Department of Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Dr. Yong Zhao is serving as Assistant Professor in Section of Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism at University of Illinois at Chicago. He received his Postdoc training in Stem Cell Biology at University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory 2000 to 2004. He received his PhD in Immunology at Shanghai Second Military Medical University Shanghai China 2000. He received his MD in Clinical Medicine at Weifang Medical College Shandong China 1990.He received 2006 and 2008 Rachmiel Levine Scientific Achievement Award. He has 27 peerreviewed publications He owned 8 patents.
Umbilical cord blood stem cells, Hematopoietic stem cells, Immune modulation, Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, Pancreatic islet beta cell differentiation, Humanized mice.