Keqiang Ye, PhD


Titles and Roles

Professor, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Research Program
Cell and Molecular Biology


Dr. Ye received his PhD in Biochemistry from Emory University in 1998. He completed a Fellowship in Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University in 2001.


Dr. Ye's research interests are 1) to study neurotrophin signalings in neuronal cell survival and drug discovery in neuroprotection, 2) to dissect the physiological roles of PIKE in tumorigenesis and anti-cancer drug development, and 3) to determine the neuronal cell death molecular mechanisms of neuroexcitotoxicity and stroke in central nervous system and drug discovery.


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Dr. Ye has received the following awards and honors:

  • The Sontag Foundation for Distinguished Scientist Award, 2003
  • Nominee from Emory for the Keck Foundation, 2004
  • American Cancer Society Scholar 2001-present

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