Yangfeng Xu

I studied animal medicine in Southwest University and did my bachelor thesis on Study on the Mechanism of Protecting F81 Cells from Canine Parvovirus by the Total Polysaccharides of Compound Kuqin in vitro. Then I went to Guangxi University and majored in veterinary pharmacology and toxicology with master thesis on The Study of Flunixin Meglumine Taste-masking Orally Disintegrating Tablet. These experiences encouraged me to study in interdisciplinary subject and higher platform, and I am lucky to get the scholarship from Ghent University, funded by Research Foundation Flanders (FWO, project number G011018N). 

During my PhD, I participate in the project: The human dog: translational research on the neurobiological effects of rTMS of the left frontal cortex. The aim of this project is to investigate the effects of the aHF-rTMS protocol on neuronal metabolism, and on the serotonergic neurotransmitter system of the normal and diseased canine brain by using multimodal neuroimaging techniques (MRI, fMRI, SPECT, PET, etc.).

Keywords: canine model, behavior disorder, neurostimulation