Cardiff University, UK
Dr. Xiao-Qing Wei graduated with a medical degree in Medical School of Peking University in Beijing, China. He has completed his PhD in Immunology Department of University of Glasgow and studied the role of cytokine, IL-15, IL-18 and IL-35 in infection and immunity as a research fellow in University of Glasgow in UK. He is a lecturer in Immunology in Cardiff University currently. He has published 60 papers in reputed journals and serving as an editorial board member of some immunology journals. He has awarded honorary professorships in 4 medical universities in China and currently working closely with his collaborators in China and UK in cytokine and skin DC research
My research has focused on understanding the role of some important pro-inflammatory cytokines, such as IL-15, IL-18 and IL-12 family cytokines (IL-23, 27) in the disease process in order to find practical ways to regulate the function of those cytokines for disease treatment.