Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute
Ming  Zhao, PhD

Ming Zhao, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)



Tarry Building Room 14-753
300 E Superior
Chicago IL 60611

m-zhao( at )

Education and Certification

PhD: University of Cambridge, Biochemistry (2001)
Postdoctoral Fellowship: Harvard Medical School, Molecular Biology (2003)


Description of Interests

We are interested in the biology of phospholipids in cellular membrane networks. We use advanced molecular probes and imaging techniques to characterize membrane phospholipid dynamics in normal physiology and under pathological conditions. These research efforts lead to new discoveries in the fundamental roles of phospholipid membranes, and the development of diagnostic biomarkers for human diseases.

Interests (Keywords)

Antiphospholipid Syndrome; Apoptosis; Drug Discovery; Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI); Molecular Imaging; Phospholipids; Radiochemistry; Radionuclide Imaging

Research and Publications

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