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Junzhe                         Xu

Junzhe G. Xu MD

Department of Psychiatry

Associate Clincal Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Psychiatry

 

Education and Training:
  • Residency, State University of New York at Buffalo (2002)
  • Fellowship, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (1998)
  • Fellowship, University of Michigan (1993)
  • MS, Eastern Michigan University (1990)
  • MD, Xi'an Medical University (1982)
Employment:
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo (2012-present)
  • Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, Xi'an Jiaotong University, First Affiliate Hospital, China (2008-present)
  • VA Clerkship Site Director, Human Behavior Services, WNYVA Health Care Systems (2007-present)
  • Psychiatrist II, North Tonawanda Recovery Center, Buffalo Psychiatric Center (2005-present)
  • Adjunct Professor, Xi'an Jiaotong University, School of Medicine, China (2004-present)
  • Psychiatry Staff, Human Behavior Services, WNYVA Health-Care System (2002-present)
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo (2002–2012)
  • Clinical Assistant Instructor, Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo (1998–2002)
  • Research Associate, Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo (1997–1998)
  • Research Associate II, Internal Medicine- Hematology, University of Michigan Medical School, Internal Medicine- Hematology (1993–1995)
  • Research Associate I, Ophthalmology Molecular Genetics Laboratory, University of Michigan Medical School (1990–1991)
  • Research Assistant II, Pediatrics Hematology Department, University of Michigan Medical School (1989–1990)
  • Assistant Professor, People's Hospital of Shaanxi Province, China (1985)
  • Attending Physician, People's Hospital of Shaanxi Province, China (1985)
  • Pediatrician, Hospital of Yuandong Company, China (1982–1985)
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Awards and Honors:
  • Outstanding Contributions to Medical Student Education (2011)
  • International Prize of Monica Humanitarianism (2010)
  • Appreciation Award for Receiving Nomination (2010)
  • SCBA Travel Fellowship to the 12th SCBA International Symposium (2009)
  • Annual Irma Bland Award for Excellence in Teaching Residents (2008)
  • Clinical Teacher of the Year by Residency Training Program (2006)
  • Award for the Seventh Annual Future Leaders in Psychiatry (2005)
  • Award for the Travel Scholarship for 10th SCBA International Symposium (2004)
  • Award for the Sixth Annual Future Leaders in Psychiatry (2004)
  • Award for the Second Annual Career Development Institute (2003)
  • APA Research Colloquium for Junior Investigators (2002)
  • Award for Grand Rounds (2002)
  • Award for Grand Rounds (2002)
  • Excellence Resident Research Award (2002)
  • Janssen Research Scholar on Severe Mental Illness (2002)
  • Scholarship Award for the ISPG World Congress (2001)
  • APA Research Colloquium for Junior Investigators (2001)
  • APA Research Colloquium for Junior Investigators (1999)


Journal Articles:

Presentations:
  • "Association analysis polymorphisms of the glutamic acid receipt gene with schizophrenia." 3rd Biennial Schizophrenia International Research Society Conference, Biennial Schizophrenia International Research Society (2012)
  • "Association study of human Mu and Delta Opioid receptor Gene in Schizophrenia" The XVIII World Congress on Psychiatry Genetics (2010)
  • "Association of the human mu-opioid receptor gene polymorphism Asn40Asp with schizophrenia" 12th SCBA international Symposium, SCBA (2009)
  • "Association study of schizophrenia with polymorphisms at four candidate genes" Third ISN Special Neurochemistry Conference 8th International Meeting for Brain Energy Metabolism, Brain Energy Metabolism (2008)
  • "Genetic variation of the human μ.-opioid receptor and susceptibility to Schizophrenia" XVth International Congress of Human Genetics (2007)
  • "The Use of Screening Tools in the Management of Poststroke Depression among Veterans" American Geriatrics Society Annual Meeting, American Geriatrics Society (2005)
  • "Linkage Studies of Delta Opioid Receptor Gene and Schizophrenia" 10th SCBA International Symposium, SCBA (2004)
  • "Linkage Studies of Delta Opioid Receptor Gene and Pain Insensitivity in Schizophrenia" American Psychiatric Association Research Colloquium for Junior Investigators, American Psychiatric Association (2002)
  • "Evidence for linkage disequilibrium and imprinting between the alpha 7-nicotinic receptor gene (CHRNA7) locus and Schizophrenia in Azorean families" 2001 World Congress for Psychiatric Genetics (2001)
  • "No evidence for linkage disequilibrium between the alpha 7-nicotinic receptor gene locus and bipolar disorder in the Portuguese population" 2001 World Congress for Psychiatric Genetics (2001)
  • "Linkage of the alpha-7nicotinic receptor gene to Schizophrenia and Bipolar disorder in a homogeneous Portuguese population" American Psychiatric Association Research Colloquium for Junior Investigators, American Psychiatric Association (2001)
  • "CAG/CTG Repeat Polymorphisms on Chromosome 12q, 17q and 18q in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in the Portuguese Population" Eighth World Congress on Psychiatric Genetics (2000)
  • "Expansion Regions in Bipolar Families" American Psychiatric Association Research Colloquium for Junior Investigators, American Psychiatric Association, National Institutes of Health (1999)
  • "BRCA1: Narrowing The Interval and Isolation of Candidate Genes" Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Symposium, Cold Springs Harbor Laboratory (1994)
  • "Progress Toward the Isolation of BRCA1, a Breast/Ovarian Cancer Susceptibility Gene on Chromosome 17q21" Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Symposium: Molecular Genetics of Cancer, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (1994)
  • "Chromosomal Localization and Expressed Sequence Tags for cDNA Clones from Subtracted Retina and Retinal Pigment Epithelium Libraries" ARVO Annual Meeting, ARVO (1992)
  • "Regulation and Function of a Novel Conserved Neural Retina-Specific Gene Encoding a Leucine Zipper Domain" ARVO Annual Meeting, ARVO (1992)
  • "A Novel Human Neural Retina Specific Gene Encodes a Basic/Leucine Zipper Motif Homologous to the Avian v-maf Oncogene Product" 8th International Congress of Human Genetics (1991)
  • "Molecular Structure, Chromosomal Localization, and Conservation of NRS-1, a Novel Human Neural Retina Specific Gene of jun/fos Oncogene Family" 8th International Congress of Human Genetics (1991)
  • "Molecular Analysis of a Novel Human Retina-Specific Gene" ARVO Annual Meeting, ARVO (1991)
  • "Positional Cloning Strategies for Isolating the Candidate Genes for the X-Linked Eye Disease" ARVO Annual Meeting, ARVO (1991)
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Service Activities:
  • Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Faculty Council; Member (2008)
  • Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Faculty Council; Member (2005–2007)
  • American Psychiatric Association (2012–present)
  • Mental Health Association of Erie County, Inc.; Committee Member (2010)
  • International Association of Chinese Medical Specialists & Psychologists; Member (2008–present)
  • International Association of Chinese Medical Specialists & Psychologists; Board Member (2008–present)
  • The Society of Chinese Bio-scientists in America; Member (2004–present)
  • American Professional Practice Association; Member (2003–present)
  • American Psychiatric Genetics Association; Member (2001–present)
  • American Medical Association; Member (1998–2003)
  • American Psychiatric Association; Member (1998–present)
  • Development for Interdepartmental Teaching Program; Developed infrastructure for an interdepartmental teaching program on pediatric disorders among pediatric disorders among pediatric patients at the Hospital of Shaanxi Province (1985)

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Contact Information

WNYVA HealthCare System
3495 Bailey Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14215
Phone: 7168623200
Email: junzhexu@buffalo.edu


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