Thurston Visitor - Yajuan Shen, MS

We welcome Yajuan Shen as a visiting scholar in Dr. Peng Liu’s lab at the center for one year starting September 10, 2013. She is visiting us from Shandong University School of Medicine Provincial Hospital Affiliated to Shandong University, Jinan, China.

Dr. Liu’s lab studies immune cell trafficking and function in models of inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, such as vascular inflammation and autoimmune arthritis. The ultimate goal of this research is to identify therapeutic targets for the prevention and treatment of these devastating human diseases. Yajuan’s work in Dr. Liu’s lab will be basic science in the field of immunology and inflammation. She will conduct research of the role of immune cells in animal models of inflammatory arthritis.