Purdue University, USA
Zheng is a Professor of Toxicology and the Head of School of Health Sciences at Purdue University. He is a recognized researcher in the fields of metal-induced neurodegenerative disorders such as Mn-caused Parkinsonism andPb-associated cognitive deficiency. Zheng received his Ph.D. in Toxicology from University of Arizona. He was an Assistant/Associate Professor at Columbia University (1993-2003) and joined Purdue in 2003. Zheng has served in various NIH study sectionsand journal editorial board, and published one book, 137 research manuscripts. His research has been supported by NIH/NIEHS (since 1994), Dept of Defense and awards from pharmaceutical companies.