Xuezhong Zhou

Beijing Jiaotong University, China


Xuezhong Zhou works as an Associate Professor, School of Computer and Information Technology, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China, since 2010. Zhou also served as Visiting Scholar, Center of Complex Network Research, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA, from 2011 to 2012 and as a Lecturer, School of Computer and Information Technology, Beijing Jiaotong University, from 2007 to 2010. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from the College of Computer Science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, 1999–2005, and his B.S. degree from the Department of Computer Science, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China, 1995–1999. His research interests cover data mining, complex network, data warehouse, and medical informatics, with special focus on network medicine and clinical informatics (in traditional Chinese medicine). Since 2001, he has developed several data mining methods and platforms for utilizing the clinical data from bibliographic literature, electronic medical records, and genomics to detect the effective herbs/formulas for disease treatments and the underlying mechanisms of personalized medicine in TCM fields. The topics Zhou currently focuses on are network medicine in the context of individualized medicine (e.g., human phenotype network, symptom-gene prediction, herb-target prediction, and the underlying network mechanisms of effective combination therapy), clinical text mining, and clinical decision support for TCM.

Biography Updated on 21 June 2014

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