One. Currently he serves as Associate Editor of Journal of Genetics and Genomics and Invited Reviews, Guest Editor or Editorial Board Member for a dozen of peer reviewed International Journals.

Terms of Appointment: Jun 2018 - May 2020