Wu Weiran, male, Han nationality, is a native of Changzhou, Jiangsu Province. He was born in 1920, graduated from West China Union university in 1946, and joined the CPC in 1956.
Wu Weiran is a noted surgeon and professor. Wu has been the recipient of numerous awards including the national class-2 award for scientific and technological progress, a national award for his special contributions to work related to health and care, and a class-2 award from the Ministry of Health for his research into the "artificial gut" technique. Wu is the co-author of Surgery. His elder brother is Wu Jieping, vice-chairman of the standing committee of the 9th NPC
Wu is a member of the standing committee of the 9th CPPCC National Committee.