Beijing is the capital of People's Republic of China and is the nation's political, cultural and educational center. It is home to the headquarters of most of China's largest state-owned companies, and is a major hub for the national highway, expressway, railway, andhigh-speed rail networks. The Beijing Capital International Airport is the second busiest in the world by passenger traffic.
The city's history dates back three millennia. As the last of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China, Beijing has been the political center of the country for much of the past eight centuries. The city is renowned for its opulent palaces, temples, parks, gardens, tombs, walls and gates,and its art treasures and universities have made it a center of culture and art in China. Beijing has seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites – the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Ming Tombs, Zhoukoudian, Great Wall, and the Grand Canal.Beijing hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics and was chosen to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, which will make it the first and only city to ever host both events.
Peking Union Medical College is among the most selective medical colleges in the People's Republic of China, located in Beijing. The school is widely considered to be the best medical school in China. It is a relatively independent institution affiliated with Tsinghua University which is one of the top two universities in China.
(official website of PUMC)
About Peking Union Medical College Hosoital(PUMCH):
Established in 1921, the Peking Union Medical College Hospital (PUMCH) is a hospital affiliated to Peking Union Medical College, a private college set up by the China Medical Board of Rockefeller Foundation. It boasts excellent doctors and advanced medical equipments, where a great amount of patients with difficult and severe diseases have been cured; it has also developed a large quantity of medical talents, and conducted lots of high level medical researches, which all make it play a significant role and enjoy a good reputation in modern medical history in China.
As the Clinical Medicine School of Peking Union Medical College and an institute of Clinical Medicine of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, the PUMCH is a large-scale hospital with complete medical specialties, strong medical force, advanced medical equipments and many elites on medical treatment, medical teaching and medical research, which make it one of the designated technical and instructing centers to treat the difficult and severe diseases, and a leading hospital in terms of comprehensive strength among domestic hospitals.
(Official Website of PUMCH)
Ambient air pollution and people's health
Immunoglobulin and hypertension
Morphological assay in the CNS specifically expressed in cRNAs knockout mice
Mechanism study of early neurodevelopment and neurological disorders mediated via DNA damage response, protein
Mechanistic studies on NOK oncogene related cancer signaling and metabolism
Novel bile acid-mediated signaling in the brain and glucose regulation
Beijing Capital International Airport is the largest airport in China and have flights connecting most of the important cities around the world.
Travel in Beijing:
Beijing is well established with public transportation networks, including subway, bus and train. We recommend you to buy a transportation card(20 RMB) which can be used in subways and buses and you can even get discount of 50% travelling by bus. You can also use it to rent bikes in the city.(Please consult the LEO about the transportation card)
Travel to other cities in China:
By plane: Beijing Capital International Airport
Major airlines in China:
Air China: http://www.airchina.com.cn/en/index.shtml
China Eastern Airlines: http://en.ceair.com/
China Southern Airlines: http://www.csair.com/en/index.shtml
Hainan Airlines: http://www.hainanairlines.com/INT/GB/Home
Beijing has 4 train stations: Beijing Station, Beijing South Station, Beijing West Station, Beijing North Station
You can contact your LEO if you want to buy train tickets and High Speed Rail is recomended.