Prof. Xiao-Xin Yan

Dr. Xiao-Xin Yan earned his Bachelor of Medicine (BM) and Master of Medicine (MMed, Anatomic Science) from Hunan Medical University, and PhD in Neurobiology at Central South University. Yan was a lecturer in the Department of Human Anatomy at Hunan Medical University from 1990 to 1995, and a visiting scholar to the Department of Anatomy at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School, UK. He received postdoctoral training at University of Utah, Moran Eye Center and University California Irvine from 1995-2000. Yan worked as a senior research scientist at DuPont Pharma then Bristol Myers-Squibb from 2001-2005. Yan was a tenure-track assistant professor of Anatomy at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine from 2005-2011, and currently a full professor in the Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology at Xiangya School of Medicine. Dr. Yan’s research interests include neurodevelopment, plasticity and brain aging. His research has been funded by NIH, Illinois Department of Public Health and the National Natural Science Foundation of China. He has served as a reviewer for many international journals and an editorial member for several journals. Yan has authored over 100 papers, which have been cited over 2400 times, with a researcher's H index 28 .