Xingxing Zang, M.Med., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Faculty Member, Cancer Center
Faculty Member, Diabetes Research and Training Center
Faculty Member, Institute for Aging Research
Faculty Member, Center for AIDS Research
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Forchheimer Building, Room 405
Bronx, NY 10461
Dr. Zang has a M.Med. from the Shanghai Second Medical University (now Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine) and a Ph.D. in Immunology from the University of Edinburgh with Rick M. Maizels. In the Maizels laboratory, he discovered one of the few cytokines in eukaryotic pathogens. He was then a research fellow with James P. Allison at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute of University of California at Berkeley and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. In the Allison laboratory, he discovered a new member of the T cell costimulatory/coinhibitory B7 family, B7x. He joined the faculty of Einstein in 2008. His lab is currently interested in new pathways for T cell costimulation and coinhibition from omics to animal models to patients.
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