Jian Wang received his MD from the Shandong Medical University, China. After graduation, he worked at the Beijing Hospital for Plastic Surgery for 10 years. In 1996, Jian moved to the USA and studied neuroscience at the University of Pennsylvania. In 1999 Jian moved to Canada to attend McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario where he did post doctoral work in Spinal Cord Injury.
In 2003, Dr. Michael Fehlings recruited Jian to work in his laboratory, which focuses on Spinal Cord Injury research and regenerative medicine.
Jian currently works on the stem cell & transplantation team, and is primarily responsible for all lab equipment, and stem cell related projects. Additionally, Jian also manages the imaging facilities within the Fehlings lab.