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Journal of Immunology and Infectious Diseases

Editorial Board Member - JIID

Qingzhong Kong

Associate Professor
Department of Pathology
Case Western Reserve University
United States
BIOGRAPHY:

Dr. Kong graduated with a B.S. in Biochemistry at Nanjing University, China, in 1987. He went on to earn an M.S. in Molecular Biology. In 1996, Dr. Kong completed a Ph.D. in Molecular Virology at the University of Massachusetts. From 1996 to 2000, he was a Research Associate in Molecular Immunology at Yale University, after which he joined the Department of Pathology as an assistant professor. Dr. Kong is currently an Associate Professor of Pathology and he has secondary appointments at the Department of Neurology and the National Center for Regenerative Medicine.



RESEARCH INTERESTS:
  • Development of gene/cell therapies against diabetes, cancer and other diseases using rAAV/non-viral DNA and muscle stem cells
  • Public health risks of animal prions (Chronic Wasting Disease of elk and deer and atypical Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy of cattle) and animal modeling of various human prion diseases (especially CJD)
  • Roles of the normal cellular prion protein in the biology and pathology of skeletal muscle and brain
  • Etiology of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease (CJD) in human.




Other Editorial Board Members - JIID

Jana Barlic-Dicen

Assistant Professor
Department of Cell Biology
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
United States

Subash Sad

Professor
Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology
University of Ottawa
Canada

Hao Shen

Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology
United States

Esma S. Yolcu

Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Louisville
United States

Daniel Lacorazza

Associate Professor
Departments of Pathology and Immunology
Baylor College of Medicine
United States

Zezhang Tom Wen

Associate Professor
School of Medicine
LSU Health Sciences Center School of Dentistry
United States

Paul H. Wooley

Professor
Orthopaedic Research Institute
Wichita State University
United States

Guoshun Wang

Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology
LSU Health New Orleans
United States

Will Xia

Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
Wichita State University
United States

David L. Hirschberg

Assistant Professor
Columbia University
United States
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