Dr Minghua Wu

      

Dr Minghua Wu

Consulting Editor: Minghua Wu (PhD)

Assistant Professor, Division of Rheumatology & Immunogenetics, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, USA

Dr. Wu received her medical degree from Norman Bethune College of Medicine Jilin University in China and her Ph.D. degree in medical science from Tokyo Medical & Dental University in Japan. She completed her first postdoctoral fellowship at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine at Chicago and second fellowship training at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.  She joined the faculty of internal medicine of University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in 2012.  She is a recipient of Diploma of Dermatological Scientist from Japanese Society of Dermatology and the awardee of The Mark Flapan Award from Scleroderma Foundation in 2014.

Her research interests include contribution of genetic factors influencing susceptibility to autoimmune diseases, as well as biological pathways including type I interferons to development and progression of autoimmune disease and in related animal models.