Xiaoqiang Yao

Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Xiaoqiang Yao obtained his Ph.D. degree in cell physiology from the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA. He serves as a Postdoctoral Associate at the Department of Internal Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn, USA. He has occupied the post of a full Professor at the School of Biomedical Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China, since 2002. His research interests mainly focus on ion channels, especially Ca2+-permeable channel in cardiovascular systems. His specialties include molecular biology, electrophysiology (patch clamp and sharp electrode recording), and Ca2+ signaling. Dr. Yao has been one of the leading scientists in the fields of endothelial Ca2+ signaling. He has published more than 5 book chapters, 20 review papers, and more than 140 original research articles.

Biography Updated on 22 January 2013

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