Yaojiong WU
Professor, Precision Medicine and Healthcare Research Center, Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute, and the Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University, China

EDUCATION

• 1978-1983 M.D., Qingdao Medical College, China

• 1983-1986 M.S., Lanzhou University, China

• 2000-2003 Ph.D., University of Toronto, Canada

 

EMPLOYMENT

• 2008-present, Professor, Life Science Division, Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University, China

• 2005-2008, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery; Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Canada

• 2003-2005, Research Associate, Department of Medicine, Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston; and Duke University Medical Center, Durham (Lab relocation), USA.

• 1998-1999, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

• 1994-1997, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China

• 1986-1997, Physician, Cardiologist, Department of Medicine, Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China

 

RESEARCH FIELDS

• Niches for stem cell self-renewal, regeneration and organogenesis;

• Epigenetic regulations of stem cell self-renewal;

• Mesenchymal stem cell trafficking, homing and tissue repair/regeneration;

• Bioengineering of the skin and hair follicle neogenesis