Associate Professor Xiao-Jun Du
MBBS | MMed, Xian Medical University | PhD, University of Edinburgh
Associate Professor Du is an NHMRC Senior Research Fellow. At the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, he heads both the Experimental Cardiology Laboratory and the Mouse Cardiology Research Platform.
XJ Du’s research has been centred on heart failure, with cardiac remodelling, inflammation, fibrosis and arrhythmias being particularly studied. He pioneered research on mouse cardiology in Australia since 1996 and has established the Mouse Cardiology Research Platform at Baker Institute since 2002. He has career publication of 207 papers (55 since 2012) and authored 6 book chapters. His work has been cited over 5500 times (H-index 45). XJ Du is appointed by seven universities with adjunct or guest Professor. By invitation, he served multiple times at grant review/interview committee for Australian NHMRC and the Natural Science Fund of China. By invitation, he has presented 40 times since 2012 at national and international conferences. He has supervised 42 postgraduate students and 22 overseas research trainees. He has been invited to reviewing manuscripts for over 90 journals.