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Pei Xu

Pei Xu Pei Xu

Pei Xu 
Research Fellow
Huzhong University of Science and Technology


Pei Xu got her Doctor of Medicine and Master degree in 2008 in Tongji Medical College, affiliated to Huzhong University of Science and Technology, which is a top 5 medical college in China. After that, she was trained as a comprehensive ophthalmologist in Tongji Hospital, which is a top 10 hospital in China. In August 2012, Pei moved to U.S. and worked as a Research Fellow in University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB). In September 2014, she enrolled a PhD program of Neuroscience & Cell biology in UTMB. Pei Xu have been studying the mechanism of aging and neurodegeneration diseases, especially age-related macular degeneration and Alzheimer’s disease for more than 4 years in the U.S. and more than 6 years in China. She have 22 publications with 47 citations in the recent 6 years. She is also the reviewer of more than 10 journals.

Research Interest
Mechanisms of Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), mTORC1-TFEB Pathway in RPE Degeneration, Mechanisms of age-related RPE Dysfunction and Choroidal Neovascularization, Neurodegeneration in the Brain and optic nerve, Epigenetic Modifications.
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