December 29, 2014

Dr. Libin Xu Joins Med Chem Faculty

Med Chem Professor Libin Xu

Med Chem Professor
Libin Xu

LIBIN XU, Ph.D., isĀ an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry. He graduated with a B.Sc. from Nakai University, Tianjin, China, completed his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry at University of Illinois at Chicago, and was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Vanderbilt University. His current research focuses on investigating the role of 7-dehydrocholesterol (7-DHC)-derived oxysterols in the pathophysiology of Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome (a cholesterol biosynthesis disorder) and developing therapeutic approaches toward this disease and development of novel lipidomic approaches based on ion mobility-mass spectrometry.

 

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