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Xuefei Tian, MD

Research Scientist

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Xuefei Tian, MD



Dr. Tian graduated from Tong Ji Medical University (M.D) and Peking Union Medical College (PUMC) (Ph.D specialized in Nephrology) in China. He finished his residency training in internal medicine and nephrology fellowship training in China-Japan Friendship Hospital, Beijing, China. He was awarded the FASN (Fellow, ASN) in 2010. He was certified by ECFMG (Educational Commission For Foreign Medical Graduates) in 2015. His primary research interest is the study of proteinuric kidney diseases with the current focus on the podocyte biology function. Dr. Tian is the co-author of more than 60 publications in professional peer-reviewed medical journals in the kidney fields.

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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