Senior Principle Scientist Merck &Co. Rahway, NJ, USA
Dr. Xiaoyan Chu is a Senior Principle Scientist in the Department of Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics & Drug Metabolism (PPDM), Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ. She received her Ph.D. from the Department of Molecular Pharmacokinetics, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Tokyo, Japan. After completing her post-doctoral research at the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University of Michigan, she joined the Department of PPDM at Merck & Co., Inc. As the scientific leader for the Transporter & In Vitro Technology Group, her main responsibilities are to develop transporter strategies to support Merck discovery and development portfolio, and to evaluate and establish new technologies to study the role of drug transporters in drug disposition and drug-drug interactions. She has authored 70 peer-reviewed research papers, book chapters, and is an invited speaker at over 30 national/international scientific conferences. She is a member of the International Transport Consortium (ITC) and serves as organizer and steering committee member of various scientific meetings/organizations.