1995 Beijing Medical University, China, PhD, Medicinal Chemistry


Graduate School Beijing Medical University - China (1995)

Research Interest

  • Design, Synthesis and Evaluation of Novel Agents for Cancer Imaging/Therapy
  • Development of Novel Imaging Probes for High Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Development of Novel Multimodality Imaging Reporters for Detection Accuracy


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Stereoselective Synthesis, Structural Characterization, and Properties of 1,2-O- Isopropylidene-3-C-(5-Phenyl-1,2,4-Oxadiazol-3-yl)-β-D-Psicopyranose
Jian-Xin Yu, Su-na Zhang, Zhong-jun Li, Wen-jie Lu, Meng-shen Cai Bioorg. Med. Chem. 2005 13 1334-1341
A Novel NMR Approach to Assessing Gene Transfection: 4-Fluoro-2-Nitrophenyl-β-D-Galactopyranoside as a Prototype Reporter Molecule for β-D-Galactosidase
Wei-na Cui, P. Otten, Ying-min Li, K. S. Koeneman, Jian-Xin Yu, R. P. Mason Magn. Reson. Med. 2004 51 616-620
A Novel NMR Platform for Detecting Gene Transfection: Synthesis and Evaluation of Fluorinated Phenyl β-D-Galactosides with Potential Application for Assessing lacZ Gene Expression
Jian-Xin Yu, P. Otten, Zhen-yi Ma, Wei-na Cui, Li Liu, R. P. Mason Bioconjugate Chem. 2004 15 1334-1341


Featured Books Legend Featured Books

19F NMR: clinical and molecular imaging applications. In Fluorine in Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry: From Biophysical Aspects to Clinical Applications

V. D. Kodibagkar, R. Hallac, D. Zhao, Jian-Xin Yu, R. P. Mason (2012.). London,, World Scientific Publishing Company,

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Chemical Society (2003-) (2003)
  • Society for Molecular Imaging (2003-) (2003)
  • Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (2003-) (2003)