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Xin Wang, PhD
Assistant Professor, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Department of Neurosurgery
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115


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Research Narrative:

 My lab focuses on the identification of candidate biochemical biomarkers and therapeutics for diagnosis and therapeutic intervention in neurological disorders including Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Stroke and newborn Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy. Another main interest concerns the molecular and cellular mechanism of neurological disorders including Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Huntington’s disease, Parkinson's disease, and Alzheimer’s disease as well as Stroke and newborn Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy.


Education:
Brigham & Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, 2001-2003, Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Michigan, 1999-2001, Postdoctoral Fellow
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, 1999, PhD
University of Science & Technology of China, 1989, M.S.
Liaoning Normal University, 1986, B.S.

Honors/Awards:
Muscular Dystrophy Association Award
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grant Award (Phase I and Phase II)
The ALS Therapy Alliance Award
Hereditary Disease Foundation Fellowship

Lab Members:
Ana C. Sirianni, Research Technician
Hannah Zhou, Postdoc Research Fellow
Bharati Sinha, Postdoc Research Fellow
Yongjin Zhu, Postdoc Research Fellow
Anastasios Fotinos, Research Trainee
Jian Wang, Postdoc Research Fellow
Xinmu Zhang, Postdoc Research Fellow
Jiying Jiang, Research Fellow
Rachna S. Pandya, Research Technician
David Li, Postdoc Research Fellow

Other Professional Activities:
Reviewer, NIH Study Section
Scientist Reviewer, Department of Defense Congressionally Directed Medical
Reviewer, American Federation for Aging Research
Reviewer, United States-Israel Binational Foundation; Israel Science Foundation
Reviewer, Neurological Foundation of New Zealand; The Wellcome Trust foundation, United Kingdom