Dongbao Chen serves as an Associate Professor of obstetrics and gynecology and experimental pathology and the Director of perinatal research at University of California Irvine. He received Ph.D. in reproductive physiology from China Agricultural University (1991) and postdoctoral training at Baylor College of Medicine (1993-1995) and was a Lalor Fellow at University of Kansas School of Medicine (1995-1998). He was a Research Scientist at University of Wisconsin-Madison (1999-2001) and at University of California San Diego (2001-2003). He served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor (2003), Assistant Professor (2005), and Associate Professor with tenure (2007) at University of California San Diego. He is investigating the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying estrogen and growth factor regulation of vasodilatation and angiogenesis at the maternal, fetal and placental interface with focuses on reactive nitrogen and oxygen species. His research has been continuously funded by NHLBI, NICHD, AHA, and private foundations since 2001. He serves on many grant review panels for National Institutes of Health, American Heart Association, and several international agencies. He is an Ad Hoc Reviewer of more than ten journals including JCEM, FRBM, AJP, and BOR, and others.
Biography Updated on 2 December 2010