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Mei Xue Dong, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology)

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Mei Xue Dong, MD, PhD

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Dr. Dong received medical degree from Wuhan University School of Medicine before pursuing PhD study at the University of Connecticut Health Center. Her PhD work focused on chemoattractant signaling in leukocyte activation at the sites of infection and inflammation including arteriosclerosis. For post-doctoral work, she joined Dr. Craft’s laboratory while completing rheumatology fellowship in Yale. Since then, she starts growing the Yale lupus patient registry and biorepository. She is an active clinical faculty, enjoying caring for rheumatology patients and clinical teaching of medical trainees. Her current research focuses on the risk factors and prevention of cardiovascular disease in rheumatic disorders, especially patients with lupus

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    Yale Medicine (2018)
  • Residency
    Saint Mary's Hospital (2015)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine (2012)
  • PhD
    University of Connecticut Health Center (2007)
  • MD
    Wuhan University School of Medicine (1996)

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