Associate Professor

Department of Food Science and Engineering

Tel: (+86)13651232575


Address:  800 Dongchuan Road, Minghang, 200240, Shanghai, China




>> Research Interests

  1. Nutritional interventions for the prevention of neurodegenerative disorders
  2. How host-microbial interactions shape the nutrient environment of the intestine



2022-present, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Tenure Track Associate Professor, PI

2020-2022, School of Life Science, Tsinghua University, Research Associate

2018-2020, MCD Biology-University of Colorado Boulder, Postdoctoral Associate

2014-2018, MCD Biology-University of Colorado Boulder, Joint Ph.D.

2011-2018, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Ph.D. in food science and Engineering,

2007-2011, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Bachelor of food science


>>Selected Publications

  1. Peng, Y.*, Zhang, M.*, Zheng, L.J.*, Liang,Q.*, Li, H.Z*., Chen, J.T., Guo, H., Yoshina, S. Chen, Y.Z., Zhao, X., Wu, X.Q., Liu, B., Mitani, S., Yu, J.S., and Xue, D. (2017). Cysteine protease cathepsin B mediates radiation-induced bystander effects. Nature 547, 458-462. *Equal contribution
  2. Zheng, L.J., Wu, X.Q., Li, S., and Xue, D. (2019). Cathepsin B inhibitors block multiple radiation-induced side effects in C. elegans. Cell Research 29, 1042–1045.  
  3. Li, N., Gao, X., Zheng, L., Huang, Q., Zeng, F., Chen, H., Farag, M. A., & Zhao, C. (2022). Advances in fucoxanthin chemistry and management of neurodegenerative diseases. Phytomedicine, 105, 154352.



Ding Xue, Yu Peng, Man Zhang, Lingjun Zheng, Qian Liang, Hanzeng Li, au-Song Yu,Jeng-Ting Chen. Compositions and methods for preventing and treating radiation-induced bystander effects caused by radiation or radiotherapy. ( US Patent US11452709B2)


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