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Kang Chen, Ph.D. Chemist, Office of Testing and Research, CDER at Food and Drug Administration (FDA)


Kang Chen obtained his B.S. degree in biochemistry from Fudan University in China. As a graduate student, he studied protein structure and folding using NMR at UConn Health Center and at New York University. After graduation he spent had been at NIH as a postdoc and staff scientist, focusing on applying NMR spin relaxation and residual dipolar coupling methods to study protein structure and dynamics. In 2014 he moved to the US Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Drug evaluation and Research (CDER) where he develops NMR methods to assess the quality of pharmaceuticals.