Xiao Qiang YAO

Xiao Qiang YAO

(Hong Kong, China)

AffiliationSchool of Biomedical Sciences, Chinese University of Hong Kong,


B.S. in Biology. 1978- 1981. Hangzhou University, PR. China. M.Phil. 1982- 1984. Chinese Academy of Sciences., Ph.D. 1986-1991. Department of Biological Sciences, The State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA. Postdoctoral Associate: 1992-1996, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut, USA.

Professional Experiences:

Assistant Professor: 1996-1999, Associate Professor: 1999-2002, Department of Physiology, Chinese University of Hong Kong. Professor: 2002-now, School of Biomedical Sciences, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Research Interests:

My research interest is mostly on ion channels in cardiovascular system and cancer cells. These include TRP channels and K+ channels. I published more than 200 original articles including those in Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, Nature Communications, Circulation Research, Journal of Clinical Investigation and Trends in Pharmacological Sciences.