Dr Fang joined the faculty in 1999 following postdoctoral training at the University of Saskatchewan and an assistant professor position at the University of Alberta. He graduated from China Pharmaceutical University in 1986 and completed his PhD training at King’s College London in 1991.
Pharmacokinetics and Biopharmaceutics
Dr. Fang’s laboratory is in the open-concept facility of the Biomedical and Environmental Research Cluster. His research team is pursuing an interdisciplinary research program on the absorption and health effects of the polyphenols in prairie fruits.
Current research projects include:
- Effects of saskatoon berries on inflammation and gut health in elderly volunteers.
- Absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion of polyphenols.
- Effects of functional food on gut microbiota profile.
- Food pattern in rural Canadian prairies and relevance to health.