Ph.D., University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Associate Research, Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology,

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Google index = 18

Associated editor - Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease,Brain science, Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience;

Review editor - Frontiers in Neuroscience, Frontiers in Neurology;

Reviewer – Annals of Neurology, Neuroimaging, Cerebral cortex, Human Brain Mapping, Progress in Neuropsychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry,Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, Brain Topography, Journal of Affective disorders.

Research Areas

Artificial intelligence, MRI, Neuroscience


Ø  2007.09 - 2011.07Bachelor, Central South University

Ø  2011.09 - 2014.07Master, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

Ø  2017.09 - 2020.07Ph.D., University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Ø  2014.07- To data, Research Assistant, Associate Research, Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences.



First author:

[1]    Jinping Xu#, Yuhan Luo#, Kangqiang Peng#, Supplementary motor area driving changes of structural brain network in blepharospasm. Brain, 2022, Sep 21.

[2]    Jinping Xu*; Jiaojian Wang; Tongjian Bai; Electroconvulsive therapy induces cortical morphological alterations in major depressive disorder revealed with surface-based morphometry analysis, International Journal of Neural Systems, 2019, 29(7): 1950005 .

[3]    Jinping Xu#, Wenfei Li#, Tongjian Bai; Volume of hippocampus-amygdala transition area predicts outcomes of electroconvulsive therapy in major depressive disorder: high accuracy validated in two independent cohorts, Psychological Medicine, 2022, May 23;1-10.

[4]    Jinping Xu#; Qiang Wei#; Tongjian Bai; Electroconvulsive therapy modulates functional interactions between sub-modules of the emotion regulation network in major depressive disorder, Translational Psychiatry, 2020, 10(271) .

[5]    Jinping Xu#, Yuanyuan Guo#, Jiaying Li; Progressive cortical and sub-cortical alterations in patients with anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis, Journal of Neurology, 2022, Jan;269(1):389-398 .

[6]    Jinping Xu#; Hanqing Lyu#; Tian Li; Delineating functional segregations of the human middle temporal gyrus with resting-state functional connectivity and coactivation patterns, Human Brain Mapping, 2019, 40(18) .

[7]    Jinping Xu, Jinhuan Zhang, Jiaying Li; Structural and Functional Trajectories of Middle Temporal Gyrus Sub-Regions During Life Span: A Potential Biomarker of Brain Development and Aging, Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 2022, Apr 27;14:799260.

[8]    Jinping Xu#; Chao Wang#; Ziyun Xu; Specific functional connectivity patterns of middle temporal gyrus sub-regions in children and adults with autism spectrum disorder, Autism Research, 2019, 13(3): 410-422.

[9]    Jinping Xu#; Jiaojun Wang#; Hanqing Lyu; Different patterns of functional and structural alterations of hippocampal sub-regions in subcortical vascular mild cognitive impairment with and without depression symptoms, Brain Imaging and Behavior, 2020, 10(1007): 11682-020-0.

[10] Jinping Xu#; Wang, Hongwei#; Zhang, Lu; Both hypo-Connectivity and hyper-Connectivity of the insular subregions associated with severity in children with autism spectrum disorders, Frontiers in Neuroscience, 2018, 12: 234 .

[11] Jinping Xu#; Jiaojian Wang#; Lingzhong Fan; Tractography-based parcellation of the human middle temporal gyrus, Scientific Reports, 2015, 5: 18883.

[12] Jinping Xu#; Jiuquan Zhang#; Jiaojian Wang; Abnormal fronto-striatal functional connectivity in Parkinson's disease, Neuroscience Letters, 2016, 613(0): 66-71.

[13] Jinping Xu#; Jiuquan Zhang#; Jinlei Zhang; Abnormalities in Structural Covariance of Cortical Gyrification in Parkinson's Disease, Frontiers in Neuroanatomy, 2017, 11: 12.

[14] Jinping Xu#; Hong Li#; Chong Li; Abnormal cortical-basal ganglia network in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: A voxel-wise network efficiency analysis, Behavioural Brain Research, 2017, 333: 123-128.

[15] Jinping Xu#; Elazab Ahmed#; Jinhua Liang; Cortical and subcortical structural plasticity associated with the glioma volumes in patients with cerebral gliomas revealed by surface-based morphometry, Frontiers in Neurology, 2017, 8: 266.

 Corresponding author:

[1]    Jinhuan Zhang,…, Jinping Xu*, Haibo Yu*. Treatment Modulate Regional Homogeneity of Dorsal Lateral Prefrontal Cortex      in Patients with Amnesic Mild Cognitive Impairment. J Alzheimers Dis. 2022;90(1):173-184. doi: 10.3233/JAD-220592. PMID:           36093705.

 [2]    Jingxuan Hu, …, Jinping Xu*.Art Therapy: A Complementary Treatment for Mental Disorders, Frontiers in Psychology,2021,   Aug 12;12:686005.

[3]    Jinhuan Zhang, …Jinping Xu*.Haibo Yu*. Magnetic Resonance Imaging Studies on Acupuncture Therapy in Depression: A Systematic Review, Frontiers in Psychiatry, 2021, Aug 20;12:670739.

[4]    Jinhuan Zhang, …Jinping Xu*.Haibo Yu*. Gray Matter Atrophy in Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Voxel-Based Meta-Analysis, Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 2021 Mar 31;13:627919.

[5]    Jinhuan Zhang, …Jinping Xu*.Haibo Yu*. Progress of Acupuncture Therapy in Diseases Based on Magnetic Resonance Image Studies: A Literature Review, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 2021 Aug 20;15:694919.

