Hu Yamei

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Hu Yamei
Born(1923-04-27)April 27, 1923
Beijing, China
DiedOctober 3, 2019(2019-10-03) (aged 96)
Beijing, China
Alma materYenching University
Peking University
Scientific career
FieldsPediatric hematology
InstitutionsBeijing Children's Hospital
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Hu.

Hu Yamei (Chinese: 胡亚美; 27 April 1923 – 3 October 2019) was a Chinese physician and medical researcher. She was President of Beijing Children's Hospital, and co-founded Beijing Hu Yamei Children's Medical Research Institute (BHI). She was an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering from 1994 through 2019.[1] She researched leukemia and she cured more than 700 children.[2]

Hu died of illness in Beijing on 3 October 2019, aged 96.[3]

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  1. Liu Guangbo (刘光博), ed. (3 October 2019). 我国唯一小儿内科院士胡亚美去世 专攻小儿白血病. sina (in Chinese). Retrieved 4 October 2019.
  2. Huang Juan (10 August 2009). "Physician Dedicated to Curing Children with Leukemia". Womenofchina. Archived from the original on 6 October 2019. Retrieved 4 October 2019.
  3. Liu Yang (刘洋), ed. (3 October 2019). 中国儿科血液学专家胡亚美院士病逝 享年96岁. ifeng (in Chinese). Retrieved 4 October 2019.

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