Dr Qing-Jun Meng (MD, PhD) - personal details
Qing-Jun is currently an Arthritis Research UK (ARUK) Senior Research Fellow in the Neurosystems Section of the Faculty of Life Sciences, The University of Manchester.
Qing-Jun obtained his first degree in Medicine (1996), MSc in Ophthalmology (1999) and M.D & Ph.D in Aviation Medicine and Aerospace Physiology (2002) in China. In 2003, Qing-Jun began his post-doctoral training (at the University of Manchester) to investigate the molecular mechanisms and pharmacological resetting of the biological clocks. In 2009, Qing-Jun was awarded a MRC Career Development Award Fellowship and started his own research group, focusing on circadian clocks, ageing and age-associated diseases. In 2015, Qing-Jun was awarded the Arthritis Research UK Senior Research Fellowship to continue his work into the roles of the cartilage circadian clocks in health and disease of the joint tissue.