Lixiang Yan is a Programmer/Analyst with CHSPR and Population Data BC. He creates data sets, processes research requests, and analyzes data for CHSPR’s pharmaceutical research projects. With PopData BC, he provides MSP linkage and creates data cohorts for the external research community. Before moving to Canada, Lixiang researched the effect of nuclear power station effluent on sea water. Lixiang holds a MSc in engineering from the University of Electro-Communications in Tokyo, Japan.