Graduate Program in Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
expertise in the study of genetic
animal models of diseases related to hyperlipidemia, inflammation, atherosclerosis obesity and also
been actively involved in translational research with human subjects in these areas.
We were also the first to report a role of T cells in
adipocyte metabolic dysfunction and adipose tissue inflammation (Circulation, 2007, with ~400 citations to
date) and have published several other articles related to obesity-linked inflammation and metabolic
dysfunctions (Atherosclerosis, 2011; Obesity, 2011), including reports of roles of lipoproteins in adipose tissue
inflammation (Atherosclerosis, 2012) and T cell proliferation and the role of CD11a in T cellârelated
Program Director/Principal Investigator (Last, First, Middle): Wu, Huaizhu
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inflammation in adipose tissue (Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol, 2014).
Research on inflammation in atherosclerosis and obesity