Guangde has been the Editor of BMC Pulmonary Medicine since 2020 and is based in the Shanghai office. Before joining BMC, Guangde received his BSc in theoretical physics from Nanjing University, China and his PhD in quantum chemistry from the Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. After graduation, he returned to China as an assistant researcher investigating the growth of composite membranes for water processing, before moving on to study the growth of solid tumors using computer simulation. His interest then turned to medical science and he worked as medical editor for a number of years before joining BMC as an editor of the BMC series.
Maire joined BMC in 2019 and is the Assistant Editor for BMC Pulmonary Medicine since September 2019.