Yu Gao, PhD

Title & Department

Assistant Professor

Department of Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy

College of Pharmacy

Research Program

Translational Oncology Program (TO)

Phone: 312-996-8087

Email: yugao@uic.edu

The research at Gao lab focuses on highly sensitive proteomics methods to detect and investigate the proteome at single-cell resolution. These methods can be used to detect single circulating tumor cell from the plasma and elucidating cancer heterogeneity.


PhD, The Scripps Research Institute

Disease Focus

Breast; Lung; Prostate Cancer; Ovarian

Research Keywords

Proteomics; Single-cell; Exosome; Ctc; Tumor Heterogeneity; Cancer Stem Cell; Protein Interaction; Matrix

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