Prof. Xiaofeng JiaUSA
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Current Position
07/2019 to present The director of Neurosurgical Stem Cell Research and the director of the Translational Neuroengineering and Neuroscience Laboratory at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB). He is a professor with tenure in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics, Anatomy Neurobiology, and a professor of the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Anesthesiology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
2016 to present The Section editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Associate Editor for Frontiers in Immunology, Frontiers in Neuroscience, Frontiers in Neurology
Academic Experiences
2019 - 2022Secretary/Treasurer, Chair-elect, and Chair of Research Section Steering Committee, a member of the Discovery Steering Committee, and the Discovery Oversight Committee, the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
Professional Experiences
2013 - 2024Chartered Member of the NIH study section for Acute Neural Injury & Epilepsy (ANIE) and an ad-hoc member of NIH study sections for CNNT; BMBI; ANIE; BINP; ZRG1 BDCN-K; ZRG1 CFS-N (80) S; and ETTN-10 Clinical Neurophysiology, Devices, Neuroprosthetics, and Biosensors Small Business Panel. He has been the invited ad hoc reviewer for the Department of Veterans Affairs, Research and Development Service (RR&D); National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) Key Program and General Program of Department of Health Sciences panel meeting; EUROPEAN COMMISSION Research Executive Agency (REA); French Agence Nationale de la Recherche; United Kingdom Medical Research Council; Singapore National Medical Research Council; Hong Kong Research Grants Council; American Heart Association; Society of Critical Care Medicine; United Kingdom National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia (NIAA) et al.
Specialty & Expertise
Stem cell therapy; Peripheral nerve injury and regeneration; Brain recovery after cardiac arrest; Metabolic glycoengineering; Brain monitoring and therapeutic hypothermia; Spinal cord injury
About Me
He is an elected fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine (FCCM), and a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) (basic science), the American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS). He is a recipient of the Annual Research Awards from AAHS in 2008 (among one of a total 3 awarded nationally), the 2009 Top 20 Scientific Exhibits and the 2008 Finalist of Best Overall Poster Award of AAOS, the CPCC Junior Investigator Travel Award from AHA, the Finalist of Research Citation Award from SCCM. His research work was highlighted as a significant advance based on animal research at the 65th American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting, 2013. He is a recipient of the Society of Critical Care Medicine 2021, 2022, and 2023 Star Research Achievement Award.