Fang-Xu Jiang

Fang xu Jiang

University of Western Australia, Perth, WA

Assoc Prof Fang-Xu Jiang is the Head of Islet Cell Development Program, the University of Western Australia and has extensive experience in medical research both in Australia and overseas. His research interest focuses mainly on the proliferation, differentiation, self-renewal and regeneration of pancreatic insulin-secreting β-cell progenitors, including the molecular mechanisms of these biological processes. The ultimate aim is to generate unlimited number of β cells in vitro or stimulate patient's own progenitor/stem cells to become β cells in vivo to cure insulin-deficient diabetes mellitus.