Jing Zhang, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology and Center Excellence for Molecular Diagnostics affiliated with Peking University Health Science Center and Peking University Third Hospital.
Dr. Jing Zhang is Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology and Center Excellence for Molecular Diagnostics affiliated with Peking University Health Science Center and Peking University Third Hospital. Dr. Zhang is also a Professor of Pathology, with an endowed chair, in the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Zhang received his initial undergraduate and medical training in Shanghai, China (Second Military Medical College). After graduating from a PhD program in Cell Biology at Duke University in 1995, he finished his medical residency and fellowship in Anatomic Pathology and Neuropathology, respectively, at Vanderbilt University in 2001. Currently, Dr. Zhang is a practicing neuropathologist as well as an ocular pathologist both in Peking University and UW Medicine. Besides his clinical duties, Dr. Zhang also leads a research team that is focused on neurodegenerative disorders, especially Parkinson's disease and related disorders, including Alzheimer's disease. He is particularly interested in translational medicine, with biomarker discovery and validation as the major emphasis. In fact, Dr. Zhang is the winner of 2007 Alzheimer's Award for his proteomics investigation of biomarkers in human cerebrospinal fluid. Dr. Zhang has published more than 200 SCI papers, with an H-Index of 55 and over 10,000 citations based on Google Scholar Citation database (September, 2015). More details on his research can be found in his website.