Journal of Arthritis

ISSN - 2167-7921

Zhang Wei

Zhang Wei
Center of Emphasis in Infectious Diseases
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Texas, USA


Dr. Wei Zhang obtained his Bachelor of Medicine from China Medical University, Master and MD/Ph.D in immunology from Beijing Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship in Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) at Tokai University (Hiratsuka, Kanagawa, Japan). Hi is now working as the postdoctoral research associate in Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) at El Paso to study the immune responses and pathways in the cardiac-arrest induced ischemia. He has published 19 scientific articles in high-quality international peer-reviewed journals, including 10 publications as the first or corresponding author. Dr. Wei Zhang serves on the review panel and editorial board of 11 journals including Journal of Cellular Biochemistry, Drug Design, Development and Therapy, Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology, Molecular Biology, and Journal of Bioequivalence & Bioavailability. He was awarded the second prize of Beijing scientific and technological progress in 2008 because of the studies of antigen-antibody interaction. He obtained two scientific grants as the applicant and Principle Investigator in China. He has got four invention patents in China based on those translational medicine researches.

Research Interest

Cancer and Autoimmune Disease Therapy and Mechanisms; Molecular and Cellular Immunology; Molecular Biology; Antibody Engineering; Recombinant Proteins; Protein-Protein Interaction; Gene Therapy; Animal and Cell Models; Signal Transduction, Apoptosis, and Molecular Mechanisms; Protein Expression, Purification and Function; Genome/Proteome Sciences.