Neurology and Neurorehabilitation

Lei Xue

Lei Xue, PhD
Professor, Molecular Genetics
Tongji University, China


He obtained his BS from Beijing University, Ph. D from University of Zurich, received Postdoctoral training at Yale Medical School, and currently serves as a professor in Molecular Genetics at Tongji University School of Life Science, Shanghai, China. He has used Drosophila, the fruit fly, as a model organism to study the genetic mechanism of Alzheimer's disease (AD), cancer biology and sexual behavior. In addition, he has used the Drosophila AD model for drug screens.

Research Interest

Alzheimer's disease (AD), cancer biology and sexual behavior, drug screens.