Professor Guan Yi ranked 1st in Immunology in China by


Professor Guan Yi, Daniel CK Yu Professor in Virology, Chair Professor of Emerging Viral Diseases and Cluster Leader (Influenza and Infections of Public Health Significance) of the School of Public Health of the University of Hong Kong (HKU), was ranked 1st in Immunology in China and 131st among his peers worldwide by the international academic website in 2024.

Professor Guan Yi is the Director of the State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases at HKU, whose research focuses on the ecology, evolution and pathogenesis of influenza and other emerging respiratory viruses. Over the past decade, his research team has made ground-breaking and distinguished contributions to research in virology and to the control of emerging infectious diseases in China and the world. More about Professor Guan’s biography and his work can be found here

The rankings by are determined by a scientist's D-index (Discipline H-index), which solely considers publication and citation data within a specific discipline. This recognition highlights the significant contributions of Professor Guan to his field and the substantial impact his work has had on society. 

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The School extends our heartfelt congratulations to Professor Guan.


Professor Guan Yi