Bachelor of Medicine, Xinxiang (China) Medical College, 1979. Master of Neurology, Henan Medical University, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Sweden, 1996.
Intern, First Affil. Hospital, XianXiang Medical College, China, 1978-1979; resident in neurology, First Affil. Hospital, Henan Medical U., 1980-1987; neurologist, Henan Medical U., 1980-1987; physician in chief, Henan Medical U., 1987-1990; associate professor, Henan Medical U., 1990-1993; researcher, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1993-1997; postdoctoral fellow department neurology, Huddinge U. Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, since 1997.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Sciences.
Married Liya Yu, August 4, 1988. 1 child, Yang Zhang.