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Neurologist , researcher

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.

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