Dr.Xiaofang Xu is the Lead Scientist, Diabetes Team of Regenerative Medical Solutions (RMS) and is in charge of the scientific direction of the diabetes team at RMS. Dr. Xu has conducted extensive research in the creation of the ProgenMix™ media formulation. She also has extensive research experience in differentiation of pancreatic lineage cells from human embryonic stem cells and induced pluripotent stem cells. The goal of her research is to obtain a comprehensive understanding of the pancreatic development process. This knowledge will hopefully lead to the production of different stages of pancreatic progenitors and ultimately, functional beta cells. Xiao is also an assistant scientist in the Surgery Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has worked with Dr. Odorico for over a decade. She received her Bachelor of Medicine degree from Shanghai Medical University and a PhD in molecular and environmental toxicology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Xiaofang Xu, PhD