North China's Shanxi province recently announced the construction of a series of scientific research platforms, of which 22 were recommended by the Shanxi Health Commission.

They are 12 provincial clinical research centers, five key provincial laboratories, and five provincial technology innovation centers. These include the Shanxi Clinical Medical Research Center for Skin and Immune Diseases (Rheumatism) at Shanxi Bethune Hospital, the Shanxi Key Provincial Laboratory for Intelligent Research on Brain Tumors at Shanxi Provincial People's Hospital, and the Shanxi Fertility Optimization Technology Innovation Center at Shanxi Maternal and Child Health Care Hospital. 

The scientific research platforms that have been approved for construction will improve the basic conditions of health science and technology in Shanxi from the aspects of clinical translational research and industrial technology research and development.