Wen Xie, MD, PhD

Professor and the Joseph Koslow Endowed Chair in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Nuclear hormone receptor-mediated gene regulation in endrocrinology, gastroenterology, and cancer. Nuclear hormone receptors as therapeutic targets for metabolic syndrome.

306 Salk Pavilion
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-648-9941
Fax: 412-648-1664


MD, Peking University Health Science Center (Beijing Medical University), 1991.
PhD (Cell Biology), University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1997.
Postdoctoral Fellow (Nuclear Hormone Receptor), Salk Institute, 1998-2002.
Wen Xie, MD, PhD
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Program Achievements

Molecular Pharmacology Graduate Program Ranked #2 in National Research Council Rankings


Time to dissertation Defense
, last five graduating classes:  4.6 years, Completion Rate: 86.49%

First Author Publications (All students, past 5 year mean):  2.03;   Total Publications: 5.10

F-series Grants (F30/F31) (All Students, past 5 year mean):  12/34 (35%) 

Ranked #9 in National of Institute of Health funding of departments of Pharmacology

Ranked in the top 15 in funding for twenty-four consecutive years