- PhD – Department of Physiology, Showa University, Japan
- MS – Department of Neurobiology, Soochow University, China
- BS – School of Medicine, Jiangsu University, China
Dr. Xu performed research for a number of years at the University of California before joining the research team at MANA. She is classically trained in neuroscience, with expertise in neurobiology and neuropathology, and has worked with a variety of animal models of human disease. Dr. Xu supports many projects at MANA, including studies analyzing the protective effects of various therapeutics following neonatal stroke.