XIE Xin, Ph.D.
Professor and Deputy Director,
National Center for Drug Screening,
Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica,
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Shanghai 201203, China
Xie Xin received her B.S. in Chemistry from Peking University in 1996, and her Ph.D. in Neurosciences from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 2002. Xie’s team is pursuing several drug discovery projects related to G protein-coupled receptors, including target validation, assay development, high-throughput screening and preliminary in vivo pharmacology. While her basic research laboratory focuses on autoimmune and neurodegenerative diseases, the efforts of her team include the identification of small molecules that can induce somatic cell reprogramming and transdifferentiation. Xie’s team brings to the MRI outstanding expertise in drug development and an extensive collection of compound libraries, including a very large collection of chinese traditional medicine compounds.
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