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Ruijin Hospital was founded in Shanghai by the French Catholic church in 1907. Integrating Western and traditional Chinese medicine for the past 110 years, Ruijin has established itself as a leader in medical education, research and services in China. From reinventing the fluid replacement formula when rescuing a severely burned patient, to developing a differentiation therapy with the use of all-trans retinoic acid for treating acute promyelocytic leukaemia (APL), Ruijin doctors have built a strong reputation worldwide for its medical innovations. With spreading kindness and pursuing excellence at the core of the hospital’s endeavours, Ruijin will continue setting towering standards.