Xiaoyuan (Shawn) Chen

Senior Investigator @ NIH/NIBIB, Bethesda, MD

Dr. Xiaoyuan (Shawn) Chen received his PhD in Chemistry from the University of Idaho (1999). After two postdocs at Syracuse University and Washington University in St. Louis, he started his Assistant Professorship in 2002 and then moved to Stanford in 2004. He moved to NIH in 2009 and became a Senior Investigator and Chief of the Laboratory of Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine (LOMIN) at the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), NIH. Dr. Chen has published over 600 peer-reviewed papers (H-index = 106) and numerous books and book chapters.

He is the founding editor of journal “Theranostics” (2016 IF = 9.2). He was elected as AIMBE Fellow (2017), received ACS Bioconjugate Chemistry Lecturer Award (2016), NIH Director’s Award (2014), NIBIB Mentor Award (2012) and 1000 Talent Program B (2010). He is also the President of Chinese-American Society of Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology (CASNN) and President of the Radiopharmaceutical Science Council (RPSC), Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI).