The New Investigator Award
New Investigator Awards go to outstanding UNMC scientists who in the past two years have secured their first funding from the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Defense or other national sources. New Investigators also had to demonstrate scholarly activity such as publishing their research and/or presenting their findings at national conventions.
- Name: Jingwei Xie, Ph.D.
- Title: Assistant professor, surgery, College of Medicine
- Joined UNMC: January 2014
- Hometown: Mengcheng, Anhui Province, China
- tissue regeneration
- drug delivery
Describe your research briefly in layman's terms.
My research is to develop novel nano- and micro-structured materials for use in the health care field.
How does your research contribute to science and/or health care?
My research contributes to better understanding of materials and cell/tissue interaction and better design of biomedical devices/materials for use in health care. In addition, my research contributes to the development of novel formulations for local drug delivery.
What is the best piece of advice anyone ever gave you, professional or personal?
Keep doing what you like to do.
List three things few people know about you.
- I played basketball when I was in college.
- I like watching movies related to Chinese martial arts.
- I like hiking with my family in the spare time.
Congratulation! Blessing from hometown.
Congratulations, Dr. Xie!