Yong-Xiao Wang has been a Full Professor in Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology at Albany Medical College (USA) since 2006. Dr. Wang obtained his MD at Wannan Medical University (China) and PhD at Fourth Military Medical University. He received his postdoctoral training at Technology University of Munich (Germany) and at University of Pennsylvania (USA). In addition to his excellent teaching and services, he has had the intensive research training, expertise, leadership, motivation, and experience . His research interests have been primarily working on basic, translational and drug discovery research in cardiopulmonary biology and diseases. In particular, he has made many important findings in studies of cell calcium, ion channels, reactive oxygen species, neurotransmitter receptors, and protein kinases in cardiovascular and respiratory systems using complementary molecular, biochemical, physiological, pharmacological and genetic approaches at the molecular, organelle, cellular, tissue and organism levels in animals and human samples. Serving as the Principal Investigator, Dr. Wang has/had a number of NIH research awards, AHA Established Investigator Award, ADA Research Award, and other grants. As the corresponding author, first author and key contributor, he has had numerous publications in highly peer-reviewed journals including Nature Commun (impact factor: 14.290), Antioxid Redox Signal (8.209), Proc Natl Acad Sci USA (9.432), Nature (34.480), Circ Res (9.214), etc. As the editor, he has published several academic books in the field. Dr. Wang has also served as the editorial board member and/or section editor as well as the executive committee member and/or subcommittee chair for professional societies.