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  • March

Philana, Chih-Jia, and Hanan officially joined our group as PhD students. Warm welcome!

  • February

Dr. Zhao joined Bioengineering & Translational Medicine as an Associate Editor. 

  • January

Philana and Hanan joined our group for rotation. Warm welcome! 


  • October

Dr. Endong Zhang joined our lab as a postdoc. Warm welcome! 

  • September

Our collaborative review "Viral vector-based gene therapies in the clinic" with Mitragotri and Anselmo labs is published in Bioengineering & Translational Medicine

  • August

Chih-Jia and Pariksha joined our lab for rotation. Warm Welcome!

  • March

We have openings for 2 postdocs with expertise in drug delivery, cell therapy, biomaterials, and immunoengineering. Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Dr. Zhao for more information.

  • February

 We will have multiple postdocs and graduate student openings in our lab starting as early as May 2021. Please check JOIN US for more information. Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Dr. Zhao (

  • February

 The Zhao Lab will officially open in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy in May 2021.

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