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University of Exeter Medical School

 Jinxia Zheng

Jinxia Zheng

PhD Student

 +44 7375 028578

 Medical School Building 


Medical School Building, St Luke's Campus, Magdalen Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK


After completing a challenging three-year undergraduate degree in Warwick, Jinxia worked as a laboratory researcher in a biomedical company in China. During this year's work, she assisted in the research and development of prostate cancer drugs, and successfully won the third prize in China innovation and entrepreneurship competition with this project. She decided to devote herself to research again this year, so she came to Exeter to continue her research on anti-prostate cancer drugs. These interests fit very well with the supervisor’s research lab which explores new therapies for prostate cancer.


  • BSc (Hons.) Medicinal Chemistry (2018) – University of Warwick

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Research interests

  • Prostate cancer
  • New therapies
  • Alternative splicing

Research projects

Current Projects:

  • “Modulation of alternative splicing regulators during epithelial-mesenchymal transitions in tumour progression” supervised by Dr Sebastian Oltean

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