[6]    Min Zeng, Min Yu,…Jinping Xu*, Concurrent alterations of white matter microstructure and functional activities in medication-free major depressive disorder, Brain Imaging and Behavior, 2021 Aug;15(4):2159-2167 .

[7]    Jinhuan Zhang, …Jinping Xu*.Haibo Yu*. Global Trends and Performances of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Studies on Acupuncture: A Bibliometric Analysis, Frontiers in Neuroscience, 2021 Jan 20;14:620555. 

[8]    Huawang Wu; … Jinping Xu*; Jiaojian Wang*. Abnormalities in the structural covariance of emotion regulation networks in major depressive disorder. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 2017, 84: 237-242.

[9]    Tian Li; …Bibo Xu*; Yuping Wang*; Jinping Xu*. Alterations of sub-cortical gray matter volume and their associations with disease duration in patients with restless legs syndrome, Frontiers in Neurology, 2018, 9: 1098.

[10] Zhexue Xu#; …Chunyan Liu*; Jinping Xu*; Yuping Wang. Increased gray matter density and functional connectivity of the pons in restless legs syndrome, Nature and Science of Sleep, 2020, 12(0): 221-230.

[11] Ziyun Xu; …Jinping Xu*; Qingmao Hu*. Alterations of white matter microstructure in subcortical vascular mild cognitive impairment with and without depressive symptoms. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 2020, 73(4): 1565-1573 .

[12] Jingjing Gao#; …; Jinping Xu*; Bochao Cheng*; Jiaojian Wang*. Functional segregation of the middle temporal visual motion area revealed with coactivation-based parcellation, Frontiers in Neuroscience, 2020, 14(427) .

[13] Lu Zhang; …Jinping Xu*; Junjie Shang*. Abnormal global functional connectivity patterns in medication-free major depressive disorder, Frontiers in Neuroscience, 2018, 12: 692.


[1]    Zhifeng Zhou, Long Qian, Jinping Xu, Topologic Reorganization of White Matter Connectivity Networks in Early-Blind Adolescents, Neural plasticity, 2022, Apr 28;2022:8034757. 

[2]    Liang Luo#; Huawang Wu#Jinping Xu; Abnormal large-scale resting-state functional networks in drug-free major depressive disorder, Brain Imaging and Behavior, 2020, 10(1007).

[3]    Huawang Wu; Hui Sun; Jinping Xu; Changed hub and corresponding functional connectivity of subgenual anterior cingulate cortex in major depressive disorder, Frontiers in Neuroanatomy, 2016, 10: 120-120.

[4]    Lijie Wang; Qiang Wei; Chao Wang; Jinping Xu; Altered functional connectivity patterns of insular subregions in major depressive disorder after electroconvulsive therapy. Brain Imaging and Behavior, 2020;14(3):753-761.

[5]    Hanqing Lyu; Jianjun Wang; Jinping Xu; Structural and functional disruptions in subcortical vascular mild cognitive impairment with and without depressive symptoms, Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 2019, 11: 241.

[6]    Yue Wang; Yuanchao Zhang*; Jinlei Zhang; Jiaojian Wang; Jinping Xu; Structural and functional abnormalities of the insular cortex in trigeminal neuralgia: a multimodal magnetic resonance imaging analysis, Pain, 2018, 159(3): 507-514.

[7]    Fangfang Chen , Xueyu Lv,..Jinping Xu…. Body-mind relaxation meditation modulates the thalamocortical functional connectivity in major depressive disorder: a preliminary resting-state fMRI study, Translational psychiatry, 2021 Oct 23;11(1):546. 

[8]    Liang Luo, Huawang Wu, Jinping Xu; Abnormal large-scale resting-state functional networks in drug-free major depressive disorder, Brain Imaging and Behavior, 2021 Feb;15(1):96-106.

[9]    Lijie Wang; Jinping Xu; Chao Wang; Whole brain functional connectivity pattern homogeneity mapping, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 2018, 12: 164.

[10] Jiaojian Wang; Qiang Wei; Xinru Yuan; Xiaoyan Jiang; Jinping Xu; Local functional connectivity density is closely associated with the response of electroconvulsive therapy in major depressive disorder, Journal of Affective Disorders, 2018, 225: 658-664.

[11] Chao Wang; Huawang Wu; Fangfang Chen; Jinping Xu; Disrupted functional connectivity patterns of the insula subregions in drug-free major depressive disorder, Journal of Affective Disorders, 2018, 234: 297-304.

[12] Zhifeng Zhou; Jinping Xu; Leilei Shi; Alterations of the brain microstructure and corresponding functional connectivity in early-blind adolescents, Neural Plasticity, 2019, 2747460.

[13] Jiaojian Wang; Yong Yang; Lingzhong Fan; Jinping Xu; Convergent functional architecture of the superior parietal lobule unraveled with multimodal neuroimaging approaches, Human Brain Mapping, 2015, 36(1): 238-257.

[14]  Yuanchao Zhang; Jiuquan Zhang; Jinping Xu; Cortical gyrification reductions and subcortical atrophy in Parkinson's disease, Movement Disorders, 2014, 29(1): 122-126.

Research Interests

Multimodal brain neuroimaging analyses and its clinical application on brain disorders

Ø  The developing and evolution of Brain atlas, such as temporal middle gyrus ;

Ø  Neural mechanisms and early recognition of imaging markers in major brain diseasessuch as depression, mild cognitive impairment, and focal dystonia;

Ø  Regulatory mechanisms and prediction models for non-drug intervention in brain diseasessuch as Electroconvulsive treatment and acupuncture treatment.



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