Dr Zhao has been a dermatologist in the Department of Dermatology and Venereology at the First Hospital in Beijing since 2006 and he is currently Director of the GA2LEN UCARE in China. Dr Zhao is a member of many scientific societies, he is Chairman of the Allergy League in China and Founder of the Chinese Allergy College. Dr Zhao is Director of Multidisciplinary Teamwork of Allergy in First Hospital, Peking University and a committee member of Skin Allergy, WAO, CMA, CDA and CSA. He is Secretary General, Prevention and Control of Allergic Diseases Professional Committee of Chinese Preventive Medicine Association and President, Allergy Professional Youth Committee of Chinese Association of Integrative Medicine. Dr Zhao is also a member of AAACI and Chief Editor of the Chinese Edition of the journal Allergy. His clinical and research interests include urticaria, atopic dermatitis; mastocytosis, angioedema, pruritus, skin infections and allergic diseases. He has authored over 20 peer-reviewed publications (15 in Chinese) as well as 8 books and book chapters.