Dai Lie

2012-12-18 00:51
M.D.&Ph. D.
Professor of Medicine
Director, Department of Rheumatology, SYSH

Clinical Focus
Diagnosis and Treatment of Rheumatoid arthritis, Ankylosing spondylitis, Osteoarthritis, Gout, Psoriatic arthritis, Osteoporosis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Dermatomyositis, Systemic Sclerosis, Sjogren’s Syndrome, Behcet's Disease, Adult Onset Still's Disease, Relapsing Polychondritis, Vasculitis, etc.


Research Interests
Since 1990, Prof. Dai Lie has worked on the clinical practice, basic research and medical education at Sun Yat-Sen University. As a rheumatologist, her major scientific interest is in arthritis, especially rheumatoid arthritis and gout. She is the first person who developed synovial biopsy and synovial histopathological research in China, which has contributed significantly to the clinical and basic research of arthritis. She is also a pioneer in developing systemic laboratory tests of crystal analysis, including diagnosing crystal-induced arthritis in China.

Academic Achievements
Prof. Dai Lie has published two professional books and more than 120 articles, including 23 papers in international journals covered by Science Citation Index and 76 papers as first author or corresponding author in local journals. She has acquired more than ten scientific project supports, with one from the National Natural Science Foundation of China, one from the Scientific Research Foundation for the Returned Overseas Chinese Scholars by State Education Ministry, one from the Specialized Research Fund for the Doctoral Program of Higher Education, two from the "Eleventh five-year plan" National Science and Technology Supporting Project, two from Guangdong Provincial Natural Science Foundation, and one from the Science and Technology Planning Project of Guangdong Province.

Education /Training
Bachelor Degree in Medical Department, Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences

Doctorate Degree in Medicine, Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences

Clinical and Research Fellow, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Social Responsibility
Vice Chairman, Guangdong Society of Rheumatology, Chinese Medical Association

Vice Chairman, Guangdong Society of Rheumatologist, Chinese Doctor Association

Vice Chairman, Guangdong Society of Rheumatology, Chinese Association of Integrative Medicine

Vice Chairman, Guangzhou Society of Osteoporosis

Young committee member,Chinese Society of Rheumatology, Chinese Medical Association

Committee member,Chinese Doctor Association of Rheumatologist

Member,American College of Rheumatology

Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Internal Medicine, Chinese Rheumatism and Arthritis, and Chinese Version of Annals of the rheumatic diseases

Corresponding editor of Chinese Journal of Rheumatology

Invited reviewer of Chinese Journal of Clinicians (Electronic Edition), Journal of Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangdong Medicine, New Medicine, Chinese Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Chinese Journal of Medical Education Research



Representative Publications

1. Synovial Infiltration with CD79a+ B Cells, but not Other B cell Lineage Markers, Correlates with Joint Destruction in Rheumatoid Arthritis. J Rheumatol, 2011, 38(11):2301-2308.


2. Effective treatment of Kimura’s disease with leflunomide in combination with glucocorticoids. Clin Rheumatol, 2011, 30(6):859-865. (Case based review)


3. Elevated serum glucose-6-phosphate isomerase correlates with histological disease activity and clinical improvement after initiation of therapy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. J Rheumatol. 2010, 37(12):2452-2461.



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