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Members:

Yutong Zhao, PhD

Associate Professor, PACCM
UPMC Montefiore Hospital - NW628
3459 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Email: yuz42@pitt.edu



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THE THREE MOST SIGNIFICANT QUESTIONS THAT DEFINE YOUR RESEARCH PROGRAM:
The role of lysophosphatidic acid and its receptors in lung epithelial cell biology.

Molecular regulation of protein stability of TLR/IL-1R superfamily.

Lung epithelial barrier integrity in lung injury.

FIVE KEYWORDS THAT DESCRIBE YOUR AREAS OF INTEREST:
Bioactive lipids, Ubiquitnation/deubiquitination, Plasma membrane receptors, Cell-cell junctions, Lung injury and fibrosis

TECHNIQUES, MODELS, METHODS, ANALYTIC APPROACHES, ETC:

Ubiquitination assay, Molecular biology, Permeability assay, Acute lung injury models, Sepsis models