Short form curriculum vitae for Jingbo Zhao

Jingbo Zhao, PhD, Associate Professor
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1983 B.S., Norman Bethune University of Medical Sciences, P.R. China.

1986 M.D., Department of Pathology, Norman Bethune University of Medical Sciences, P.R China

2003 Ph.D., Aalborg University, Denmark. Thesis entitled: Morphological and biomechanical remodeling of rat small intestine during streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetes.

Scientific positions

1986 - 2001 Resident, Physician-in-charge and associate professor, Department of Pathology, China-Japan Friendship Hospital, Beijing

1997 - 1999: Research fellow, Skejby University Hospital, DK 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark

2001 - 2003: Research fellow, Aalborg University and Aalborg Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark (28 months)

2003 - 2013: Senior researcher. Mech-Sense, Aalborg Hospital

2011 - 2016: Adjunct professor, Chongqing University, China

2007 - now: Associate professor, Aarhus University

Scientific work

  • One hundred and ninety-one papers were published (first author on 56 papers and corresponding author on 40 papers).
  • Ninety-nine abstracts and proceedings (first author on 55 abstracts).
  • Opponent on one Ph.D. thesis
  • Peer review of scientific papers for 16 journals
  • Editor-in-chef for World Journal of Diabetes (from 2010 to 2018)
  • Editorial board member of World Journal Gastroenterology (from 2010)
  • Collaboration with College of Bioengineering, Chongqing University and China-Japan Friendship Hospital in China. 

Current research interests

Biomechanics, motility, mechano-sensory and smooth muscle function in normal gastrointestinal (GI) tract and GI tract with functional disorders, such as IBS and functional dyspepsia and with systemic organic diseases, such as diabetes. Tissue remodeling in experimental and genetic disease animal models, such as diabetes, partial intestinal obstruction, inflammation, ischemia and other diseases. The zero-stress state and mechanics of soft tissues. Triaxial tissue testing.  

Grants and awards

He has received 6 research awards. Awarded research 18 grants.

Major collaborations 

1989: Half year study visit to Japan

1985 –2018: Forty -eight congresses

2004: Summer school in Neurogastroenterology (1 week). Haigerloch, Germany

2008 -2010: Visiting La Jolla Engineering Institute in relation to NIH proposal (1RO1DK072616-01A2)(two times)

2008: Visiting Li’s lab in China-Japan Friendship Hospital, Beijing related to diabetic projects and directed two students to write scientific papers for two weeks (one time)

2010 -2014: Visiting Beijing Guan An Men Hospital experiments related to National Natural Science Foundation of China, No. 81173259/H2708 (three times)

2010 -2018: Visiting College of Bioengineering, Chongqing University (nine times)

2017 -2018: Visiting China-Japan Friendship Hospital in Beijing for research collaborations (two times)

Supervisor duties, teaching and GCP

1993 -1996: Pathology courses for clinical student in China-Japan friendship Hospital, China

2003 -2012: Have taught many medical and biology students in Mech-Sense about GI histology, pathology and biomechanics

2008 -2012: Teaching the experimental techniques and biomechanics to PhD students in China and USA

2003 -2011: Total 10 invited lectures in Denmark and in China

1998 - : Supervised and co-supervised young doctors (4), young researchers (4), master degree students (4) PhD students (8) and post-doc (2) at China-Japan Friendship Hospital, Beijing; Aarhus University and Aalborg Hospital, Denmark.