Dr Jun Yan

Research Fellow

UQ Centre for Clinical Research
Faculty of Medicine
+61 7 334 65077


Dr Jun Yan is a molecular biologist, currently working in the field of neurological diseases. Dr Yan's research interest is cell signal transduction pathways invoved in mechanisms of the disease development.

Dr Jun Yan completed her postgraduate study at The University of Queensland, after which she undertook a postdoctoral position in Experimental Oncology laboratory in Department of Patholody, UQ and worked on Ras / Raf signalling pathway. In 2001 she joined the Neuroimmunology Research group in Department of Medicine, UQ, and works on neurological diseases, including autoimmune disease multiple sclerosis (MS), ischaemic stroke and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) . She has been investigating NF-kB signal transduction pathway in MS and ALS, and cell immune responese to ischaemic stroke.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Masters (Coursework) of Science, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Science, Peking University


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