Changjun Yang, Ph.D.

Assistant Scientist

Department of Neuroscience
1149 Newell Drive
PO Box 100244
Gainesville, FL 32610
Phone: (352) 273-6764


2002-2007 Ph.D.
(Tea Chemistry, Physiology & Pharmacology)
Anhui Agricultural University
Hefei, Anhui, China
Mentor: Xiaochun Wan
2005-2007 Exchange Student
Dept of Physiology & Pharmacology
University of Toledo
Toledo, Ohio
2008-2009 Postdoctoral Fellow Institute of Health Sciences, Chinese Academy of Science
Shanghai, China
2009-2012 Postdoctoral Fellow Department of Internal Medicine
Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
2012-2017 Postdoctoral Fellow Department of Neuroscience, University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

Research Summary:

My research focus is on investigating the neuroprotective effects of adropin (an endogenous peptide highly expressed in the brain) in ischemic stroke.