Medical Laboratory Center (Department of Clinical Laboratory) is a diagnostic department in our hospital, encompassing clinical practice, education and research and responsible for clinical testing as well as other researches. It is the training center for undergraduates from WMU and offers master programs of Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics. Currently, the department has 93 medical staff including 6 with doctoral degrees, 35 with master’s degrees, 8 professors, 19 associate professors and 1 PHD Supervisor and 5 Master Supervisors. Among the staff, a high-level innovative health talents of Zhejiang province, an outstanding college teacher of Zhejiang Province, a member of the talents of the first tier of the “551 Talent Project” of Wenzhou.
The center is equipped with multiple advanced facilities including Automatic Biochemistry Immunity Assembly Line, Automatic Hematology Analyzer Assembly Line, Automatic Blood culture system and ATB Expression, Automatic Urinalysis Assembly Line, Flow Cytometry Model, High Performance Liquid Chromatography, Fluorescence Quantitative PCR instrument. It carries out more than 500 testing programs including clinical biochemistry test, clinical immunological test, clinical hematology test, clinical aetiology test, clinical osology test, clinical genetic diagnosis and genetic test and a number of them have huge strength in technology. In 2009, it was accredited by ISO 15189, the international standard of medical laboratories, among the first batch in Zhejiang Province. Additionally, it is the model of Provincial Youth Civilization Project and Women’s Model Workplace of Zhejiang.
The center focuses on the basic practice and clinical application to develop various disciplines. Since 2012, it has 11 projects funded by the grants from National Natural Science Foundation of China and 9 projects from Natural Science Foundation of Zhejiang Province, 1 second prize and 2 third prizes of Medical and health Scientific and Technological Award of the People's Government of Zhejiang Province,1 second prize for Progress in Science and Technology of Wenzhou. Additionally, it also has over 80 published SCI papers, more than 20 publications with chief editor or associate editor and participating in over 30 publications.