Scientific Research

Research

In 2013, our hospital won 181 research projects totaling 38.86 million yuan. Among them, 43 projects were funded by the National Natural Science Foundation with a total of 18.12 million yuan. In addition, the Hospital published 1,501 papers on domestic journals. In particular, the number of SCI cited papers reached 265. According to the statistics on the number of publications among all national medical institutions by the Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China, 1,025 papers published by our hospital were accepted by China Science and Technology Papers and Citations Database (CSTPCD) and 234 were accepted by SCI in 2012, which ranked 22nd among all national institutions, up two places from 24th in 2011.

Our hospital was approved to set up Liaoning Provincial Research Centers of Translational Medicine in the following four areas by Liaoning Provincial Department of Science and Technology, Professor Guo Qiyong’s Provincial Research Center of Translational Medicine in Liver Cancer, Professor Liu Yunhui’s Provincial Research Center of Translational Medicine in Nervous System Diseases, Professor Dou Xiaoguang’s Provincial Research Center of Translational Medicine in Liver Diseases and Professor Liu Caixia’s Provincial Research Center of Translational Medicine in Obstetric Diseases. The project “Establishment and Optimization of the Technical Standards for Diagnosis and Treatment of Common High Risk Fetuses” applied by Professor Liu Caixia received the 2014 Special Fund on Scientific Research in Health Public Welfare Industry totalling 12.64 million yuan.

At present, Shengjing Hospital has one national key discipline in cultivation, i.e. Medical Imaging and Nuclear Medicine, 13 key disciplines of Liaoning Provincial Higher Education Institutions including Internal Medicine (infectious diseases), Internal Medicine (respiratory diseases), Internal Medicine (digestive diseases), Internal Medicine (cardiovascular diseases), Pediatrics, Neurology, Medical Imaging and Nuclear Medicine, Surgery (urologic surgery), Surgery (neurosurgery), Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Anesthesiology and Clinical Stomatology, and one key discipline in cultivation of Liaoning Provincial Higher Education Institutions, i.e. Internal Medicine (hematological diseases). The hospital also has one ministerial key laboratory, i.e. Key Laboratory of Child Congenital Deformity of the Ministry of Health, and two provincial key laboratories, i.e. Liaoning Provincial Key Laboratory of Medical Imaging, and Liaoning Provincial Key Laboratory of Gynecologic Oncology and High Risk Pregnancy.

In recent years, Shengjing Hospital has put more efforts in scientific research and has established the Center for Experimental Research. Meanwhile, Shengjing Hospital has implemented “Shengjing Program of Free Researchers”. The Hospital also recruits post doctoral fellows from the public to work in the mobile postdoctoral station. In addition, Shengjing Hospital has set up Ph.D Innovation Fund and holds salons for research elites to promote the development of scientific researches.