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Name: YAN Yiwei

Ph.D., Associate Professor

 

Education

 

Jan. 2011 – Present: Institute for the Research of Natural Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences

March 2008 – Aug. 2010: Postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for the Research of Natural Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Sep. 2004 - Jan. 2008: Ph. D., Peking University Health Science Centre

Sep. 2001 - July 2004: M. Sc., Center for Social Studies of Science, Peking University

Sep. 1981 - July 1985: B. Sc., Department of Biology, Peking University

 

Research Interest/Areas

 

History of life sciences

 

Selected Publications

 

1. Yiwei YAN, Peter Parker's Medical Activities in Singapore and the Possible Motivation for the Establishment of Early Mission Hospitals. The Chinese Journal for the History of Science and Technology. 34 (2): 159-172, 2013.

2. Yiwei YAN, Through Multiple Looking Glasses: Documentations of an American Woman Physician in Late 19th Century's Shanghai. Cultural and Historical Knowledge, 7: 25-30, 2013.

3. Yiwei YAN and Guihuan LUO, The International Impact of the Chinese Journal of Physiology as Seen from Citation Counts Found in the Science Citation Index. Studies in the History of Natural Sciences, 30 (2): 216-229, 2011.

4. Yiwei YAN, A Visit to the Anglo-Chinese College in Malacca. Science and Culture Review, 7 (3): 108-115, 2010.

5. Yiwei YAN, Development Report on Studies in the History of Biology. In: China Association for Science and Technology (ed.). Development Report on Studies in the History of Science and Technology in 2009-2010. Beijing: China Science and Technology Press, 2010. 103-113.

6Yiwei YAN and Daqing ZHANG, Disease Spectra and Therapeutic Perspectives: Medical practice in two of the early missionary hospitals in China. In: Xinzhong YU (ed.). Diseases, Medicine and Sanitition since Qing Dynasty. Beijing: SDX Joint Publishing Co., 2009. 109-125.

7Yiwei YAN and Daqing ZHANG, Eye Cases and Their Therapies at Early Missionary Hospitals in China, 1835-1876. Studies in the History of Natural Sciences, 27 (2): 202-276, 2008

8Yiwei YAN and Daqing ZHANG, The First Blood Bank in China: Transfer, incorporation and consequence of a new medical technique in wartime. Science & Culture Review, 3 (1): 67-82, 2006

9Yiwei YAN and Daqing ZHANG, Walter Bradford Cannon and Chinese Physiologists. The Chinese Journal for the History of Science and Technology, 26 (3): 204-221, 2005

10Yiwei YAN, What Makes Us Human Beings: A review of recent reflections inspired by the Human Genome Project. Medicine and Philosophy, 24 (7): 19-22, 2003

11Yiwei YAN and Daqing ZHANG, Great Plagues in History. Scientific Chinese, 10 (6): 12-15, 2003

12. (Translation into Chinese) John C Burnham, What is Medical History?, Cambridge: Polity Press, 2005.

 

Contact

 

Institute for the History of Natural Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences,

55 ZHONGGUANCUN East Road

Beijing, 100190

yanyiwei@ihns.ac.cn