Xin Yao obtained his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China. Yao serves as an Associate Professor of respiratory medicine in Nanjing Medical University. He is also a consultant of respiratory medicine in First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University. Since 1998, he joined Professor Yin Kai Sheng’s group, mainly on asthma research. Yao's research is focused on the mechanism of Th2 cytokines gene expression and the biomarkers of asthma and COPD. His research is currently funded by grants from NSFC, JSNSF, and collaborating with Professor Peter Barnes and Ian Adcock from Imperial College, London, UK.
Biography Updated on 4 April 2012