Jinwei Zhang

Jinwei Zhang

Jinwei Zhang, Ph.D, FHEA
Associate Professor


Dr Jinwei Zhang is an Associate Professor at the University of Exeter Medical School, UK. His laboratory studies ion channels, transporters, and signalling pathways that associated with human diseases, for examples, stroke that regulated by WNK-SPAK/OSR1-KCC2/NKCC1, hypertension that regulated by WNK-SPAK/OSR1-NCC, and concern with elucidating and targeting ion transporters, kinases, protein-protein interactions using genetic mouse models, small molecules, CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technologies, and electrophysiology to aid discovery and validation of new potential drug targets. He is internationally recognized for his expertise in cellular chloride homeostasis and cell volume regulation and drug discovery. He has published more than 70 articles in journals including Nature Medicine, Cell Metabolism, Neuron, Nature Communications, EMBO molecular medicine, Science Signalling, Human Molecular Genetics etc. and has achieved more than 2450 citations, H-index=28, i10-index=41. His current research is supported by the NIH R01, The Royal Society UK, NSFC, Alzheimer's Research UK and Commonwealth Commission Funding etc. He is an Associate Editor for the Frontiers in Pharmacology, and Frontiers in Physiology?Editor in Chief for the Journal of Pharmacogenomics & Pharmacoproteomics. He is currently a member of the editorial boards of 25 scientific journals, as well as a reviewer for more than 40 scientific journals.

Research Interest

Hypertension, Strokes, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Microbiology, Parkinson's Disease