Professor Junqi Niu is the vice Dean of College of Translational Medicine, the Executive Director of the National Clinical Research Center, and the Director of the Department of Hepatobiliary at the First Affiliate Hospital of Jilin University, China. He is also the current President of the Jilin Association for the Studies of Liver Diseases. Professor Niu is a recognized expert in disease biology, diagnosis, and management of viral hepatitis, autoimmune liver diseases, NASH, and HCC. Professor Niu serves as a member on the CFDA Drug Evaluation Expert Panel.

Professor Niu has authored more 130 research articles in the field of liver diseases. He is the chief editor of the Journal of Clinical Hepatobiliary and a review editor of several other journals.

Professor Niu received his M.D. degree and his Ph.D. in Immunology both from Jilin University.