Yizhou Dong

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Yizhou Dong

Yizhou Dong, PhD

Title
Associate Professor
Unit / Department / Division
Pharmaceutics and Pharmacology
Address
434 Riffe Building
Email Address
Phone Number

Professional Interests

Professional Interests

Our research is devoted to drug discovery and development for the treatment of cancer as well as inherited genetic disorders. We integrate our specialty in pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical chemistry, biomedical engineering, materials formulation, and animal studies to design novel therapeutic medicines and uncover their mechanisms of actions. The ultimate goal is to translate our scientific results and technological inventions into more effective treatment and more fulfilling lives for all individuals.

Education

  • 2014, Postdoctoral Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology & Harvard Medical School
  • 2009, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry (MS, PhD),
  • 2005, MS, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry
  • 2002, BS, Peking University, Pharmaceutical Science
  • Certificate in Applied Biostatistics, Harvard Medical School
  • Teaching Certificate, Teaching and Learning Laboratory Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Honors

  • NIGMS-Maximizing Investigators' Research Award (MIRA), 2016 - 2021
  • New Investigator Grant, 2016 - 2017
  • Research Project Award, 2016 - 2017
  • Early Career Investigator Award, 2015 - 2017
  • ResearchReward, 2015 - 2016
  • Postdoctoral Fellow Awards, 2014
  • Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2013 - 2014
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2013 - 2013
  • Graduate Student Award in Drug Design and Discovery, 2009 - 2009
  • The Rho Chi Pharmacy Honor Society, 2009 - 2009
  • Graduate Travel Award, 2009 - 2009
  • Beijing Outstanding Graduates, 2002 - 2002
  • Beijing Outstanding Undergraduate Students, 1999 - 1999
  • Fellowship of Peking University, 1998 - 2002