Zhenyu Zhong, Ph.D.
Zhenyu Zhong, Ph.D.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology

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Grant Information

Grant ID: RR180014
Grant Mechanism: 
Recruitment of First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members
Recruited From: 
University of California, San Diego
Date Awarded: 
February 21, 2018
Grant Amount: 

Inflammation is a normal way of healing after injury or illness. But if it becomes chronic, even low-level inflammation can promote cancer. The underlying mechanisms are not completely understood, but a new faculty member at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center hopes to learn more by studying chronic inflammation at the molecular level.

Immunologist Zhenyu Zhong was recruited to UT Southwestern in 2018 from the University of California, San Diego, where he was a postdoctoral researcher, with the help of a First-Time Tenure-Track Award from CPRIT.

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