Fang earned her Bachelor’s degree in clinical medicine from Tongji University in 2001. After graduation, she entered Nanjing Medical University for her Master of Science degree. In 2004, she obtained her MS and began working in the Cardiovascular Pharmacology Lab, Department of Pharmacology at Nanjing Medical University. In 2006, she enrolled in the Ph.D program at Nanjing Medical University. From 2008, she worked as a researcher in Beijing Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology for a year and a half. She joined the Blast Cellular Mechanics group in the spring of 2011 as a visiting scholar.
- Ph.D. (neuropharmacology) Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China; since 2006 (current student)
- M.S. (neurobiology) Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China; 2004
- M.D. (clinical medicine) Tongji University, Shanghai, China; 2001
- 2011 Research Technician: Department of Engineering Mechanics, UNL (current).
- 2010 Ph.D. student Researcher: Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Neurodegeneration, Department of Pharmacology, Nanjing Medical University. Focus on the regulatory effect of ATP-sensitive potassium channel (K-ATP) on brain aging in mice.
- 2008 Research Technician Researcher: Beijing Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Beijing, China. Include the anti-depressive mechanisms involved in agmatine.
- 2006 Ph.D. student: Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Neurodegeneration, Department of Pharmacology, Nanjing Medical University. Screen new anti-inflammatory chemicals to inhibit neuro-inflammation.
- 2004 Research Assistant: Cardiovascular Pharmacology Lab, Department of Pharmacology, Nanjing Medical University. Participate in the projects about the effects of urocortin on cardiovascular system.