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Dr. Xu is currently the Medical Director of the Querrey Simpson Institute for Bioelectronics at Northwestern University. He is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Northwestern University McCormick School of Engineering, and the Department of Dermatology and Pediatrics at Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine. He received his undergraduate degree in bioengineering from Rice University summa cum laude. He completed his medical training at Harvard Medical School with special honors as a Soros Fellow, and a Masters in Health Policy and Finance with Merit from The London School of Economics as a Marshall Scholar. Dr. Xu has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed publications and listed as an inventor on 11 pending and granted patents. He has developed several wearable technologies applied broadly across numerous clinical indications including diabetes. His publications have appeared in The New England Journal of Medicine, Science, Nature, and The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, garnering press attention from sources such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, The Washington Post, and The Los Angeles Times. His technologies are FDA-cleared, licensed to early stage companies commercializing the core technology, and have monitored more than 10,000 patients to date. They are use in in over 20 countries worldwide across 6 continents.