President Xuetao Cao Visits Académie Nationale de Médecine


On September 12, 2017, a delegation headed by President Xuetao Cao was invited to visit the Académie Nationale de Médecine. Professor Raymond Ardaillou, Honorary Permanent Secretary and Academician of the Académie Nationale de Médecine, received the delegation. Also present at the meeting were Yves Juillet, Laurent Degos, Patrice Debré, Daniel Loisance, Pierre Joly and Jacques Caen, who were academicians of the Académie Nationale de Médecine, as well as Zhongchao Han, who is an academician of the Académie Nationale de Médecine and a professor of the Blood Disease Hospital of the CAMS.


Accompanied by Ardaillou, Cao visited the Académie Nationale de Médecine and its library. Ardaillou introduced the development history, organizational structure and operation & management mechanism of the academy, hoping to continue to deepen the cooperation with the CAMS and make contributions to medical and health development. Cao said that CAMS has cooperated with the Académie Nationale de Médecine for a very long time, particularly, the two sides have cooperated effectively with each other in recent years in the aspects of researches on prevention and control of emerging infectious diseases and major chronic diseases. He urged the two sides to continue to strengthen the cooperation and communication, jointly organize academic conferences and communications, actively carry out strategic researches on medical and health-related technologies, and make contributions to deepening China-France scientific and technological cooperation in the medical and health fields and solving major problems related to human health.


Founded in 1820, Académie Nationale de Médecine is the medical institution with the highest reputation in France and undertakes the tasks of research on medical policies and popularization of medical knowledge. Several academicians of Académie Nationale de Médecine have won the Nobel Prize in medicine since the founding of the academy. Currently, the academy boasts 130 academicians, 160 corresponding fellows, 40 foreign members and 100 foreign corresponding fellows. Cao was elected as an academician of Académie Nationale de Médecine in 2014.




President Xuetao Cao talks with academicians of the Académie Nationale de Médecine 




President Xuetao Cao is invited to take a group photo at the conference hall for academicians 


 (Department of Research Administration)