Boston Children's Hospital, USA

Xi He, PhD, is an Endowed Research Chair Professor at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Dr. He received a bachelor’s degree at Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, and a Ph.D. with Dr. Michael G. Rosenfeld at University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Dr. He did his postdoctoral training at National Cancer Institute (NCI) with Dr. Harold Varmus. Dr. He became an assistant professor in 1997 and was promoted to professor with tenure in 2007. Dr. He was a Pew Scholar in Biomedical Sciences, Klingenstein Fellow in Neuroscience, W. M. Keck Distinguished Young Scholar in Medical Research, Scholar of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and is currently an American Cancer Society Research Professor. Dr. He received the Young Investigator Award from the Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America (SCBA) in 2004, and holds a Chang Jiang Guest Professorship and 1000Plan(B) Professorship at Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China. Dr. He is an Elected Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), USA, and has served on numerous review and advisory boards in academia and biopharmaceutical industry in the USA, Canada, EU, UK, and China. Dr. He’s research interests have been on understanding Wnt Signaling in development, stem cell biology, and cancer.