Name: Xiangwei Xiao


Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh,
University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine.

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219 Woodmont Dr, Pittsburgh, PA15238.

Research Interests:

Diabetes, islet biology, beta cell regeneration pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer biotechniques in diabetic research Endocrinology molecular biology


Honors and Awards:

  • Outstanding Graduate Medical Student Fellowship, 1996-1997
  • Tianjin Scientific and Technological Prize “The Establishment of the TRAP-HPLC Method and the Study of the Telomerase Activities of Two Classes of Bladder Carcinoma, 1998, No 98ZR-3-249
  • Technological Achievement Prize “Development of Computer Assisted Ultrasonic Diagnosis Program, 2000, No TJMU KG99017-2 
  • National Scientific and Technological Prize “The Studies of Early Period Lesion and Gene Expression Products of Two Classes of Bladder Carcinoma, 2001
  • Promoter and Ph.D Fellowship of VRIJE Universiteit Brussel, Belgium, 2001-2010
  • Oral presentations: European Beta Cell Therapy Consortium, Brussels, Belgium, 2006 and 2010 
  • Oral presentation and complete travel grant: Beta Cell Biology Consortium (BCBC), Chicago, USA, 2004
  • Poster presentation and complete travel grant: Beta Cell Biology Consortium (BCBC), Boston, USA, 2006
  • Best Poster Award for European Summer School for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, Hydra Greece, 2008
  • Oral presentation: 2nd Rango’s Research Symposium, Pittsburgh, 2012
  • Poster presentation: 4th Midwest Islet Club, Pittsburgh, 2012
  • Oral presentation: 5th Midwest Islet Club, Michigan, 2013
  • Oral presentation: 73th American Diabetes Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, 2013
  • Poster presentation: 51st Annual Midwest Society for Developmental Biology Meeting, St. Louis, 2013
  • Cochrane-Weber endowed Fund in Diabetes Research 2013-2014 (PI)