On Monday 06th May 2024 we will be welcoming speaker Dr Zhao, Northwestern Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, to the Vascular Science Seminar Series.

Details as follows:

Date: Monday 03rd June 

Time: 1pm – 2pm (UK time)

Talk title: Regenerate the Aged Endothelium for Vascular Repair: Precision Gene Therapy of Vascular Diseases including ARDS and PAH by Endothelium-Targeted Nanoparticles

Hosted by Prof. Anna Randi

Location: Online MS Teams only

Short Bio:

Youyang Zhao, Ph.D., is William G. Swartchild, Jr. Distinguished Research Professor and Director of the Program for Lung and Vascular Biology, and Head of the Injury Repair and Regeneration Research at the Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. He is Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine), and Pharmacology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and member of the Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute. Dr. Zhao joined Lurie Children’s in July 2017 from the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he started with Assistant Professor in 2003 and became Full Professor of Pharmacology in 2015. Prior to his tenure at UIC, he had 3 year experience in drug discovery at Pharmacia/Pfizer Co. as a senior research scientist. He received his B.S. from Fudan University, Shanghai; and Ph.D. in molecular biology from Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry, the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Dr. Zhao completed his postdoctoral training in molecular biology and cardiovascular biology at Harvard University; Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School; and The University of California, San Diego.

A Vascular Science Seminar series site on MS Teams has been created for you to sign up to and join to be able to attend the seminar if you are joining online. To do so please click this link  which will request access to the Team site and Seminar if you are not already a member.

Please do this ahead of the seminar talk. 

VS Seminars Team