The University of Sydney, Australia, Doctor of Philosophy
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, Doctor of Medicine
East China Normal University, China, Bachelor of Science
Dr Ying Xu is a Research Fellow at The George Institute for Global Health and Conjoint Lecturer at the UNSW. She holds Medical Doctor degree and has completed several years of clinical internship and residency in Shanghai. During her PhD and postdoc research, she assisted with project management of two NHMRC projects and led statistical analyses and manuscripts. Her current work includes sex or gender difference in cardiovascular health using big data and clinical trials for dementia risk reduction.
Chief Investigator A, GeorgeThink 2022 Seed funding, Sex differences in risk factors for peripheral artery disease, The George Institute for Global Health, AU$5,000, 2022
Associate Investigator, INTErGenerational intervention to Reduce fraIlTY trial, National Health and Medical Research Council Clinical Trials and Cohort Studies grant scheme, 2022
Associate Investigator, Blood pressure, retinal microvascular abnormalities, and dementia and epilepsy (AU$9,988), Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research, 2021.
Chief Investigator A, Eye biomarkers for cognitive impairment (AU$38,700), UNSW Ageing Futures Institute, 2020.
Associate Investigator, Intergeneration integration project (AU$48,210), UNSW Ageing Futures Institute, 2020.
Chief Investigator A, Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Finance Students (US$6,000), China Scholarship Council 2018.
Chief Investigator A, University of Sydney Postgraduate Award (AU$27,596 per annum), The University of Sydney, 2017-19.
Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration Travel Conference Grant (AU$152.62), Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration, 2021.
Alzheimer’s Association International Conference Travel Fellowship (US$165), Alzheimer’s Association, 2021.
32nd International Epilepsy Congress Travel Bursary (€400 plus waiver of registration fee)(Ranked the 3rd in 77 awardees), International League Against Epilepsy, 2017.
University of Sydney Postgraduate Research Support Scheme and Research Student Grant Scheme for international and domestic conferences and research equipment (AU$4,734), 2015-18.
Course work (MEDF 5005) Health Research Methods and Ethics, High Distinction (mark 90), The University of Sydney, 2014.
Course work (PUBH 5211) Multiple Regression and Stats Computing, High Distinction (mark 87), The University of Sydney, 2014.
Course work (PUBH 5212) Categorical Data Analysis, High Distinction (mark 92), The University of Sydney, 2014.
Research Asia Pacific Rim Development Program, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and University of Nebraska Medical Centre, 2009.