Yong Zhao

Yong Zhao

Yong Zhao, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Section of Diabetes and Metabolism, Department of Medicine University of Illinois
Chicago, USA


Yong Zhao, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago. He received his PhD (2000) in Immunology at Shanghai Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China. He received his MD (1990) in Clinical Medicine at Weifang Medical College, Shandong, China. He received 2006 and 2008 Rachmiel Levine Scientific Achievement Award. He has 24 peer-reviewed publications. He owned 8 patents.

Research Interest

Umbilical cord blood stem cells
Hematopoietic stem cells
Immune modulation
Type 1 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes
Pancreatic islet beta cell differentiation
Humanized mice