Dr.Huang was born in Fuzhou, China. He received his PhD degree in Nuclear Science and Engineering (Radioanalytical Chemistry) from MIT, earned a Master’s Degree in chemistry from Tufts University, and a bachelor’s degree in radiation chemistry from University of Science & Technology of China. He is the Co-Director of Neurochemistry Lab, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School (HMS); a faculty member of HMS.
His research thrust is to high-throughput screen and design, synthesize, and characterize targeted theranostic compounds for human diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, and cardiovascular diseases, etc. In addition, his lab is exploring novel applications of biomedical informatics (such as medical image analysis and bioinformatics) and cheminformatics (such as structure-based rational drug design and in-silico drug screening) in systems biology and nanotechnology in translational medicine.