Xin Ming received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China, and The University of Texas College of Pharmacy, Austin, TX, USA. In 2004, he began his Ph.D. degree studies at the University Of North Carolina School Of Pharmacy, Chapel Hill, NC, USA. His thesis work with Professor Dhiren Thakker dealt with mechanisms of transporter-mediated intestinal absorption of small molecule drugs. In 2008, Dr. Ming joined Professor Rudy Juliano's laboratory at UNC as a Postdoctoral Fellow to work on projects concerning targeted delivery of antisense and siRNA oligonucleotides and the underlying cellular mechanisms. In 2011, he was appointed a Research Assistant Professor in the same university. Since then, he has extended his research to targeted delivery of oligonucleotide-based therapeutics for other chronic diseases such as kidney fibrosis.
Biography Updated on 7 February 2013