The George Institute
Professor Yangfeng Wu is the Director of The George Institute, China. He is also the Executive Associate Director, Peking University Clinical Research Institute. A cardiovascular specialist, Professor Wu is responsible for the scientific program in China, which includes all areas of non-communicable disease and injury. Professor Wu has made valuable contributions to reduce the impact of cardiovascular disease in the region thanks to his work at Fu Wai Hospital, the WHO Collaborating Center in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Control and Research, China and Peking University. Whilst the director of the WHO Collaborating Center in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Control and Research in China he has reported on hypertension control in low and middle-income countries, including reducing salt intake in populations.