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Wang Songling

Updated: 2022-09-01


Academician at the Chinese Academy of Sciences

Fellow at the Academic Department of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences

Winner of the Outstanding Performance Award for CPPCC members


Chief physician

Wang finished his bachelor's, master's and PhD studies at the Health Science Center of Peking University. In 1989, he received a PhD degree in stomatology.

Currently, Wang serves as vice-president of the Capital Medical University, deputy chairman of the Chinese Stomatological Association, deputy chairman of the Beijing Medical Association and director of the Beijing Laboratory of Oral Health. He is the editor-in-chief of Current Medicine, Medical Education Management and Stomatology Today and an associate editor of Oral Diseases and Journal of Oral Rehabilitation.

Wang has published 249 papers, including 167 in English. He received two second prizes in National Science and Technology Progress Awards, in 2003 and 2010. He has also been honored with the William J. Gies Award, Wu Jieping Medical Innovation Award, the achievement award in the VCANBIO Award for Biosciences and Medicine, the Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation Science and Technology Progress Award, and the Fellowship Ad Hominem Award granted by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Wang has compiled such academic monographs as Non-tumor Salivary Gland Diseases and Pathological Basis for Clinical and Imaging Manifestations in Oral Maxillofacial Diseases, and textbooks for undergraduate and postgraduate students, including Stomatology and Oral Molecular Biology and Oral Experimental Animal Models.

Wang has been granted nine national invention patents and two American invention patents. He has chaired key projects funded by the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the National Key Basic Research Program of China, the National High-Technology Development Plan and the Beijing Scholars Program, as well as Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Major Projects.