Ying Chen, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Medicine (Nephrology)

A major focus of our lab is to investigate the molecular pathogenesis of kidney diseases mediated by dysfunction of organelles including endoplasmic reticulum (ER), mitochondria and lysosome (autophagy), to discover ER stress biomarkers, and to develop highly-targeted therapies by employing high-throughput drug screening.

Research keywords: ER; Mitochondria; Autophagy

Basic information

Mentoring statement:We promote Diversity and inclusion
Some former postdocs’ career outcomes:Two Postdocs have recently finished the Postdoctoral training. The first Postdoc has published 6 papers with two first-author papers in PNAS. The other Postdoc has also published 6 papers with one first-author paper in Nature Communications (accepted).

Postdoc openings within the next year

Number of postdoc positions:1
Postdoc eligibility:U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents
Current Visa-Holding Trainees in the U.S.
International Trainees Outside the U.S.