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Dr Qing-Jun Meng (MD, PhD) - personal details

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Dr Qing-Jun Meng

Role: Arthritis Research UK Senior Research Fellow

Tel: +44161 306 8912

Location: Faculty of Life Sciences,3.012 AV Hill Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PT




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. He is also the Academic Lead of the Summer International School, BIO-SIS.

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.