Personal profile

Dr. Wenhao Chen earned his Ph.D. in Biomedical Science from the University of Toronto in 2006. He held faculty appointments at the University of Toledo College of Medicine in Toledo, Ohio and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas before becoming a member of Houston Methodist Research Institute in 2013. As a member of the Transplantation Immunology Program, Dr. Chen studies the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying immune tolerance. He has published more than 40 original papers and review articles in high-impact scientific journals.

Research interests

Dr. Chen’s research interests are to define the molecular mechanisms by which immune cells reject the transplanted organs or cause autoimmune type 1 diabetes and develop novel strategies to selectively abrogate undesired immune responses against self-islets or transplanted organs.

Keywords

    Free-text keywords

  • Transplantation, Type 1 diabetes, T cell, Immune tolerance

    Research Area Keywords

  • Transplantation

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T-Lymphocytes
Concept: T-Lymphocytes
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Regulatory T-Lymphocytes
Concept: Regulatory T-Lymphocytes
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Allografts
Concept: Allografts
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Intercellular Adhesion Molecule-1
Concept: Intercellular Adhesion Molecule-1
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Concept: Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Transplants
Concept: Transplants
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Antisense Oligonucleotides
Concept: Antisense Oligonucleotides
Weight: 28%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Macrophages
Concept: Macrophages
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Dendritic Cells
Concept: Dendritic Cells
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Inbred NOD Mouse
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
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Journals

Journal of Immunology

ISSNs: 0022-1767

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1550-6606

Journal

14

Transplantation

ISSNs: 0041-1337

Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Journal

9

American Journal of Transplantation

ISSNs: 1600-6135

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1600-6143

Wiley

Journal

5

Transplantation proceedings

ISSNs: 0041-1345

Elsevier

Journal

5

PLoS ONE

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1932-6203

Public Library of Science

Journal

3
has published Research OutputsResearch Output by Wenhao Chen

Research Network

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Shared Pub. Internal Organizations

13

Houston Methodist Hospital

Organizational unit: Schools & Hospitals

7

Cancer Center

Organizational unit: Centers of Excellence

2

DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

Organizational unit: Centers of Excellence

1

Center for Cardiovascular Regeneration

Organizational unit: Programs

1
has Research OutputsResearch Output by Wenhao Chen

Shared Pub. External Organizations

University of Toronto

External organization: Unknown

14

University Health Network

External organization: Medical

14

Huazhong University of Science and Technology

External organization: Academic

12

University of Toledo College of Medicine

External organization: Unknown

11

Houston Methodist Research Institute

External organization: Unknown

11
has Research OutputsResearch Output by Wenhao Chen

Shared Pub. Internal co-authors

has co-authored Research OutputsResearch Output with Wenhao Chen

Shared Pub. External co-authors

S. Stepkowski

External person

25

Li Zhang

External person

12

Mithun Khattar

External person

11

Paul Schroder

External person

10

Aini Xie

External person

9
has co-authored Research OutputsResearch Output with Wenhao Chen

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