Jiong (born in Henan, China) obtained his MSc (Med) degree in Pharmacology in 2008 at Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China. After his master study, he was awarded the CSC Scholarship from the Chinese Scholarship Council and joinded the IVS where he obtained his PhD in 2013 in the field of cardiovascular pharmacology. Since 2017, he is a group leader at our institute.
Jiongs research interests focus on the role of cytochrome P450/ soluble epoxide hydrolase in lipid metabolism, and in particularly on the role of the omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (commonly known as fish oil) in angiogenesis and diabetic related cardiovascular diseases. Jiongs scientific input is also been continuously recognized by the international scientific society as he was awarded several highly prestigious scientific awards, i.e., Rudi-Busse Young Investigator Award in 2014, Hermann-Rein-Prize in 2014, GOAP Research Award in 2015, Oskar-Lapp-Forschungspreis in 2018, Dr. Paul und Cilli Weill-Stiftung-Preis in 2018.