Professor Huji Xu is the Executive Dean of the School of Clinical Medicine, Tsinghua University, where he is also Chairman of the Tsinghua University Academic Committee of Clinical Medicine, and Vice President of the Beijing Tsinghua Changgung Hospital. He currently serves as the Director of the Department of Internal Medicine and Department of Rheumatology and Immunology in the Shanghai Changzheng Hospital of Second Military Medical University (SMMU). He has served as the Vice Chairman of the Rheumatology Branch of the Chinese Medical Association, Vice Chairman of the Rheumatology and Immunology Branch of the Chinese Medical Doctor Association, and Chairman of the Rheumatology Branch of the Shanghai Rheumatology Association.
Professor Xu’s research interests lie in the fields of immunology, human genetics and vaccinology, with a current focus on the pathogenesis of rheumatic diseases. He is an Associate Editor for Frontiers in Immunology and Frontiers in Medicine and is on the editorial board for Annals of Rheumatic Diseases.