Dr. Xia is a Research Fellow and PhD supervisor in Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Zhejiang University School of Medicine. Dr. Xia did his postdoctoral research in Junying Yuan's lab, Harvard Medical School. His research has been centered on the applications of chemical biology in exploring novel mechanism of autophagy, cell death and neuroinflammation. Based on these novel mechanism, Dr. Xia develops novel targeted drugs for cancers and Neurodegenerative diseases.