About Xinwei Cao

Dr. Xinwei Cao received her BS from Beijing (Peking) University and her PhD from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. After completing her postdoctoral training at the Salk Institute, Dr. Cao joined the department of Developmental Neurobiology at St. Jude. She leads a rigorous research program that examines the basic science of nervous system development and the abnormal processes that give rise to disease.

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Meet the Team

Akira Inoue, PhD
  • Akira Inoue, PhD
  • Lead Researcher
Alfonso Lavado, PhD
  • Alfonso Lavado, PhD
  • Scientist
Sandy Nguyen
  • Sandy Nguyen
  • Student
Kevin Nguyen
  • Kevin Nguyen
  • Student
Shaikh Nurunnabi, PhD
  • Shaikh Nurunnabi, PhD
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
Joshua Paré
  • Joshua Paré
  • Lead Researcher
Chad Perry, PhD
  • Chad Perry, PhD
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate