4152-Xie, Jingwu
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Jingwu Xie, PhD

Jonathan and Jennifer Simmons Professor of Pediatrics

Address
R4 327
PHMB
IN
Indianapolis, IN

Bio

Dr. Xie is currently an academic editor for PLoS ONE, a JBC editorial board member, and a member of the American Association for Cancer Research. He received the Overseas-Scholar Award in 2003-2005 by The National Science Foundation of the People's Republic of China and he was awarded the Jonathan and Jennifer Simmons Professorship in 2009. Prior to Indiana University, he was an Associate Professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, and Associate Specialist at the University of California, San Francisco, California, where he also did his postdoctoral fellowship. The primary focus of Dr. Xie and his laboratory is to investigate signal transduction of the hedgehog pathway and its role in the development of cancers. Ultimately, his goal is to find ways to inhibit this pathway with small molecules in relevant human cancers.

Titles & Appointments

  • Jonathan and Jennifer Simmons Professor of Pediatrics
  • Adjunct Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • Education
    1994 PhD University of Dundee
    1988 MSC Peking University
    1984 BSC Shandong Normal University
  • Professional Organizations
    American Association for Cancer Research
    American Gastroenterological Association
    American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    American Society for Cell Biology
  • Clinical Interests

    Signal transduction of the hedgehog pathway and its role in the development of cancer (basal cell carcinoma, pediatric rhabdomyosarcomas and pancreatic cancer).

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