Tao Zheng MD
Associate Professor of Medicine (Immunology) and of Pediatrics (Immunology); Chief, Section of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Departments & Organizations
Characterization of molecular and cellular mechanisms in the pathogenesis of atopic dermatitis; Development of asthma; Atopic March; Using transgenic animal models; Th2 cytokine IL-13 as a potent inducer of phenotypical features of atopic dermatitis in mice, eosinophil, mast cell, and T cell infiltration, fibrotic and vascular remodeling, and clinical manifestations; IL-13 induced atopic dermatitis; Enhanced susceptibility of these mice to allergen induced allergic asthma in the lung; Identifying novel molecules and pathways in the pathogenesis of atopic dermatitis and the atopic march; Developing new therapeutics for allergic diseases more...
- M.D., Tongji Medical University, 1982
- M.S., Hubei Medical University, 1986