Xinxin Ding

RFG Co-Leader
Facility Co-Leader
Research Focus Group Membership: 
Research Focus Group 2

BS, Biology, Nanjing University (Nanjing, China), 1982
PhD, Biological Chemistry, The University of Michigan Medical School (Ann Arbor, MI)

College Affiliations: 
Professor, Pharmacology & Toxicology Professor, BIO5 Institute Member, University of Arizona Cancer Center Member, Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center
Research Interests: 
  • Drug metabolism/disposition
  • Enzyme function/regulation
  • Drug safety/efficacy
  • Genetic/environmental risks for chemical toxicity
Environmental Health Research & Expertise: 

Xinxin Ding, PhD, department head, Pharmacology and Toxicology, College of Pharmacy—studies enzyme function, regulation and genetics as applied to translational research for drug safety and efficacy and genetic and environmental risks for chemical toxicity.

Author of nearly 200 peer-reviewed papers, book chapters and articles, he serves as associate editor for “DRUG METABOLISM AND DISPOSITION” and “ACTA PHARMACEUTICA SINICA B.” Grants from the NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE and NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SCIENCES of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH fund his work, in part. Former chair of the NIH XNDA study section (2016-2018), he currently chairs (2018-19) Drug Metabolism and Disposition Division of the AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR PHARMACOLOGY AND EXPERIMENTAL THERAPEUTICS.