Dr. Haibo Zhang is a Staff Scientist in the Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science of St. Michael’s Hospital. He is a Professor of Anesthesia, Medicine and Physiology at the University of Toronto. His translational research program focuses on the mechanisms and therapy of acute lung injury and sepsis. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed articles, and is the recipient of enormous research grants and a number of research awards, including Premier’s Research Excellence Award (Ontario), a New Investigator Award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), and Chang Jiang Scholar supported by Li Ka Shing Foundation. He serves on a number of academic and appointment committees at the Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS), University of Toronto and at St. Michael’s Hospital. He has trained over 80 MSc and PhD students, and post-doctoral fellows.
He has served on the Standing Committee of Critical Care Assembly, the American Thoracic Society in 2005-2006, Associate Editor, Intensive Care Medicine in 2007-2013, Chairman of Final Review Panel of Respiration System and the Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) in 2010-2011. He was a member of grant and award committees of CIHR in 2014-2016, and an external grant reviewer for European nations (Austria, Belgium, Germany, Holland, Israel and Italy) in 2010-2015.