Dr. Ning is a clinician and researcher. During her master’s degree from Anhui Medical University, she majored in Geriatric Endocrinology, mainly focusing on thyroid disease and cognitive impairment. After her master study, she worked as a physician focused on diabetes mellitus and related chronic complications. After having worked in hospital for several years, she applied, with great enthusiasm and keen interest in the clinical and basic research of metabolism related diseases, for a doctoral degree at University Hospital Ulm, Germany. During her doctoral research, she has specialised in monocyte immunophenotype modulation in sepsis patients with obesity and diabetes. She strives to pursue bioscientific research on metabolism related diseases and to improve the diagnostic and therapeutic strategies.