Phone: (706) 721-8467
Fax: (706) 721-9799
Lab: CB-3302, CB-3303
Education and Training
University of South Florida
Department of Pediatrics.
University of Florida
Department of Physiology and Functional Genomics.
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Honors and Awards
2015 - Research Administration Volunteer Recognition Award, American Heart Association.
2012-present - FELLOW of American Heart Association (FAHA)
2007-2008 - Annual Faculty Research Award, Keck Graduate Institute.
2004 - Melvin L. Marcus Award (Finalist) - American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, New Orleans.
2004 - Dr. Jeff Isner Young Investigator Award (Winner), Massachusetts General Hospital, Cardiovascular Cell and Gene Therapy Conference
2004 - Young Investigator Award (Finalist), Molecular and Cellular Cardiology Category, American College of Cardiology
Foundation, New Orleans.
2003 - Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, American Heart Association (Florida/Puerto Rico Affiliate)
2003 - Abstract Travel Award, American Heart Association Scientific Session, Orlando.
2003 - Outstanding postdoctoral Fellow Research Award, American Heart Association.
2002 - Trainee Abstract Award, American Heart Association Scientific Session, Chicago.
2015-present - Guest editor, Stem Cells International
2013 - Editor in Chief, Mesenchymal stem cell derived exosomes (Elsevier)
2012-present - Academic Editor, PLoS One
2012 - Editor in Chief, Genetics of Stem Cells (Elsevier)
2011-present - Editorial Advisory Board, Current Angiogenesis.
2010-present - Editorial Advisory Board, Current Cardiology Reviews.
Organizing Roles at Scientific Meetings:
13th Nanjing Course on Cardiac Revascularization & ACS Symposium (Role: moderator), 2015.
16th Annual Scientific Congress of Chinese Society of Cardiology, and Qianjiang International
Conference of Cardiology (QICC) (Role: moderator), 2014
12th Nanjing Course on Cardiac Revascularization & ACS Symposium (Role: moderator), 2014.
10th Nanjing Course on Cardiac Revascularization of ACS Symposium (Role: moderator), 2012