Honglin Luo works as an Associate Professor in the James Hogg Research Center, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The University of British Columbia, Canada. Dr. Luo completed her M.S. degree and M.D. training in China. She then pursued her postdoctoral training at the University of Washington from 1997 to 2000. Dr. Luo received a New Investigator Award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and a Scholar Award from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research. Dr. Luo is at the leading edge in her field of enteroviral infection. The objective of Dr. Luo’s research is to define the pathogenetic mechanisms of enterovirus-induced heart disease and the signaling pathways leading to vascular damages. She has published over 60 refereed papers and 6 book chapters. Most of these publications have appeared in leading journals, including Circulation Research, Circulation, Cardiovascular Research, Journal of Virology, Cell Death and Differentiation, Journal of Biological Chemistry, and American Journal of Pathology. Her research was supported by different grant agencies, including the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, the Canada Foundation for Innovation, and the Hospital for Sick Kids Foundation.
Biography Updated on 20 January 2011