Professor Yuxia Zhang - Guangzhou Medical University

Professor Yuxia Zhang - Guangzhou Medical University

Location: 
Davis Auditorium
Start Time: 
Thu, 14/11/2019 - 1:00pm
End Time: 
Thu, 14/11/2019 - 2:00pm
 

​Common pathogenesis and therapeutic pathways for pediatric colitis and inflammatory bowel diseases

 

​Special seminar hosted by Professor John Silke

Yuxia Zhang was an ex-WEHI employee and postdoc of Professor Len Harrison (2009-2016). She was appointed as a laboratory head at Guangzhou Women and Children’s Medical Center in 2016. Her laboratory focuses on immunological and genetic risks of children with inflammatory bowel diseases. She also collaborates with scientists from WEHI on pneumonia and autoinflammation.  In 2019, she was elected Distinguished Professor of the Guangdong Province Universities and Colleges Pearl River Scholar Funded Scheme.

The topic for the upcoming seminar is Yuxia’s recent work to be published in Cell, “Common pathogenesis and therapeutic pathways for pediatric colitis and inflammatory bowel diseases”.