Global Clinical and Translational Research Institute, USA
clinical genomics, population health, pharmacogenomics
Dr. Zhang received a MS degree from Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine, PhD from Peking University and a MS from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and conducted his postdoctoral research at UNC Chapel Hill and Duke University. He is currently a chief scientific officer and co-director of Global Clinical and Translational Research Institute, Bethesda, MD and holds adjunct professorships at the Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University in Changsha and Peking University Huilongguan Clinical Medical School in Beijing, China and visiting professorships at Zhejiang University, Harbin Medical University and Anhui Medical University. Dr. Zhang is a member of the International Society for Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, the Society for Neuroscience, the Society for Biological Psychiatry, the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics; and he has authored and co-authored more 100 peer-reviewed articles with more than 5,000 citations; and his research interests include the etiology of human complex disorders and traits, pharmacogenomics, population health and research methodology toward precision medicine and translation research.