Dr. Pan is originally from China and received her graduate training at the Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Dr. Pan’s current research interests focus on kidney development, polycystic kidney disease, kidney repair and regeneration.


Graduate School
Chinese Academy of Sciences (2010), Molecular Biology

Research Interest

  • Kidney Development
  • Organ Repair and Regeneration
  • Polycystic Kidney Diseases


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

A Cre-inducible fluorescent reporter for observing apical membrane dynamics.
Pan X, Schnell U, Karner CM, Small EV, Carroll TJ Genesis 2015 Mar
The development of highly potent inhibitors for porcupine.
Wang X, Moon J, Dodge ME, Pan X, Zhang L, Hanson JM, Tuladhar R, Ma Z, Shi H, Williams NS, Amatruda JF, Carroll TJ, Lum L, Chen C J. Med. Chem. 2013 Mar 56 6 2700-4
Generation and characterization of KsprtTA and KsptTA transgenic mice.
Pan X, Small EV, Igarashi P, Carroll TJ Genesis 2013 Feb
Nitric oxide suppresses transforming growth factor-beta1-induced epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition and apoptosis in mouse hepatocytes.
Pan X, Wang X, Lei W, Min L, Yang Y, Wang X, Song J Hepatology 2009 Nov 50 5 1577-87
Regulation of transforming growth factor-beta 1-induced apoptosis and epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition by protein kinase A and signal transducers and activators of transcription 3.
Yang Y, Pan X, Lei W, Wang J, Shi J, Li F, Song J Cancer Res. 2006 Sep 66 17 8617-24

Honors & Awards

  • NKF Postdoctoral Fellowship
    National Kidney Foundation (2011-2013)