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About Xu-Feng Huang

Senior Professor Huang is Director of the Centre for Translational Neuroscience in School of Medicine at the University of Wollongong, Australia. He was awarded a Doctoral Degree in Medicine (MD) from China in 1983, a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of New South Wales, Australia in 1993, and a Doctor of Science (DSc) from the University of Wollongong, Australia in 2011. He has published 3 books, 9 book chapters, 210 international peer-reviewed articles, 29 letters to editors and 224 conference proceedings from 1992 to 2016. His research articles have been cited 6047 times, his books are cited 1,038 times with that an average citation over the last 3 years is more than 500 times (Google Scholar 2016). He has been a member of the NHMRC-GRP and ARC-ERA panels and is an ARC Australian Reader. His expertise is in studying: (1) the mechanisms of obesity and diabetes induced by either antipsychotics or a high-energy diet; (2) neuropharmacology of antipsychotic drugs and validation of new compounds using in vitro, in vivo and molecular imaging techniques; and (3) the application of molecular nutrients for improving glucose and lipid metabolism and brain cognitive function.

Positions

Present Director of the CTN (Centre for Translational Neuroscience), University of Wollongong
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Present Executive Director (Acting), Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI), University of Wollongong
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Present Professor in the School of Health Sciences, University of Wollongong
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