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Jie Zhang

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Dr. Jie Zhang is the Associate Professor of XJTLU Wisdom Lake Academy of Pharmacy. She obtained her PhD with Professor Xuetao Pei from Academy of Military Medical Science, investigating stem cell differentiation. She then worked as the Associate Director of RD Center at 3SBio Group. Her research aimed around biopharmaceutical screening and gene reconstruction.Dr. Jie Zhang became an entrepreneur afterward and founded NEST Biotech, UP-Pharma, and Planter Stem Cell Biotech, which covered the application of Biotech into cell culture consumables, GLP-complied large molecule pharmacokinetics outsourcing, and TCM cultivation. Since 2009, her research interests have been aiming at Plant Stem Cell-originated TCM Cultivation. She has developed a TCM large-scale production platform based on plant stem cell biopharmaceutical techniques.Dr. Zhangs research mainly focuses on the following directions: • Mechanism of skin/mucosa inflammation • Multi-omics study of inflammation • TCM metabonomics

Research interests

Mechanism of skin/mucosa inflammation

Multi-omics study of inflammation

TCM metabonomics

Scale-up cultivation of Triditional Chinese Dedicine (TCM)


2016 – present--- Suzhou Planter Stem Cell Biotech Co., Ltd. Entrepreneur, Chairman

2009 - 2013 --- United-Power Pharma Tech Co., Ltd. (UP-Pharma), Entrepreneur, Vice President, QUA Director

2007 - 2009 --- WuxiNest biotech Co., Ltd. Entrepreneur, CEO

2003 - 2006 --- 3SBio Pharmaceutical Inc. (3SBio in NASDAQ, 01530.HK), Associate Director of RD Institute, Shenyang, China

1998 - 2000 --- Assistant research fellow, Laser Medical Department of Institute of Radiation Medicine, Academy of Military Medical Science, Beijing.


Experience of teaching and training 3 PG and one PhD to obtain their degree at Academy of Military Medical Science

Experience of teaching undergraduate the experimental classes at 4th Military Medical University

Awards and honours

Suzhou Women Pace-Setter awarded, 2021

The Best Entrepreneurs Awarded, Win The Future (TV Program), 2018

Suzhou Industrial Park Pioneer Entrepreneur awarded, 2017

Suzhou City Pioneer Entrepreneur awarded, 2017

Represented China to attend Biopharma Bilateral Talks with EU, 2005

Awarded First prize for Scientific and Technological Progress, 1998

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D., Stem Cell Differentiation, Academy of Military Medical Science, Beijing, China, 2003

M.S., Molecular Biology, 4th Military Medical University, Xi'an, China, 1998

External positions

Standardization Expert of Jiangsu Province

26 Jun 202225 Jun 2025

Expert of bottle-neck technology transfer of Jiangsu Province

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  • Staff


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