Dr Yi Shen


Dr Yi Shen

Consulting Editor: Yi Shen (PhD)

Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA

Current role:
1. Investigate the metabolic reprogramming in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) T lymphocytes. Determine the major metabolic pathways utilized by patient-derived T cells. Connect T cell metabolism to inflammatory disease.
2. Collaborate with Dr. Richard Zare’s lab, to evaluate the lipid profiles in RA T lymphocytes. Aim to understand and determine the possible lipid species that could drive the development of rheumatoid arthritis.

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
Ph.D in molecular biology in Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology Department, 2014.

Shanghai Ocean University, Shanghai, China
Bachelor of Science in Aquaria Science and Technology, 2008.