48021-Xiao, Weidong

Weidong Xiao, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics

Indianapolis, IN


Weidong Xiao, PhD, is a Professor of Pediatrics and Grzegorz Nalepa Scholar for Molecular Therapy. He serves as Associate Director of the Gene and Cell Therapy Program at the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research. 

Dr. Xiao obtained his Ph.D from UNC-Chapel Hill, where he started his research career on adeno-associated viral (AAV) vectors. He later held faculty positions at the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University before joining Indiana University.

Dr. Xiao's research focuses on molecular virology, development of vectors for gene therapy, and treatment of hemophilia.

Titles & Appointments

  • Professor of Pediatrics
  • Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Education
    1996 PhD University of North Carolina
    1989 BS Xiangnan University

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