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Name: Zhao Qing-yu
Title: Deputy Director and Associate Professor
Email: zhaoqy@sysycc.org.cn

Clinical Work began as a clinician in Beijing in Aug. 1988 in the China-Japan Friendship Hospital after graduating from the Sun Yat-sen University of medical sciences. As one of the earliest professional CCM (critical care medicine) doctors in China, Dr. Zhao got further training in the Dept. of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Heidelberg since July 1976 and was awarded MD of CCM in Sept. 2000. Then Dr. Zhao went back to Guangzhou, China and worked continuously in ICU as CCM clinician in the Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center until present.

From Sept. 1998 to Aug. 1999, Dr. Zhao was invited as visiting professor for scientific exchange in the Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Oncology and Immunology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas. Dr. Zhao is professional expert in CCM work and administration. His PI team are now practicing modern clinical therapies and monitoring technique including hemodynamic monitoring, bedside emergent continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) therapy, mechanical ventilation and CPR manipulations skillfully in treating patients with severe infection, multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS), sepsis, shock, DIC, circulatory/ respiratory/ renal failure, perioperative organ transplantation, sudden cardiac death, etc.

As director of the Dept. of Infection Control, Dr. Zhao is also in responsible for the Center’s administrative strategic prevention and clinical therapeutic treatment/consultation in cases of infection.


Research projects are mainly in the area of severe clinical infection,inflammatory dysfunction and MODS, esp. septic liver injury, and the respective clinical therapies, eg. continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) and anti-inflammatory drugs effects in patients with sepsis.Inflammatory mediators including oxygen and nitrogen free radicals, cytokines, adhesion molecules, some special enzymes and nuclear factors, and the PCD phenomenon were investigated.In addition, research is also performed to enhance hospital infection strategic administration and therapeutic control.



1996.7 -- 2000.9: Faculty of Medicine, University of Heidelberg, Germany (for clinical further training and graduate training in CCM, MD awarded);

1995.1 -- 1992.7: Goethe Institute in Beijing (for language, German MIII awarded).

1992.1 -- 1992.7: Basic Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences in Beijing (science research technique training);

1982.9 -- 1988.7: Faculty of Medicine, Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences (Medical BA and English Medicine Class Certificate awarded).



1. Qingyu Zhao*, Xiaodan Zhang, Yi Fang. Current Situation and Associated Factors of Withdrawing or Withholding Life Support to Patients in an Intensive Care Unit of Cancer Center in China. PLos One 2014;9(5);e98545.

2. Yi Fang, Qingyu Zhao, Gang Ma. Investigation on MDR1gene polymorphisms and its relationship with breast cancer risk factors in Chinese women. Med Oncol 2013;30;375-379.

3. Xiaodan Zhang, Qingyu Zhao*, Yi Fang, Guanxuan Chen, HF Zhang, Wenxiao Zhang , XP Yang. Effects of Perioperative Comprehensive Supportive Care Interventions on Outcome of Chinese Patients with Esophageal Carcinoma: a Prospective Study. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2013;14(12):7359-66.

4. Jue Shen, Qingyu Zhao*, Baochun Gu, Wenfeng Ye. Assessment of nutritional status and application of nutritional support in 184 cancer patients with critical illness. Journal of Tropical Medicine 2014 ;14(1);52-55.

5. Jue Shen, Qingyu Zhao*, Yuchan Liang , Jiemei Zhu . Investigation and analysis of surgical site infections in cancer hospital. Chinese Journal of Nosocomiology 2013;23(20);4926-4928.

6. Shuqin Dai, Qi Zheng, Xingping Wu, Hongkai Su, Xinhua Xu, Qingyu Zhao*. The discordant results in serum through reverse syphilis screening algorithm. Chinese Journal of Hepatology 2013;34(10);1006-1009.

7. Yi Fang, Qingyu Zhao*, Dongfeng Huang, Shufang Guan, Jue Shen . The impact of exercise training on surgery tolerability in lung cancer patients with impaired pulmonary function. Chinese Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2013;28(7);619-623.

8. Jue Shen, Qingyu Zhao*. One case report on venous access port related blood stream infection with Stenotrophomonas maltophilia. Chinese Journal of Infection Control 2013;12(3);236-238.

9. Jue Shen, Baochun Gu, Lei Su, Qingyu Zhao*. Clinical significance of B-type natriuretic peptide in predicting outcomes of critically ill cancer patients. Chinese Journal of Integrated Traditional and Western Medicine in Intensive and Critical care 2013;20(2);79-82.

10. Jue Shen, Xiaojun Lin, Bokang Cui, Qiuyao Zeng, Qingyu Zhao*. The protective effect of Xuebijing injection pretreatment on hepatic ischemia/reperfusion injury and eoagulopathy after excision of liver cancer. Chinese Critical Care Medicine 2013;25(12);743-748.

11. Chunyan Wu, Qingyu Zhao*. Research Progress on the drug resistance of S. maltophilia. International Journal of Laboratory Medicine 2012;33(8);956-958.

12. Wenxiao Zhang, Qingyu Zhao*. Roles of myeloid-derived suppressor cells in sepsis. International Journal of Pathology and Clinical Medicine 2012;32(6);546-549.

13. Zhibin Zhang, Zhonglian He, Miaoqing Mai, Qingyu Zhao*. Application Research of Infection Control Management System in Hospital. China Digital Medicine 2012;7(11);38-40.

14. Xiaodan Zhang, Qingyu Zhao*, Yuchan Liang , Jiemei Zhu . Clinical characteristics of nosocomial infections in tumor center during 2008-2010. Chinese Journal of Nosocomiology 2012;22(22);4995-4997.

15. Yuchan Liang , Qingyu Zhao*, Jiemei Zhu. Risk factors for occupational exposure of medical staff of tumor center in recent 5 years. Chinese Journal of Nosocomiology 2012;22(22);5052-5054.

16. Wenxiao Zhang, Yi Fang, Shuqin Dai, Zhongkai Wu, Qingyu Zhao*. Protective effects of polyenylphosphatidylcholine on rat septic model through peroxisome proliferator activated receptor γ. Chinese Journal of experimental surgery 2012;29(10);1966-1969.

17. Xiaodan Zhang, Qingyu Zhao*. Mechanism of the cholinergic anti-inflammatory pathway and its application in sepsis. International Journal of pathology and clinical medicine 2011;31(6);539-543.

18. Wenxiao Zhang, Qingyu Zhao*. Febrile neutropenic infection occurred in cancer patients undergoing autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation. Chinese Journal of Cancer Prevention and Treatment 2011;18(17);1398-1401.

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