Academic Areas: Genetics
Research Interests: Human inherited disease
PhD, 2003, College of life sciense, Wuhan University
Bachelor, 1997, College of life sciense, Wuhan University
Associate Professor (2005-present); college of life science and technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 2003-2005, College of Life Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
1. Ren X, Xu C, Zhan C, Yang Y, Shi L, Wang F, Wang C, Xia Y, Yang B, Wu G, Wang P, Li X, Wang D, Xiong X, Liu J, Liu Y, Liu M, Liu J, Tu X, Wang QK. Identification of NPPA variants associated with atrial fibrillation in a Chinese GeneID population. Clin Chim Acta. 2010 Apr 2;411(7-8):481-5.
2. Ren Xiang, Liu Jingyu, Liu Mugen et al. A splicing mutation in the COL7A1 gene causes autosomal dominant dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa pruriginosa. Br J Dermatol. 2008 Mar;158(3):618-20.
3: Liu JY*, Ren X*, Yang X, Guo T, Yao Q, Li L, Dai X, Zhang M, Wang L, Liu M, Wang QK. Identification of a novel GPR143 mutation in a large Chinese family with congenital nystagmus as the most prominent and consistent manifestation. J Hum Genet. 2007;52(6):565-70. *Co-first author
4: Ren X, Wang X, Yuan H, et al. Mapping quantitative trait loci and expressed sequence tags related to brown planthopper resistance in rice. Plant Breeding, 2004，123：342-348.
5: Ren X, Weng Q, Zhu L, He G: Dynamic Mapping of Quantitative Trait Loci for Brown Planthopper Resistance in rice. Cereal Research Communications. 2004，32：31-38.
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National Natural Science Foundations of China (NSFC) grant, 2006-2008(30500168): Molecular Mapping of LGMD genes
National Natural Science Foundations of China (NSFC) grant,2009-2009 (30971592): Mutations in NPPA in atrial fibrillation: molecular mechanism and physiology
National Natural Science Foundations of China (NSFC) grant, 2013-2016(81270162): The role of ANP in atrial fibrillation