Dr. Jianxin Hu

Dr. Jianxin Hu

Scientific Review Officer



Biography

Division:
Division of Physiological and Pathological Sciences DPPS
IRG:
Digestive, Kidney and Urological Systems DKUS
Study Section:
Hepatobiliary Pathophysiology HBPP

Dr. Jianxin Hu is the Scientific Review Officer for the Hepatobiliary Pathophysiology (HBPP) Study Section in the Digestive, Kidney and Urological Systems (DKUS) Integrated Review Group. Dr. Hu received his Ph. D. in molecular biology from the Chinese Academy of Sciences Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry and conducted postdoctoral research at the University of South Carolina. Before joining the CSR, he was a staff scientist at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), where he studied structure and function of the G protein-coupled calcium-sensing receptor and muscarinic acetylcholine receptors. Research focused on the mapping of a receptor/G protein interface and a receptor dimer interface, and the investigation of the physiological roles of G protein-dependent versus β-arrestin-dependent signaling in hepatocytes.