Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle
Asthma and Allergy Center 5B.777
Baltimore, MD 21224
International collaborative development of geriatrics and aging research programs; Molecular virology: assessment of chronic cytomegalovirus infection and its contribution to chronic inflammation and immunosenescence in older adults; Immune response to and protection from influenza immunization in frail elderly; Cytokinology: IL-6 and other cytokine dysregulations in frail older adults; Chronic inflammation, immune activation, and their role in the pathogenesis of frailty; Aging of the innate and adaptive immune system
Dr. Sean X. Leng is an associate professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include geriatric medicine.
Dr. Leng earned his M.D. from Jiangxi Medical College and his Ph.D. from Texas A&M University Health Sciences Center. He completed his residency at Mount Sinai St. Luke's - Roosevelt Hospitals and performed a fellowship in geriatric medicine and gerontology at Johns Hopkins.
His research interests include international collaborative development of geriatrics and aging research programs.
In 2007 Dr. Leng received the Paul Beeson Career Development Award in Aging Research, one of the most prestigious in the field of geriatric research.