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Xuefei Tian, MD

Research Scientist

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Xuefei Tian, MD



Dr. Tian graduated with an M.D from Tong Ji Medical University (TJMU) and a Ph.D. specialized in Nephrology from Peking Union Medical College (PUMC) in China. He completed his residency in internal medicine and nephrology fellowship at the China-Japan Friendship Hospital in Beijing. In 2010, he was awarded the FASN (Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology). He was certified by the Educational Commission For Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) in 2015 after passing the USMLE. His primary research interest is proteinuric glomerular diseases, with a current focus on the podocyte biology and function. Dr. Tian has co-authored over 70 publications in peer-reviewed medical journals in the field of nephrology.

Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral
    Yale School of Medicine (2009)
  • Nephrology fellow
    China-Japan Friendship Hospital (2006)
  • Resident
    China-Japan Friendship Hospital
  • PhD
    Peking Union Medical College (2002)
  • MS
    Tongji Medical University (1999)
  • MD
    Tongji Medical University (1996)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
CertificationECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates)2015
FASN (Fellow of American Society of Nephrology)American Society of Nephrology2010

Professional Service

Frontiers in NephrologyAssociate Editor2023 - Present
Frontiers in EndocrinologyGuest Editor2022 - 2023
Frontiers in MedicineReview Editor on the Editorial Board of Nephrology (specialty section of Frontiers in Medicine)2022 - Present
Integrative Medicine in Nephrology and AndrologyEditorial Board Member2021 - Present
Journal of Translational Internal MedicineEditorial Board Member2020 - 2023

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