Research Associate Professor

Zengliang Jiang

Zengliang Jiang



Dr. Jiang completed his PhD degree in nutrition at Zhejiang University (Hangzhou, China). Within his PhD program, he received one year’s training at Harvard Medical school and worked at Massachusetts General Hospital national institute of medicine. He joined Zheng Lab in 2018 and focused on exploring the interaction of nutrition, gut microbiome and chronic diseases.

Research interests: Human nutrition and chronic disease prevention, the intestinal microbiome and functional natural products.


(# Equal contribution, * Corresponding author)
  1. Jiang Z, Zhuo LB, He Y, Fu Y, Shen L, Xu F, Gou W, Miao Z, Shuai M, Liang Y, Xiao C, Liang X, Tian Y, Wang J, Tang J, Deng K, Zhou H, Chen YM, Zheng JS*. The gut microbiota-bile acid axis links the positive association between chronic insomnia and cardiometabolic diseases. Nat Commun. 2022.

  2. Gou W, Ling CW, He Y, Jiang Z, Fu Y, Xu F, Miao Z, Sun TY, Lin JS, Zhu HL, Zhou H, Chen YM*, Zheng JS*. Interpretable machine learning framework reveals robust gut microbiome features associated with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2021.

  3. Fu Y#, Xu F#, Jiang L, Miao Z, Liang X, Yang J, Larsson SC, Zheng JS*. Circulating vitamin C concentration and risk of cancers: a Mendelian randomization study. BMC Med. 2021.

  4. Jiang Z, Sun TY, He Y, Gou W, Zuo LS, Fu Y, Miao Z, Shuai M, Xu F, Xiao C, Liang Y, Wang J, Xu Y, Jing LP, Ling W, Zhou H*, Chen YM*, Zheng JS*. Dietary fruit and vegetable intake, gut microbiota, and type 2 diabetes: results from two large human cohort studies. BMC Med. 2020.