University of Pittsburgh
Zhao received his MD from Dalian Medical University, China and PhD in Biochemistry from Gifu Medical University, Japan. He completed his post-doctoral fellow training in molecular biology at University of Delaware and in pulmonary diseases at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and became a junior faculty in Department of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. Following with Drs. Joe Garcia and V. Natarajan, Dr. Zhao moved to University of Chicago and was promoted to Assistant Professor (RA) in Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care. In March 2010, Dr. Zhao joined the Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care faculty at the University of Pittsburgh as an Associate Professor.
Dr. Zhao’s laboratory focuses on role of lysophospholipids in pulmonary epithelial and endothelial inflammation and remodeling