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Peng Zhao, Ph.D.

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Email: zhaop@uthscsa.edu

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Structural Biology

Long School of Medicine

Postdoc: University of California San Diego

Ph.D.: Louisiana State University & Pennington Biomedical Research Center

AWARDS​

CPRIT Recruitment of First-Time Tenure-Track Faculty Award​

K99/R00 NIH Pathway to Independence Award

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Xiaoli Sun, M.D., Ph.D.

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Email: sunx1@uthscsa.edu

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Assistant Professor of Mays Cancer Center

Assistant Professor of Transplant Center

Postdoc: University of California San Diego

M.D., Ph.D.: Peking University Health Science Center

AWARDS​

CPRIT Recruitment of First-Time Tenure-Track Faculty Award​

K99/R00 NIH Pathway to Independence Award

Dan Li, Ph.D.

INSTRUCTOR

Postdoc: Stanford University

Ph.D.: Peking University Health Science Center

AWARDS​

Senior Research Training Fellowship, American Lung Association

Abhishek Gupta, Ph.D.

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

Ph.D.: Central Drug Research Institute

Abhishek received his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the Central Drug Research Institute. He received multiple academic awards for his work on the mechanisms of insulin resistance and adipocyte biology. Abhishek is interested in molecular regulation in diabetes and liver diseases.

Mia Ferretti, B.S.

RESEARCH ASSISTANT

B.S., Pre-med student: Texas A&M University

Mia earned her B.S. in Biology at the Texas A&M University. She received multiple awards for her outstanding performance, including Lechner Scholarship and Bertha Mae and Samuel Martin Opportunity Award. Mia is highly motivated and passionate about translational research and metabolic diseases.