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Guang-Xian Zhang

Guang-Xian Zhang, Chinese neurologist, researcher. Achievements include research into importance of CD8 T cells to induce myasthenia gravis as helper cells, prevention of experimental myasthenia gravis by induction of nasal tolerance with autoantigen acetylcholine receptors. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Sciences.

Background

  • Zhang, Guang-Xian was born on October 12, 1957 in Zhengzhou, Henan, China. Arrived in Sweden, 1993. Son of Zhenhan Zhang and Huamei Li.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Xinxiang (China) Medical College, 1979. Master of Neurology, Henan Medical University, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Sweden, 1996.

    Career

    • Intern First Affil. Hospital, XianXiang Medical College, China, 1978-1979. Resident in neurology First Affil. Hospital, Henan Medical University, 1980-1987.

      Neurologist Henan Medical University, 1980-1987, physician in chief, 1987-1990, associate professor, 1990-1993. Researcher Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1993-1997. Postdoctoral fellow department neurology Huddinge University Hospital, Karolinska Institute, since 1997.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research into importance of CD8 T cells to induce myasthenia gravis as helper cells, prevention of experimental myasthenia gravis by induction of nasal tolerance with autoantigen acetylcholine receptors.

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Sciences.

    Connections

    • Married Liya Yu, August 4, 1988. 1 child, Yang Zhang.
    • father: Zhenhan Zhang
    • mother: Huamei Li
    • spouse: Liya Yu
    • child: Yang Zhang
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    Born October 12, 1957
    (age 60)
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    • 1979
      Xinxiang (China) Medical College
    • 1990
      Henan Medical University
    • 1996
      Karolinska Institute
    • 1978 - 1979
      Intern, First Affil. Hospital
      China
    • 1980 - 1987
      resident, in neurology First Affil. Hospital
    • 1993 - 1997
      researcher, Karolinska Institute
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1997
      postdoctoral fellow, department neurology Huddinge University Hospital
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