Fanxin Long

Fanxin Long, PhD

Professor of Medicine and Developmental Biology

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Dr. Long completed his bachelor of science degree in cell biology from Peking University in Beijing, China. He then earned a master's degree in Molecular Biology from the University of California in Santa Barbara, California and a doctorate degree in Developmental Biology from Tufts University Medical School, in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Long previously served as an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Developmental Biology as well as an Associate Professor of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Long currently serves as a Professor of Medicine and Developmental Biology in the department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine.

Academic Office Mailing Address

  • Washington University School of Medicine

    Campus Box 8233

    660 Euclid Avenue

    Saint Louis, MO 63110

Research Interests

Skeletal development and homeostasis.

Background

Dr. Long completed his bachelor of science degree in cell biology from Peking University in Beijing, China. He then earned a master's degree in Molecular Biology from the University of California in Santa Barbara, California and a doctorate degree in Developmental Biology from Tufts University Medical School, in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Long previously served as an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Developmental Biology as well as an Associate Professor of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Long currently serves as a Professor of Medicine and Developmental Biology in the department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine.

Bachelors Degree

  • Peking University, Beijing, China, Cell Biology

Masters Degree

  • University of California, Santa Barbara, Molecular Biology

Doctorate

  • Tufts University Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, Developmental Biology

Fellowship

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship - Department of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship - Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University

Honors and Awards:

  • 1991 – 1992 Amgen Predoctoral Fellowship
  • 1998 – 2001 NIH National Research Service Award
  • 2003 – 2004 Interdisciplinary Women's Health Research Scholar, Washington University Medical School
  • 2009 Washington University School of Medicine Distinguished Investigator Award
  • 2009- 2011 NIH study section: Skeletal Biology Development and Disease, ad hoc reviewer
  • 2011- Current NIH study section: Skeletal Biology Development and Disease, regular member

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Dr. Long’s Office Locations

BJC - Institute of Health

11th floor - RM 11613

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