Biography of Yi Qun Xiao
Yi Qun Xiao

Dr. Yi Qun Xiao



Yi Qun Xiao, Ph.D., is Director of Biomarkers, Bioanalysis and Clinical Sciences at Envigo since September 2014. Prior to this position, he was Director of Immunology Department at MPI Research. Dr. Xiao has played a very important role in expansion of immunotoxicity and large molecule bioanalytical capabilities. In the past eight years, more than 400 non-GLP and GLP studies have been successfully conducted under Dr. Xiao’s supervision and management including PK, immunogenicity, neutralizing antibody assays, biomarkers, flow cytometry-based and cell-based immunotoxicity assays.

Dr. Xiao graduated from Beijing Medical University (Beijing University Health Sciences Center), China, and received his Master and Doctoral degrees of Pharmaceutical Sciences from Tohoku University, Japan. He started his professional career at Tianjin Lisheng Pharmaceutical Co., China, as a research scientist and the Director of Department of New Product Development thereafter. Dr. Xiao pursued postdoctoral research at National Jewish Health Center. Before he joined MPI Research, he was an instructor at the Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Dr. Xiao has extensive academic, industrial and CRO experience in Immunology, Cell and Molecular Biology noted by recognition in peer reviewed publications such as Cell, Journal of Immunology and Journal of Biological Chemistry. He is currently an active member of AAI and AAPS, a peer reviewer of AAPS, Journal of Immunology, Journal of Immunological Method, MOJ Immunology and MOJ Cell Science & Report.