Dr Guoping Zheng leads the Kidney Injury Repair and Fibrosis Study Group at the Westmead Institute for Medical Research. He has made seminal contributions to the field of kidney fibrosis in DNA vaccine, MMPs and TGF-β signaling, and is a senior research fellow at the University of Sydney.
He is a medical graduate committed to research. He has a profound understanding of human disease and expertise in molecular and cellular biology, initially in cancer, and now in kidney research. He was awarded the NHMRC Dora Lush scholarship in 2000 and the Peter Doherty Fellowship in 2007. He has received three NHMRC project grants in last decade, and has played the lead role in each of these projects including as CIA, CIB, and NHMRC fellowship.
He has two registered patents and more than 51 publications, including 25 in last five years (14 in last two years), and a total of 645 citations. Guoping is a three-time winner of the Westmead Institute for Medical Research Science Prize.
Inflammation, Molecular biology, Kidney disease, Cell biology
Obesity, Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease