Ever since its establishment ten years ago, the research capabilities and standards of Dongfang Hospital have improved by leaps and bounds, and some research fields have become leading fields of the country. There are a total of 358 research fields, including those under the National "973" plan, the National key problems in science and technology program, the National Natural Sciences Foundation, the Ministry of Education, the State Administration of TCM, and many more.The hospital places much emphasis on the building of a comprehensive research base and it now boasts a grade three Cellular and Molecular technology laboratory under the State Administration of TCM. There are eleven research fields under the drug trials agency of the State Food and Drug Administration; workshops by six renowned local TCM experts. It is the leading unit of the Otolaryngology branch and the Vascular disease branch of the Chinese Medical Association, and a member of the National sexology committee. The hospital is currently tasked with carrying out the "211" three stage key construction projects of the Ministry of Education. The hospital is a core unit of the Ministry of Education, a core unit and key laboratory of the State Administration of TCM. It is also a key development unit of medical education in Beijing.