Thomas Jefferson University
Guang-Xian Zhang earned his Ph.D from Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, in 1996 and began postdoctoral studies at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 2000. He is currently professor at the Department of Neurology, Thomas Jefferson University, and co-director of the Neuroimmunology Laboratories at this institution. He has published more than 80 peer-reviewed papers. He has also served as a reviewer for first-class journals, and as a reviewer on study section rosters in several funding agencies. His studies mainly focus on using neural stem cells as a novel approach for treatment of human multiple sclerosis, via mechanisms of immunomodulation, neural cell repopulation and neuroregeneration.
Neural stem cells/gene therapy in multiple sclerosis (MS), Neurological autoimmune diseases