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Li Gao, PhD

Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Female

Titles

  • Assistant Professor
  • Genetic Research Projects Director
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Research Interests

Functional genomics; Molecular genetics and epigenetics of complex cardiopulmonary and allergic diseases

Biography

Dr. Li Gao is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Allergy and Clinical Immunology division. She studies functional genomics, molecular genetics and epigenetics of complex cardiopulmonary and allergic diseases, with a focus on translational research applying fundamental genetic insight into the clinical setting.

Dr. Gao completed a fellowship at Johns Hopkins before joining the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2005. She is a member of the American Thoracic Society, the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology and the American Society of Human Genetics, and serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Allergy, Clinical and Molecular Allergy, Critical Care Medicine, BMC Medical Genetics and Genetics in Medicine. Her work has been recognized with an Interest Section Award of AAAAI in 2006, an Award of the NIH Fifth Symposium on the Functional Genomics of Critical Illness and Injury in 2007 and a Gilead Sciences Research Scholars Program in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in 2010.

Languages

  • English
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    • The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
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    Research Summary

    Functional genomics, molecular genetics and epigenetics of complex cardiopulmonary and allergic diseases, with a focus on translational research applying fundamental genetic insight into the clinical setting.
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    Honors

    Interest Section Award of AAAAI; 2006

    Award of the NIH Fifth Symposium on the Functional Genomics of Critical Illness and Injury; 2007

    Gilead Sciences Research Scholars Program in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. 2010

    Professional Activities

    Member, American Thoracic Society (ATS),

    Member, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI),

    Member, American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG).

    Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Allergy,Clinical and Molecular Allergy, Critical Care Medicine, BMC Medical Genetics, and Genetics in Medicine.
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    Department/Division

    • Medicine - Allergy and Clinical Immunology

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