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Prof. James Wei

Institute of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University, Taiwan
James Wei

Professor Wei is currently Professor of Institute of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University, Vice Superintendent and Director of Clinical Trial Center of Chung Shan Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan.

After his training in rheumatology and clinical immunology at Taichung and Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Dr Wei undertook a fellowship at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases in Bath, UK, under Professor Andrei Calin. He pursued a research fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), under Professor David Yu, investigating the pathogenesis of spondyloarthritis.

He has published 300+ articles in SCI journals, such as the NEJM, JAMA, Lancet, Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, Arthritis & Rheumatology, International Journal of Epidemiology and Rheumatology. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases and associate editor of the Frontiers in immunology and Frontiers in pharmacology.

His major interests are translational research in AS, clinical trials and big data epidemiological studies.

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