Yong Lu, Ph.D.
Yong Lu, Ph.D.
The Methodist Hospital Research Institute
Titles & Positions

  • Associate Professor, Department of Immunology in Medicine

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Grant Information

Grant ID: RR210067
Grant Mechanism: 
Recruitment of Rising Stars
Recruited From: 
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Date Awarded: 
August 18, 2021
Grant Amount: 

Yong Lu, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Immunology in Medicine at Houston Methodist. Dr. Yong Lu joined Houston Methodist Academic Institute in November 2021 with the support of a  CPRIT Recruitment of Rising Stars award..

Prior to joining Houston Methodist, Dr. Lu was a co-leader of Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center for Signaling and Biotechnology (SBT) program. During 2019-2021, he was a member of NCI's cell-based immunotherapy network to: (A) provide NCI with advice on the research gaps in cancer adoptive cell therapy; (B) advise the NCI on future directions of cancer adoptive cell therapy.

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